1 Prep basketball continues tonight with most area teams in action.
Dickson hosts Madill in Lake Country Conference action. Plainview travels to Murray County to take on Davis. Lone Grove travels east to Tishomingo. Marietta welcomes Sulphur. Kingston’s girls basketball team will look to hand Comanche its first loss of the season.
In non-LCC action, Bray-Doyle visits Thackerville.
The girls games tip off at 6:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 8 p.m.

2 The HFV Wilson Community Center will open its’ doors at 5:30 p.m. tonight for the start of the Senior Citizen Black and White Ball. The event is described as a special evening “back in time.” Attendees will be treated to a black and white movie; a spaghetti dinner, made and served by Boys and Girls Club teens, and a formal dance.
The entire evening is free. Seniors, age 55 and over, have the option of inviting a guest, who may or may not be a senior, to join them for the evening’s festivities. Space is available and reservations are not required.
To ask questions call (580) 223-0136.

3 ECU’s seventh annual Foreign Film Festival begins  today with “Across the Himalayas: A Journey through Fiction, Film, and Food.” The event begins at noon with “A Taste of Nepal,” featuring food, posters, and conversations with Nepalese students. ECU’s Asian Student Association will serve plates of homemade momos (traditional Nepalese dumplings) for $5 until the food runs out.
At 3 p.m., audiences are invited to attend a panel discussion and Q&A about Kiran Desai’s Booker Prize-winning novel “The Inheritance of Loss,” set in part in the foothills of the Himalayas. At 4 p.m., ECU SCREENS will present the Nepalese film “The Black Hen (Kalo Pothi),” which won the Best Film award at the Venice Film Festival in its International Critics’ Week section.
All festival films will screened at 4 p.m. on Fridays. Admission is free. After each screening, lucky viewers will receive door prizes and after the final screening of the film festival, one viewer will win a “Grand Prix” door prize.

4 Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin will take the stage at WinStar World Casino and Resort tonight.  A towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing, Griffin breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy. In 2013, she was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for writing and starring in an unprecedented 20 televised stand-up specials – more than any comedian in history. Buoyed by her dedicated and engaged fans, Kathy’s live standup performances are legendary and in a class of their own.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. the show starts at 9 p.m. for those ages 18 and older. General admission tickets are $40, with premium tickets at $55 and VIP for $65 and are available at the Global Event Center Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com.

5 Exhibitions opening today in the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum include: “Hollywood and the American West,” “A Yard of Turkey Red: The Western Bandanna” and “Power and Prestige Children’s Gallery.”
“Hollywood and the American West” provides visitors with a glimpse of candid, intimate, and raw photographs that showcase private access to the greatest movie stars, musicians, and directors of all time. Subjects include John Wayne, Natalie Wood, Ann-Margret, John Ford, Gregory Peck, Paul Newman, Kirk Douglas, Bing Crosby, Danny Glover, Kevin Costner, and more.
“A Yard of Turkey Red: The Western Bandanna”  showcases a rare collection of period bandannas and gives museum visitors a glimpse of authentic neckwear once sought after by young horsemen on the range and later popularized in Western fiction.
“Power and Prestige Children’s Gallery” is designed to complement the temporary exhibition “Power and Prestige: Headdresses of the American Plains.” It offers a fun activity space to explore bravery, pageantry, artistry, community, and respect for culture and diversity, as well as dramatic scenes and stories, a mapping journey, a story station reading area, make-and-take activity areas, and continuous programming to engage children to explore on their own, in small groups, or as a family.
All three exhibits open at 10 a.m.  in the Kerr Gallery and will be on view through May 14.