1 “Living Shakespeare” a reception followed by a panel discussion from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Sam Noble Museum. The event, which is part of “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” is on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library and features professors Kenneth Hodges, Jim Yoch, Sara Coodin and Amrita Sen, speaking on topics that address Shakespeare across different continents. Complimentary admission. The museum is located on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.


2 Area high school sports fans have lots of options Tuesday night.  Plainview basketball teams return from a one-week layoff playing host to Durant at the Plainview Activity Center. The girls game tips off at 6:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 8 p.m. Dickson entertains Sulphur for a pair of  games that were originally scheduled for Dec. 17. Davis hosts Lexington for homecoming. Ringling welcomes Healdton. Thackerville will give its best effort against Victory Life.


3 The national exhibit “Our People, Our Land, Our Images” is on display at The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan. Billed as an exploration into the world of storytelling photography, the exhibit features 26 indigenous photographers from the United States, Canada, Peru, New Zealand and the Middle East. Mid-America Arts Alliance worked with each artist individually to discuss the creation of their art. The exhibit ranges in context from historical photos to modern art photos which emphasizes the past, present and future of indigenous photography. The exhibit is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Family passes are $17, adult tickets are $6, seniors (55 and older) are $5, youth (5 to 17) are $4, members and those serving in the military are free.

4 Davis Public Library will screen the PG-13 movie “The Martian” starring Matt Damon at 4 p.m. Thursday. The action adventure film also stars Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig and Jeff Daniels. Damon’s character must use his ingenuity and spirit to find a way to signal Earth that he is still alive and find a way to get home after a fierce storm leaves him behind on a space mission to Mars. The movie is free. The family friendly event also features free popcorn and drinks.
 
5 Considered one of the southwest’s premier film events, the annual Trail Dance Film Festival opens Friday at the Simmons Center in Duncan. An opportunity to experience the latest and greatest from the independent film industry the forum and film showcase will be 3 p.m. to midnight and features filmmakers from around the world. Festivities are open to the public and include live entertainment, professional seminars, networking opportunities, films of all types and genres and more. The festival will conclude Saturday with an awards gala presenting Golden Drover Awards to worthy filmmakers and one lucky student awarded a scholarship to pursue a career in filmmaking.