PUPPETEER RICK LYON TO BE IN RESIDENCE MARCH 6-9

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Rick Lyon, an actor and puppeteer, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence March 6-9. The highlight of the residency will be a public performance and lecture March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Lyon, a cast member of the original Tony A … [Read more...]

PERCUSSION FESTIVAL SET FOR MARCH 4

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Club and UCA Department of Music will host the UCA Percussion Festival starting at noon March 4 at the Snow Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s festival will have several guests, according to Dr. Blake Tyson, professor of Per … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO OPEN BECKETT’S ‘ENDGAME’ FEB. 23

By Trevon Yarber College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre program will present Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame” beginning Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. “Endgame” will also be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 2-3 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 4. Kevin Browne, associate professor … [Read more...]

THE DOO WOP PROJECT TO VISIT UCA’S REYNOLDS MARCH 4

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Doo Wop Project, a five-man vocal group comprising Broadway stars and backed by a live band, will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. The group features stars of such smash Broadway hits as Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical: Dominic Nol … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS GEAR UP FOR THE BIG EVENT

The University of Central Arkansas Big Event will take place on Saturday, March 11 throughout Conway. Each year, UCA students organize The Big Event where students, faculty and staff come together to give back to the Conway community through volunteer service. This event, which takes place each spring semester, is an opportunity for students to serve the community that supports them year rou … [Read more...]

42nd STREET TO VISIT UCA FEB. 28

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — 42nd Street, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. The musical centers on bright young dancer Peggy Sawyer, who leaves her small-town home for New York to audition for the new Broadway mus … [Read more...]

STUDENT COMPETITIVE ART EXHIBITION SET FOR MARCH 2-16

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communications Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will feature its Annual Student Competitive Art Exhibition March 2-16. “The student competitive exhibition is one of the most popular Baum exhibitions simply because many of the student are familiar with the artists, and this gives them a chance to see what their co … [Read more...]

‘THE AMBASSADOR’S WIFE’ SELECTED FOR SECOND MCMATH AWARD

The Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop, housed at the University of Central Arkansas, announced Jennifer Steil’s novel, The Ambassador’s Wife, as the winner of the second annual Phillip H. McMath Post Publication book award. Writer and Arkansas literary activist Phillip McMath was the final judge. Students in the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop served as preliminary judges determining the fin … [Read more...]

KOLANIAN/HAMMETT CLASSICAL GUITAR DUO TO PERFORM

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a concert by the Kolanian/Hammett Classical Guitar Duo on Monday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. The duo will perform selections by Enrique Granados, Manuel De Falla, Astor Piazzola, Vojislav Ivanovic and more. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. The duo will also give a classical … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES FEBRUARY MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The Board of Trustees will attend a reception for President Houston Davis … [Read more...]