‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ TO BENEFIT REYNOLDS’ MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A touring production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Dec. 19 to benefit the Main Stage Education Series for school children. Patrons will get into the Christmas spirit with the beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christm … [Read more...]

UCA CONCERT CHOIR TO CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS WITH PERFORMANCES OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH DEC. 7

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — After a break of several years, the University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will perform the first act of Handel’s “Messiah” at the Snow Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Dec. 7. The 7:30 p.m. performance, which will feature soloists, chorus and orchestra, is free and open to the public. George Frideric Handel … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE, SYMPHONIC BAND TO BE IN CONCERT NOV. 28

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will be in concert at Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands, will perform four pieces: “Ecstatic Fanfare” by Bryant, “Cent … [Read more...]

STUDENTS COMPETE IN ACTAA STUDENT CONGRESS

Eight students represented the University of Central Arkansas at the 49th ACTAA Student Congress on Human Relations, sponsored by the Arkansas Communication and Theater Arts Association. The delegation competed against teams from Hendrix College, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The UCA delegation consisted of seniors Alexander Denker, … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS AND SCENES

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre Program will present the annual Festival of One-Act Plays and Scenes Dec. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. “The Festival of One-Acts and Scenes is entirely student-chosen and student-directed,” said Dr. Kevin Browne, academic … [Read more...]

UCA CLASS TO HOST ‘MEDIA AND DEATH PENALTY’ DISCUSSION

Arkansas journalists who covered this year's executions in Arkansas will visit the University of Central Arkansas Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 3-4 p.m. to discuss their experiences. The session will be held in the McCastlain Ballroom on the campus. The UCA School of Communication’s PR, the Press and Public Affairs class is hosting the event. A panel of journalists including KATV’s Marine Gli … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY CHORUS SET FOR NOV. 16 CONCERT

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. "This concert features four selections by Andrea Ramsey, a native Arkansas composer,” said Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, director of the University Chorus. “Andrea's … [Read more...]

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE! ON STAGE NEARLY SOLD OUT AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Jennifer Buckley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A Charlie Brown Christmas will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. There are currently very few tickets available. This stage adaptation of the story by the beloved Peanuts artist Charles M. Schulz is a great opportunity for the whole family to get in the … [Read more...]

AUTHOR AND WRITER TAYARI JONES TO SPEAK AT C.D. WRIGHT CONFERENCE

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY--Tayari Jones will visit the University of Central Arkansas Friday, Nov. 3 as a speaker for the C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference. Her keynote reading at 6 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium is free and open to the public. All other conference events require registration. She will also be an … [Read more...]

ANNUAL SENIOR SHOW BRINGS INSPIRATION TO UCA STUDENTS

New artwork to be installed at UCA’s Baum Gallery The Baum Gallery will host its Fall BA/BFA Senior Exhibit from Friday, Nov. 3 to Thursday, Dec. 7 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4-7 p.m. and a weekend reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m., at the Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall at the University o … [Read more...]