Dixieland Band, jazz ensembles to perform in Snow Fine Arts Center

By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The first jazz concert of the year is coming to the University of Central Arkansas on Monday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The concert at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public and will feature three groups. “This concert will be one of the first concerts by any ensemble at UCA this semester,” sai … [Read more...]

Jesse Jackson to continue UCA lecture series

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The Rev. Jesse Jackson will continue the Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Jackson, president and founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, one of America’s foremost political figures, will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the U … [Read more...]

Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later set for Black History Month

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host a film screening and panel discussion on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis as part of its Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, on Thursday, Feb. 23. The 30-minute documentary film, The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, will be s … [Read more...]

Susan Eisenhower to visit UCA to discuss grandfather’s intervention in 1957

CONWAY — Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower, will discuss his intervention in the 1957 Little Rock Central Crisis in a lecture at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Eisenhower’s 11 a.m. lecture in the College of Business Auditorium, part of UCA’s Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, is free and open to the publi … [Read more...]

Danny Glover, Felix Justice to present An Evening with Martin & Langston

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances’ Broadway Series will continue with “An Evening with Martin & Langston,” featuring Felix Justice and Danny Glover, on Thursday, Feb. 9. The show will appear at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “An Evening with Martin &a … [Read more...]

Wagner’s Götterdämmerung to continue Met series at UCA

CONWAY — The Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle comes to its resolution in Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, the next installment of the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The opera, sung in German with Met titles in English, German and Spanish, will be aired in high definition in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas camp … [Read more...]

Bravo! series to benefit College of Fine Arts and Communication

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The debut installment of Bravo!, a gala fundraising dinner to benefit the University of Central Arkansas’s College of Fine Arts and Communication, will feature travel writer Rick Steves on Friday, March 16, at the Donald W.  Reynolds Performance Hall. Bravo! will become an annual fundraising event for CFAC. Each year, pr … [Read more...]

UCA, Hendrix College to host Theatre of Voices

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The Hendrix College Department of Music and the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication will host the international vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices on Monday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Greene Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. There will be a reception in Trieschmann Gallery after the concert. Widely recognized as one of the Europe's … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble set for Dec. 8 performance

By Andrew McClain College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will perform in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8. The ensemble, consisting of percussion majors and minors, will perform four pieces for percussion instruments: “Stained Glass,” a work for large percussion ensemble by D … [Read more...]

Pat Boone set for holiday concert at Reynolds Performance Hall

CONWAY — Pat Boone will be in concert for A Holiday Celebration with the Central Arkansas Children’s Choir at the University of Central Arkansas. The concert at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Boone, perhaps best known as the white-shoed rock ‘n’ roll singer of the 1950s, had a run of chart success during that decade that rivaled Elvis Presley’s. Amo … [Read more...]