UCA Film Festival scheduled April 28

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 12th UCA Film Festival will be held at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. The festival is free and open to the public. The festival features films made by students in UCA’s Digital Filmmaking program that were chosen by a screening proce … [Read more...]

Chamber Singers to be in concert April 20

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Chamber Singers will present a spring concert on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The 20-voice group is the most select choral ensemble in the UCA Department of Music and will present a v … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble to be in concert April 21

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will give its final concert of the spring 2016 semester on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The ensemble will perform five pieces in the performance, which conductor and Dir … [Read more...]

Symphonic, university bands to perform April 19

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Both the University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band and University Band will give their final performances of spring 2016 on Tuesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The University Band will open the night’s lineup, pe … [Read more...]

UCA receives historic donation for Ferguson Chapel

By Carley Conrad University Relations and Creative Services Office The University of Central Arkansas has a new musical instrument once owned by world-renowned composer Dr. Francis McBeth. McBeth, who passed away in 2012, was a conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. McBeth’s wife, Mary, and her family donated the Baldwin 48 HR organ, which was purchased in 1968, to the u … [Read more...]

BA/BFA Senior Show in Baum Gallery

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 2016 BA/BFA Spring Senior Exhibition will be on display at the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery of Fine Art from April 7-21. A reception is set for Sunday, April 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Gallery exhibits and events are free and open to the public. “Each fall and spring, the senior BA and BFA s … [Read more...]

Disney in Concert Heading for Reynolds

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 16 to bring to an end to the 2015-16 season of UCA Public Appearances. The 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out. Four Broadway stars will sing Disney songs, acc … [Read more...]

Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop set for April 19

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The second graduating class of students from the University of Central Arkansas’s Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop will read from their work at the Oxford American Annex on April 19 at 7:30 p.m. The OA Annex is located at 1300 Main Street. Graduating later this month are T.J. Heffers, Audrey Heffers and Jasmine Job … [Read more...]

UCA sets Women Writers conference

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing and the College of Fine Arts and Communication will hold a “First to Know” gathering at the UCA President’s Home on April 27 for the creation of The C.D. Wright Women Writers conference. The gathering is set for 6:30-8 p.m. at 140 Donaghey Ave., across the street from the main part of campus. The conference, named after C.D. Wright, an … [Read more...]

CFAC dean to celebrate National Poetry Month on KUAR’s Arts & Letters

CONWAY — To celebrate National Poetry Month, Terry Wright, professor of Creative Writing and dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Central Arkansas, will be a guest on KUAR's Arts & Letters Thursday, April 7 and Thursday, April 28, at 8:30 p.m. on KUAR 89.1 FM. Wright’s latest poetry chapbooks are Graphs, published by Kairos Editions in 2011, and Fractal Cut … [Read more...]