4th annual Author Fair includes UCA professors

Faulkner County Library is hosting its 4th Annual Local Author Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 1-4 p.m. Participating authors represent a variety of genres including nonfiction, poetry, children’s books, novels and much more. At least 19 local authors are scheduled to participate in this year’s event. Authors will be promoting their published works and will be available to talk with and sell the … [Read more...]

New UCA writing professors to hold ArtsFest reading

As part of the Conway Alliance for the Arts’ annual ArtsFest celebration, the newest faculty members in the University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing, will share their work in a reading hosted by the Faulkner County Library. Sandy Longhorn and Jennie Case will read at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Longhorn’s most recent book, The Alchemy of My Mortal Form, won the 2014 Louise Bogan Awa … [Read more...]

Writing professor Spitzer featured on KUAR program

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Chris Hickey (501) 569-8485, chrishickey@kuar.org September 3, 2015 CATCH “RETURN OF THE GAR” ON KUAR UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― Tune in to 89.1 FM on Sept. 17 at 8:30 p.m. for KUAR’s rebroadcast of Arts & Letters, featuring Mark Spit … [Read more...]

Sculptor Dan Steinhilber to exhibit work through Oct. 23

The UCA Baum Gallery of Fine Art will host artist Dan Steinhilber as an Artist in Residence for the 2015 fall season. Steinhilber’s sculptural artwork will be on exhibition in the Baum Gallery from Thursday, Sept. 10 until Friday, Oct. 23. The exhibition will be on view during the gallery’s regular hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday fro … [Read more...]

Author Dinty W. Moore to be in residence Sept. 15-16

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Stephanie Vanderslice, (501) 450-3340; stephv@uca.edu DINTY W. MOORE TO VISIT UCA AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE By A. É. Coleman UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Creative nonfiction writer Dinty W. Moore will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Sept. 15-16. Moore, di … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas hosts musical theatre workshop

UCA Theatre’s Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) is offering a Musical Theatre Workshop for young people ages 10-13 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) on Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Workshop will help students develop and improve singing, moving, and acting skills. This will be under the instruction of Ruthann Curry Browne. There will b … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop series

PRESS RELEASE University of Central Arkansas September 1, 2015 Contact: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing, at christinam@uca.edu or (501) 852-2659 Melissa Kordsmeier, Theatre business manager, at mkordsmeier@uca.edu or (501) 450-5092 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop … [Read more...]

Wynonna and The Big Noise kick off Reynolds season

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise will open the 2015-16 UCA Reynolds Performance Hall season on Friday, Sept. 18. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert range from $23‐$40 for the general public and $10 for children and students. Judd will perform s … [Read more...]

Community School of Music fall registration underway

The UCA Community School of Music (CSM) is registering students for the fall semester, according to Smokey Emerson, director. Now in its 26th year of offering exceptional musical training and instruction to children and adults in the Central Arkansas area, the faculty of the Community School consists primarily of UCA Music faculty and selected graduate and undergraduate students, along with … [Read more...]

Dying City is brought to life by UCA Theatre

The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present Dying City by Christopher Shinn on September 1, 2, 3, and 4, at 7:30 pm, and September 5, at 2:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Dying City is a drama for mature audiences only. A year after her husband’s death in Iraq, Kelly, a young therapist confronts his identical twin brother, who shows up at h … [Read more...]