UNIVERSITY CHORUS SETS NOV. 17 CONCERT

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in the Snow Fine Arts Center recital hall. “The fall recital is going to be a bit unique in some ways,” said Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, director of the University Chorus. “For the first part of the program, we are perfo … [Read more...]

BAUM GALLERY TO HOST SENIOR SHOW NOV. 3-DEC. 1

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host its Senior BA/BFA exhibition Nov. 3-Dec. 1. Students graduating in December with a Bachelor of Arts with emphases in Fine Arts or Art Education or a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art must show work in the senior show. Two receptions will be held in the Baum G … [Read more...]

MUSICAL ‘FAME’ COMING TO UCA’S REYNOLDS; WALK-ON ROLES AVAILABLE

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “FAME-THE MUSICAL” is coming to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. “’FAME’ is an exciting story that has been told successfully in many ways, including a movie, television series and the Broadway musical coming to Reynolds,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynol … [Read more...]

PULASKI TECH, UCA SIGN THEATRE DEGREE TRANSFER AGREEMENT

Pulaski Technical College and the University of Central Arkansas created an easy path for students who began their theatre studies at Pulaski Tech to complete a bachelor’s in theatre at UCA. The two schools announced details of the transfer agreement with a “2+2” Theatre Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Pulaski Tech’s Center for Humanities and Arts. “This co … [Read more...]

WRITER HEGAMIN TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA NOV. 1-2

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Tonya Hegamin, a writer of young adult fiction, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Nov. 1-2. All residency activities, including a public reading, are free and open to the public. Hegamin, assistant professor at the City University of New York, teaches fiction writing, c … [Read more...]

KUAR’S ARTS & LETTERS TO COMMEMORATE THE ARKANSAS GAZETTE

Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens, associate professor of journalism at the University of Central Arkansas, will be featured on two upcoming episodes of KUAR’s Arts & Letters radio program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of the Arkansas Gazette. Stephens’ book, “If It Ain't Broke, Break It”: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette, was published by the University of Ark … [Read more...]

GEORGE TAKEI TO VISIT UCA FOR OCTOBER LECTURE

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Actor and social justice activist George Takei will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 27. The 7:30 p.m. lecture will be in Reynolds Performance Hall. Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds, said Takei would speak about his time in an Arkansas internment camp during W … [Read more...]

JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PERFORM OCT. 23

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will present their first concert of the fall Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The concert will begin with the UCA Dixieland Band's tribute to New Orleans clarinetist Pete F … [Read more...]

UCA TO CELEBRATE OCTUBA 2016

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three Octuba concerts to celebrate the tuba and euphonium this month. Octubafest at UCA, Tubaween and the second annual Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest are all free and open to the public. The UCA Octubafest is set for Monday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in … [Read more...]

UCA WRITERS TO MARK READERS’ MAP

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas writers featured in “A Readers’ Map of Arkansas” will give a public reading in UCA Torreyson Library, Seminar Room 215 on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Featured UCA writers will include Dr. John Vanderslice, associate professor of creative writing; Terry Wright, dean of the College of … [Read more...]