Free Workshop Set On 1957 Central High Crisis

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2011  CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu   FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS   CONWAY — A free workshop on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis and the aftermath of those events is set for Oct. 26 at the University of Central Arka … [Read more...]

Cirque Mechanics to bring Boom Town to Reynolds

By Michael Moses College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Conway will enjoy a rare opportunity to see one of the largest Cirque Mechanics productions ever produced when Boom Town comes to the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The event is part of UCA Public Appearances’ Night Out Series. Jerry Biebesheimer, director of Public App … [Read more...]

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone to join The Lettermen at UCA

By Shealyn Sowers College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Herman’s Hermits, starring Peter Noone, and The Lettermen will perform at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert, part of UCA’s homecoming festivities, is part of UCA Public Appearances’ Nostalgia Series. “We wanted to kick off the homec … [Read more...]

Documentary filmmaker Sam Green to visit UCA

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By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Sam Green, the documentary filmmaker whose film The Weather Underground was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004, will be in residence at the University of Central Arkansas Oct. 17-18. As part of the residency, Green will screen The Weather Underground at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Monday, Oct. 17, a … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets fall membership party

CONWAY — The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host a Fall Membership Party on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the home of Jeff and Mary Ruth Marotte, 369 Pippinpost Drive in Conway. The party's theme is "Set Sail with Shakespeare." Rebekah Scallet, producing artistic director of AST, said the theme was a hint of the lineup for the 2012 Festival. “In the productions I have chosen for next summer, the ch … [Read more...]

Anna Bolena to open Met series at UCA

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CONWAY — A new production of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena will open the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Anna Bolena will be the first of eight high definition transmissions of Metropolitan Opera performances in the series sponsored by UCA’s College of Fine Arts and Co … [Read more...]

Martha Graham Dance Company to perform at UCA

By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Martha Graham Dance Company will perform at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The evening will present some of the world’s best modern dancers in some of Martha Graham’s iconoclastic pieces. The program includes Prelude & Revolt, Diversion of Angels, Lamentation Variations an … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery’s 15th anniversary celebration set

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — With almost 50 artists’ work present, the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will celebrate its 15th birthday with live music, prizes and gallery exhibits for the gallery’s Artist Reception and 15th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, Oct. 7, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the pu … [Read more...]

Artmobile to stop at Conway’s ArtsFest

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  By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Arkansas Art Center’s Artmobile, a traveling art gallery, will be featured during ArtsFest in Conway. It will be located at the Log Cabin Democrat parking lot, 1058 Front Street, Sept. 27-Oct. 1 from 10 am -5 pm. The exhibit is free to the public. Tour guides will be on hand to enhance the exh … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band Set for Oct. 13 Performance

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The Department of Music at the University of Central Arkansas will present a joint concert by the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. "This is the first concert of our Campus Concert Series for UCA and the Conway community," said Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at UCA. … [Read more...]