BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition set for Baum Gallery

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By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The fall 2011 BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition, an exhibition by graduating UCA art majors, will be available for viewing at the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery of Fine Art Nov. 10-Dec. 8. Opening receptions for the exhibition will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 4-6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 fro … [Read more...]

Arkansas Saxophone Quartet to perform Nov. 20

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By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Arkansas Saxophone Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in the University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This will be a lecture-recital presentation on the history of the Saxophone Quartet titled “In The Beginning… The Saxophone Quartet.” The lecture recital, which will use lecture, Powe … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform with Parkview Magnet choir Nov. 17

By Andrew McClain College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s University Chorus will perform a joint concert with the Parkview Arts Science Magnet High School choir on Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall on the UCA campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The two choirs will sing two selections together, “J … [Read more...]

Munich Symphony Orchestra to perform Mozart’s Requiem

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By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances’ “Night-Out Series” continues with the Munich Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Mozart's Requiem with Gloriae Dei Cantores at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Led by internationally renowned artist Phi … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Hold Auditions for Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Greg Blakey 501-450-5608     UCA Theatre to Hold Auditions   Auditions for several adult roles in the play, Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, will be held Tuesday, November 8 at 6:00 pm in the Studio Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center.  The play is being produced by UCA Theatre, under the direction of Dr. Greg Blakey,  and will fe … [Read more...]

Don Giovanni to continue Met series at UCA

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CONWAY — A new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni will continue the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. The opera will be aired in high definition in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. It is sung in Italian with Met titles in English, German and Spanish. Running time is approximately three hours, 25 min … [Read more...]

Profzilla Halloween bandfest to raise funds for Toad Suck Review

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 11, 2011 CONTACT: Mark Spitzer (501) 450-3339; toadsuckreview@gmail.com By Ariel Moore UCA Department of Writing Conway—The University of Central Arkansas’s literary journal, the Toad Suck Review, will host Profilla, a Halloween bandfest fundraiser, at Bear’s Den Pizza on Friday, Oct. 28 … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets auditions for 2012 Festival

CONWAY — The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will hold auditions for its 2012 summer season on Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Snow Fine Arts Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Auditions will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. “We will cast actors of a variety of ages and ethnicities,” said Rebekah Scallet, artistic director of AST. “All are encouraged to apply.” To arrange an … [Read more...]

Fiction writer Dan Chaon to be in residence Oct. 25-26

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CONWAY — Fiction writer Dan Chaon will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Oct. 25-26. Chaon, who heads the writing program at Oberlin College, is the author of the 2009 national bestseller, Await Your Reply, named one of the 10 best books of the year by Publisher’s Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times and salon.com. On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Chaon will giv … [Read more...]

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...]