McNally work to be focus of Festival of One-Act Plays

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present a Festival of One-Act Plays on Dec. 1, 2, and 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. The Festival of One-Act Plays, free and open to the public, has become one of the most popular annual events in the UCA Theatre P … [Read more...]

UCA Band extravaganza set for Dec. 3

By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Bear Marching Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I will perform in the annual Band Extravaganza concert at Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Dec. 3. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is presented in conjunction with the High School Honors Wind Ensemble that is h … [Read more...]

Playwright Terrence McNally to be in residence

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By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will round out its artist-in-residence program this semester with critically acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally, who will be on campus Dec. 2–4. This year marks the 50th anniversary of McNally's first Broadway play, “And Things That Go Bump in the Night”. UCA’s is the only ca … [Read more...]

Jazz Ensembles to be in concert Nov. 22

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its final jazz ensemble concert of the fall semester on Sunday, Nov. 22, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 4:30 p.m. performance, free and open to the public, will feature Jazz Ensemble I and II and the UCA Dixieland Band. Larry Jo … [Read more...]

AfterWords to celebrate first-year writers

By Eric Binnie UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will feature the AfterWords awards ceremony, honoring first-year Residential College writers, on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The 4-6 p.m. event, free and open to the public at the Bear’s Dean, just off campus at 235 Farris Road, will feature student readings of the award-winning works, selected … [Read more...]

Novelist García to be in residence Nov. 19-20

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen, christinam@uca.edu, (501) 852-2659 Garry Craig Powell, gpowell@uca.edu, (501) 450-5110 October 30, 2015 NOVELIST TO BE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT UCA By Shane Allen UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Renowned novelist Cristina García will give a public reading with a book si … [Read more...]

Senior exhibition set for Baum Gallery Nov. 5-Dec. 3

By Anastassiya Khvan and Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Graduating art students at the University of Central Arkansas will display their work at the annual Fall Senior Exhibit in the Baum Gallery of Fine Art from Nov. 5-Dec. 3. Opening receptions will be held on Nov. 5 from 4-6 p.m. and Nov. 22 from 2-4 p.m. The receptions and exhibition are free … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform Nov. 19

By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will perform Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The concert, “From our Lands to Yours”, will be the first of the fall season for the choir. “For this performance, each song sp … [Read more...]

UCA Percussion Ensemble to perform Nov. 3

By Elisabeth Sandoval College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The ensemble will perform music by composers from the 20th and 21st centuries: “Second Construction” by John Cage, “Quic … [Read more...]

Creative writing faculty to hold reading at Oxford American Annex

By Rachel Hoge UCA Department of Writing LITTLE ROCK—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host a faculty reading at the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public. The department has hosted several events at the OA Annex, located next door to South on Main, a celebrated Little Rock restaurant a … [Read more...]