Trombone choirs to perform April 10

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The UCA Trombone Choir will perform April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.  The event is open to the public and admission is free. The concert, which will feature both the BearBones Trombone Choir and the Natural Slides Trombone Octet, is free and open to the public. In addition, Da … [Read more...]

Jazz ensemble concert set for April 17

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a concert on Sunday, April 17, featuring the students of Jazz I, Jazz II and the UCA Dixieland Band. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The UCA Dixieland Band, directed by Professor of S … [Read more...]

Josh Radnor to lecture at UCA on April 4

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —Actor, director and writer Josh Radnor will speak at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. The visit is part of UCA Public Appearance’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Radnor is perhaps best known for his role as Ted Mosby, the central character on CBS’s Em … [Read more...]

Graduate film screening set for April 5

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Digital Filmmaking program will present a graduate student film screening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5. The even in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall is free and open to the public. "UCA's graduate thesis films typically keep the film community in Central Arkansas in b … [Read more...]

Big band gala dance to benefit Jazz Program

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “April in Paris”, a UCA Jazz Ensembles big band gala dance, is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, to benefit the University of Central Arkansas Jazz Program. “The UCA Jazz Ensembles have had a tradition of hosting ballroom dances for decades,” said Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of UCA’s Dixieland Band. “It is a … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘The Winter’s Tale’

By Chelsey Herrold CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas will present The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare in the Bridges Larson Theatre of Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus. The production will be April 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and April 9 at 2 p.m. Under the direction of UCA Theatre Professor Dr. Kevin Thomas Browne, this play brings tragedy and comedy together in a ta … [Read more...]

UCA Opera Theater to present ‘Hansel and Gretel’

The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theater will perform Engelbert Humperdinck’s "Hansel and Gretel" March 31-April 3 in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The opera will be sung in English. "Hansel and Gretel" is a charming children's story of two children lost in the woods who come upon a gingerbread house owned by a witch,” said Dr. Rob Holden, professor of voice and opera and d … [Read more...]

Opera Theater to present Hansel and Gretel

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Robert Holden, (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu March 14, 2016 UCA OPERA THEATER TO PRESENT HANSEL AND GRETEL College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theater will perform Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel March 31- … [Read more...]

Launchapalooza to celebrate ‘Toad Suck Review’

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — To conclude the University of Central Arkansas’s annual ArkaText Literary Festival, the award-winning Toad Suck Review will hold its sixth “Launchapalooza” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 11, at the Lantern Theater, 1021 Van Ronkle St., in downtown Conway. The Launchapalooza is free and open to the public but may include … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble concert set for March 17

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will be in concert Thursday, March 17, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. “This concert has a lot of 'features' in it,” said Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at UCA. “We feature two of our graduate s … [Read more...]