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...]

Filmmaker Elizabeth Wood to be in residence March 16

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Filmmaker Elizabeth Wood will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence March 16. Wood wrote and directed White Girl, her debut feature film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Netflix will distribute it. Jennifer Gerber, assistant professor of digital filmmaking, is the faculty sponsor for the r … [Read more...]

Art History Symposium set for March 10-11

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 26th annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium, showcasing scholarly art historical research from college students across the state, will be held March 10-11 at the University of Central Arkansas and will begin with a keynote presentation by Dr. Lawrence Waldron. On Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., W … [Read more...]

Poetry reading scheduled for UCA Downtown

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A poetry reading featuring Arkansas-based poets Terry Wright and Mark L. Beggs will take place Tuesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 W. Oak Street in Conway. Wright, dean of the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication, is the author of seven poetry books and chapbooks, m … [Read more...]

Crisis communication talk at UCA Downtown

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Dr. JJ McIntyre, associate professor in the University of Central Arkansas Department of Communication, will deliver a presentation titled Crisis Communication in the New Normal on Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the UCA Downtown location, 1105 W. Oak St., in Conway. McIntyre is an internationally published a … [Read more...]

Skonberg to close Oxford American jazz series

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office LITTLE ROCK — Trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg will close the Oxford American Jazz Series, sponsored by the University of Central Arkansas’s College of Fine Arts and Communication, March 17 at South on Main in downtown Little Rock. Known for her classical jazz knowledge, original compositions and New Orleans-inspired st … [Read more...]

‘Post Secret: The Show’ to visit Reynolds

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — PostSecret: The Show, an immersive, live version of the original online community art project, will present never-before-seen secrets March 11 in the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. PostSecret — which started as the blog, PostSecret.com — has garnered half a billion … [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...]

Tuba, euphonium ensemble concert set for March 2

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a March 2 concert featuring the students of Dr. Gail Robertson and the Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Robertson and graduate student/guest conductor S … [Read more...]