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...]

Rick Springfield homecoming performance sold out

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By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning musician, author and actor, will perform to a sold-out audience in UCA Public Appearances’ homecoming show at Reynolds Performance Hall on October 29. Springfield has sold more than 25 million records and had 17 Top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the H … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to perform Nov. 5

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu John Erwin, (501) 450-5757; johne@uca.edu October 16, 2015 UCA CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR NOV. 5 By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will pe … [Read more...]

Core Performance Company presents ‘Gaman’ at Reynolds

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CORE Performance Company presents four public performances of their new dance/theater work, Gaman/我慢、がまん in Arkansas this November. This richly layered evening-length performance of contemporary dance, art and music honors and remembers the U.S. citizens of Japanese descent who were interned on American soil during World War II. Of the 10 camps operated by the War Relocation Authority in the wester … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘Radium Girls’

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—UCA Theatre will present Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch d … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets 2016 season

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will mark its 10th-anniversary season of professional theatre in repertory beginning in June 2016 with performances of the Shakespeare classics A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet, as well as West Side Story and a one-hour Family Shakespeare adaptation of Twelfth Night. “Looking toward my fifth year as the artistic director and the 10th anniversary year of … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery receives grant for art interns

(l to r) The 2015-2016 interns at Baum Gallery are Kimberlyn Fitts, Georgia Erger and Emilia Barrick. The internships are funded by a grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

The University of Central Arkansas’ Baum Gallery of Fine Art recently chose its first three interns funded by a grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year. “Thanks to the generosity of the Windgate Foundation, the Baum has three new talented staff members who will benefit from experience working in a museum setting and increase the Baum’s capacity to engage the … [Read more...]

UCA to host Octubafest, Tubaween

By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three Halloween concerts — Octubafest, Tubaween, and Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest – to celebrate the tuba and euphonium. All three concerts are free and open to the public. The spooky celebrations will begin with an afternoon of tubas playing pol … [Read more...]

Trombones to be featured in Oct. 18 concert

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will present a concert by the BearBones Trombone Choir and Natural Slides Trombone Octet in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, Oct. 18. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The program for the one-hour concert will i … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band Performance set for Oct. 15

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659; chrsitinam@uca.edu Dr. Ricky Brooks (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu October 1, 2015 WIND ENSEMBLE, SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORMANCE SET FOR OCT. 15  By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind En … [Read more...]