Bill Nye to visit UCA on Oct. 6

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu. Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; AHorton@uca.edu. September 21, 2015 SCIENTIST BILL NYE TO VISIT UCA ON OCT. 6 By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, inv … [Read more...]

Ceruti String Quartet to perform Sept. 30

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Gayle Seymour, (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE CERUTI STRING QUARTET SET TO PERFORM SEPT. 30  By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The extensively trained and internationally recognized Ceruti String Quartet will be ar … [Read more...]

Third Coast Percussion sets Oct. 2 concert

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Blake Tyson, (501) 450-5263; btyson@uca.edu. September 17, 2015  THIRD COAST PERCUSSION TO VISIT UCA AS ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE By Elizabeth Sandoval College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — As part of its re … [Read more...]

‘Peking Dreams’ performance sold out

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 450-2956; christinam@uca.edu Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; AHorton@uca.edu September 17, 2015 NATIONAL CIRCUS AND ACROBATS OF CHINA TO CONTINUE REYNOLDS SEASON By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances will p … [Read more...]

ArtsFest 2015 schedule includes UCA events

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 450-2956; christinam@uca.edu Beth Wilson Norwood, (501) 472-5037; beth.wilson.norwood@gmail.com Sept. 16, 2015  ARTSFEST 2015 SCHEDULE INCLUDES UCA EVENTS AND ARTISTRY CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas continues to play a major role in ArtsFest, Conway’s weeklong cel … [Read more...]

Professor Lamar to commemorate 50 years on saxophone

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 450-2956; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5759; jackiel@uca.edu September 15, 2015 UCA PROFESSOR LAMAR TO COMMEMORATE 50 YEARS ON SAXOPHONE By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of s … [Read more...]

UCA Jazz Ensembles to be in concert Sept. 23

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 450-2956; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5759; jackiel@uca.edu September 15, 2015 UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT SEPT. 23 By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles w … [Read more...]

Broadway musical ‘Joseph’ coming to Reynolds

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 450-2956; christinam@uca.edu Julia Dossett Morgan, (501) 852-7889; jmorgan@uca.edu September 14, 2015 BROADWAY MUSICAL ‘JOSEPH’ COMING TO REYNOLDS SEPT. 28  By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Broadway musical production of … [Read more...]

4th annual Author Fair includes UCA professors

Faulkner County Library is hosting its 4th Annual Local Author Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 1-4 p.m. Participating authors represent a variety of genres including nonfiction, poetry, children’s books, novels and much more. At least 19 local authors are scheduled to participate in this year’s event. Authors will be promoting their published works and will be available to talk with and sell the … [Read more...]

New UCA writing professors to hold ArtsFest reading

As part of the Conway Alliance for the Arts’ annual ArtsFest celebration, the newest faculty members in the University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing, will share their work in a reading hosted by the Faulkner County Library. Sandy Longhorn and Jennie Case will read at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Longhorn’s most recent book, The Alchemy of My Mortal Form, won the 2014 Louise Bogan Awa … [Read more...]