UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT THREE DAYS OF RAIN

UCA Theatre students will perform “Three Days of Rain,” the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Richard Greenberg, in the Bridges/Larson Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Building on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23 and March 1-2 as well as 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 3. The play is directed by UCA Associate Professor of Theatre Chris Fri … [Read more...]

PUBLIC RELATIONS MOCK NEWS CONFERENCES SET

The University of Central Arkansas School of Communication will host mock news conferences for public relation students Tuesday, Feb. 27 and Thursday, March 1, in the Board of Trustees conference room in Wingo Hall. The conferences are set for 9:25-10:40 a.m. The events are free and open to the public. Students will put on two hats in media relations as PR spokespersons and journalists to … [Read more...]

ARKATEXT LITERARY FESTIVAL SET FOR FEB. 19-23

The University of Central Arkansas creative writing program will host the ArkaText literary festival, the annual celebration of Arkansas writers, Feb. 19-23. ArkaText features readings, presentations and craft lectures. Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Sandy Longhorn said the festival would show UCA students the varieties of noteworthy writing and writing-related activity accomplished … [Read more...]

OXFORD AMERICAN NOMINATED FOR 2018 NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARD

For the second time in three years, the Oxford American is a finalist for a National Magazine Award in General Excellence in the Literature, Science and Politics category, which “honors smaller-circulation general-interest magazines as well as publications covering media and the arts.” The Oxford American is a finalist alongside Aperture, Popular Science, VQR, and the Marshall Project. The Oxford A … [Read more...]

PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL COMING TO UCA

Pinkalicious the Musical will visit the University of Central Arkansas at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Reynolds Performance Hall. “We are very excited to bring Pinkalicious the Musical to Reynolds in February, as this series of books has many fans who admire the spunk and creativity of the main character, Pinkalicious, and her brother Peteriffic,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “The … [Read more...]

JAMES MADISON OFFICIAL TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS FOR SCWC ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Jared Featherstone, director of James Madison University’s Writing Center, will give the keynote address when the South Central Writing Centers Association’s yearly conference visits the University of Central Arkansas later this month. The SCWCA Conference is a regional meeting of writing centers from colleges and universities from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana. The 2018 conference wil … [Read more...]

HILLIARD SPEECH SHOWCASE SET FOR FEB. 22

The annual Hilliard Speech Showcase is set for the University of Central Arkansas College of Business room 100 Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, was created to honor the memory of Olive Hilliard, who served as an instructor of Writing and Communication at UCA from 2003 until her death in 2010. The Hilliard Showcase is sponsored by the UCA School of … [Read more...]

DUBLIN IRISH DANCE TO VISIT UCA ON FEB. 17

By John Anderson and Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Irish culture will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 17 when the Dublin Irish Dance show comes to Reynolds Performance Hall. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Dublin Irish Dance is a troupe of world-champion Irish step dancers who perform with an eight-member traditional Irish b … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR FEB. 7

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will be in concert Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Reynolds Performance Hall. The 7:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Brooks, professor of Music and director of Bands, will feature T … [Read more...]

LYDIAN STRING QUARTET TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA

By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Lydian String Quartet will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artists-in-residence next week. The residency is highlighted by a free public performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7. The Lydian String Quartet has performed in venues across the United States, … [Read more...]