Poet Jericho Brown to be in residence Oct. 2-3

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Stacy Kidd, (501) 450-5390; SKidd@uca.edu September 16, 2014 POET JERICHO BROWN TO BE IN RESIDENCE OCT. 2-3 By Briget Laskowski UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — As part of Conway’s annual ArtsFest and the University of Central Arkansas’s LGBT History Month, the College of Fine Arts and … [Read more...]

Writer Bernard Cooper to be in residence Sept. 30

Bernard Cooper (credit Jonathan Cowan)

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. John Vanderslice, (501) 450-3653, johnv@uca.edu September 15, 2014 AWARD-WINNING WRITER BERNARD COOPER TO KICK OFF UCA’S LGBT HISTORY MONTH FESTIVITIES  By Heather Steadham UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — The month of October will be filled with events to help celebrate the dive … [Read more...]

Community School of Music classes begin

UCA’s Community School of Music (CSM) is currently accepting students for Beginning Guitar Class, Music Reading 101, the Alexander Technique Group Class and Voices of Central Arkansas, as well as private instruction, according to Jann Bryant, CSM Director. Registration information is available at uca.edu/csm/registration, or call 501-450-3672 or email jannb@uca.edu or tbumgarn@uca.edu. Regular o … [Read more...]

Azar, Carter to open Reynolds’ 15th anniversary season

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 11, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu Ashley Love, (501) 852-7889; alove@uca.edu STEVE AZAR, DEANA CARTER TO OPEN REYNOLDS’ 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON CONWAY — Steve Azar and Deana Carter, two of country music’s great musicians and entertainers, will open UCA Publi … [Read more...]

Conway Symphony Orchestra sets free concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Izzy Getzov, (501) 450-5761; israelg@uca.edu September 9, 2014 CONWAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Conway Symphony Orchestra will perform a free community concert on Friday, S … [Read more...]

Jazz Ensembles to honor Dr. Jerry Manion

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5759; jackiel@uca.edu September 9, 2014 JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PERFORM TRIBUTE CONCERT SEPT. 24 By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform a tribute concert for D … [Read more...]

Internationally Renowned Sculptor to Lecture at UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5793; barclaym@uca.edu September 8, 2014 INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SCULPTOR TO LECTURE AT UCA By Kelsey Williams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host internationally renowned sculptor P … [Read more...]

Toad Suck Review debuts

CONWAY — As part of the city of Conway’s annual ArtsFest Festival, the editorial staff of the University of Central Arkansas’s award-winning Toad Suck Review, will host a reading on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at The Locals coffee shop in downtown Conway. The “Scintillating Six,” comprising the incoming class of UCA’s MFA program in creative writing, will read from original works for 10 to 15 m … [Read more...]

Internationally-renowned sculptor visits UCA

Patrick Dougherty, Disorderly Conduct, woven wooden stick sculpture, 2012

Patrick Dougherty, an artist who weaves large-scale architectural forms from natural materials, will erect one of his sculptures outside the Baum Gallery of Art at the University of Central Arkansas this September. The public unveiling will take place September 20. Over the last 30 years, Dougherty has built over 230 of these works worldwide and across the U.S. Dougherty’s sculptural work is … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery opens for fall 2014

Fay Ku, Seven Headed Beast, mixed media on paper, 2013

The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas will open for the fall season at 4 p.m. September 4 with a reception featuring exhibitions from three nationally-renowned artists. The works of Fay Ku, Kathleen Robbins and Theresa Pfarr will remain on display until October 24. The artist Fay Ku creates works on paper in mixed media. Kathleen Robbins’ work is large-scale p … [Read more...]