UCA EUPHONIUM CONCERT APRIL 5

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its Tuba/Euphonium Spring Fling concert Wednesday, April 5, featuring Dr. Gretchen Renshaw of the Hendrix College music faculty. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Renshaw, who conducts th … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM MARCH 16

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble is set to perform Thursday, March 16, in Reynolds Performance Hall. Conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Ricky Brooks, the concert will be the first performance this semester of the Department of Music’s concert series at Reynolds. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and … [Read more...]

TONY AWARD-WINNING ‘ANNIE’ TO MAKE STOP AT UCA

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Tony Award-winning production of Annie will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. “We are pleased to present this beloved, classic tale of little orphan Annie and her search for family,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “T … [Read more...]

CREATIVE WRITING PROFESSOR TO BE FEATURED ON KUAR’S ‘ARTS AND LETTERS’

Dr. John Vanderslice, associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas, will talk about his new book on KUAR’s radio program “Arts & Letters” on March 17. The 29-minute episode, “Days On Fire: The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh” will air at 7 p.m. and was produced for NPR-member station KUAR (89.1 FM). It explores the tumultuous days of painter Vincent Van Gog … [Read more...]

UCA COMPOSER’S FORUM CONCERT SET FOR MARCH 5

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas music composition students will debut their new pieces Sunday, March 5, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 3 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. Students have been working with Dr. Paul Dickinson, associate professor of Composition and Music Theory. He said the … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR TO READ FROM NEW BOOK AT FAULKNER COUNTY LIBRARY

Mark Spitzer, associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas, will read from his new book, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West, at the Faulkner County Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 16. The event, which will include a book signing following the reading, is free and open to the public. The publication of the book, which editors describe as an … [Read more...]

ADAM TRENT TO PERFORM AT UCA MARCH 9

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Adam Trent, “The Futurist,” will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. Trent, a Broadway and television star, exemplifies a new generation of magician. “Adam Trent has wowed people on TV shows like The Ellen Show and Good Morning America, and p … [Read more...]

PINNACLE BRASS TO PERFORM AT UCA FEB. 27

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Pinnacle Brass, the resident brass quintet of University of Central Arkansas, will be in concert at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Feb. 27. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. Pinnacle Brass is made up of four faculty members: trumpeter Larry Jones, horn player Brent Shires, trombone … [Read more...]

PUPPETEER RICK LYON TO BE IN RESIDENCE MARCH 6-9

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Rick Lyon, an actor and puppeteer, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence March 6-9. The highlight of the residency will be a public performance and lecture March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Lyon, a cast member of the original Tony A … [Read more...]

PERCUSSION FESTIVAL SET FOR MARCH 4

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Club and UCA Department of Music will host the UCA Percussion Festival starting at noon March 4 at the Snow Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s festival will have several guests, according to Dr. Blake Tyson, professor of Per … [Read more...]