KUAR’S ARTS & LETTERS TO COMMEMORATE THE ARKANSAS GAZETTE

Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens, associate professor of journalism at the University of Central Arkansas, will be featured on two upcoming episodes of KUAR’s Arts & Letters radio program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of the Arkansas Gazette. Stephens’ book, “If It Ain't Broke, Break It”: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette, was published by the University of Ark … [Read more...]

GEORGE TAKEI TO VISIT UCA FOR OCTOBER LECTURE

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Actor and social justice activist George Takei will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 27. The 7:30 p.m. lecture will be in Reynolds Performance Hall. Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds, said Takei would speak about his time in an Arkansas internment camp during W … [Read more...]

JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PERFORM OCT. 23

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will present their first concert of the fall Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The concert will begin with the UCA Dixieland Band's tribute to New Orleans clarinetist Pete F … [Read more...]

UCA TO CELEBRATE OCTUBA 2016

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three Octuba concerts to celebrate the tuba and euphonium this month. Octubafest at UCA, Tubaween and the second annual Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest are all free and open to the public. The UCA Octubafest is set for Monday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in … [Read more...]

UCA WRITERS TO MARK READERS’ MAP

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas writers featured in “A Readers’ Map of Arkansas” will give a public reading in UCA Torreyson Library, Seminar Room 215 on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Featured UCA writers will include Dr. John Vanderslice, associate professor of creative writing; Terry Wright, dean of the College of … [Read more...]

ECLECTIC ‘ALUMINUM SHOW’ HEADING FOR REYNOLDS

By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Reynolds Performance Hall will welcome “The Aluminum Show” to the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24. “The Aluminum Show” brings music, materials and artists together resulting in a combination of physical theater, dance, humor and acrobatics in a multi-sensory experience. The show is suit … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC TO BEGIN LITTLE MOZART CLASS

Registration is open for the University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music’s Little Mozart Pre-Piano Class. Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 11, the class will meet weekly in Snow Fine Arts Center room 134 for six weeks from 5:30-6 p.m. According to Community School of Music Director Smokey Emerson, Little Mozart, taught by Terrie Shires, class piano instructor at UCA, is aimed at children … [Read more...]

CREATIVE WRITING FACULTY SET PUBLIC READING IN LITTLE ROCK

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Four faculty members from the University of Central Arkansas’s creative writing program will host a public reading on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock. The event at 1300 S. Main St., set for 7 p.m., is free and open to the public. Faculty members set to read from their work include Ass … [Read more...]

MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES GROWS FOR 2016-2017 SEASON

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will feature a series of five educational shows as part of its Main Stage EdUCAtion series from November through March. Now in its second year, the Main Stage EdUCAtion series is a field trip program created for school children, with professional, nat … [Read more...]

RONNIE MILSAP TO VISIT UCA FOR OCTOBER CONCERT

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — As part of his farewell tour, country music legend Ronnie Milsap will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Oct. 20. The 7:30 p.m. concert is set for the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Known for such hits as “Smoky Mountain Rain,” “She Keeps the Home Fires Burning” and “Stranger in My House … [Read more...]