AfterWords to celebrate first-year writers

By Eric Binnie UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will feature the AfterWords awards ceremony, honoring first-year Residential College writers, on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The 4-6 p.m. event, free and open to the public at the Bear’s Dean, just off campus at 235 Farris Road, will feature student readings of the award-winning works, selected … [Read more...]

Novelist García to be in residence Nov. 19-20

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen, christinam@uca.edu, (501) 852-2659 Garry Craig Powell, gpowell@uca.edu, (501) 450-5110 October 30, 2015 NOVELIST TO BE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT UCA By Shane Allen UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Renowned novelist Cristina García will give a public reading with a book si … [Read more...]

Senior exhibition set for Baum Gallery Nov. 5-Dec. 3

By Anastassiya Khvan and Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Graduating art students at the University of Central Arkansas will display their work at the annual Fall Senior Exhibit in the Baum Gallery of Fine Art from Nov. 5-Dec. 3. Opening receptions will be held on Nov. 5 from 4-6 p.m. and Nov. 22 from 2-4 p.m. The receptions and exhibition are free … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform Nov. 19

By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will perform Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The concert, “From our Lands to Yours”, will be the first of the fall season for the choir. “For this performance, each song sp … [Read more...]

UCA Percussion Ensemble to perform Nov. 3

By Elisabeth Sandoval College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The ensemble will perform music by composers from the 20th and 21st centuries: “Second Construction” by John Cage, “Quic … [Read more...]

Creative writing faculty to hold reading at Oxford American Annex

By Rachel Hoge UCA Department of Writing LITTLE ROCK—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host a faculty reading at the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public. The department has hosted several events at the OA Annex, located next door to South on Main, a celebrated Little Rock restaurant a … [Read more...]

Rick Springfield homecoming performance sold out

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning musician, author and actor, will perform to a sold-out audience in UCA Public Appearances’ homecoming show at Reynolds Performance Hall on October 29. Springfield has sold more than 25 million records and had 17 Top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the H … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to perform Nov. 5

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu John Erwin, (501) 450-5757; johne@uca.edu October 16, 2015 UCA CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR NOV. 5 By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will pe … [Read more...]

Core Performance Company presents ‘Gaman’ at Reynolds

CORE Performance Company presents four public performances of their new dance/theater work, Gaman/我慢、がまん in Arkansas this November. This richly layered evening-length performance of contemporary dance, art and music honors and remembers the U.S. citizens of Japanese descent who were interned on American soil during World War II. Of the 10 camps operated by the War Relocation Authority in the wester … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘Radium Girls’

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—UCA Theatre will present Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch d … [Read more...]