A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE! ON STAGE NEARLY SOLD OUT AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Jennifer Buckley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A Charlie Brown Christmas will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. There are currently very few tickets available. This stage adaptation of the story by the beloved Peanuts artist Charles M. Schulz is a great opportunity for the whole family to get in the … [Read more...]

AUTHOR AND WRITER TAYARI JONES TO SPEAK AT C.D. WRIGHT CONFERENCE

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY--Tayari Jones will visit the University of Central Arkansas Friday, Nov. 3 as a speaker for the C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference. Her keynote reading at 6 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium is free and open to the public. All other conference events require registration. She will also be an … [Read more...]

ANNUAL SENIOR SHOW BRINGS INSPIRATION TO UCA STUDENTS

New artwork to be installed at UCA’s Baum Gallery The Baum Gallery will host its Fall BA/BFA Senior Exhibit from Friday, Nov. 3 to Thursday, Dec. 7 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4-7 p.m. and a weekend reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m., at the Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall at the University o … [Read more...]

CONCERT CHOIR, CHAMBER SINGERS SET HOMECOMING CONCERT WELCOMING NEW PRESIDENT

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Choir and Chamber Singers will present A Homecoming Concert welcoming new UCA President Houston Davis Thursday, Oct. 26. The performance, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, is free and open to the public. John Erwin, associate professor and director of c … [Read more...]

CLASSIC-ROCK FAVORITE ‘AMERICA’ HEADING TO UCA’S REYNOLDS

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The classic-rock favorite, America, with founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, will be in concert at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, Nov. 4. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. “’America’ is an iconic band whose timeless hits have been incorporated into po … [Read more...]

AUTHOR CARA BROOKINS TO VISIT UCA AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR C.D. WRIGHT CONFERENCE

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Cara Brookins, keynote speaker for the inaugural C.D. Wright Women’s Writers Conference and author of Rise: How a House Built a Family, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as part of the conference on Saturday, Nov. 4. An author from Little Rock, Brookins will give the keynote lecture at 12:15 p.m. in … [Read more...]

UCA’S BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR SETS OCT. 17 CONCERT

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas trombone choir, BearBones, will be in concert Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. “This is the first performance of the year, and this is the biggest we have ever been,” said Dr. Justin Cook, assist … [Read more...]

JACK HANNA’S ‘INTO THE WILD LIVE’ SET FOR REYNOLDS OCT. 27

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jack Hanna will bring his “Into the Wild Live!” presented by Nationwide to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 27. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. "This will be a fun night for patrons of all ages to experience ‘Jungle Jack,’ a legendary zoologist who will bring … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES SET OCT. 15 CONCERT

By John Anderson and Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Oct. 15 at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The Dixieland Band, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II will perform in the 7:30 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public. “Our jazz ensembles serve the purpose … [Read more...]

HILLIARD SPEECH SHOWCASE RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2018

Because of scheduling conflicts, the annual Hilliard Speech Showcase originally set for Oct. 5 has been rescheduled to spring 2018. The event, created to honor the memory of Olive Hilliard, who served as a professor at UCA from 2003 until her death in 2010, is sponsored by the UCA School of Communication. It showcases outstanding students from Principles of Communication classes. The Olive … [Read more...]