Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone to join The Lettermen at UCA

By Shealyn Sowers College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Herman’s Hermits, starring Peter Noone, and The Lettermen will perform at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert, part of UCA’s homecoming festivities, is part of UCA Public Appearances’ Nostalgia Series. “We wanted to kick off the homec … [Read more...]

FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Oct. 4, 2011� CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu   FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS CONWAY — A free workshop on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis and the aftermath of those events is set for Oct. 26 at the University of Central Arka … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery’s 15th Anniversay Celebration Set

With almost 50 artists' work present, the University of Central Arkansas's Baum Gallery will celebrate its 15th birthday with live music, prizes and gallery exhibits for the gallery's Artist Reception and 15th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, Oct. 7 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The four exhibitions cover a range of styles, ideas and skill levels. … [Read more...]

The ‘Man of Steel’ Examined in UCA History Symposium

Press Contact: Kristy Carter University of Central Arkansas Outreach and Community Engagement 501.450.3139 uca.edu/outreach The 'Man of Steel' Examined in UCA History Symposium CONWAY, Ark. (Oct. 3) --   Examining popular culture in history, including the use of Superman as a metaphor for 20th Century America, is the focus of a symposium at the University of Central Arkansas. The 2011 Hi … [Read more...]

Documentary filmmaker Sam Green to visit UCA

By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Sam Green, the documentary filmmaker whose film The Weather Underground was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004, will be in residence at the University of Central Arkansas Oct. 17-18. As part of the residency, Green will screen The Weather Underground at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Monday, Oct. 17, a … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets fall membership party

CONWAY — The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host a Fall Membership Party on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the home of Jeff and Mary Ruth Marotte, 369 Pippinpost Drive in Conway. The party's theme is "Set Sail with Shakespeare." Rebekah Scallet, producing artistic director of AST, said the theme was a hint of the lineup for the 2012 Festival. “In the productions I have chosen for next summer, the ch … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Statewide Latino Soccer Tournament

The University of Central Arkansas will host the first statewide soccer tournament for Latinos on Oct. 8-9. UCA Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge began in 2010 with six teams from the central Arkansas area. Due to the event's huge success, the tournament was expanded this year to include Latino teams from across the state and Memphis. Eight men's teams and four women's teams will be competing in the … [Read more...]

UCA Shares Knowledge of China’s Economic Miracle

Press Contact: Kristy Carter University of Central Arkansas Outreach and Community Engagement 501.450.3139 uca.edu/outreach UCA Shares Knowledge of China’s Economic Miracle CONWAY,  Ark. (Oct. 3)- Contrary to many Americans’ belief, China follows America in the world economy. In an attempt to broaden the understanding of China’s economy, the University of Central Arkansas and the Colleg … [Read more...]

Anna Bolena to open Met series at UCA

CONWAY — A new production of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena will open the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Anna Bolena will be the first of eight high definition transmissions of Metropolitan Opera performances in the series sponsored by UCA’s College of Fine Arts and Co … [Read more...]

Martha Graham Dance Company to perform at UCA

By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Martha Graham Dance Company will perform at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The evening will present some of the world’s best modern dancers in some of Martha Graham’s iconoclastic pieces. The program includes Prelude & Revolt, Diversion of Angels, Lamentation Variations an … [Read more...]