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...]

Baum Gallery’s 15th anniversary celebration set

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — 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 pu … [Read more...]

UCA Chapter Recognized for Community Service, Advocacy

The UCA chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) has achieved the NSSLHA Silver Chapter Recognition from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a national professional association. The NSSLHA Chapter Recognition Program awards local chapters for their fundraising, community service, advocacy, career awareness, and recruitment efforts. UCA NSSLHA is … [Read more...]

Artmobile to stop at Conway’s ArtsFest

  By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Arkansas Art Center’s Artmobile, a traveling art gallery, will be featured during ArtsFest in Conway. It will be located at the Log Cabin Democrat parking lot, 1058 Front Street, Sept. 27-Oct. 1 from 10 am -5 pm. The exhibit is free to the public. Tour guides will be on hand to enhance the exh … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band Set for Oct. 13 Performance

The Department of Music at the University of Central Arkansas will present a joint concert by the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. "This is the first concert of our Campus Concert Series for UCA and the Conway community," said Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at UCA. … [Read more...]

101 Years of Broadway to Open Broadway Series

101 Years of Broadway will open the University of Central Arkansas's Broadway Series with a 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, Sept. 29 in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. 101 Years of Broadway recreates the biggest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Evita, Cats, Wonderful Town, Jesus Christ … [Read more...]

Scrap Exchange’s “Event by the Truckload” Coming to Artsfest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 19, 2011 CONTACT: Judi Moore, (501) 548-5224; judimmore@gmail.com SCRAP EXCHANGE’S “EVENTS BY THE TRUCKLOAD” COMING TO ARTSFEST By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Scrap Exchange, focusing on promoting creativit … [Read more...]

Cross Town Trio to Perform Sept. 28

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 19, 2011 CONTACT: Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5763; jackiel@uca.edu CROSS TOWN TRIO TO PERFORM SEPT. 28 By Andrew McClain College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Cross Town Trio will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall at … [Read more...]

UCA Recognized as Military Friendly School

G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded the University of Central Arkansas the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students, according … [Read more...]