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...]

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...]

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...]

KAY, ZHU SET AS ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

          By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — As part of Conway’s 10th celebration of Artsfest, violinist Jeremy Zhu and pianist Francine Kay will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artists in residence. Kay will give a solo recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Ha … [Read more...]

UCA’S AST TO PRESENT ‘TWELFTH NIGHT’ AT LANTERN THEATRE

As part of Conway’s ArtsFest, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present its touring production of Twelfth Night at The Lantern Theatre, 1021 Van Ronkle St., for three performances. Performances will be Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 1-2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at arkshakes.com. "Twelfth Night debuted this summer to rave reviews all across the state,” director Chad Bra … [Read more...]

UCA’S AST TO ANNOUNCE 2017 SEASON

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 2017 season will be announced at AST’s annual Fall Membership Party on Thursday, Sept. 29. The big announcement event will come at 6:30 p.m. at the Conway home of Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, AST’s executive director, 4915 College Ave. The night’s festivities will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks, an art show and sale in coordination with Conway’s ArtsFest, as well as a sp … [Read more...]

‘ONCE THE MUSICAL’ COMING TO UCA OCT. 3

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “ONCE the Musical” will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Oct. 3 when it makes a 7:30 p.m. stop at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. “ONCE the Musical” is based on the 2007 film of the same name. The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Song with “Falling Slowly.” Other selections from th … [Read more...]

SPANISH BRASS TO BE IN RESIDENCE SEPT. 20-21

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The quintet Spanish Brass will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artists in residence Sept. 20-21. The residency will include two concerts: a free public performance Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall; and an educational program for schools at Conway High School’s … [Read more...]

10TH ARTSFEST CELEBRATION SET FOR CONWAY

By Waid Rainey and Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication, in partnership with Hendrix College, the Conway Schools, Faulkner County Library, The Lantern Theatre, Faulkner County Museum, Independent Living Services, King’s, Conway Downtown Partnership, and the Mayor’s Office, will play ho … [Read more...]