‘THE AMBASSADOR’S WIFE’ SELECTED FOR SECOND MCMATH AWARD

The Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop, housed at the University of Central Arkansas, announced Jennifer Steil’s novel, The Ambassador’s Wife, as the winner of the second annual Phillip H. McMath Post Publication book award. Writer and Arkansas literary activist Phillip McMath was the final judge. Students in the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop served as preliminary judges determining the fin … [Read more...]

KOLANIAN/HAMMETT CLASSICAL GUITAR DUO TO PERFORM

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a concert by the Kolanian/Hammett Classical Guitar Duo on Monday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. The duo will perform selections by Enrique Granados, Manuel De Falla, Astor Piazzola, Vojislav Ivanovic and more. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. The duo will also give a classical … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES FEBRUARY MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The Board of Trustees will attend a reception for President Houston Davis … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘RUB SOME GLITTER ON IT’ FEB. 16-18

By Trevon Yarber College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre program will present an original devised piece, “Rub Some Glitter On It”, Feb. 16-18 at Bridges Larson Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Center. No tickets are required for the event. Performances, directed by UCA student Zoe Allison, are set for 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 17 … [Read more...]

UCA VOCAL PROFESSOR TO PERFORM FEB. 5

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Dr. John Garst, visiting lecturer in voice at the University of Central Arkansas, will give a rare performance of “Die schöne Müllerin” by Franz Schubert at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, in Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. A tenor member of the voice faculty, Garst used the colle … [Read more...]

POET OLIVER DE LA PAZ TO BE IN RESIDENCE FEBRUARY 22-23

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Poet Oliver de la Paz will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Feb. 22-23. The highlight of the residency will be a public reading with Q&A and book signing on his most recent work, Post Subject: A Fable, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the College of Business Auditorium 107. All r … [Read more...]

‘THE SAVVY MUSICIAN’ TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA

Dr. David Cutler, author of the 2010 book The Savvy Musician, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Feb. 19-21. Cutler is director of Music Entrepreneurship at the University of South Carolina, and he also teaches there. According to his biography at savvymusician.com, Cutler is a classical and jazz composer, pianist, educator, author and speaker. According to … [Read more...]

CIRQUE ÉLOIZE TO PRESENT ‘SALOON’ FEB. 14

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The wild, wild west will come alive at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall as Cirque Éloize presents Saloon on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. “Cirque Éloize is a Canadian troupe that is known for their amazing stunts, engaging choreography and artistic storytelling,” said Amanda Hor … [Read more...]

POLITICAL COMMENTATOR MARC LAMONT HILL TO LECTURE AT REYNOLDS FEB. 13

By Waid Rainey and Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a CNN panelist, Morehouse College professor, author and cultural critic, will give a lecture at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Monday, Feb. 13. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. lecture are $15 for the general public, $5 for UCA faculty and staff, and … [Read more...]

SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORMANCE SET FOR FEB. 8

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band will hold its first concert of 2017 on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert, the only performance of the academic school year that features just the Symphonic Band, is free and open to the public. In addition to the regular c … [Read more...]