TICKETS TO GO ON SALE APRIL 16 FOR ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE SEASON

Tickets for the 12th season of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will go on sale April 16. The lineup for the June 8-July 8 season, which explores the theme of transformation, includes Shakespeare classics The Winter’s Tale; Henry IV, Part One; and a family adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing, as well as Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Tickets to the Reynolds Performance Hall productions of Hen … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY CHORUS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 19

The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will perform its spring concert on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, will feature four student conductors — Maya Jackson (assistant conductor), Sydney Hickok, Celina Reed and Leslie Vaught — and will include a wide variety of repertoire, including "Gloria" by V … [Read more...]

SYMPHONIC, UNIVERSITY BANDS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 26

The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic and University Bands will be in concert for the final time this spring on April 26 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. Associate Director of Bands Brantley Douglas said the evening would include a wide variety of music. Program for the University Band will include “Flourish f … [Read more...]

ZAGSTER EXPANDS TO INCLUDE UCA CAMPUS

The University of Central Arkansas Student Government Association hosted a launch party to celebrate the expansion of Zagster to the UCA campus. The Zagster Bike Share initiative falls under the umbrella of the city of Conway’s Bike Share initiative. The UCA expansion will allow students to seamlessly access Zagster bikes and bike stations on and off campus. Bringing the Zagster Bike Share p … [Read more...]

DAVID ZERKEL TO VISIT UCA DURING TUBA-EUPHONIUM SPRING FLING

David Zerkel, professor of tuba and euphonium at the University of Georgia, will present a full recital as part of the University of Central Arkansas’s Tuba-Euphonium Spring Fling on April 12. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. "We are delighted to bring the winner of the International Tuba and Euphonium Associations’ Tea … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS WRITERS MFA WORKSHOP TO HOLD READING APRIL 11

The fourth graduating class of students from the University of Central Arkansas’s Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop will read from their work at UCA Downtown on April 11. The 7 p.m. readings, free and open to the public, are jointly sponsored by the UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication and the Oxford American. "We always look forward to this event to celebrate the work of our graduating s … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY TO PRESENT FIFTH DEMO DAY

Students will demonstrate their final projects The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) at the University of Central Arkansas will hold its fifth Demo Day from 1-3 p.m. April 6 at UCA Downtown, 1105 W. Oak St. During Demo Day, ArCA students will demonstrate how the software-development final projects to the community, potential employers and other stakeholders. “Since the first Demo Day back in … [Read more...]

BUTLER RECEIVES NEH AWARD FOR SUMMER INSTITUTE

Jesse Butler, associate professor of Philosophy, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities award to attend a summer institute  titled "Buddhist East Asia: The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics." The institute is hosted by the Asian Studies Development Program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii from May 28 to June 22, 2018. The grant provides a $3,300 stipend to cover … [Read more...]

UCA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES SET APRIL 11 CONCERT

The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Wednesday, April 11, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 concert is free and open to the public. The program will include “Tinplay” by Per Andreasson, “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich and “White Pines” by Michael Burritt. “This concert features both classic and new works for percussion and in … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 15

The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform on Sunday, April 15, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. All three of the UCA Jazz Ensembles — Dixieland Band, Jazz II and Jazz I — will perform. It will be the final UCA Jazz Ensembles concert for Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of the … [Read more...]