UCA DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC TO HOST TUBA, EUPHONIUM EVENTS

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three OCTUBA-themed concerts to celebrate the tuba and euphonium — Octubafest, Tubawee and Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest — later this month. All three concerts are free and open to the public. The UCA Octubafest will be in UCA’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital H … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNICATION WEEK TO BE HELD OCT. 22-26

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas School of Communication will host Communication Week, a series of events that celebrates and promotes awareness of the important role communication plays in the professional and personal lives of every individual, Oct. 22-26. The theme this year is "Communication Unites!" All events, … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘TIS PITY’

By Natalie Pierce College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present “Tis Pity” by John Ford in late October and early November in the Bridges/Larson Theater in Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2, as well as a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 27. Chris Fritzges, director of the play and an asso … [Read more...]

BROADWAY’S RECORD-BREAKING SMASH ‘CHICAGO’ TAKES THE STAGE AT REYNOLDS

The longest-running American musical on Broadway, Chicago, is headed to Reynolds Performance Hall. Two performances are set for Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is the winner of two Olivier awards, a Grammy and six 1997 Tony awards including Best Musical Revival. “We are t … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL TO PRESENT RITA MORENO

By Dylan T. Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Legendary actor, dancer and singer Rita Moreno will visit the Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Moreno’s career spans over 70 years, and she is one of only 12 living performers to have won entertainment’s grand slam of awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, dubbing her … [Read more...]

BALLET ARKANSAS TO PRESENT DRACULA OCTOBER 14TH

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Ballet Arkansas will present Dracula, based on Bram Stoker’s telling of the story, at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Dracula is a full-length story ballet that features breathtaking original choreography by Artistic Director Michael Fothergill. Combining … [Read more...]

HORNS PREPARE TO ASSEMBLE AT UCA OCT. 9

By Dylan T. Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Horn Ensemble will assemble for a performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Oct. 9. The 6 p.m. performance is free to the public. The event will be helmed by Dr. Brent Shires, associate professor of horn in his 20th year at UCA. The performance will consist of 10 … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL TO BRING THE NEW CHINESE ACROBATS TO UCA CAMPUS

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will open its 2018-19 Night Out series with The New Chinese Acrobats on Oct. 21. The show is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. Featured by IMG Artists, with performances scheduled across the country from San Francisco, California to Princeton, New Jersey, The New C … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT OCT. 7

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Oct. 7 at Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The UCA Jazz Ensembles — Jazz I, Top-Hatters and Jazz Combo — will perform in the 7:30 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public. New UCA faculty member Dr. Matthew Taylor leads the Top-Hatters, for … [Read more...]

‘THE WATER ABOUT US’ BRINGS CONWAY COMMUNITY TOGETHER OCT. 1-6

By Dylan Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas will present a series of free events aimed at bringing attention to the importance of water, with an underwater concert as the feature event. The event series, “The Water About Us,” will be performed on the UCA campus Oct. 1-6. The underwater concert titled the “Aqurld Waves at the Water A … [Read more...]