UCA COMPOSER’S FORUM CONCERT SET FOR MARCH 5

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas music composition students will debut their new pieces Sunday, March 5, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 3 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. Students have been working with Dr. Paul Dickinson, associate professor of Composition and Music Theory. He said the … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR TO READ FROM NEW BOOK AT FAULKNER COUNTY LIBRARY

Mark Spitzer, associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas, will read from his new book, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West, at the Faulkner County Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 16. The event, which will include a book signing following the reading, is free and open to the public. The publication of the book, which editors describe as an … [Read more...]

ADAM TRENT TO PERFORM AT UCA MARCH 9

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Adam Trent, “The Futurist,” will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. Trent, a Broadway and television star, exemplifies a new generation of magician. “Adam Trent has wowed people on TV shows like The Ellen Show and Good Morning America, and p … [Read more...]

PINNACLE BRASS TO PERFORM AT UCA FEB. 27

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Pinnacle Brass, the resident brass quintet of University of Central Arkansas, will be in concert at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Feb. 27. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. Pinnacle Brass is made up of four faculty members: trumpeter Larry Jones, horn player Brent Shires, trombone … [Read more...]

PUPPETEER RICK LYON TO BE IN RESIDENCE MARCH 6-9

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Rick Lyon, an actor and puppeteer, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence March 6-9. The highlight of the residency will be a public performance and lecture March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Lyon, a cast member of the original Tony A … [Read more...]

PERCUSSION FESTIVAL SET FOR MARCH 4

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Club and UCA Department of Music will host the UCA Percussion Festival starting at noon March 4 at the Snow Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s festival will have several guests, according to Dr. Blake Tyson, professor of Per … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO OPEN BECKETT’S ‘ENDGAME’ FEB. 23

By Trevon Yarber College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre program will present Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame” beginning Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. “Endgame” will also be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 2-3 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 4. Kevin Browne, associate professor … [Read more...]

THE DOO WOP PROJECT TO VISIT UCA’S REYNOLDS MARCH 4

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Doo Wop Project, a five-man vocal group comprising Broadway stars and backed by a live band, will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. The group features stars of such smash Broadway hits as Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical: Dominic Nol … [Read more...]

42nd STREET TO VISIT UCA FEB. 28

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — 42nd Street, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. The musical centers on bright young dancer Peggy Sawyer, who leaves her small-town home for New York to audition for the new Broadway mus … [Read more...]

STUDENT COMPETITIVE ART EXHIBITION SET FOR MARCH 2-16

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communications Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will feature its Annual Student Competitive Art Exhibition March 2-16. “The student competitive exhibition is one of the most popular Baum exhibitions simply because many of the student are familiar with the artists, and this gives them a chance to see what their co … [Read more...]