GATLIN BROTHERS TO BRING ‘COUNTRY & CHRISTMAS’ TO  REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Kira Jinkins College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas will welcome Larry, Steve and Rudy of The Gatlin Brothers to Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. The Gatlin Brothers’ “Country & Christmas” will showcase some of their most popular hits and holiday favorites, along with stories of their career and songwriting … [Read more...]

BOSTON BRASS TO PERFORM HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will welcome Boston Brass and Brass All-Stars Big Band with “Christmas Bells are Swingin’” on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. For 31 years, Boston Brass has aimed to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Performing everything from exciting classical arrangements to burning jazz standards, Boston Brass treats audiences to a … [Read more...]

HARRY THOMASON TO DISCUSS NEW MEMOIR AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will welcome film and television writer, director and producer Harry Thomason to campus Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. for a talk and book signing on his new memoir, “Brother Dog.” The event will be held in the Snow Fine Arts Center’s Bridges/Larson Theatre. Thomason, a native of Hampton, is best known for his work as executive producer for the television shows … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘UNITED DIFFERENCES’

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Film, Theatre and Creative Writing will present "United Differences," an expressive, experimental work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, and Friday, Nov. 15, and at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Snow Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. The show is a devised piece by a student … [Read more...]

UCA’S BAUM GALLERY TO HOST FALL SENIOR ART SHOW

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will host its Fall BFA/BA Senior Exhibit from Friday, Nov. 1, to Monday, Dec. 16. An opening reception for the event will be held Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m. in the Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall. The exhibition is a requirement for students graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art or a Bachelor of Arts in art. "This exhibition is … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘RICHARD III’

The University of Central Arkansas will present William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 7 and 8, and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 2 and 9 in the Bridges Larson Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus. The production is based on the 1984 Royal Shakespeare Company production starring Anthony Sher, said Chris Fritzges, the play’s director and an associate … [Read more...]

‘TAJ EXPRESS’ BRINGS BOLLYWOOD CULTURE  TO UCA’S REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

“Taj Express: A Bollywood Musical Revue” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Reynolds Performance Hall, located on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. The international sensation “Taj Express” is a high-energy celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions. Through a fusion of film, joyous dance and thrilling live music, … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST ‘THE EMPATHY PROJECT’

The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication will host “The Empathy Project,” featuring Atlanta-based Core Dance and French poet Sarah Turquety as artists-in-residence, Thursday, Oct. 10 through Tuesday, Oct. 15. “The Empathy Project” will use art in several forms on the UCA campus to bring about fundamental social change. At 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, Core Dance will … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE AT UCA TO PRESENT SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE OF ‘ROMEO AND JULIET’

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present a sensory-friendly performance of its family-friendly, one-hour adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2 in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The sensory-friendly performance is designed to provide an experience that is inviting to all individuals with sensory-processing deficits, including (but … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE AT UCA TO HOST ENRICHMENT INSTITUTE

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre at the University of Central Arkansas will offer educational prep sessions, workshops, lectures and talkbacks to enhance theatergoers’ understanding of the plays produced during AST’s 13th summer season on the UCA campus. Following the model of other acclaimed and established Shakespeare festivals in the country, like Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Utah … [Read more...]