Symphonic Band to kick off spring season Feb. 15

  By Gavin Douglas Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band will begin the spring season with a concert at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The concert, free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Director Brantley Douglas said he looks forward to sharing the s … [Read more...]

ArkaText literary festival set for Feb. 20-24

By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host the annual literary festival ArkaText Feb. 20-24. All events of the festival, which celebrates Arkansas’s literary voice as well as student writers from UCA, are free and open to the public. The purpose of the festival is to celebrate all the gr … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets youth auditions for Feb. 18

  CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will hold youth auditions for its 2012 summer season on Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Snow Fine Arts Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Youth of all ages are encouraged to participate in the auditions, which will run from 2-5 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre. “No preparation is necessary, but students may be asked to sing and mov … [Read more...]

Dixieland Band, jazz ensembles to perform in Snow Fine Arts Center

By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The first jazz concert of the year is coming to the University of Central Arkansas on Monday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The concert at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public and will feature three groups. “This concert will be one of the first concerts by any ensemble at UCA this semester,” sai … [Read more...]

Jesse Jackson to continue UCA lecture series

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The Rev. Jesse Jackson will continue the Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Jackson, president and founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, one of America’s foremost political figures, will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the U … [Read more...]

Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later set for Black History Month

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host a film screening and panel discussion on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis as part of its Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, on Thursday, Feb. 23. The 30-minute documentary film, The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, will be s … [Read more...]

Susan Eisenhower to visit UCA to discuss grandfather’s intervention in 1957

CONWAY — Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower, will discuss his intervention in the 1957 Little Rock Central Crisis in a lecture at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Eisenhower’s 11 a.m. lecture in the College of Business Auditorium, part of UCA’s Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, is free and open to the publi … [Read more...]

Danny Glover, Felix Justice to present An Evening with Martin & Langston

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances’ Broadway Series will continue with “An Evening with Martin & Langston,” featuring Felix Justice and Danny Glover, on Thursday, Feb. 9. The show will appear at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “An Evening with Martin &a … [Read more...]

Wagner’s Götterdämmerung to continue Met series at UCA

CONWAY — The Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle comes to its resolution in Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, the next installment of the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The opera, sung in German with Met titles in English, German and Spanish, will be aired in high definition in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas camp … [Read more...]

Bravo! series to benefit College of Fine Arts and Communication

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The debut installment of Bravo!, a gala fundraising dinner to benefit the University of Central Arkansas’s College of Fine Arts and Communication, will feature travel writer Rick Steves on Friday, March 16, at the Donald W.  Reynolds Performance Hall. Bravo! will become an annual fundraising event for CFAC. Each year, pr … [Read more...]