Writing professor Spitzer featured on KUAR program

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Chris Hickey (501) 569-8485, chrishickey@kuar.org September 3, 2015 CATCH “RETURN OF THE GAR” ON KUAR UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― Tune in to 89.1 FM on Sept. 17 at 8:30 p.m. for KUAR’s rebroadcast of Arts & Letters, featuring Mark Spit … [Read more...]

Sculptor Dan Steinhilber to exhibit work through Oct. 23

The UCA Baum Gallery of Fine Art will host artist Dan Steinhilber as an Artist in Residence for the 2015 fall season. Steinhilber’s sculptural artwork will be on exhibition in the Baum Gallery from Thursday, Sept. 10 until Friday, Oct. 23. The exhibition will be on view during the gallery’s regular hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday fro … [Read more...]

Author Dinty W. Moore to be in residence Sept. 15-16

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Stephanie Vanderslice, (501) 450-3340; stephv@uca.edu DINTY W. MOORE TO VISIT UCA AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE By A. É. Coleman UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Creative nonfiction writer Dinty W. Moore will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Sept. 15-16. Moore, di … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas hosts musical theatre workshop

UCA Theatre’s Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) is offering a Musical Theatre Workshop for young people ages 10-13 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) on Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Workshop will help students develop and improve singing, moving, and acting skills. This will be under the instruction of Ruthann Curry Browne. There will b … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop series

PRESS RELEASE University of Central Arkansas September 1, 2015 Contact: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing, at christinam@uca.edu or (501) 852-2659 Melissa Kordsmeier, Theatre business manager, at mkordsmeier@uca.edu or (501) 450-5092 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop … [Read more...]

Wynonna and The Big Noise kick off Reynolds season

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise will open the 2015-16 UCA Reynolds Performance Hall season on Friday, Sept. 18. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert range from $23‐$40 for the general public and $10 for children and students. Judd will perform s … [Read more...]

Community School of Music fall registration underway

The UCA Community School of Music (CSM) is registering students for the fall semester, according to Smokey Emerson, director. Now in its 26th year of offering exceptional musical training and instruction to children and adults in the Central Arkansas area, the faculty of the Community School consists primarily of UCA Music faculty and selected graduate and undergraduate students, along with … [Read more...]

Dying City is brought to life by UCA Theatre

The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present Dying City by Christopher Shinn on September 1, 2, 3, and 4, at 7:30 pm, and September 5, at 2:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Dying City is a drama for mature audiences only. A year after her husband’s death in Iraq, Kelly, a young therapist confronts his identical twin brother, who shows up at h … [Read more...]

Professors to be featured on NPR

Two University of Central Arkansas professors will be featured on KUAR's radio show Arts & Letters (89.1 FM) on July 30, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. Fish writer and writing professor Mark Spitzer and biology professor Dr. Reid Adams will appear on the 30-minute program. Hosted by J. Bradley Minnick, the special program will focus on Spitzer’s nonfiction book, Return of the Gar, recently published by t … [Read more...]

CFAC Dean chosen for Delta Exhibition

Terry Wright, dean of the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication, is one of the 46 Arkansas artists chosen for the 57th annual Delta Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, scheduled for July 10-Sept. 20 at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Wright’s piece, “Trapeze Anxiety,” is the only tie to UCA selected for the exhibition. “The Delta is widely conside … [Read more...]