REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ANNOUNCES 2018-19 SEASON

Kicking off with a Sept. 20 performance by blues legend Buddy Guy, and two performances of the musical CHICAGO, Reynolds Performance Hall will feature 22 events for the 2018-19 season at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two Distinguished Lectures and one Add-On Special, as well as six Main Stage EdUCAtion shows and a benefit … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION

Holly Laws, associate professor of Art, was recently selected as the Arkansas representative to the international exhibit Heavy Metals: Women to Watch 2018 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The museum’s associate curator and curator for the competitive exhibition, Virginia Treanor, selected two of Laws’ mixed-media artworks: Placeholder and Three Eastern Bluebirds. … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR ARNOLD NEWMAN PRIZE

Donna Pinckley, professor of Art, was selected as a finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation and Maine Media Workshops + College. Pinckley’s series, “Sticks and Stones,” was selected as one of the portraiture finalists. Her work and the work of the winner and additional finalists will be on display at the Grif … [Read more...]

UCA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR MAY 3

University of Central Arkansas film students will present their short films at the 14th annual UCA Film Festival on May 3 starting at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Audience members can expect diversity among the filmmakers, genres and stories told. “There is a lot of talented people here with really strong visions and personal stories,” senior … [Read more...]

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER TO VISIT REYNOLDS

The Broadway musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is coming to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall as the final performance for the 2017-2018 season. The show is set for 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29. “Our final performance of the season is a huge, sensational Broadway hit,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “This show recently won the Tony Award … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE TO RETURN TO CARNEGIE HALL APRIL 23

The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Brooks, will return to New York City for a second performance in Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 23 at 8 p.m. Brooks said the Wind Ensemble, which made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2003 with guest soloist Joe Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic, was excited to reunite with Alessi. “When we … [Read more...]

UCA VIOLIN/VIOLA STUDIO, FACULTY TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 24-25

The University of Central Arkansas Violin and Viola Studio will be in concert April 24 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The performance, free and open to the public, is set to start at 7:30 p.m. Tatiana Kotcherguina, adjunct instructor of violin and viola, said the program would include “Concerto in C Major” by F. J. Haydn, “Scéne de Ballet” by Ch. de Beriot, “Fantaisie on Two Russi … [Read more...]

CONCERT CHOIR, CHAMBER SINGERS TO BE IN CONCERT TUESDAY

The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present their final concert of the school year Tuesday. April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public. The Chamber Singers will perform pieces from the Mass for four voices by William Byrd and a few early and late madrigals.  The Concert Choir will also per … [Read more...]

TICKETS TO GO ON SALE APRIL 16 FOR ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE SEASON

Tickets for the 12th season of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will go on sale April 16. The lineup for the June 8-July 8 season, which explores the theme of transformation, includes Shakespeare classics The Winter’s Tale; Henry IV, Part One; and a family adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing, as well as Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Tickets to the Reynolds Performance Hall productions of Hen … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY CHORUS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 19

The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will perform its spring concert on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, will feature four student conductors — Maya Jackson (assistant conductor), Sydney Hickok, Celina Reed and Leslie Vaught — and will include a wide variety of repertoire, including "Gloria" by V … [Read more...]