MAYUMANA TO BRING ACTION-PACKED ‘CURRENTS’ TO UCA

Multicultural performance troupe, Mayumana, will bring its electrifying "Currents" show to Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 1. The show is inspired by the historical battle of currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, in their last quest for finding energy sources for the world. The performance will combine a variety … [Read more...]

HEVREH ENSEMBLE TO VISIT UCA AS ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

By Kasiana Pettus College of Fine Arts and Communication Office The Hevreh Ensemble will perform Tuesday, March 12 as a part of its residency on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Hevreh is Hebrew for “circle of friends,” and the chamber musicians in Hevreh Ensemble are all … [Read more...]

UCA to host Illumine – De la Côte d’Opale à la Côte d’Azur

By Andrew Tucker College of Fine Arts and Communication Office The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication and the Division of International Engagement are hosting an exhibit of works by internationally-recognized artist and distinguished art professor emeritus Gene Hatfield. The exhibit captures the essence of postwar France from 1958-1998 and will be on display … [Read more...]

UCA TO PRESENT INAUGURAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART SHOW

By Darian Burks Division of Outreach and Community Engagement The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will celebrate Black History Month with an inaugural Black History Month Art Show from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at UCA Downtown. Opening remarks begin at 5:30 p.m. This exhibit will feature the artwork of UCA's phenomenal student artists of black … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST TUBA AND EUPHONIUM CONCERT MARCH 6

By Marquitta J. Corbin College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas will host the Tuba and Euphonium Ensembles Concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on March 6. The event is free and open to the public and will begin at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the full 23-member UCA Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble (also known as the Tuba-Euphonium … [Read more...]

L.A. THEATRE WORKS TO PRESENT ‘STEEL MAGNOLIAS’ AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Andrew Tucker College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office One of the great stories of female empowerment and resilience, “Steel Magnolias” will come to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb.  22 at 7:30 p.m. The show is produced by L.A. Theatre Works, which has reimagined this timeless story about the enduring bonds of friendship in a new, radio-style … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST JAZZ ENSEMBLE FEB. 10

By Braxton Sampley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The Concert will feature three jazz ensembles: The Top Hatters, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II. The Top Hatters is led by Dr. Ross … [Read more...]

UCA’S BAUM GALLERY TO HOST STUDENT ART COMPETITIVE

The University of Central Arkansas’ Baum Gallery will once again host the Annual Student Art Competitive (ASAC) from March 4-15. A reception will be held on March 7 at 4 p.m. During this event, UCA students are allowed to submit up to three different pieces for possible inclusion. All works are then jurored, and multiple awards are given. This is an opportunity for students to participate in a … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘MEDEA BY EURIPIDES’

“Medea by Euripides,” a deconstructed modern retelling of a Greek classic, will be performed in the University of Central Arkansas Snow Fine Arts Center's Black Box Theatre five times in February. The performances, presented by the UCA Theatre Program, will be directed by Brady Ness, an adjunct professor of theatre and a UCA graduate. Free and open to the public, the play will be performed at … [Read more...]

‘TO LAY TO REST OUR GHOSTS’ WINS MCMATH AWARD

Caitlin Hamilton Summie’s short story collection, “To Lay to Rest Our Ghosts,” has won the fourth annual Phillip H. McMath Post Publication book award, according to the Arkansas Writers Workshop, which is housed at the University of Central Arkansas. The McMath Award was founded in 2016 to promote recently published books and to honor central Arkansas author and literary advocate Phillip H. … [Read more...]