BAUM GALLERY TO HOST SENIOR SHOW APRIL 6-27

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host the Senior BA/BFA exhibition April 6-27. The exhibition is free and open to the public. "The BA/BFA exhibition is perhaps the most important exhibition that the Baum hosts,” said Brian Young, Baum Gallery director. “The artwork has been selected in con … [Read more...]

RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will welcome the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s performance of the popular ballet Sleeping Beauty on Tuesday, April 18. The performance at Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 7:30 p.m. “The Russian National Ballet Theatre is made up of some of the most talented dancers in th … [Read more...]

YOUTH THEATRE OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS TO HOST SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people grades 5-12 from June 5-July 15. The program, to run Monday through Friday, is set for the Snow Fine Arts Center at the University of Central Arkansas. The YTCA Summer Intensive Program includes the Junior Theatre Intensive for students in grades 5-8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and the Senior … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOSTS FOURTH PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will host the fourth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The event is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students, who will be placed in divisions based upon school grade, will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge and points to win a trophy. They will compete to win … [Read more...]

CLARINETIST EDDIE DANIELS TO BE IN RESIDENCE APRIL 19-20

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Grammy Award-winning classical and jazz clarinetist Eddie Daniels will give a public concert April 20 as part of his visit to the University of Central Arkansas as an artist-in-residence. The 7:30 p.m. concert at Reynolds Performance Hall will also feature UCA’s Dixieland Band and Jazz Ensembles. Tickets are $10 for … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT APRIL PERFORMANCES OF AVENUE Q

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre Program will present the Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q in April. Directed by Chris Fritzges, performances are set for April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center and will include p … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS ‘AN EVENING OF ARTISTRY’

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host “Soundscapes: An Evening of Artistry” Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The evening will feature many of the Department of Music’s unique and smaller ensembles and amazing faculty soloists. Performances will include Steinway Artist Dr. Neil Rutman; Dr. Jackie Lamar and … [Read more...]

UCA EUPHONIUM CONCERT APRIL 5

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its Tuba/Euphonium Spring Fling concert Wednesday, April 5, featuring Dr. Gretchen Renshaw of the Hendrix College music faculty. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Renshaw, who conducts th … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM MARCH 16

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble is set to perform Thursday, March 16, in Reynolds Performance Hall. Conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Ricky Brooks, the concert will be the first performance this semester of the Department of Music’s concert series at Reynolds. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and … [Read more...]

TONY AWARD-WINNING ‘ANNIE’ TO MAKE STOP AT UCA

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Tony Award-winning production of Annie will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. “We are pleased to present this beloved, classic tale of little orphan Annie and her search for family,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “T … [Read more...]