UCA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES SET APRIL 11 CONCERT

The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Wednesday, April 11, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 concert is free and open to the public. The program will include “Tinplay” by Per Andreasson, “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich and “White Pines” by Michael Burritt. “This concert features both classic and new works for percussion and in … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 15

The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform on Sunday, April 15, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. All three of the UCA Jazz Ensembles — Dixieland Band, Jazz II and Jazz I — will perform. It will be the final UCA Jazz Ensembles concert for Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of the … [Read more...]

#METOO SLAM TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY ALLIANCE

The University of Central Arkansas honorary theatre society, Alpha Psi Omega (APO), will present a #MeToo Slam to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA), Tuesday, April 17. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom. A slam is a collection of short performances including monologues, songs, movement/dance, shorts scenes, readings, etc. Participants were encouraged t … [Read more...]

SENIOR ART SHOW SET FOR UCA’S BAUM GALLERY

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will present the Spring BA/BFA Senior Show April 5-26. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall, is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-5 p.m. and Thursdays from 10-7 p.m. Opening receptions are set for Thursday, April 5, from 4-7 p.m., and Sunday, April 8, from 2-4 p.m. … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS ANNUAL DRIGGERS PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will feature the fifth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 21. The event, set for 9 a.m. until noon, is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge. They will compete within their division based upon school grade. The festival is named after the … [Read more...]

CAMERON CARPENTER TO BRING INTERNATIONAL TOURING ORGAN TO UCA CAMPUS

Cameron Carpenter, the first solo organist ever nominated for a Grammy award for a solo album, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist-in-residence April 2-3. Carpenter will bring his International Touring Organ — a monumental cross-genre digital organ built by Marshall & Ogletree to his own design — and will give a performance open to the public in Reynolds Performance Hall … [Read more...]

BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR SETS APRIL 3 PERFORMANCE

The University of Central Arkansas BearBones Trombone Choir will perform its end-of-the-semester concert on April 3 in the Snow Fine Arts auditorium. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public. “The BearBones will perform Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C# Minor, Dukas' Fanfare from La Peri and a new fanfare titled Apogee Fanfare by Chris Sharp,” Ass … [Read more...]

MUSIC/CULTURE CRITIC RASHOD OLLISON TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA APRIL 5

Rashod Ollison, a music and cultural critic, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist-in-residence April 5. Ollison, an Arkansas native, will give a reading, followed by a Q&A and book-signing, at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium 107. The event is free and open to the public. Ollison has been a staff critic at the Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Inquirer, … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ARMS AND THE MAN

UCA Theatre will present the critically acclaimed “Arms and the Man” by celebrated playwright George Bernard Shaw in the Bridges/Larson theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus in April. Performances are scheduled for April 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m., as well as two matinee shows April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. Stacy Pendergraft, associate professor of T … [Read more...]

PINCKLEY FEATURED ON LENSCRATCH

Art professor Donna Pinckley was selected by the editor of Lenscratch as the Arkansas artist for the site's "50 States" project. Lenscratch selected and featured one artist from each state, and then had that artist select other photography artists from the state to be featured on the site as well. Pinckley’s work from her “Sticks and Stones” series is featured in an article that was featured on … [Read more...]