Documentary filmmaker Sam Green to visit UCA

By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Sam Green, the documentary filmmaker whose film The Weather Underground was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004, will be in residence at the University of Central Arkansas Oct. 17-18. As part of the residency, Green will screen The Weather Underground at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Monday, Oct. 17, a … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets fall membership party

CONWAY — The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host a Fall Membership Party on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the home of Jeff and Mary Ruth Marotte, 369 Pippinpost Drive in Conway. The party's theme is "Set Sail with Shakespeare." Rebekah Scallet, producing artistic director of AST, said the theme was a hint of the lineup for the 2012 Festival. “In the productions I have chosen for next summer, the ch … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Statewide Latino Soccer Tournament

The University of Central Arkansas will host the first statewide soccer tournament for Latinos on Oct. 8-9. UCA Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge began in 2010 with six teams from the central Arkansas area. Due to the event's huge success, the tournament was expanded this year to include Latino teams from across the state and Memphis. Eight men's teams and four women's teams will be competing in the … [Read more...]

UCA Shares Knowledge of China’s Economic Miracle

Press Contact: Kristy Carter University of Central Arkansas Outreach and Community Engagement 501.450.3139 uca.edu/outreach UCA Shares Knowledge of China’s Economic Miracle CONWAY,  Ark. (Oct. 3)- Contrary to many Americans’ belief, China follows America in the world economy. In an attempt to broaden the understanding of China’s economy, the University of Central Arkansas and the Colleg … [Read more...]

Anna Bolena to open Met series at UCA

CONWAY — A new production of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena will open the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Anna Bolena will be the first of eight high definition transmissions of Metropolitan Opera performances in the series sponsored by UCA’s College of Fine Arts and Co … [Read more...]

Martha Graham Dance Company to perform at UCA

By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Martha Graham Dance Company will perform at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The evening will present some of the world’s best modern dancers in some of Martha Graham’s iconoclastic pieces. The program includes Prelude & Revolt, Diversion of Angels, Lamentation Variations an … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery’s 15th anniversary celebration set

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — With almost 50 artists’ work present, the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will celebrate its 15th birthday with live music, prizes and gallery exhibits for the gallery’s Artist Reception and 15th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, Oct. 7, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the pu … [Read more...]

UCA Chapter Recognized for Community Service, Advocacy

The UCA chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) has achieved the NSSLHA Silver Chapter Recognition from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a national professional association. The NSSLHA Chapter Recognition Program awards local chapters for their fundraising, community service, advocacy, career awareness, and recruitment efforts. UCA NSSLHA is … [Read more...]

Artmobile to stop at Conway’s ArtsFest

  By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Arkansas Art Center’s Artmobile, a traveling art gallery, will be featured during ArtsFest in Conway. It will be located at the Log Cabin Democrat parking lot, 1058 Front Street, Sept. 27-Oct. 1 from 10 am -5 pm. The exhibit is free to the public. Tour guides will be on hand to enhance the exh … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band Set for Oct. 13 Performance

The Department of Music at the University of Central Arkansas will present a joint concert by the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. "This is the first concert of our Campus Concert Series for UCA and the Conway community," said Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at UCA. … [Read more...]