B.J. THOMAS TO OPEN SPRING SEASON AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ON JAN. 18

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — B.J. Thomas, the iconic pop and country singer, will celebrate nearly 50 years of music in a concert at the University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on Jan. 18. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m.“This performance will include all of his mega-hits that made him a star in the pop, gospel, and co … [Read more...]

‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ TO BENEFIT REYNOLDS’ MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A touring production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Dec. 19 to benefit the Main Stage Education Series for school children. Patrons will get into the Christmas spirit with the beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christm … [Read more...]

JACK HANNA’S ‘INTO THE WILD LIVE’ SET FOR REYNOLDS OCT. 27

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jack Hanna will bring his “Into the Wild Live!” presented by Nationwide to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 27. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. "This will be a fun night for patrons of all ages to experience ‘Jungle Jack,’ a legendary zoologist who will bring … [Read more...]

HENRY LOUIS GATES JR., TANIA LEÓN TO LECTURE ON TURNING LR CENTRAL HISTORY INTO ART

“An Evening with Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Tania León: Turning History into Art,” will feature lectures by two of the principals of the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication-commissioned opera, The Little Rock Nine, on Monday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The evening, which will mark the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, will … [Read more...]

UCA EVENTS TO COMMEMORATE HISTORY OF LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

The University of Central Arkansas has set three days of events commemorating the 60-year anniversary of the Little Rock Central High School integration for September 23-25. “Imagine If Buildings Could Talk: Mapping the History of Little Rock Central High School” will mark the 90-year anniversary of the building of the school, hailed in 1927 as the most expensive, most beautiful, and largest hig … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SEASON

The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will feature a record 23 events for the 2017-18 season which kicks off with a lecture Sept. 25 by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. as part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. The season will include Broadway, Pops, and Night Out Series; two Distinguished Lectures; and two A … [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...]

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...]

THE DOO WOP PROJECT TO VISIT UCA’S REYNOLDS MARCH 4

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Doo Wop Project, a five-man vocal group comprising Broadway stars and backed by a live band, will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. The group features stars of such smash Broadway hits as Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical: Dominic Nol … [Read more...]

42nd STREET TO VISIT UCA FEB. 28

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — 42nd Street, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. The musical centers on bright young dancer Peggy Sawyer, who leaves her small-town home for New York to audition for the new Broadway mus … [Read more...]