Musical celebration of Aretha Franklin coming to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall will host R.E.S.P.E.C.T., a tribute to Aretha Franklin, on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. R.E.S.P.E.C.T. is a concert experience that honors one of America’s most beloved singer-songwriters. The show highlights her timeless music that speaks to the complicated human condition. The production features a live band and vocalists as w … [Read more...]

Country music star Neal McCoy to perform at Reynolds Performance Hall

Country music singer Neal McCoy will perform in concert at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. McCoy has released 15 studio albums. In 1993, McCoy’s career began with back-to-back No. 1 singles “No Doubt About It” and “Wink” from his platinum-certified album “No Doubt About It.” His success continued with two more platinum albums, a g … [Read more...]

UCA hosts filmmaker Todd Solondz

Award-winning filmmaker Todd Solondz will be an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas on Tuesday, Nov. 8.  Presented by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Solondz will host a film screening of “Welcome to Dollhouse,” a feature film he wrote, produced and directed in 1995, at 6:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. After the screening, Assistant Professors of … [Read more...]

Tess Taylor visits UCA as artist-in-residence

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas will host acclaimed poet Tess Taylor as artist-in-residence from Thursday, Nov. 3, to Friday, Nov. 4.  Presented by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Taylor will hold a public reading and book signing on Friday, Nov. 4, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom. This event will be held in … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees to attend 2022 work session

Members of the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a work session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the President’s Home. Lunch will be provided to Board of Trustees members. The board will have no action agenda. … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to announce season at ‘Sounds and Sweet Aires’

Partnership with The Max offers series of Shakespearean events The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present “Sounds and Sweet Aires” as its first installment of Experience Shakespeare at the Max on Friday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m., at The Max Event Venue, 1007 Spencer Street in downtown Conway.  The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre (AST) will also reveal the 2023 AST season. Event tickets are $20 and c … [Read more...]

UCA Norbert O. Schedler Honors College hosts 2022 Challenge Week

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas Norbert O. Schedler Honors College will host its 2022 Challenge Week titled “The Mental Health Crisis: Finding Our Way” from Monday, Oct. 24 to Friday, Oct. 28.  Through the week’s events, students will draw on a variety of disciplines and practices to explore ways to understand and approach individual and collec … [Read more...]

UCA Downtown features Independent Living Services artists

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement in collaboration with the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will host “Heroes,” an art exhibition featuring the works of artists with Independent Living Services, from Wednesday, Oct. 26, through Friday, Nov. 4.  The exhibition is on display at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak St., on Wednesdays, Thursdays … [Read more...]

UCA physical therapy program welcomes esteemed pain specialist 

In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the University of Central Arkansas Department of Physical Therapy will host a special lecture from internationally known pain scientist and physical therapist Adriaan Louw, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Ida Waldran Auditorium from 1:40-2:30 p.m. The lecture, titled "Pain Science Science Education: How science is changing our approach to pain," is free, … [Read more...]

Alexander Markov To Be UCA Artist-in-Residence

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas will host Russian American violinist Alexander Markov as artist-in-residence from Thursday, Oct. 27, to Sunday, Oct. 30.  Markov will perform alongside students in UCA’s Department of Music at the Conway Symphony Orchestra’s Power, Mystery and Fate concert on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Per … [Read more...]