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‘Buddy – the Buddy Holly Story’ Headed to Reynolds

CONWAY — Considered to be the world’s most successful rock ‘n roll musical “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story” is celebrating its 30th anniversary as it heads back to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall Thursday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. “Buddy” tells the story of the musical icon’s meteoric rise to fame …

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Yamato Drummers to Reynolds

Yamato Drummers to Bring High-Energy Show to Reynolds

CONWAY —  The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will welcome Yamato Drummers of Japan and the group’s new show “Passion” on Wednesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. Yamato was founded in 1993 by Artistic Director Masa Ogawa and has successfully toured the globe visiting 54 countries while performing to over 8 million people …

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Celtic Angels to Bring Irish Music and Dance to Reynolds Stage

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will welcome “Celtic Angels Ireland” on Monday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. The award-winning Celtic Angels celebrate their heritage through rigorously performed Irish dances and traditional Irish music featuring the beautiful voices of Victoria Kenny, Emily Carroll, Tammy Browne, Amy Penston and Ellie Mullane. The …

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UCA to Host 30th Annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium

By: Isabella Ragni, College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host the 30th annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium Thursday, March 12, and Friday, March 13, in McCastlain Hall, room 143. “The art department is so pleased to host this milestone event celebrating 30 years of …

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Cirque Éloize Returns to Reynolds With Contemporary Circus Show

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will welcome back Cirque Éloize with their latest show “Hotel” on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. Set in an art deco lobby, “Hotel” tells the story of a place and the travelers who pass through it — a stopover where lives intersect and collide …

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Conductor & Arkansas Coding Academy partner to form Arkansas High School Hackathon

The Hackathon featured a day long coding event at the University of Central Arkansas  for area high school students to compete February 25, 2020 – Conductor and Arkansas Coding Academy formed a unique partnership to develop the Arkansas High School Hackathon, hosted last week at the University of Central Arkansas.  The day long event allowed …

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Holocaust Survivor Nat Shaffir to Speak at UCA

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host “An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Nat Shaffir” on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. in the McCastlain Hall Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsors of the presentation include the UCA departments of English, History, Liberal Arts and Philosophy and Religion, as …

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UCA to Host Arkansas Creative Sustainability Summit

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas and the Arkansas Cinema Society will host the crowdfunding/distribution platform Seed&Spark on campus March 1 for the Arkansas Creative Sustainability Summit to help Arkansas-based creators build sustainable artistic careers. Seed&Spark founder and CEO Emily Best will be on campus for the summit, which will be held from 9 …

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UCA’s Baum Gallery to Host Spring Student Art Competitive

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will once again host the annual Student Art Competitive (ASAC) March 3-13. An opening reception will be held March 3 at 4 p.m. During this event, UCA students are allowed to submit up to three different pieces for possible inclusion. All works are then juried, and …

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Applications Open for Youth Leadership Institute

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI), formerly known as the Faulkner County Youth Leadership Institute. CAYLI is designed to develop leadership potential in 11th- and 12th-grade students. The institute consists of a two-day overnight retreat and seven monthly sessions, which cover …

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