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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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Black History Month Art Exhibition

UCA to Present Second Annual Black History Month Art Exhibition

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, along with the College of Fine Arts and Communication, will celebrate Black History Month with the second annual Black History Month Art Exhibition from Friday, Feb. 21 to Thursday, March 12 at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 W. Oak Street in downtown …

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This week in Conway – Week of Monday, February 17, 2020

Hello Conway, we have arrived at the week of February 17. Here are the events for this week in Conway. Monday is President’s Day, but the week is filled to the brim with events including information about foster care and adoption, events hosted by the Conductor, experts discussing the Science of Hate, a reception for …

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UCA Theatre to Present Sam Shepard’s ‘Fool for Love’

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre program will perform Sam Shepard’s highly acclaimed play “Fool for Love” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 21, 27 and 28, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 22 and 29 in the Snow Fine Arts Center’s Bridges Larson Theatre on …

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Celebration of Ray Charles Music

A Celebration of Ray Charles Music Coming to Reynolds

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will welcome “Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles” Friday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. A Georgia native and an award-winning musician, the late Ray Charles was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. His soul music combined the styles of blues, …

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UCA to Welcome Marya Hornbacher as Artist-in-Residence

By Shelby K. Grimes, College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — New York Times bestselling author Marya Hornbacher will visit the University of Central Arkansas as an artist-in-residence Tuesday, Feb. 18 and Wednesday, Feb. 19. Hornbacher is an award-winning essayist, journalist, novelist, and poet. Five of her books have been named New …

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