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Toad Suck Daze musicians include Conway native Erin Enderlin

This year’s Toad Suck Daze music lineup is a mixture of up and coming artists, local favorites, and Grammy Award-winning musician, Steve Earle. You are sure to find a band or musician who’s style you will enjoy. All performers will be either at the Main Stage of Simon Park or King’s Live Music. We have …

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How did Toad Suck get its name? We have the scoop!

Arkansas doesn’t have a shortage of funny and unusual town names. There’s Fifty-Six, Pickles Gap, Greasy Corner and Goobertown, but you will always get people’s attention when you mention Toad Suck. In 2012, FindMyPast.com surveyed its users in seven English speaking countries and asked them to pick the “most embarrassing or unfortunate town name” from …

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UCA News

UCA To Present STEM Day On May 8

CONWAY — More than 460 middle school students from central Arkansas will come to the University of Central Arkansas on Wednesday, May 8, to engage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) demonstrations, experiments, games and activities. Presented by UCA’s College of Natural Science and Mathematics, the annual STEM Day at UCA offers STEM educational …

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The Conductor

Applications Are Now Open For Brand Camp 2019

Brand Camp: Marketing meets middle school for four fun days! CONWAY – This summer, middle school students will join the teams from Eric Rob & Isaac Advertising, the University of Central Arkansas’ University Marketing and Communications Department and the Conductor to create a campaign for the Arkansas Travelers! Brand Camp is open to incoming 5th-7th …

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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre To Open 13th Season June 7

CONWAY— Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces its 13th season of professional theatre will run June 7-July 7. Performances of Shakespeare’s raucous comedy “The Comedy of Errors,” his complex and intriguing “Macbeth,” the beloved musical “Guys and Dolls,” and a family adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” will be presented in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University …

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Toad Suck Daze festival makes $130K in contributions

Organizers say new attendees will be “blown away” by programming CONWAY, Ark. (April 9, 2019) – In less than one month, the 38th annual Toad Suck Daze festival will kick off in downtown Conway. Today, presenting sponsors Cherokee Nation Entertainment and First Arkansas Bank & Trust announced entertainment, expanded programming, and $130,000 in charitable contributions. …

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UCA News

UCA To Host Best-selling Author Michael Eric Dyson For Speakers Forum And Lecture

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host Dr. Michael Eric Dyson for a speakers forum and keynote address on Monday, April 15, in McCastlain Ballroom on the UCA campus. Dyson’s appearance at UCA will begin at 2:15 p.m. in McCastlain Ballroom with the Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society (AKD) Speakers Forum. The …

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UCA Downtown Presents Art Exhibit On Human Connection by Kristen Spickard

By Darian Burks CONWAY — As part of its 100-year celebration, the University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will hold an art reception for “In Common” by Kristen Spickard from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. Spickard is a …

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UCA News

UCA To Welcome Bonnie Jo Campbell As Artist-in-residence

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY — American novelist and short story writer Bonnie Jo Campbell will be an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas in April and will participate in a trio of events April 9 and 10 in Win Thompson Hall and the College of Business Auditorium. …

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