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‘DIAVOLO | Architecture In Motion’ To Perform At UCA’s Reynolds Performance Hall

By News | September 18, 2019

CONWAY — “DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Reynolds Performance Hall, located on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. The renowned Los Angeles-based dance company was founded in 1992 by Artistic Director Jacques Heim, who combined his academic background in theater, film and dance with a passion for architecture. For more than 25 years, his talented crew of dancers, designers and engineers have been applauded internationally for their ability to display surprising movement against a backdrop of elaborately designed spaces, all while entertaining audiences. By weaving together contemporary …

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UCA To Welcome Lowenstern As Artist-in-residence

By News | September 13, 2019

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Michael Lowenstern, considered among the world’s pre-eminent bass clarinetists, will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Sept. 19, as an artist-in-residence. As part of his residence, Lowenstern will perform a free public recital from 7:30–8:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in UCA’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. He will also conduct two lectures that day. From 1:40–2:30 p.m., he will give a lecture titled “Making a Career as a Musician in Today’s World.” From 5:20–6 p.m., he will discuss composing for clarinet and bass clarinet. Both sessions will take …

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Conway photographer Mike Kemp recognized by Professional Photographers of America

By News | September 10, 2019

Conway – A photograph created by Mike Kemp of Mike Kemp Photography in Conway was recently accepted into the Loan Collection of Professional Photographers of America’s 2019 International Photographic Competition. Two additional images were accepted into the General Collection. Kemp’s work will be on display at the International Photographic Exhibition in Nashville, Tn. Jan. 19-21, 2020. The exhibition is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers. A panel of 36 jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from over 5,200 total submitted entries. Judged against a standard of excellence, 625 …

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Artist Helen Zughaib To Lecture On UCA Campus Sept. 10

By News | September 7, 2019

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Renowned artist and painter Helen Zughaib will be a University of Central Arkansas artist-in-residence with a lecture titled “Conflict and Beauty” on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in UCA’s McCastlain Hall. The lecture will take place from 1:40-2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. At noon on Sept. 10, Zughaib will also visit the “Cultural Ties” exhibition at the Baum Gallery in McCastlain Hall. The exhibition, which features her artwork as well as works by Sonya Clark and Joyce J. Scott, confronts racial and cultural stereotypes through artwork created in a …

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Conductor Announces Fall 2019 Entrepreneurship Programming

By News | September 5, 2019

Programming will include an inspirational Game Changers speaker series with influencers, a Startup Stories speaker series with local entrepreneurs, and business pitch competitions. CONWAY–The Conductor today announced the line-up for their Fall 2019 entrepreneurship programming in Central Arkansas. The programming will include an inspirational Game Changers speaker series with local influencers, a Startup Stories speaker series with local entrepreneurs, and IdeaFame Live, business pitch competitions. “We are very enthusiastic about our lineup of events on tap for the Fall Semester,” said Jeff Standridge, Conductor Managing Director, “From established and seasoned leaders to startup entrepreneurs, we’ve got something for everyone.” Formerly …

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UCA’s Torreyson Library To Host Territorial Arkansas Exhibit

By News | September 5, 2019

CONWAY — “Territorial Arkansas: The Wild Western Frontier,” a traveling exhibit that tells the story of Arkansas Territory, will be on display at the University of Central Arkansas’s Torreyson Library from Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 28. The traveling exhibit consists of 15 panels that explore the history of Arkansas Territory through the collections of the Arkansas State Archives and their branch archives, the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives in Powhatan, Arkansas, and the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives in Washington, Arkansas. On March 2, 1819, President James Monroe signed a congressional act that established Arkansas Territory from the southern portion …

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Tananarive Due To Visit UCA As Artist In Residence

By News | September 4, 2019

07College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Tananarive Due, an award-winning author who teaches Black Horror and Afrofuturism at the University of California, Los Angeles, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist-in-residence in September. As part of her residence, Due will hold a public reading and book signing at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, in the UCA College of Business, room 107. On Friday, Sept. 6, she will participate in a Craft Talk and Q&A at 11 a.m. in Thompson Hall, room 331. These events are free and open to the public. She will …

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‘Latinos Unidos’ Comes To UCA For Hispanic Heritage Month

By News | September 3, 2019

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas, The Latino Art Project and the Consul General of Mexico in Arkansas will present “Latinos Unidos,” an art exhibit displaying the works of Latino artists, Sept. 6 through Sept. 27 at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 W. Oak St. in downtown Conway. An opening reception will be held 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at UCA Downtown. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, “Latinos Unidos” will showcase the rich and beautiful history of the Latino culture through stunning visual art. All of the works are created by artists who are immigrants or descendants of …

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