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Conway Guide to Halloween Events 2018

By Lauren Norris | October 17, 2018

Whether you are into tricks or treats, you will find what you are looking for without leaving Conway, Arkansas. Most of the Halloween celebrations will begin the weekend of October 19 and cumulate on the big night of course. Fill your evenings with traditional activities like pumpkin carving, trunk-or-treats and creepy shows or take advantage of the less-traditional Halloween-inspired Glow Yoga, vinyl night or dog costume contests — and more! Many of the most popular “thrilling” Halloween traditions are available many times leading up to Halloween night. We dare you to find a trunk-or-treat, festival, or theatre/movie showing that doesn’t …

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UCA News

UCA Theatre To Present ‘Tis Pity’

By News | October 16, 2018

16By Natalie Pierce, College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present “Tis Pity” by John Ford in late October and early November in the Bridges/Larson Theater in Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2, as well as a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 27. Chris Fritzge, director of the play and an associate professor of Theatre, described “Tis Pity” as a “story of forbidden love between two young individuals who get caught up in plots of love and revenge that ultimately decide their fate.” “‘Tis …

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Meet your Barista: Jennifer Chapman of THINK Coffee

By Todd E Jones | October 14, 2018

When John Keith decided to open THINK Coffee, he knew he would have to start with a couple of baristas. One of those baristas is this month’s Meet your Barista. Jennifer Chapman is a native of Conway and loves to go to flea markets and the feeling of accomplishment in her work. I think and feel a lot! I have a passion for learning and I always want to be a better person. Walking in Love is my goal. I love music, art, philosophy, Psychology, reading, exploring and I’m always down to try something new and that benefits my expansion. …

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Conway Corp

Conway Corp Reaches Broadcast Milestone

By News | October 13, 2018

Conway, AR – Conway Corp has been broadcasting Wampus Cat football for 18 seasons and this Friday will be broadcast number 200 when Conway hosts Ft. Smith Northside. The company began broadcasting Wampus Cat football games in 2001 with announcers Jeff Matthews and Jim Files, producer Steve Stone and executive producer Linda Johnson. Games were broadcast on Conway Corp Channel 81 and were only available on a tape delayed basis the week following and each game was on the air twice. In the early days of the broadcast, only Stone and his production crew were at games on Friday nights. …

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UCA News

Reynolds Performance Hall To Present Rita Moreno

By News | October 12, 2018

By Dylan T. Kinkade, College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY– Legendary actor, dancer and singer Rita Moreno will visit the Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Moreno’s career spans over 70 years, and she is one of only 12 living performers to have won entertainment’s grand slam of awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, dubbing her what is referred to as an EGOT. “What an honor and a privilege to have someone such as Rita Moreno here in Conway,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds Performance Hall. “I …

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The New Chinese Acrobats

Reynolds Performance Hall to Bring the New Chinese Acrobats to UCA Campus

By News | October 7, 2018

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will open its 2018-19 Night Out series with The New Chinese Acrobats on Oct. 21. The show is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. Featured by IMG Artists, with performances scheduled across the country from San Francisco, California to Princeton, New Jersey, The New Chinese Acrobats were created in association with the world-famous Cirque Eloize Company. “We have presented Cirque Eloize several times over the last 19 years,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds Performance Hall. “Their performances are always filled with creative choreography, spectacular costumes and mesmerizing themes.  When …

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Eco + Arts Fest 2018

Guide to Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018

By Lauren Norris | October 3, 2018

Conway EcoFest is joining forces with Conway ArtsFest to host the only festival of its kind in Arkansas, focusing on environmental awareness and the beauty and value of the arts. This dual-festival is called Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018. Conway Eco + Arts Festival will surely be one for the books! You can find all the details on the festival’s website, but we wanted to make sure you knew where to find the most important ones – plus a few bonus events that will be happening after the festival at Laurel Park has closed down. Parking General parking is located …

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UCA News

UCA Brings Rise Above Traveling Exhibit to Campus

By News | September 30, 2018

CONWAY−The University of Central Arkansas will host the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron Rise Above Traveling Exhibit on the campus from Oct. 3-7. Admission is free. The Rise Above Traveling Exhibit is a mobile movie theater that tours the country to educate and inspire people of all ages with the history and lessons of the Tuskegee Airmen, who were America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel. These heroes served in World War II, breaking broke down barriers with their courage and determination. The exhibit will be located on the parking lot across from Crafton Alumni Pavilion …

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