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ConwayGives Brings Together Homeless Agencies on Giving Tuesday

By Lauren Norris | November 10, 2018

This Giving Tuesday, make an impact on the Conway homeless community like never before by participating in #ConwayGives. What is Giving Tuesday? Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Giving Tuesday will take place on November 27, 2018. What is #ConwayGives? #ConwayGives is the local Giving Tuesday initiative for Conway, Arkansas. According to the official ConwayGives.com, “On Giving Tuesday, the participating non-profit agencies will launch an online giving campaign as well as a street outreach campaign. …

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Conductor to host Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12-16 in 2018

By Todd E Jones | November 9, 2018

The Conductor will be hosting Global Entrepreneurship in Conway next week, November 12-16 in 2018. Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.  Conductor Global Entrepreneurship Week in Conway will include eleven events over the five day period. Events include High School Startup Day, Yout Maker Training, workshops, Game Changers, and the IdeaFame Live! Pitch contest. …

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C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference At UCA Set For Nov. 9-10

By News | November 5, 2018

The conference will take place Nov. 9-10 with headliners Allison Joseph and Megan Mayhew Bergman CONWAY — The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its second annual event Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9–10 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The conference includes a Friday evening reading from Allison Joseph, author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Confessions of a Barefaced Woman and Corporal Muse, published recently by Little Rock’s Sibling Rivalry Press. The lecture will start at 6 p.m. at UCA’s College of Business Auditorium and will be followed by a reception. Joseph’s work frequently joins autobiography …

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Reynolds Performance Hall To Present The Ten Tenors

By News | November 2, 2018

By Natalie Pierce, College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Reynolds Performance Hall, located on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas, welcomes The Ten Tenors, an Australian music ensemble, on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The Ten Tenors are one of Australia’s greatest entertainment success stories, with more than 2,500 headline concerts and over 20 years of sell-out performances around the world. Known for their colorful repertoire, breathtaking arrangements and powerful live performances, The Ten Tenors will celebrate their 20th anniversary and the release of their new album, “Wish You Were Here,” by performing songs from …

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Conductor’s High School Startup Day Event to be Scaled Internationally through the Global Entrepreneurship Network

By News | November 1, 2018

Student entrepreneurship initiative selected as an official event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week. CONWAY, AR (Oct. 24, 2018): The Conductor today announced that its High School Startup Day program, presented in partnership with Junior Achievement of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas, has been selected as an Official Event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week. Global Entrepreneurship Week is an initiative that inspires entrepreneurship and innovation during one week in November. The initiative reaches millions of people every year, and is supported by world leaders in over 170 countries in collaboration with more than 15,000 partner organizations. The initiative …

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Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in November 2018

By Lauren Norris | October 30, 2018

Every month we curate your Ultimate Guide to Events in Conway, a post filled with a handy schedule of (probably) everything going on in Conway that month. We scour dozens of sources, calendars and websites so you don’t have to. Know when each month’s event schedule is released PLUS get a weekend-only version sent straight to your email each week by subscribing to the Conway Scene newsletter. We strive to keep this post as current as possible, but please check with the event host before attending or purchasing tickets in the case of changes. Got an event to add? Send the info to events@conwayscene.com. WEEKLY …

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Eight questions with young professional Jimmy Warren II

By Todd E Jones | October 22, 2018

Jimmy Warren II has been someone I have watched the past few months who is very involved in our community.  He has hosted a couple of events where the community shared conversations.  He hosted Community Mixtapes, a discussion about diverse communities, in early September. It was at that meeting that he announced a partnership with Old Chicago to launch a literacy rewards program for a local school. In July, he hosted “big facts. A Conversation About Culture, Community, and Conway,” an event that discussed the future of Conway for local minority-owned businesses. Members of the panel included Kim Lane (Conductor), Mayor …

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Broadway’s Record-breaking Smash ‘Chicago’ Takes The Stage At Reynolds

By News | October 22, 2018

CONWAY– The longest-running American musical on Broadway, Chicago, is headed to Reynolds Performance Hall. Two performances are set for Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is the winner of two Olivier awards, a Grammy and six 1997 Tony awards including Best Musical Revival. “We are thrilled to bring this classic Broadway mega-hit to central Arkansas. This show offers stunning choreography, award-winning music and a dramatic plot that will have the audience mesmerized,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds Performance …

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