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UCA To Host Tournees French Film Festival April 2-18

By News | March 28, 2019

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas College of Liberal Arts, along with the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures and the African and African-American Studies Program, will host the fourth annual UCA Tournées French Film Festival from April 2-18 in Burdick Hall, Room 205, on the UCA campus. The festival is comprised of six films, each shown at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for the first three weeks in April (April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18). The first half of the festival is themed around African and African-American issues, while the second half of the festival explores …

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Five questions with Teneicia Roundtree of TreeHouse Cleaning

By Todd E Jones | March 25, 2019

After a tough year financially, Teneicia Roundtree was encouraged by her mother to start a cleaning business. According to the Log Cabin Democrat, when her mom suggested she start her cleaning business, she told her that she wore suits, she didn’t clean toilets. At that point, her mother told her to humble herself. As a result, she launched her business, TreeHouse Cleaning, and became the 2018 Outstanding Minority Business of the Year. At the close of 2018, she followed that success being named President of the Young Professionals of Conway. The single mom of 4 is now one of the most …

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Young Professionals of Conway hosting 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee for Deliver Hope

By News | March 18, 2019

Updated March 27 Helping a Good Cause Never Tasted So Good Young Professionals of Conway hosting 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee for Deliver Hope Conway, Ark. (Feb. 04, 2019) – The Young Professionals of Conway (YPC) will be hosting their 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil Jubilee on Saturday, May 11th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simon Park. A portion of the funds raised from the event will be given to Deliver Hope, a local nonprofit organization that helps mentor and lead at-risk youths of the Conway area by selling tickets to the all you can eat crawfish boil. YPC will …

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Mayumana To Bring Action-packed ‘Currents’ To Reynolds Performance Hall

By News | March 17, 2019

CONWAY — Multicultural performance troupe, Mayumana, will bring its electrifying “Currents” show to Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 1. The show is inspired by the historical battle of currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, in their last quest for finding energy sources for the world. The performance will combine a variety of elements, including specially-made instruments, video art projections and 11 skilled performers in constant movement, playing on different instruments and musically juggling between different sounds. Audience members will be taken on a journey between two troupes, …

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Jimmy Warren To Host Community Block Party In Conway

By News | March 17, 2019

Conway, AR- Local community activist, Jimmy Warren announces Celebrate! A Community Block Party, to be held April 13, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Roger’s Plaza in downtown Conway. Celebrate! aims to connect small business owners, local entrepreneurs, families, friends, and all who like to have a good time by providing a fun atmosphere with food, music, games and physical fitness. According to the Facebook event page, Let’s celebrate! This event is aimed at bringing the community together and having a good ole time. It will be filled with physical fitness activities, food trucks, vendors, and free hot …

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UCA to Present Inaugural Black History Month Art Show

By News | March 4, 2019

By Darian Burks, Division of Outreach and Community Engagement CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will celebrate Black History Month with an inaugural Black History Month Art Show from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at UCA Downtown. Opening remarks begin at 5:30 p.m. This exhibit will feature the artwork of UCA’s phenomenal student artists of black and/or African descent, while commemorating Black History Month. The exhibit will be on display from noon-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, through mid-March. The gallery and event are free to attend and open to the public. While …

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Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in March 2019

By Lauren Norris | March 3, 2019

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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Lou Holtz To Speak At UCA’s Reynolds Performance Hall

By News | March 1, 2019

By Braxton Sampley, College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Legendary football coach and ESPN analyst Lou Holtz will speak at Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Holtz has established himself as one of the most successful college football coaches of all time. He is the only coach in history to have six different teams play in a bowl game, win five bowl games with different teams, and to have four different teams ranked within the Top 20 Poll. During his 26 seasons as …

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