Art awards set for April 13

Dr. Rosemary Henenberg, Willis H. Holmes Distinguished Professor of Theatre Arts, Emerita, will be recognized with the Faulkner County Library Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Conway Arts Awards celebration and reception. This event is sponsored by the Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA).
The Conway Arts Awards celebration and reception will be Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Trieschmann Fine Arts Building on the Hendrix College campus. Other awards to be given include Outstanding Arts Educator, Outstanding Student Achievement, Outstanding Individual Artist, Rollin R. Potter Outstanding Patron of the Arts, and the Mayor’s Award for Community Advocate in the Arts.
Dr. Henenberg is a retired Distinguished Professor of Theatre Arts, Emerita. She earned a Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1973 and taught theatre at Hendrix College from 1963-67 and again from 1973-2002. In addition to her outstanding academic career, she has been an advocate for citizens of Faulkner County, having served a lengthy term on the board of the Faulkner County Single Parent Scholarship Fund. The Hendrix Theatre Arts and Dance Department boasts distinguished alumni such as Mary Steenburgen and Natalie Canerday.
According to CAFTA board chair, Dr. Gayle Seymour, “Rosemary basically started the theatre program at Hendrix College. We encourage anyone whose life has been touched by Dr. Henenberg to attend as she receives this honor.”
The public is invited to attend the artist awards ceremony free of charge, which will include performances by local theatre, music, dance and literary artists. A reception will follow.

ARTS CALENDAR
April 2017 Events – Please check out the event website for more information and pricing.

April 1: Aidan Eslinger Book Signing @ Faulkner County Library; 1:00-3:00 p.m. Nancy@fcl.org (G)
April 1-29: Public concerts by UCA Music Students @ UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; Check out www.uca.edu/cfac/ for students, dates, and times. (G)

April 3: Zine Workshop @ Faulkner County Library; 4:00 p.m. Nancy@fcl.org (PG13)
April 4: Annie @ UCA Reynolds Performance Hall; 7:30 p.m. www.uca.edu/reynolds (G)
April 4: UCA Dixieland Jazz Band @ Faulkner County Library; 7:00 p.m. Nancy@fcl.org (G)
April 6 - 27: BA/BFA Juried Senior Art Exhibition @Baum Gallery; 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Reception April 6 4:00-5:00 p.m. www.uca.edu/cfac
April 6: Public concert by UCA piano faculty Neil Rutman @ UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 7: Painting and Pizza Parent’s Night Out @ Blackbird Academy of Arts; 6:00-8:00 p.m.; www.blackbirdacademy.org (Ages 5+)
April 7: Public concert by UCA trombone guest artist Bill Haugeburg
@Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm
uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 9: Reception for BA/BFA Juried Senior Art Exhibition –UCA Department of Art
@Baum Gallery; 2:00 – 4:00 pm; www.uca.edu/cfac/
April 10: Abe Lincoln @ Faulkner County Library; 7:00 p.m. Nancy@fcl.org (G)
April 11: Public concert by UCA Percussion Ensembles @ Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 12: Public recital by UCA piano guest artist Andrew Cooperstock @ Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm; uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 13: Public recital by UCA Chamber Choir @ Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm
uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22: Avenue Q @ Snow Fine Arts Center Bridges/Larsen Theatre; April 13, 14, 20, 21 @ 7:30 pm; April 15, 22 @ 2:00 p.m. uca.edu/cfac/ (A)
April 16: Public concert by UCA Trombone Studio @Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 3:00 pm
uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 18: Public concert by UCA BearBones and Natural Slides @ UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 18: “An Evening of Puccini” presented by the UCA Opera Theatre @ First Presbyterian Church of Conway; 7:30 p.m. roberth@uca.edu (PG)
April 18: Sleeping Beauty danced by the Russian National Ballet Theatre @ UCA Reynolds Performance Hall; 7:30 p.m. www.uca.edu/reynolds (G)
April 19: Public concert by UCA String Chamber @UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm
uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 20: Public concert by UCA University Chorus @UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 20: Ticketed concert by UCA Artist in Residence jazz clarinetist Eddie Daniels with UCA Jazz 1 & 2 and UCA Dixieland Band @ Reynolds Performance Hall; 7:30 pm; uca.edu/tickets (G)
April 20-22: Mary Poppins presented by Conway High School @ James H. Clark Auditorium; Thurs, Fri, and Sat shows at 7:00 p.m., Sat also at 2:00 p.m. (G)
April 21: Spring Art Gallery Show by Blackbird Academy of Arts; 6:00-8:00 pm;
www.blackbirdacademy.org (G)
April 22: Ticketed concert “Unfinished Business” by Conway Symphony Orchestra featuring soloist Kelly Johnson on clarinet @ UCA Reynolds Performance Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/tickets (G)
April 24: Public concert by UCA Concert Choir @ UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 25: Public concert by UCA Symphonic/University Bands @ UCA Reynolds Performance Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 27: Public concert by UCA piano guest artist Bradford Gowen @ UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm; uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 27: Public concert by UCA Wind Ensemble @ UCA Reynolds Performance Hall; 7:30 pm
uca.edu/cfac/ (G)
April 28: Music Recital presented by Blackbird Academy of Arts@ Antioch Baptist Church; 6:00 p.m.
www.blackbirdacademy.org (G)
April 30: Public concert of scenes by UCA Opera @ UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall; 7:30 pm uca.edu/cfac/ (G)