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Mingus Dynasty Quartet to Play Free Concert at Faulkner Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Join in for a night of free jazz music with the Mingus Dynasty Quartet in honor of the late John Stubblefield at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center. 

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Department of Theatre Hosts Free Staged Readings and Lecture Exploring Themes of War

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Department of Theatre presents an evening of staged readings at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, including a staged reading of Massive Ordnance Air Blasta new play by playwright Sarah Loucks.

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U of A Faulkner Center Welcomes 'Josephine' to the Stage

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Josephine tells the story of the iconic Josephine Baker, the first African-American international superstar. It will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Faulkner Center.

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'New Voices at the T2 Commons' Play Reading Series Continues With U of A Work, Dec. 8

Friday, December 06, 2019

Close out the 2019 play-reading series with a reading of Hairy & Sherri, by graduate student Adrienne Dawes, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the TheatreSquared Commons.

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Schola Cantorum presents 'A Child's Christmas in Wales'

Friday, December 06, 2019

The Schola Cantorum will again sing its presentation of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Faulkner Center with professor Henry Runkles reading Dylan Thomas' famous poem.

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Watch Party Set as Apparel Alumna Brittany Allen Competes on Project Runway

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

A watch party is scheduled Thursday in the Arkansas Union Theatre for the season premiere of Bravo TV's Project Runway, which features U of A alumna Brittany Allen. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show starts 8:30.

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Mullins Library Hosts the Un-Quiet Tonight at 6

Friday, November 22, 2019

Beginning at 6 p.m. — when Mullins Library would typically close — the campus community is invited to come make some noise in the usually-quiet spaces on Levels 3 and 4 before they close for renovation.

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U of A Hosts Free, Family-Friendly 'Hansel and Gretel' Fairy Tale Retelling

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hansel and Gretel, a well-known German fairy tale recorded and published by the Grimm brothers in 1812, is being given a 20th-century retelling by the University of Arkansas Opera Theatre on Nov. 21 and 22

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Mullins Library Hosts The Un-Quiet on Friday, Nov. 22

Friday, November 15, 2019

Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, the campus is invited to make some entertaining noise on the third and fourth floor of Mullins Library before they are closed for renovation.

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Play Readings at TheatreSquared Continue With Two New U of A Works

Friday, November 15, 2019

Playwrights Brendan Beseth and Adrienne Dawes will read works-in-progress during “New Voices at the T2 Commons” Nov. 17 and Dec. 8.

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