Faulkner Performing Arts Center to Partner with The Inn at Carnall Hall

Faulkner Performing Arts Center 2017-18 Season Poster
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Faulkner Performing Arts Center 2017-18 Season Poster

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Patrons of the Faulkner Performing Arts Center Presents Series at the University of Arkansas are in for an additional treat this 2017-18 season. To accompany a new, stellar line-up, the center is pleased to announce dining and drinks specials at The Inn at Carnall Hall for all patrons who purchase tickets to any of the 2017-18 season shows.

Ella’s Restaurant and Lambeth Lounge in Carnall Hall will offer  dinner and drink specials beginning with the center’s season opener, Singing Men of Arkansas, on Friday, Sept. 8. A prix fixe, three-course pre-theater menu will be offered between 5 and 6 p.m. at Ella’s on season show dates for $35 per person (excluding tax and gratuity).

Carnall Hall’s Lambeth Lounge is the perfect option for those who don’t want a full dinner, with drink specials that will rotate based on the theme of the given event at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

Graham Graves, director of food and beverage at The Inn at Carnall Hall, is helping to make this an exciting, flavorful time to be a patron of the Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

“We look forward to being part of these community events,” Graves said.

The 2017-18 season line-up at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center includes:

  • The Singing Men of Arkansas, Friday, Sept. 8
  • Farah Siraj, Thursday, Nov. 9
  • An annual holiday film screening of Will Ferrell’s Elf and canned food drive, Saturday, Dec. 9
  • An Ozark Old Time/New Time folk and bluegrass event, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
  • The Grammy-winning The SteelDrivers, Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Randy Noojin’s Hard Travelin’ with Woody on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

For reservations at Ella’s, patrons may call 479-582-0400 or reserve online with Open Table. Also, please mention the pre-theater menu when reserving.

For more performance times and ticket information, visit faulkner.uark.edu or email faulkner@uark.edu or stop by the Box Office, open Monday to Friday from 1:30 - 5 p.m.

About the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center: The newest performing arts center at the university of Arkansas—a renovation of the old Field House—is named the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center, in honor of the couple’s major gift to the project. Completed in September 2015, this world-class performance venue is 39,400 square feet, with seating for 587, and a stage that can accommodate as many as 250 performers. The center is the main performance venue for the university’s J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Department of Music and hosts guest musical activities for the university and Northwest Arkansas community.

About the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences: The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most academically diverse unit on campus with 19 departments and 43 academic programs and research centers. The college provides the core curriculum for all University of Arkansas students and is named for J. William Fulbright, former university president and longtime U.S. senator.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.


Nicole Cotton, Managing Director
Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center
479-575-5692, ncotton@uark.edu

Andra Parrish Liwag, director of communications
J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
479-575-4393, liwag@uark.edu


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