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Amazing: Wine glass musician is back, with Mario Bros. tune

Amazing: Wine glass musician is back, with Mario Bros. tune

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - The musician from Conway Arkansas, Dan Newbie, who has become a YouTube sensation by playing the unique instrument of wine glasses, is back again. This time he's performing a favorite familiar tune that all children of the 90s can appreciate ... the Super Mario Brothers theme song.

Airbrushing Class

Airbrushing Class

Central Arkansas Scale Modelers will be hosting an instructional class on how to use your airbrush on Saturday, May 10th beginning at 2pm at HobbyTown USA Little Rock. The class is free of charge.

-Instructor Led

-Airbrushing Techniques

-Hands on

-Step-by-Step Instruction

If you would like to attend the class, please bring your airbrush,a model to paint, and your choice of paint and thinner. There will be a limited number of airbrushes available to use if you do not own one.

Please fill out the sign up sheet located at the front counter so that we know how many
people to prepare for. The last day to sign up will be Wednesday, May 7th.

 

Contact Person: Brianna Childres

Contact Phone: 501-269-9086

Event Location: 2614 S. Shackleford Rd., Suite C, Little Rock, Arkansas

Email: casmodelers@gmail.com

Website: www.CASModels.org

 

33-time Grammy winners to visit UCA

33-time Grammy winners to visit UCA

By Holly Morrison

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office

 

CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) — University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances will host musicians Chick Corea and Béla Fleck at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 22 at 7:30 p.m.  

Two historic classical musicians have joined their talents for a 2014 tour across the U.S. Corea and Fleck joined forces with their Grammy-winning album The Enchantment.

“We are excited to bring these two highly acclaimed musicians to the University of Central Arkansas campus,” said Amanda Horton, director of UCA Public Appearances.  Amanda Horton. “They have amazing talent, and their success in the music industry has been proven through their combined 33 Grammys.”

Conway man's 'Happy' rendition goes viral

Conway man's 'Happy' rendition goes viral

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) – With more than 53,000 views, it's safe to say that a Conway man's rendition of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" has gone absolutely viral.

Using wine glasses, cooking pans, and pencils for drum sticks, Dan Newbie said he made the video to prove how sometimes you don't need actual musical instruments to make music… He said, "Just as you don't always need a reason to be happy."

Newbie lives in Conway, Arkansas and according to his YouTube profile, he is a computer science student, music producer, photographer, and filmmaker. Check out his video here: http://on.kthv.com/1m8vuxF

Last chance for designers to apply for LRFW 6

Last chance for designers to apply for LRFW 6

Little Rock, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is accepting fashion designer’s applications for the sixth annual LRFW, which is scheduled for July 14-19, 2014. The application postmark deadline is April 6, 2014.

Founded by entertainment producer Brandon Campbell in 2009, LRFW has showcased over 85 fashion brands by local, national, international and student designers; been attended by fashion and entertainment executives from E! Entertainment, Style Network, MTV, NBC, Dillard's, Belk, Otis College of Art & Design (Los Angeles), Savannah College of Art & Design and Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Past designers have gone to have their clothing lines worn by celebrities and showcased at presentations during New York Fashion Week.

Markham Street vision includes bike lanes, green space

Markham Street vision includes bike lanes, green space

Brad Lonberger, principal at Gateway Planning Group, said he and his team are at a great point in the revitalization — not redevelopment — of the Markham Street area.

The group is hoping to develop a business plan and process that other communities will be able to use.

At Wednesday night’s Jump Start Markham Street Public Meeting, Gateway Planning presented “contact sensitive solutions” that create outdoor living spaces where people want to live, walk, dine and recreate.

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Baum Gallery to host annual student competitive

Baum Gallery to host annual student competitive

By Brandon Riddle

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office

 

CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas will present the 2014 Student Art Competitive exhibition, featuring artwork in any medium by UCA students from any academic department, March 2-16.

The exhibition will open with a public reception on Sunday, March 2, from 2-4 p.m.

Dusty Mitchell, Arkansas artist and contestant on Bravo’s reality series Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, will serve as the juror. He will give a talk about his work and his Bravo competition experience at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24, in the McCastlain Hall Art Lecture Hall, Room 143.

Works submitted will be eligible for cash prizes totaling $1,000. Many of the works will also be on sale to gallery patrons.