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Talent show deadline approaches soon

Talent show deadline approaches soon

CAMDEN, Ark. – The deadline to enter the SAU Tech Talent Show is Feb. 16. Auditions will be held Feb 17.

There is no fee to enter. First prize wins $100; second, $50; and third place get s at gift certificate.

The talent show will be Feb. 22 at 7 pm. For more information dial (870)574-4518.

Literary Festival seeks "Tales from the South"

Literary Festival seeks "Tales from the South"

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - "Tales from the South" radio show, in conjunction with William F. Laman Public Library and the 2011 Arkansas Literary Festival, is looking for great true stories to be told by the people who lived them. Top three stories will receive $100 each, and writers will read their winning story on the internationally-syndicated radio show on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Starving Artist Cafe' in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock, AR. Judging is by a panel of writers, professors, and editors.

Public invited to free faculty recital

Public invited to free faculty recital

PINE BLUFF, Ark. - Selections by Scarlatti, Loewe, DeFalla, Copland, Gershwin, and Plog will be performed at a recital featuring Dr. Richard Bailey, Dr. Heidi Cohenour Gordon and Dr. André Strydom. The free, public event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 1 at 11:00 a.m. in the choir room of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building.

Dr. Heidi Cohenour Gordon has taught voice, piano, diction, vocal pedagogy, opera workshop, vocal literature, and theory courses since she arrived at UAPB in 2004.  She is Assistant Director of the Vesper Choir, with whom she has traveled throughout the US and abroad.  She advises all voice majors and chairs her department’s curriculum committee and several Senate subcommittees.

Composer and trumpet player, Dr. Richard Bailey, who oversees the UAPB music department’s sound recording technology program, began playing the trumpet at the age of nine. His early trumpet teachers were Axel Norden and R. David Naylor.

Theatre troupe puts new spin on the classics

Theatre troupe puts new spin on the classics

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The John McLinn Ross Players (JMRP) have been hard at work preparing plays that are engaging and educational in the hopes that they can share their vision with families and lovers of “the classics” in Pine Bluff as well as throughout Arkansas. The plays for the 2010-2011 IMAGE SEASON were selected to reveal the core truths behind superficial facades as well as continue to push the envelope artistically and socially.

In February, the JMRP will present, The Talking Eggs, an old Creole folktale and variation on the Cinderella story, originally commissioned for The Discovery Children's Theatre at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. Written by UAPB’s Director of Theatre, Cheryl Collins, The Talking Eggs is a quintessential children’s show which reminds us to keep our word even when things aren’t what they appear to be. Finishing the season is A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Artist sees life through "Other Eyes"

Artist sees life through "Other Eyes"

CAMDEN, Ark. - Gordon Bok will be performing at the Camden Public Library on Thursday evening, February 3, at 7:00 pm. The concert is a celebration of his latest recording, “Other Eyes,” and will feature some of the musicians that helped make the recording. Tickets are $10 each and are available only at the library; the tickets will probably sell out so plan to get your tickets early. The snow date for the concert is Tuesday, February 8.

UPDATE: Asian Conference Cancelled

UPDATE: Asian Conference Cancelled

UPDATE - 

The event for this evening, a talk on  “Asia as Seen through Religious Lenses” by Ralph Moore, has been CANCELLED due to the impending icy weather. Dr. Moore will be speaking at several other libraries in Maine before the Camden Confrerence. For more updates, visit www.librarycamden.org.

CAMDEN, AR – Join Reverend Doctor Ralph Moore for a talk on  “Asia as Seen through Religious Lenses” on Tuesday, January 18, 6:30-8:00 pm. The presentation is offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 24th Annual Camden Conference: The Challenges of Asia.

In American culture, the impact of Asian religions has been a notable phenomenon for over a century.

Camden Conference: The Challenges of Asia

Camden Conference: The Challenges of Asia

CAMDEN, AR – Join Reverend Doctor Ralph Moore for a talk on  “Asia as Seen through Religious Lenses” on Tuesday, January 18, 6:30-8:00 pm. The presentation is offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 24th Annual Camden Conference: The Challenges of Asia.”

In American culture, the impact of Asian religions has been a notable phenomenon for over a century. Since the 1950s, fascination with Eastern spiritual traditions has increased, and many adherents of mainstream biblical traditions have turned to such paths as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism for insight and nurture.

In this presentation, examples of the movement to adapt elements of Asian religious belief and practice to American experience will be examined against the background of specific questions.