The Queen of Snapchat, Cyreneq, is featured at inaugural C. Earl and Kathy Ramsey lecture at UA Little Rock Downtown

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UA Little Rock alumna Cyrene Quiamco, better known as Cyreneq, is a Flipino-American social media artist, influencer, and published author. She is known for creating art on Snapchat.

She will present the inaugural C. Earl and Kathy Ramsey Distinguished Lecture. It will be tonight (September 18) at 6pm in the UA Little Rock Downtown space.

Cyreneq’s work has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur and Business Insider. Quiamco is considered one of the Top 100 New Establishments by Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan’s Top 50 Most Fascinating People. She is the ambassador of the National Digest Arts Awards in the Philippines where she advocated the importance of art in education and career.

 

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August 2nd Friday Art Night at UA Little Rock Downtown with Bang-Up Betty

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The galleries and shops of downtown Little Rock are staying open late for 2nd Friday Art Night

Bang-Up Betty will be popping up with local artists and artisans at UA Little Rock Downtown in the River Market area for the evening festivities!

Shop hand-stamped jewelry, lapel pins and more by local designer Bang-Up Betty from 5-8 p.m. She’ll be showcasing new designs, her recent funny zodiac collection and classic favorites Friday night.

July 2FAN – UA Little Rock Downtown spotlights three artists

No photo description available.UA Little Rock Downtown is proud to host artists Sherry Williamson, Mariah Hatta, and Sergio Valdivia.

Sherry Williamson loves painting pets and everyday places and things with a “quirky twist and brightly saturated colors.” She began painting in 2008 when she was inspired by her 20 pound pet cat, and then went on to paint over 200 pet portraits.

Mariah Hatta, a local ceramics artist and owner of House Of Terriers, a creative ceramics company, will join us again in July and will be bringing her beautiful heart pieces. Grab them while you can because they will not last long!

Sergio Valdivia is a vibrant artist and dance instructor who we are so excited to have join us this July! Of his work, Sergio says, “If you meet me one day and see that my hands, arms, etc are covered with paints forgive me but I tend to get very ‘involved’ in my artwork and having paint on me expresses the person I am.”

UA Little Rock also have free snacks and drinks.

Future of Academic Medicine focus of UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson talk at UA Little Rock Downtown;

UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson will be giving a talk at UA Little Rock Downtown about the history of academic medicine, the current challenges facing the field, and what he sees as the path forward.

The program will begin at 12 noon in the UA Little Rock Downtown location.  Copper Grill is providing sandwiches and salads.

It is free and open to the public.

A Broadway Cabaret tonight on CALS Ron Robinson Theater stage performed by The Muses

The Muses’ Broadway Cabaret in concert is presented tonight at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater.

The performance starts at 7pm.

This “best of” Broadway concert is an impressive display of professional musical artistry, spectacular dancing, and extraordinary showmanship! The Muses Professional Performance Troupe of highly skilled, nationally touring professional vocalists, instrumentalists, and resident artists, will present beloved tunes from popular Broadway shows, including: “Cabaret”, “Kiss Me Kate”, “Hello, Dolly!” “My Fair Lady’, “South Pacific”, “Company”, “Wicked”, and “Rent”.

Driven by a live big band sound, these musical theater classics, are performed in colorful and engaging combinations of solos, duets, and ensembles, along with lovely and energetic dance performances sprinkled throughout the show.

Professionally executed, high quality artistic programming, are the distinguishing features of all Muses’ productions. Professional and undeniably first rate, the Muses Broadway Cabaret, Seasons of Love concert, embodies the charm, passion, wit, and powerful storytelling found on the Broadway stage, right here in central Arkansas! Don’t miss this highly entertaining summer highlight!

Sponsored by Arkansas Arts Center, First Security Bank, UA Little Rock Downtown, Central Arkansas Library System, Merritt Dyke & Arkansas Democrat Gazette.