Events

Public Events

All events listed in this calendar are free and open to the public. Contact the sponsoring department or organization for additional information.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Carey Roberson, I Wish I Would Have Hugged Them More, Solo Show of Video and Mixed Media

Art A Lobby, 8:00 AM

Carey Roberson I Wish I Would Have Hugged Them MoreSolo Show of Video and Mixed Media 


“You've gotta keep them tucked away.” Single Channel Video, 00:00:14, 2015 


Hendrix is honored to host a solo show and lecture by Carey W. Roberson. Roberson is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he teaches photography and digital imaging. His artwork integrates traditional studio media with new digital technologies and methods to create quiet personal narratives. Carey has exhibited in over 70 competitive, invitational, and solo exhibitions. His work has been exhibited at the University of North Texas, Ithaca College, Huntsville Museum of Art, Mobile Museum of Art, the Arkansas Arts Center, and many other university and private galleries around the nation. He is a winner of the Arkansas Arts Council Individual Fellowship Award and has works in a number of collections, including the Mobile Museum of Art in Mobile, AL. Carey W. Roberson’s artwork has also been featured in the national publications of New American Paintings and CMYK Magazine.  


Show: Mach 6 to March 31

Location: Art A Lobby

Lecture: March 9, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: A110

Reception: March 9, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Brass and Percussion Showcase

Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

The Brass and Percussion Showcase is a concert featuring performances by musicians from all over central Arkansas. The highlight of the evening will be the Natural State Brass Band, a British-style brass band based in Little Rock, who will give a preview performance of the music they will be playing at the North American Brass Band Association Championships. The Natural State Brass Band is led by Dr. Gretchen Renshaw, Music Director of the NSBB and Director of Bands at Hendrix College.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Lecture and Reception: Carey Roberson, I Wish I Would Have Hugged Them More, Solo Show of Video and Mixed Media

Art A 110, 4:00 PM

Show: Mach 6 to March 31

Location: Art A Lobby

Lecture: March 9, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: A110

Reception: March 9, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

An Evening with Murphy Visiting Poet Aracelis Girmay

Reves Recital Hall, 7:30 PM

Aracelis Girmay, Assistant Professor of Poetry at Hampshire College, is a California-born poet who has been a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, a Cave Canem Fellow, and winner of the 2015 Whiting Award. Her works include Teeth (2007), Kingdom Animalia (2011), and the collage-based picture book changing, changing (2005). Her poetry and essays have been published in GrantaBlack Renaissance Noire, and PEN America, among other places. Her newest collection, The Black Maria (2016), investigates African diasporic histories, the consequences of racism within American culture, and the question of human identity. Whatever her subject—dreams, transformation, the body, political imagination—her poems have been praised for their freshness and force. 

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Hendrix College Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

Staples Auditorium, 7:30 PM

The Hendrix College Wind Ensemble will present its Spring Concert titled "Give Us This Day" on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium. The program features the emotionally charged symphony for band called "Give Us This Day" by composer David Maslanka. Also featured on the program will be guest saxophone artist, Dr. Andy Wen, Associate Professor of Saxophone and Clarinet at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Dr. Wen will be the soloist on Claude T. Smith's "Fantasia for Alto Saxophone and Band." Rounding out the program will be the cajun fugue "Bayou Breakdown" by Brant Karrick, groove-oriented "Meridian" by Ola Gjeilo, and the epic final movement of Ottorino Respighi's "Pines of Rome."

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