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Hendrix Connects Events and Faculty to Community Arts Event

CONWAY, Ark. (September 21, 2012) - Hendrix College proudly offers events and talent for the six annual Conway ArtsFest.

Among Hendrix College's contributions to this year's community festival are:

  • Quartetto Gelato at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 in Staples Auditorium. Master class at 4:10 p.m. Monday in Reves Recital Hall.
  • "Words and Music," featuring Hendrix creative writing professor Dr. Tyrone Jaeger from 7 - 11 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 on the rooftop patio of Michelangelo's Restaurant.

"I'm very excited about this year's ArtsFest,' said Jim Wiltgen, vice president for student affairs and dean of students and chairman of this year's ArtsFest. "We celebrate the wide branch of arts opportunities you will find in our community."

For more Conway ArtsFest information, visit their website.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit