Below is a list of events at the University of Central Arkansas this week. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Fall Season of Exhibitions: MFA Biennial Competitive Exhibition (Two thesis bodies of work selected by juror Toby Kamps, Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston); Fantastic Realities: Photographs by Julie Blackmon (Fictional and autobiographical images that explore the real and imagined occurrences in everyday life); Aqua Bomb: An Installation (A UCA faculty exhibition featuring Sandra Luckett, visiting assistant professor in painting).
On view through Oct. 28, McCastlain Hall Baum Gallery. Gallery hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.   
Julie Blackmon, Artist in Residence, public lecture, Thursday, McCastlain Hall Art Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Ensemble I, Wednesday, Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.   
Dirty Dozen Brass Band Jazz Ensemble, Artist in Residence, public performance, Thursday, Student Center Quad, 1:40 p.m.   
ArtsFest Block Party featuring the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and UCA Marching Band, Friday, Simon Park, Front Street, downtown Conway, 7-9 p.m.
The Three Phantoms with the Conway Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday, Reynolds Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $23-$40; UCA students $10. Call UCA Ticket Central at (501) 450-3265 or toll free in Arkansas at 1-866-810-0012 or visit