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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Wildwood Park for the Arts names new artistic director

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click to enlarge Dr. Bevan Keating
  • Dr. Bevan Keating


Dr. Bevan Keating
is the new artistic director for Wildwood Park for the Arts, the organization announced last week. Keating served as the artistic director for the park’s summer music camp and festival, Wildwood Academy of Music and the Arts, and will continue to oversee the academy, as well as all events in the Lucy Lockett Cabe Festival
Theater and the park’s schedule of visual arts exhibitions and festivals.

He is also choral director at the University of Arkansas Little Rock and at Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock, where he founded a multidisciplinary arts organization called Praeclara.

“I don’t have jobs,” Keating said in a press release. “UA Little Rock is not a job; Wildwood is not a job. It’s who I am."


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