Upcoming Events

Schmitt, You and Me by Omar Mismar

Curated by Juli Carson

 

October 7 – December 16, 2017

Room Gallery

Opening reception: Saturday, October 7, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mismar’s latest video installation, Schmitt, You and Me, frames an exchange the artist has in Skowhegan with a pair of gun shop owners. The exchange is that they give him gun lessons and in turn they read excerpts from Carl Schmitt’s 1932 text The Concept of the Political on camera from their...
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Drawn from a Score

Curated by by David Familian

 

October 7 – February 3, 2018

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 7, 2– 5 p.m.

Drawn from a Score features artists who produce art from a score, ranging from “event scores” - developed by John Cage and others in the late 1950s - to the contemporary uses of code as a score for computational works. In addition to traditional written scores, it will...
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Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert "Magu" Luján

Curated by Hal Glicksman and Rhea Anastas

October 7 – December 16, 2017
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery
University Art Gallery

UC Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) will present the first survey of one of the most iconic figures of the Chicano art movement, Gilbert “Magu” Luján (1940–2011) and an accompanying publication. One of the founding members of the Chicano artists...
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Faculty Artist Series

Trio de Janeiro

Lorna Griffitt, pianist

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Trio de Janeiro will perform two of the world's most well-loved piano trios; the monumental Ghost Trio by Beethoven and the scintillating Dumky Trio by Dvořák. Featuring Haroutune Bedelian, violin, Armen Ksajikian, cello, and Lorna Griffitt, piano, the Trio de Janeiro first met in 1990 at the Fairbanks...
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An Ocean of Knowledge Conference 

 

October 18 & 19, 2017 

UCI Humanities Gateway

 

   

This interdisciplinary workshop/symposium focuses on the remarkable – but almost lost –navigation and seafaring traditions of the peoples who traversed and settled one-third of the world. The event will consider the centrality of seafaring for Pacific Island cultures, focusing on the intersections of history, climate science, cultural survival, and Indigenous...
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STEAM Educators Luncheon

 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Designed for youth educators, program directors, and community outreach coordinators in Southern California, this annual luncheon showcases STEAM-based public programs for kids available through UCI and includes discussions about STEAM-based learning research. Attendees will be treated to a curator-led walkthrough of the Beall Center...
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Heart of Dance

Presented by Lar Lubovitch

 

October 21 & 28, November 11 & 18, 2017

11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST

Claire Trevor Theatre

In collaboration with New York University and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, the Department of Dance at UCI is proud to launch a new multi-location performance series streamed live from New York. The series will feature studio performances by Ron K.Brown/Evidence, Pam Tanowitz Dance,...
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Chamber Music | OC Presents

Master Class with Pianist Robert McDonald

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

7:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join international concert pianist Robert McDonald, Chair of Piano Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music and Piano Faculty at The Juilliard School, in a rare Southern California appearance mentoring participants of Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artist Program. Come witness the creative process...
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Faculty Artist Series

Matt Hare, Bass

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Come hear the double bass in a variety of settings: unaccompanied, with piano, and in small ensemble. Works will include transcriptions of Scriabin, a composition commissioned by Hare from guest collaborator Hayk Arsenyan, Jon Deak’s B.B. Wolf, and Hare’s arrangement of Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and...
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Michael Dessen & Nicole Mitchell

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Irvine Barclay Theatre

Thursday, October 26, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Active since 2003, the Michael Dessen Trio has been praised by critics for its unique blend of intricate composition, open improvisation and live electronics. With three releases on Clean Feed Records and a fourth coming in 2017, the band is especially known for their...
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La Tempesta

Co-Directed by Lisa Naugle, Riccardo Santoboni and John Crawford

 

Friday, October 27, 2017

8:00 pm

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

 

Free admission; reservations required

For reservations and more information, visit http://21c.arts.uci.edu/emergence

Institute for 21st Century Creativity
Art + Technology + Design


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Chamber Music | OC Presents:

An Evening of Chamber Music with Pianist Robert McDonald

 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Chamber Music | OC in association with the Claire Trevor School of the Arts presents international concert pianist Robert McDonald, Chair of Piano Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music and Piano Faculty at The Juilliard School.

McDonald has appeared with major orchestras in the...
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The Art of Performance in Irvine Presents

Rachel Rosenthal Company’s TOHUBOHU! Extreme Theatre Ensemble

Curated by Ulysses Jenkins and Deborah Oliver

Kate Noonan, Artistic Director

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

12:00 p.m. Workshop

7:00 p.m. Performance*

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

The legendary “Grand Dame of Performance Art” Rachel Rosenthal will be celebrated in an evening of live performance by...
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Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

All Arts Campus

Celebrate the Arts and CTSA with our annual open house! The event is a rich palette of performances which showcase the talents of our students and faculty. Art exhibitions, musical concerts, dance performances, dress rehearsals and more take place in various CTSA venues. Get a behind-the-scenes look as the productions as you tour practice...
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Faculty Artist Series

Beethoven for Two Guitars: The Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo

John Schneiderman and Hideki Yamaya

 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join guitar virtuosi John Schneiderman and Hideki Yamaya for masterful 19th-century arrangements for two guitars of Beethoven’s piano sonatas, string quartets, and even the famous Septet.

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Choral Music at UCI Presents

Ellen Reid’s dreams of the new world

UCI Chamber Singers, soloists, and sinfonietta

Dr. Seth Houston, conductor

 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers presents dreams of the new world, a major new work commissioned by the Los Angeles Master Chorale, in a concert-quality “workshop performance.” The work, by composer Ellen Reid with librettist Sarah LaBrie...
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Chess

Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Robin Buck
Music Direction by Daniel Gary Busby

 

November 11 – 18, 2017

Irvine Barclay Theatre*

This iconic 80s musical develops the ancient game of chess into a metaphor for political and romantic intrigue. The loutish American Grandmaster, the earnest Russian Champion, the Hungarian-American chess second, and the discarded wife all vie for attention and...
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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Fall Concert 2017

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Undergraduate Jazz Program will present its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.

Free admission


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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

In Memoriam: Jean-Claude Risset (1938-2016)

 

Friday, November 17, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Composer and computer music pioneer Jean-Claude Risset, who passed away this past year, will be commemorated with performances of his music, discussion of the significance of his work, and the premiere of a composition in his honor by UCI professor violinist Mari Kimura.

Free admission


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UCI Wind Ensemble

 

Monday, November 20, 2017

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.

Free admission


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