Upcoming Events

"Music into Data::Data into Music"

Curated by by David Familian

 

September 29 – February 2, 2019

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 29, 2– 5 p.m.

R. Luke DuBois is a composer, artist, and performer who explores the temporal, verbal, and visual structures of cultural and personal ephemera. DuBois’ method of composing is based on a fluid interaction between data, sound, and images. Conceptually, he...
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Flat as the Tongue Lies

Solo Exhibition by Ella de Búrca

Curated by Allyson Unzicker

September 29 - December 15, 2018

Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 29, 2:00 - 5:00pm

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download)

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Thursdays until 8:00 p.m.
Holiday Closures: November 22 - 24


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First Glimpse: Introducing The Buck Collection

at the Institute and Museum for California Art

Art patrons and art lovers know the collection as “the best collection of California art that no one has ever seen.”

For more than twenty years, Newport Beach developer Gerald Buck engaged in an unexpected pastime: building an unparalleled collection of artworks in a wide variety of genres and media.

Initially collecting for pleasure, eventually Mr. Buck realized...
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LASER Talk: Empathy in Machine Learning

 

NEW DATE

Thursday, October 4, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

UCI Applied Innovation

As Machine Learning reaches new heights, how are programmers and developers addressing human-like interfaces, interactions, and decision-making – specifically, when it comes the emulation of empathy? Conversation may include philosophical and ethical topics, in addition to the creative and computational aspects of this growing...
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Faculty Artist Series

O Mistress Mine - Darryl Taylor Sings Songs by Juliana Hall and Deon Price

 

Saturday, October 6, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join us for a pre-concert lecture, "William Shakespeare's Words in Song," by Dr. Julia Lupton, Co-Director, UCI Shakespeare Center at 7:00pm in Winifred Smith Hall. Co-Sponsored by the UCI Shakespeare Center.

Countertenor Darryl Taylor and pianist/composer Juliana Hall...
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UCI Chamber Singers perform at LA Fest: LA's Newest Music

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

7:30 pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 
 

UCI Chamber Singers, together with video artists Keith Skretch and Hana Kim, singers from USC Thorton, and the Donald Brinegar Singers, perform the world premiere of a sound installation by Ellen Reid at "LA Fest: LA's Newest Music." The concert, at Walt Disney Concert...
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Cultural Resonance in Contemporary Bodies

 

A New Dance Festival at UCI

October 15-16, 2018

7:00 pm

William J. Gillespie Performance Studios, 1100

 

Join us to experience innovative dance performances by three leading Asian American female choreographers who experiment with classical and modern forms of diverse cultural traditions. The festival explores new narratives regarding culture, difference, and social justice...
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Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House

 

Thursday, October 25, 2018

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

All Arts Campus

Our annual open house highlights the talents of our students and faculty. Art exhibitions, concerts, performances, dress rehearsals, and more take palce in various CTSA venues. Get a behind the scenes look at productions as you tour practice and performance spaces. Join us for an evening of free festivities throughout our Arts Campus!...
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East Meets West: International Dance Festival

October 28 – November 3, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

The first annual event began in 2016 when the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Shanghai Normal University, and Beijing Normal University collaborated to create a week-long exchange program and showcase. The program has continued and in 2017 UCI students and Dance faculty visited Shanghai Normal University to attend performances, workshops, and conferences....
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The Art of Performance in Irvine: Simone Forti and Friends

Organized by Simon Leung and Deborah Oliver

 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

7:00 pm

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

An evening of performance and films celebrating the life and work of dancer/artist Simone Forti, who has had a deep impact on avant-garde art and performance for six decades, inspiring countless artists, musicians, and dancers. Forti will perform one of...
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A Silent Night: A WWI Memorial in Song

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

This innovative art song recital pays homage to the centennial of World War I. The concert features baritone John Brancy and pianist Peter Dugan. Their repertoire ranges from song cycles of the 19th century to original arrangements of the American Songbook and modern popular tunes.

Free admission.

Support for this exhibtion is provided by UCI...
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Salastina Society. Sounds Genius: Mendelssohn Octet

Friday, November 9, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

What was the premiere of the 16-year-old composer's work like? How did Mendelssohn combine two string quartets to such great effect? Why do we feel such elation when listening? The nationally renowned Salastina Society, including UCI’s Sarah Koo, explores these topics, with examples, before a complete performance of the work.

Free admission...
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Legally Blonde

Music & Lyrics by Nell Bejnamin and Laurence O'Keefe; Book by Heather Hach
Directed by Myrona Delaney
Musically Directed by Benet Braun, graduate music director
Choreographed by Andrew Palermo

 

November 10 - 18, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Everyone underestimates Elle Woods (herself included), but when she heads to Harvard to win back her boyfriend, she finds much more in store for her future. Tackling...
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Asia-America: New Ideas through Music

Saturday, November 10, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Through new works commissioned by the Asia/America New Music Institute (AANMI), the “elegant and exacting” ensemble Hub New Music (Boston Globe) and “virtuosic, deeply expressive shakuhachi player and composer” Kojiro Umezaki (New York Times) craft dialogues between Eastern and Western musical traditions on flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and shakuhachi....
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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Fall Concert 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program presents 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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Cirque du Soliel KÀ Symposium

November 16, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Cirque du Soleil is coming to UC Irvine! This event, presented by The Cirque Collaborative, a student-led initiative, will feature Cirque du Soleil's KÀ and will bring the world’s top contemporary circus talent from Cirque du Soleil to our campus for an educational extravaganza including panel discussions, workshops, and master classes.

Free...
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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker, presents orchestral classics and the world premiere of Larry Mumford's Symphony No. 3, The Four Winds.

Tickets:
General $20
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $17
Art Subscribers $15
UCI Students & Children under...
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UCI Wind Ensemble

Monday, November 26, 2018

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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UCI Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Please join the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.

Free admission


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UCI Symphony Orchestra Concert 

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018

7:00 pm

Bill Medley Auditorium, Santa Ana High School, 520 W. Walnut St., Santa Ana, 92701

The UCI Symphony Orchestra adopted the Santa Ana High School Symphony Orchestra to build awareness of the university experience, increase access to arts resources, and cultivate engaged young artists. The UCI Symphony Orchestra performs in Santa Ana, continuing...
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