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When art taps you on the shoulder

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Marianne Manalang was in the middle of enjoying a pizza at UC Irvine's outdoor food court last week when a woman descended on her with an urgent message. "Think not I love him, though I ask for him," the stranger implored, taking a seat next to hers...

Dance Students Color the School with ‘Graffiti’

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Last week, an annual performance was presented by a selected number of talented undergraduate dancers and choreographers, taking place at the Claire Trevor Theater. The title, “Physical Graffiti,” was taken from Led Zeppelin’s 1975 album of the same...

'Boeing' set for takeoff

Friday, April 24, 2015

Director's orders: Take a break from heavy drama and catch a comedy. "Laughter is good medicine," said Eli Simon, chancellor's professor of drama at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts. "Let's have a fun time in the theater." He should know...

Will Ferrell Astounds UCI Students

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Ron Burgundy, Buddy the Elf, Ricky Bobby, and even George W. Bush are just a few of the countless characters and personalities that actor and comedian Will Ferrell has generated to cement himself in entertainment history. On Thursday April 16, UCI’s...

The Dance Department does it Again with “Dance Escape”

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Applause! Applause! Smoke and praise filled the dimly lit Claire Trevor Theater for the dance department’s latest production, “Dance Escape.” Grads and undergrads come together to showcase their skill in both performance and choreography, and the...

Exhibition Celebrates Undergrad Art

Monday, April 6, 2015

In search of the present, one hovers in the chasm between two negations: the past and the future.” As visitors of the 11th Annual Guest Juried Undergraduate Exhibition Opening entered the University Art Gallery (UAG) on Saturday, April 4, these are...

50 Most Beautiful Conservatories and Schools of Music

Monday, March 30, 2015

Congratulations to the Music Department for being named #19 in the "50 Most Beautiful Conservatories and Schools of Music" list by College Degree Search

UCI's Electra Revives Greek Tragedy Through a Romanian Lens

Monday, March 9, 2015

Electra is one of the oldest existing plays in Western literature. Some version of it is attributed to each of ancient Greeks' towering tragedians: Sophocles, Euripides and Aeschylus. Through the centuries, the mythological revenge tale has inspired...

Interview with Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor of the UCI Symphony

Monday, March 9, 2015

Had a great second half of today's show chatting with Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor of the UCI Symphony, and an Associate Professor in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Music Department! If you missed today's show, listen to our conversation on the...

The Art School’s Round of ‘Spirituals’

Monday, March 9, 2015

On the evening of Saturday March 6, the Claire Trevor School of Arts hosted an event for the Vocal Arts department’s ongoing Art Song and Artistry Series, which is meant to showcase the talents of the department for the public to enjoy. The event...