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Growing Up in O.C.: NCI’s Molly Lynch Explains the Fun of Family Sailing

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Associate professor of dance, UC Irvine; best known as artistic director of the National Choreographers Initiative My dad [Frank Lynch, former president of Northrup Corp.] was the one who got into sailing first. He was a Sea Scout when he lived in...

Opera sets Pearl Harbor commemoration

Friday, November 28, 2014

On Sunday in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Riverside Lyric Opera together with the UCI Symphony Orchestra and nationally acclaimed soprano Natalie Mann will perform a concert of patriotic songs and other inspiring works...

‘The Last Lifeboat': The Other Side of Titanic

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The story of the Titanic has been one of vast cultural significance ever since the first film based on the incident was released only 29 days following the actual sinking. Fast forward a century later and its inspiration has been translated in every art..

UCI symphony brings German melodies to Soka

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents its first concert of the school year Saturday at Soka Performing Arts Center. The student musicians, directed by Stephen Tucker, will perform pieces by German classical composers Felix Mendelssohn and Max Bruch. Bruch

Trio Céleste impresses at Nixon Library

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Trio Céleste, which gave a short performance Sunday afternoon as part of the free concerts series at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, is a first-class ensemble. Formed two years ago, the group – pianist Kevin Kwan Loucks and violinist Iryna...

Play at UC Irvine considers Ismay's role in the Titanic

Friday, November 14, 2014

On the night of April 14, 1912, an iceberg struck the RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage. J. Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White Star Line, which operated the ship, found a seat on a lifeboat and made his way through the freezing night to...

'Titanic' play probes life of ship owner

Thursday, November 13, 2014

“The Last Lifeboat,” a new drama currently receiving its world premiere at UC Irvine, seeks to plumb new depths in the Titanic tragedy by chronicling the life of J. Bruce Ismay, owner of the White Star Line of ships, both before and after the famously...

UC Irvine Department of Drama Founder Robert Cohen Retires

Thursday, November 13, 2014

When Robert Cohen wakes up in his Laguna Beach home, Samuel Beckett is in the kitchen, cooking breakfast. Jerzy Grotowski is on his couch, watching the morning news. Patrick Stewart walks in the front door, carrying the newspaper. Or maybe it just...

Claire Trevor Celebrates 50 Years

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Countless UC Irvine students, faculty, alumni and even Irvine community members found themselves walking through campus on Nov. 6 on a serendipitously warm autumn night, with the full moon shining joyfully and the faint sound of music tickling the air...

Improv Helps Ph.D.'s Explain Their Work—and Loosen Up

Monday, November 10, 2014

The question surprised Lyl Tomlinson. The graduate student in neuroscience was telling a room full of about 150 people about his research into how exercise improved memory in mice, when a query from a panel threw him a curveball: Could there be a link...