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Ed Moses: The Lion of Venice Reflects on Maintaining the Fire

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ed Moses, the grand lion of Venice, California, sits in a black chair in his studio gallery slowly rotating, watching as studio assistants move his huge paintings on geometric canvases. These are from his crackaleur series, a mutation away from his...

UCI Professor-Violinist Haroutune Bedelian Presents Master Class to Saddleback Violin Students

Thursday, October 9, 2014

UCI Music Professor Haroutune Bedelian is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, where, at age 20, he won the first prize in the BBC Violin Competition. He has performed in major cities, festivals, and concert halls throughout North and...

Best Theatrical Ensemble Orange County 2014 - Twelfth Night

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The venue—a 9-ton, three-tiered replication of an open-air Elizabethan-era theater—may be what garners the New Swan Shakespeare Festival attention, but Eli Simon's inventive staging of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night truly soared because of his...

BWW Reports: LUKE YANKEE's New Play About the AFTERMATH of the TITANIC

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A new play by award-winning playwright Luke Yankee will receive its world premiere at UC-Irvine this November. The Last Lifeboat is the untold story of J. Bruce Ismay, the owner of the White Star Line at the time of the sinking of the Titanic...


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

UCI faculty and alum: From the iconic Three Tenors to the Three Mo’ Tenors who made a name for themselves in classical circles throughout the 90s, we fast forward to October 2014 where LA Opera presents a historic first! Meet The Three Countertenors...

Photos uncover the everyday beauty of Toronto’s post-war high-rises

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Professor Jesse Colin Jackson most recent show Radiant City, on display in Toronto, Canada, is reviewed by The Globe and Mail.

Driven to Abstraction

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

It all began about 40 years ago, with a mysterious, dense black painting. Ken and Sandy Tokita were riveted by the piece the moment they saw it at the Margo Leavin Gallery in Los Angeles. But they had no idea why the small, diagonally gridded...

Moses Knows

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ed Moses is having an OC Moment with exhibits at Peter Blake Gallery and UCI (view page 132-3)

Theater Expert Robert Cohen’s 4 Tips for Getting Onstage

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Robert Cohen is a university professor, theater director, playwright, and drama critic who has written 20 books on the art of theater and acting. When did your love for theater begin? I started going to the theater when I was 6 or 7. My parents....

UCI Theatre Promises Passionate Performances

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Love theater but hate driving up to LA? Me, too! So let's take advantage of having UCIrvine's Department of Drama right in our own backyard. Check out these three upcoming shows. The Last Lifeboat looks at the Titanic tragedy from a different...