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Best of 2019: Our Top 20 Los Angeles Art Shows

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

"... A year later, the University of California, Irvine has finally unveiled woods’s ambitious exhibition, a monument to Black lives lost to police brutality."

UCI Drama’s Relevant Take On “Company”

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

By: Rachel Golkin Photo Courtesy of: Paul Kennedy Taking their audience back to the bright and groovy days of the 1970s, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama Department kicked off their 2019-2020 season on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Irvine Barclay...

COMPANY - A review by Steven Stanley from StageSceneLA

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

"COMPANY proves a fabulous fit for a dozen-and-a-half theater-majoring performers and designers to strut their stuff in the most sumptuously professional a venue any university production could ever hope for at UC Irvine"

‘Blue Wave’ --- An Exhibition by the Late Lutz Bacher

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

In UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery is the exhibition, ‘Blue Wave’, the final exhibition of artist Lutz Bacher. This display of four different works, three of which are new, is curated by UCI professor Monica Majoli.

The Society of Literature, Science and the Arts will hold its 33rd-Annual Meeting at UC Irvine

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Society of Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA), will hold their 33rd-annual meeting at UC Irvine to discuss a theme called, Experimental Engagements. The co-organizers of the event are UCI professors Antoinette LaFarge and…

These Are The 5 Best Colleges For Dance Majors In California For 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019, a career expert website, recently published their annual study on the best colleges offer the best career opportunities for Dance Majors in California. University of California-Irvine Department of Dance at CTSA is ranked #2.

New Swan Shakespeare Festival Presents Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

New Swan Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet: Hard Way Home, directed by freelance theater director and UCI almuna, Beth Lopes, will open at the Cal State Long Beach Theatre on Friday, November 8th and run through November 16th...

Her sound art gave voice to black people killed by police. Finally, we get to hear it

Friday, October 4, 2019

“American Monument” is by artist lauren woods, left, who is protesting police violence against African Americans. Curator Kimberli Meyer is a key collaborator who helped get the work staged at UC Irvine’s Beall Center. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)

OC Community Foundation Awards $150K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The OC Community Foundation recently awarded $150K to nonprofit organizations across Orange County. These organizations are dedicated to encouraging involvement in the arts and provide programs that support art and culture in the community...

UCI commencement ceremonies to take place June 14-17

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

UCI will host commencement services for its 54th graduating class over four days in the Bren Events Center. Between Friday, June 14, and Monday, June 17, 11 ceremonies will take place – with UCI awarding 10,323 undergraduate degrees to 9,403 Anteaters.