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‘Tempest’ in Irvine sweeps us to a land where magic is the norm

Eric Marchese from the Orange County Register reviews New Swan Shakespeare Festival's THE TEMPEST.

In Irvine, ‘Shrew’ pits rebel ’70s against conformist ’80s

Eric Marchese from the Orange County Register reviews New Swan Shakespeare Festival's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.

New Swan Shakespeare Festival Returns With THE TEMPEST and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Critic Joel Beers from OC WEEKLY reviews New Swan Shakespeare Festival's productions of THE TEMPEST and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.

Exhibits will celebrate Latin American and Latino art in Orange County

Gilbert “Magu” Lujan, who earned a master of fine arts from UC Irvine in 1973, was the founder of Los Four, a Chicano artists’ collective that was the first to exhibit in a mainstream museum. “He makes this incredibly expressive, democratic and..."

Galleries Throughout Greater Los Angeles Join Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano artist Gilbert ‘Magu’ Luján at the UAG, UC Irvine, the artist’s first museum survey.

On Theater: UCI's sixth New Swan Theater festival will feature ‘Tempest’ and ‘Shrew’

Tom Titus review's New Swan Shakespeare Festival's sixth season.

UCI Drama’s “Avenue Q” Puts Adulthood to Music, Comedy, and Puppets

The New University's reporter Hubert Ta reviews UCI Drama's spring musical, AVENUE Q.

UCI DigiFilm in Newport Beach Film Festival

UCI Digifilm collegiate showcase at the Newport Beach Film Festival

Dance Visions: UCI Dance Department’s Finest Faculty Showcase

Julia Clausen from The New University reviews the Department of Dance's recent faculty production "Dance Visions 2017." The production ran from February 23 - 25 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.

“The Man Who Killed the Cure” To Save the Sickness Industry

Jared Aaron Alokozai from The New University reviews the recent UCI Drama production “The Man Who Killed the Cure” written by playwright Luke Yankee and directed by Prof. Don Hill.

25 Amazing Acting Colleges You Should Know

The Department of Drama is is named in Backstage Magazines "25 Amazing Acting Colleges You Should Know" article by Allie White.

A Piece About Refugees Stole UCI's Dance Visions 2017 at the Barclay Theatre

Lisa Black from the OC Weekly reviews the Department of Dance's most recent production "Dance Visions2017."

Trio Céleste breathes life into classical works in Flagler performance

Claire Trevor School of the Arts Ensemble-in-Residence Trio Céleste is featured in he news for one of their latest performances in Palm Beach, Florida.

High-Five to Filmmakers [Special Screenings, Feb. 23-March 2]

The exhibition of recent work by Cauleen Smith entiteld "The Warplands" is featured in OC Weekly.

MIDI Music

Pamela Z, a pioneer in solo vocal performance with electronics, uses gesture-recognition MIDI devices to control music and video during a show in UCI’s Winifred Smith Hall.

Technology Is Part of Life – and Art

Beall Center exhibit showcases the few constraints of ‘expanded media arts’ and how the field intertwines with the human experience. By Shari Roan - I’m standing before a wall-sized screen in a darkened corner of the Beall Center for Art + Technology...

UC Irvine's 'Masculine<-->Feminine' Exhibit Explores Gender Identity in the Trump Era

OC Weekly's art critic Dave Barton reviews the current Beall Center for Art + Technology exhibition "Masculine Feminine."

Datebook: Jimmie Durham's long-awaited U.S. retrospective, masculine and feminine and the nature of translation

Los Angeles Times reporter Carolina Miranda includes the upcoming exhibition "Masculine Feminine" in her weekend datebook.