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Revolutionary Comedy Award honoring Keegan-Michael Key

MEDIA ADVISORY IMPROV REVOLUTION PRESENTS COUP DE COMEDY FESTIVAL 2015 HONORING KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY EVENT: The Coup de Comedy Festival 2015 Revolutionary Comedy Award honoring Keegan-Michael Key Improv Revolution honors the revolutionary talents of comedy that have inspired them. Last year...

Flutist Nicole Mitchell looks into the future with 'Mandorla Awakening'

Everyone in jazz knows that former Chicagoan Nicole Mitchell stands among the most creative, innovative and technically accomplished flutists working today...

Beth Malone Nominated for Best Actress Tony Award in “Fun Home”

UCI Alumna Beth Malone, who earned an M.F.A. in acting (2000), has been nominated for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical” for her role in “Fun Home.” It is a coming-of-age musical that examines the main characters life as a lesbian growing up in a dysfunctional family....

Nzuji De Magalhaes Artwork Installed in New Metro Station

Nzuji De Magalhaes, who earned her BA at UCI in Studio Art (2000), has just had her artwork installed in the new Expo/Bundy station of the Metro Expo extension. Story and photos available here: http://thesource.metro.net/2015/04/01/art-for-the-expo-line-installation-at-expobundy-station/...

Building Community Through Theatre

New University News, story by Sarah S. Menendez, Apr 26, 2015 Last year, the service workers across the UC system went on strike. Ring Road and the flagpoles were flooded with a sea of green union shirts, picket signs and empowering chants. Students passing by the flagpoles stopped to witness...

Triple Artist Exhibition Extended at the Beall Center for Art + Technology

IRVINE, Calif. (April 27, 2015) -- The Donald R. and Joan F. Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts current exhibition “Play: In Three Acts” will be extended through Saturday, May 23, 2015.  The exhibition highlights three interactive works by three...

'Boeing' set for takeoff

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

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”

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...

Improv Revolution Presents Coup de Comedy Festival 2015 Honoring Keegan-Michael Key

IMPROV REVOLUTION PRESENTS COUP DE COMEDY FESTIVAL 2015 HONORING KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY FOUR DAY FESTIVAL IS COMPLETELY FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IRVINE, Calif. (April 16, 2015) – UCI's Improv Revolution (iRev) will present The Coup de Comedy Festival 2015.  iRev is an improvisational...

UCI Digital Filmmaking Debuts at the Newport Beach Film Festival

UCI DIGITAL FILMMAKING DEBUTS AT THE NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL FOURTEEN FILMS BY STUDENT FILMMAKERS TO LIGHT UP THE BIG SCREEN      IRVINE, Calif. (April 14, 2015) – UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School or the Arts (CTSA) is pleased to announce the Digital Filmmaking...

Elan Greenwald in First Solo Exhibition in Germany

We are pleased to announce the opening of A Matter of Appearance, the first solo exhibition by artist Elan Greenwald at the Philipp von Rosen Galerie in Germany. In Greenwald's homonymous large scale installation A Matter of Appearance 7 watercolors, 6 photographs, and...

UC Irvine Symphony Orchestra’s Adoption of Santa Ana High School Orchestra Flourishes

UC IRVINE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S ADOPTION OF SANTA ANA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA RESULTS IN NEW INSTRUMENTS AND CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS IRVINE, Calif., (April 8, 2015) – In year three of what is proving to be an invaluable collaboration, the UC Irvine (UCI) Symphony Orchestra’s adoption...

Beall Center’s Free Family Day Saturday, April 18

UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS PRESENTS BEALL CENTER’S FREE FAMILY DAY ON SAT., APRIL 18, 11 A.M. TO 4 P.M. IRVINE, Calif. (April 7, 2015) - The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will have its free Family Day on Sat., April 18 from 11...

Exhibition Celebrates Undergrad Art

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...

The Orange County Mini Maker Faire Is Back!

THE ORANGE COUNTY MINI MAKER FAIRE IS BACK AND ADVANCE TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW IRVINE, Calif. (March 31, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology and Blackstone LaunchPad announce the 2015 Orange County Mini Maker Faire (OCMMF), hosted by Irvine Valley College, on Sat., May 9,...

50 Most Beautiful Conservatories and Schools of Music

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