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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

The Department of Drama Presents: BOEING-BOEING

LOVE & SEX IN THE ERA OF MAD MEN: WHO WOULD DON DRAPER FLY? THE DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA PRESENTS: BOEING-BOEING IRVINE, Calif. (March 16, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Marc Camoletti’s classic farce Boeing-Boeing. A madcap comedy listed in...

UCI, Chapman, and CSUF Launch Collaborative Arts Development Experience (CADE) in London

THREE ORANGE COUNTY UNIVERSITIES LAUNCH COLLABORATIVE ARTS DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE (CADE) TAKING STUDENTS AND LIFELONG LEARNERS TO ARTS + CULTURE HUB – LONDON IRVINE, Calif., (March 9, 2015) – Faculty and staff from Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts, CSU Fullerton’s College of the...

UCI's Electra Revives Greek Tragedy Through a Romanian Lens

Electra is one of the oldest existing plays in Western literature. Some version of it is attributed to each of ancient Greeks' towering tragedians: Sophocles, Euripides and Aeschylus. Through the centuries, the mythological revenge tale has inspired...

Interview with Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor of the UCI Symphony

Had a great second half of today's show chatting with Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor of the UCI Symphony, and an Associate Professor in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Music Department! If you missed today's show, listen to our conversation on the...

The Art School’s Round of ‘Spirituals’

On the evening of Saturday March 6, the Claire Trevor School of Arts hosted an event for the Vocal Arts department’s ongoing Art Song and Artistry Series, which is meant to showcase the talents of the department for the public to enjoy. The event...

FNAM & UC Irvine Launch Show Search for New Musicals

The Festival of New American Musicals and the University of California, Irvine a nnounce the launch of a nationwide search for new, short musicals created by writers between the ages of 14 - 23. The Festival produced a pilot of ShowSearch in 2013 in...

Airport gives hidden art treasures a higher profile

UCI's Special Collections and Archives 1960s photographic books by Ed Ruscha, "Twentysix Gasoline Stations" and "Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles", are featured in the new university collaboration exhibition at John Wayne Airport.

Black urban music is the focus of UC Irvine conference

When Nicole Mitchell, professor of music at UC Irvine, looked around her on campus and in Orange County, she didn’t see much in the way of celebration of Black History Month. That’s part of what led her to create the upcoming Black Urban Music...

THE ELECTRA PROJECT: A conversation between Daniel Gary Busby and Mihai Maniutiu

IRVINE, Calif. (February 26, 2015) – In preparation for the Drama Department's presentation of THE ELECTRA PROJECT, UCI Drama Department Chair Daniel Gary Busby sat down with the Creator/Director and Distinguished Professor Mihai Maniutiu for some Q & A. Daniel Gary Busby: Where does THE...

Musicians Kei Akagi Trio bring jazz to LMU

Kei Akagi is a well-respected jazz pianist who has performed all over the world and toured with the legendary Miles Davis during the late 1980s and ‘90s. Akagi will be playing at LMU this Friday at the Murphy Recital Hall at 8 p.m. with the Kei Akagi...

The Tenacious Tokyo Jazz Trio

Jazz, the quintessential American art form, takes many shapes. Among the various styles are traditional and modern. UCI chancellor’s professor Kei Akagi performed the latter with his Tokyo Trio at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts on Friday night...