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CTSA Explores the Aftermath of Titanic in a World Premiere Play by Luke Yankee

IRVINE, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2014) -- The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is pleased to announce the world premiere of a new play by award-winning playwright Luke Yankee. The Last Lifeboat is the untold story of J. Bruce Ismay, the owner of the White Star...

Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine to Host Family Day, 10/18

The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts will have its free Family Day on Sat., October 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. around the Arts Plaza of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine. Children...

Beall Center’s Free Family Day On Sat., October 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IRVINE, Calif. (October 14, 2014) -- The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will have its free Family Day on Sat., October 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. around the Arts Plaza of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine. Children and...

Paint & Repeat: ‘Cross-Section’

With this year marking the 50th anniversary of UCI, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts decided to celebrate this landmark event with its inaugural exhibition, “Ed Moses: Cross-Section”. Besides being one of the most influential painters in West...

UCI Presents ED MOSES CROSS SECTIONS, Now thru 12/13

The University Art Galleries (UAG) at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts will mount a solo exhibition of paintings by Ed Moses, utilizing all three galleries and featuring works from the 1970s to the present. The exhibition entitled Ed Moses...

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

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

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

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

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...

COUNTERTENORS MAKE HISTORY IN DIDO & AENEAS

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

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

Driven to Abstraction

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

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

UCI Theatre Promises Passionate Performances

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...

Ulysses Jenkins in Group Exhibtion at MoCADA

Associate Professor of Art Ulysses Jenkins had work in the group exhibition a/wake in the water: Meditations on Disaster. This group show at MoCADA was a film, video and new media exhibition that explored the ways Black bodies experiences hazards and natural disaster. For more information on...

Diane Diefenderfer Presented Pilates Lecture in Japan

Lecturer of Dance Diane Diefenderfer presented lectures and workshops on “Dance and Education and Pilates Method for Physical Conditioning” at the Tsukuba Summer Institute (TSI) in Ibaraki, Japan. TSI is a week-long seminar/workshop for undergraduate and graduate students in physical education and...

Theater Expert Robert Cohen’s 4 Tips for Getting Onstage

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....

2014-2015 Season Brochure

Welcome to the 50th Anniversary of UC Irvine — and to the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ 2014-15 season of exciting exhibitions, performances, and special events. Since its founding in 1965, the School of Fine Arts has been a unique and vibrant presence in the community, nationally, and...