Upcoming Events

Schmitt, You and Me by Omar Mismar

Curated by Juli Carson

 

October 7 – December 16, 2017

Room Gallery

Opening reception: Saturday, October 7, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mismar’s latest video installation, Schmitt, You and Me, frames an exchange the artist has in Skowhegan with a pair of gun shop owners. The exchange is that they give him gun lessons and in turn they read excerpts from Carl Schmitt’s 1932 text The Concept of the Political on camera from their...
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Drawn from a Score

Curated by by David Familian

 

October 7 – February 25, 2018

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 7, 2– 5 p.m.

Drawn from a Score features artists who produce art from a score, ranging from “event scores” - developed by John Cage and others in the late 1950s - to the contemporary uses of code as a score for computational works. In addition to traditional written scores, it will...
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Chamber Music | OC Presents

Master Class / Performance Featuring Pianist Julian Martin

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

7:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join Juilliard Piano Professor Julian Martin and Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artists as they explore solo and chamber music masterpieces. This special evening will begin with a public master class and conclude with a solo piano performance by Martin. Come witness the creative...
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Critical & Curatorial Concentration MFA Thesis Exhibition

Curated by Brianna Bakke

 

January 13 – February 10, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday -...
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Critical & Curatorial Concentration MFA Thesis Exhibition

Curated by Erin Gordon

 

January 13 – February 10, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday -...
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Nina Scolnik with the American String Quartet

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Irvine Barclay Theatre

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Praised by the press for her musical sensitivity, precision, and attention to style, Nina Scolnik has performed at renowned festivals in Europe and in the United States as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra and chamber musician. A distinguished teacher of...
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SHE

Directed by Annie Loui

 

January 25- 28, 2018

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

Artistic Director of CounterBalance Theater and UCI Drama Professor Annie Loui, will create and premiere a new physical theater work at the xMPL (Experimental Media Performance Lab) in the Contemporary Arts Center at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, based on the recently published novel by New York Times “Editor’s Choice” novelist and UCI Professor,...
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Choral Music at UCI Presents

AcaLove: Southern California A Cappella Festival

Dr. Seth Houston, Conductor 

 

January 26, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers and UCI A Cappella host leading a cappella groups from UCI and other Southern California campuses. Come by to support the art and spread the love.

Free admission


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Alternate Reality

Created by Chad Michael Hall and John Toenjes

 

February 2018

8:00 pm

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

 

Free admission; reservations required

For reservations and more information, visit http://21c.arts.uci.edu/emergence

Institute for 21st Century Creativity
Art + Technology + Design


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UCI Symphony Orchestra  

A Celebration of African-American Composers

Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor

“Spread Joy!” – Oscar Wilde

February 3, 2018

7:00 p.m.

SOKA Performing Arts Center

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” As a part of the International Conference of College Orchestra Directors’ Association (CODA), the UCI Symphony presents a collection of piece’s celebrating national and international...
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Mrs. Packard

Written by Emily Mann

Directed by Melissa Livingston, MFA Directing Candidate

 

February 3 – 11, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Mrs. Packard tells the story of a great American woman’s struggle to right a system gone wrong. On the morning of June 18, 1860, Reverend Theophilus Packard had his wife, Elizabeth, removed against her will from their home and committed to the state-run insane asylum for her liberal beliefs. Elizabeth...
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Faculty Artist Series

A Future of the Present Past - Kojiro Umezaki, Shakuhachi

 

Saturday, February 3, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Kojiro Umezaki, of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Jenny Kim, fortepiano, present works for shakuhachi, fortepiano, electronics, and more. The program includes selections from Japanese composer Michio Mamiya’s Five Finnish Folk Songs arranged for the first time for the improbable combination of...
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Music Showcase Concert

February 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a noontime concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in UCI’s Department of Music.

710 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 |

Free admission, open to the public.


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Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi & Friends

 

February 16 & 17, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Jazz pianist and composer Kei Akagi will be joined by colleagues Darek Oles (bass) and Jason Harnell (drums) for an evening of original works. This trio has been together for over 25 years, and seamlessly incorporates the full spectrum of traditional and experimental jazz. The group will be joined for this concert by fellow...
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MFA 2nd Year Review Exhibition

 

February 17 – March 17, 2018

University Art Gallery & Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 17, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.


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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Winter Concert 2018

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program will present its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.

Free admission


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Dance Visions 2018

Chad Michael Hall and Tong Wang, Artistic Directors

 

February 22 – 24, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre*

Dance Visions, the premier annual production by the Department of Dance, is ready to thrill audiences with original choreography from the illustrious dance faculty including Lar Lubovitch, Donald McKayle, Chad Michael Hall, and Lisa Naugle with video by John Crawford as well as a re-staging of Marius Petipa’s La Bayadère by Tong Wang...
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Faculty Artist Series

“A Touch of Europe” - Jerzy Kosmala and friends

 

Saturday, February 24, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally acclaimed violist Jerzy Kosmala joins forces with fellow UCI faculty member Haroutune Bedelian, violin, and pianist David Dunford in a concert called “A Touch of Europe.” The concert will feature Alessandro Rolla’s Duo for Violin and Viola, with additional selections by Faure, Williams,...
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UCI Wind Ensemble

 

Monday, February 26, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.

Free admission


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UCI Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert will again bring great original compositions by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and feature compositions by UC Irvine Jazz studies students. A testimony to the ever-developing Jazz Studies Program.

Free admission


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