Upcoming Events

It Passes Like a Thought

Curated by by David Familian

 

March 3 – May 26, 2018

Beall Center for Art + Technology

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 3, 2– 5 p.m.

We – as humans – have long since been fascinated by birds. Their seemingly magical capacity for flight, song, and navigation have made them powerful symbols for many cultures, especially through the art historical lexicon. It Passes Like a Thought will explore flight, birdsong, and the...
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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part I

 

April 28 – May 12, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 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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A Bright Room Called Day

Written by Tony Kushner             

Directed by Andrew Borba

 

April 28 – May 6, 2018

Robert Cohen Theatre

1930s Berlin: a group of left-leaning friends struggle to understand the world around them as Hitler rises to power. While they claim to have lofty ideals, they do not actively resist. Meanwhile, these events are contrasted with a parallel presentation of events in America in the 1980s by a modern day...
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Digital Filmmaking Showcase

April 29, 2018

Newport Beach Film Festival

 

UCI Showcase
Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:15 pm

The Triangle Cinemas

The UCI Collegiate Showcase features the best work from Digital Filmmaking at the Newport Beach Film Festival, April 26 - May 3, 2018.
Paid admission. 

www.newportbeachfilmfest.com

TICKETS: CLICK HERE

Facebook Event

FEATURED FILMS
(Program run time...
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Trio Céleste and Chamber Music | OC

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

Sunday, April 29, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Hailed as “a first-class ensemble,” “unfailingly stylish,” “technically dazzling,” and “the epitome of what chamber musicians should be,” Trio Céleste has firmly established itself as one of the most dynamic chamber music ensembles on the classical music scene today. Performing...
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Physical Graffiti

Lisa Naugle, Artistic Director

 

May 3 – 5, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent. 

Performances
Evenings:  May 3, 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee:  May 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children...
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Living in the Tempest

Directed by John Crawford

 

May 4 – 5, 2018

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

A cutting-edge intermedia performance linking interactive digital media with music, dance and theatre. We use fragments from William Shakespeare's mystical masterwork The Tempest, along with other sources, as inspiration to reflect on relationships between humans and oceans. Taking notice of the developing planetary crisis driven by the...
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LASER Talk: The Art of Conservation

 

Monday, May 7, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 

The COVE at UCI Applied Innovation
5141 California Ave #200, Irvine, CA 92697-7700

In the face of such dire environmental realities, how are artists and scientists using data and creativity to fuel their work? This talk will delve into the division between popular opinion and scientific evidence of our global sustainability issues, and how various industries/...
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Coup de Comedy Festival 2018

May  9-12, 2018

All welcome to over 30 FREE Events & Performances

(download the full schedule)

For reservations and calendar updates go to:

Coup de Comedy website

iRev’s Facebook Page

Festival registration site

UC Irvine's Improv Revolution (iRev) continues its tradition of The Coup de Comedy Festival 2018, a 4-day celebration of free fun for the community, featuring some of the best...
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Modeling Afro-Asian Collaboration: Jazz, Spoken-Word and Political Aesthetics

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Modeling Afro-Asian Collaboration: Jazz, Spoken-Word and Political Aesthetics is a new project-in-progress of jazz music and spoken word devoted to the seemingly endless list of young African Americans whose lives have been tragically cut short by violence in the recent past. The piece is a collaboration between...
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Opera UCI Presents

Puccini’s Suor Angelica

Music by Giacomo Puccini with Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano

Darryl Taylor, artistic director

Stephen Tucker, conductor

Shane Wood, Stage Director

 

May 12 – 13, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Opera UCI presents Suor Angelica. First performed in 1918, this opera presents the story of Sister Angelica, who has been forced by her family to enter a convent following a scandal...
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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Spring Concert 2018

 

Wednesday, May 16, 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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Celebrate Music at UCI

 

Friday, May 18, 2018

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music at Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz, and new works by UCI composers. A family-friendly evening of performances to celebrate the arts and music at UCI.

...
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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part II

 

May 19 – June 2, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 19, 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 Wind Ensemble

 

Monday, May 21, 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 Spring Concert

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert will bring together, for the first time, director of choral activities Dr. Seth Houston and his UCI Chamber Singers with the UC Irvine Jazz Orchestra. A wonderful evening of vocal & instrumental jazz at its finest! 

Free admission


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ICIT Student Concert

New music by students of the UCI Music Department's innovative graduate program


Friday, May 25, 2018
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The tenth annual concert presenting original new works by Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) in the UCI Music Department.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

(Photo credit: Milton Salazar)

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Music Department Spring Soirée

 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Celebrating outstanding graduating students in an elegant evening concert. Featuring solo performance, chamber music, small jazz, and contemporary music ensembles. Please join us for a reception before the concert.

Tickets:
General $13
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $11
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6


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American Idiot

Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer; Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong        

Directed by Andrew Palermo

 

June 2 – 9, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Bold, brash, and fun, American Idiot takes Green Day’s chart-topping 2005 punk rock album and brings it vibrantly to life. American Idiot follows a young anti-hero, Johnny, the self-proclaimed “Jesus of Suburbia” and his two buddies, Will and Tunny, as...
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Trio Céleste Presents: Piano Trio Masterworks

 

Sunday, June 3, 2018

4:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Recipients of the 2017 Emerging Artist Award from Arts Orange County, international chamber music ensemble Trio Céleste continues to electrify audiences here and abroad in venues including the Chicago Cultural Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New York’s Carnegie Hall, and Seoul Arts Center in South Korea. Join the Claire Trevor School of...
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