Upcoming Events

Living in the Tempest

Directed by John Crawford

 

May 4 – 5, 2018

8:00 pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre

 

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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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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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

 

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. After her aunt, the Princess, asks...
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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 ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $13
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $11
UCI Students &...
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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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UCI Guitar Studies Concert

Spring

 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

12:00 pm

Arts Amphitheatre

UCI guitar students present a program of solos, duos, trios, and quartets selected from six centuries of repertoire by composers from around the world.

Free admission


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Student Exhibitions

Spring Quarter

 

June 7 – 15, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 7, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Exhibition

University Art Gallery

 

Select Undergrad Exhibition

Curated by Critical & Curatorial MFA Program

Room Gallery, ACT Room 2206

 

All exhibitions are free admission and open to the public.

 

Presented by the Department...
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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

“Joy Comes after Pain” – Guillaume Apollinaire

Friday, June 8, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” This concert will feature Duke Ellington’s Giggling Rapids and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, “London.” The Symphony is also thrilled to present the world premiere of a newly composed jazz piano concerto by UCI Music professors...
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Chamber Music Recital

Spring Concert 2018

 

Monday, June 11, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

A program featuring talented students from UCI’s Department of Music performing chamber music masterworks.

Free admission


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The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is pleased to present an academic year of exhibitions, performances, concerts, and special events taking place on campus for the 2017-18 season.


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LASER Talk: Empathy in Machine Learning

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location to be Announced

As Machine Learning reaches new heights, how are programmers and developers addressing human-like interfaces, interactions, and decision-making – specifically, when it comes the emulation of empathy? Conversation may include philosophical and ethical topics, in addition to the creative and computational aspects of this growing practice....
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