In the News

‘Tempest’ in Irvine sweeps us to a land where magic is the norm

August 10, 2017

Eric Marchese from the Orange County Register reviews New Swan Shakespeare Festival's THE TEMPEST.

In Irvine, ‘Shrew’ pits rebel ’70s against conformist ’80s

August 1, 2017

Eric Marchese from the Orange County Register reviews New Swan Shakespeare Festival's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.

Mari Kimura Joins the UCI Music Faculty

July 20, 2017

The UCI Music Department is pleased to welcome to its faculty Mari Kimura, a composer, performer, researcher, and leading figure in the field of interactive computer music. As a violinist Mari is renowned for her mastery of subharmonics—the production of pitches that sound up to an octave below the violin’s lowest string—as well as for her dynamic performances as an improviser and her premieres of many notable compositions by today’s composers. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a...

New Swan Shakespeare Festival Returns With THE TEMPEST and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

July 20, 2017

Critic Joel Beers from OC WEEKLY reviews New Swan Shakespeare Festival's productions of THE TEMPEST and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Hosts Applied Improvisation Network World Conference

July 20, 2017

UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS HOSTS APPLIED IMPROVISATION NETWORK WORLD CONFERENCE “Ride the Wave: Applying Improvisation in a Changing World” on August 24-27, 2017 IRVINE, Calif.  (July 20, 2017) -- UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) welcomes the Applied Improvisation Network (AIN) for their 15th annual 4-day international convening, the AIN World Conference 2017 – Southern California on August 24-27, 2017. Applied Improvisation Practitioners from...

Exhibits will celebrate Latin American and Latino art in Orange County

July 18, 2017

Gilbert “Magu” Lujan, who earned a master of fine arts from UC Irvine in 1973, was the founder of Los Four, a Chicano artists’ collective that was the first to exhibit in a mainstream museum. “He makes this incredibly expressive, democratic and..."

Galleries Throughout Greater Los Angeles Join Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

July 11, 2017

Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano artist Gilbert ‘Magu’ Luján at the UAG, UC Irvine, the artist’s first museum survey.

University Art Gallery Catalogues for sale online!

July 10, 2017

The University Art Gallery (UAG) is now offering a collection of catalogues for sale though its website. The collection currently includes Ed Moses: Cross-Section (2015) and will feature the upcoming Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert ‘Magu’ Luján (2017) this Fall.   More: ED MOSES: CROSS-SECTION Essays by Kevin Appel, Juli Carson and Barbara Rose  Edited by Juli Carson Published by © 2015 University Art Gallery, UC Irvine  Ed Moses: Cross-...

On Theater: UCI's sixth New Swan Theater festival will feature ‘Tempest’ and ‘Shrew’

June 29, 2017

Tom Titus review's New Swan Shakespeare Festival's sixth season.

FADA (Film-Arts-Drama Alliance) club produces "Zot Zot Land" to celebrate the Arts at UCI

June 6, 2017

Watch the Behind the Scenes Film -> Arts students from University of California, Irvine came together to put their spin on La La Land's "Another Day of Sun!" 80+ students and mentors were involved in the film project that included newly recorded instrumentals, vocals, lyrics, along with new choreography.  The film was produced by the Film-Arts-Drama-Alliance (FADA) at UCI specifically for the 18th annual Zotfest film festival at UCI.  The team...