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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...

UCI Drama’s “Avenue Q” Puts Adulthood to Music, Comedy, and Puppets

June 6, 2017

The New University's reporter Hubert Ta reviews UCI Drama's spring musical, AVENUE Q.

Layers of Sound Create a Very Special Message

May 23, 2017

Michael Dessen, Associate Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Rawlins Chari of Music is featured.  

Alumnus Ching Ching Wong Named one of Dance Magazine's 25 to Watch

May 23, 2017

Ching Ching Wong (BFA 2010) is named one of Dance Magazine's 25 to Watch for 2017.

Opening Reception for Heather Rasmussen & Tomory Dodge

May 14, 2017

Opening reception: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 3-6 PM ACME. is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by Los Angeles based artist Heather Rasmussen. Included in the show are recent photographs, sculptures, and video. Greatly influenced by Hans Breder, Ujj Zsuzsi and Rene Magritte in this new body of work, Rasmussen remade one of each of their pictures, in order to walk in their footsteps. From this recitation of surreal and visceral images, Rasmussen was able to develop new forms and...


May 10, 2017

UCI DRAMA CLOSES OUT ITS SEASON WITH A WITTY AND WHIMSICAL AVENUE Q Irvine, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q as the final offering in its season – “THEM!” – an examination xenophobia, interpersonal alienation, and the voices of “the other.” With a book by Jeff Whitty and music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, this hilariously acerbic coming-of-age parable took home three Tony Awards...

Bigger Than Music, UCI Symphony Orchestra’s Adoption Of Santa Ana High School Orchestra Uses Music to Value and Catalyze Youth

May 8, 2017

BIGGER THAN MUSIC, UC IRVINE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S ADOPTION OF SANTA ANA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA USES MUSIC TO VALUE AND CATALYZE YOUTH IRVINE, Calif., (May 8, 2017) – “This collaboration has never been about developing musicians, it has always been about developing young people who have been valued and encouraged in a way that they can now see themselves going to college, continuing their education and taking advantage of opportunities. Music is how we are connecting with them, but this is...

iRev's Comedy Festival Offers Over 51 Free Workshops and Expands with Improvisation Symposium

May 1, 2017

FREE COMEDY FESTIVAL EXPANDS WITH IMPROVISATION SYMPOSIUM AT UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS All welcome to over 51 Free Workshops & Performances May 10-13 IRVINE, Calif.  (May 1, 2017) – UCI's Improv Revolution (iRev) will produce The Coup de Comedy Festival 2017, a celebration of improvisation and comedy.  iRev is an improvisational ensemble composed of undergraduate students from UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA). This epic 4-day...