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Visiting Artist Lecture Series:  Artists Leigh Ledare and Paul McCarthy in Conversation

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Artists Leigh Ledare and Paul McCarthy in Conversation

Art, Conversation, Creative Arts

Visiting Artist Lecture Series Organized by Rhea Anastas and the first year MFA cohort Paul McCarthy (b. 1945, raised Salt Lake City), lives and works in Los Angeles. For 18 years, McCarthy taught performance, video, installation, and art history in the New Genres Department at UCLA, where he influenced future generations of west coast artists. McCarthy has exhibited performance, installatio...

2/9/2023

6:30pm

Contemporary Arts...


Covering Communist and Post-Communist States: A Conversation with Katie Stallard and Adam Brookes

Covering Communist and Post-Communist States: A Conversation with Katie Stallard and Adam Brookes

History

This event will focus on Stallard's experiences reporting from Russia and China for SkyNews and Brookes's time reporting from Beijing for the BBC, as well as the books they have written that draw in part on their work as foreign correspondents. The speakers will also bring in comparative comments relating to reporting they did from and about other places, ranging from North Korea in Stallard's ...

2/10/2023

11:00am

Private Location ...


Irvine Barclay Theatre:  The Blind Boys of Alabama with Special Guest Charlie Musselwhite (Students Only)

Irvine Barclay Theatre: The Blind Boys of Alabama with Special Guest Charlie Musselwhite (Students Only)

Gospel, Rhythm and Blues, Spirituals

“Gospel Titans” – Rolling Stone Winners of five Grammy Awards, The Blind Boys of Alabama are living legends who continue setting the standard for gospel music. Coming of musical age while touring the South during the Jim Crow era, the Blind Boys developed a unique sound blending the close harmonies of early jubilee gospel with the charismatic tradition’s fervent improvisations. With a sou...

2/10/2023

8:00pm

Irvine Barclay Th...


Irvine Barclay Theatre: Cyrille Aimée (Students Only)

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Cyrille Aimée (Students Only)

Jazz

“A buoyant blend of Gallic charm, irrepressible joie de vivre and Gypsy-inspired verve.” —Jazz Times Born and raised in France, but now living and working in New Orleans, Grammy nominated vocalist Cyrille Aimée is a new generation of jazz royalty. After winning the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Aimée was chosen by Stephen...

2/11/2023

8:00pm

Private Location ...


South Coast Repertory Theatre: Appropriate  (Students Only)

South Coast Repertory Theatre: Appropriate (Students Only)

Art, Theatre, Play / Performance

Arkansas, present day. The estranged members of the Lafayette family gather at their late father’s crumbling plantation to prepare for the estate sale. But decades of resentment have a way of bubbling to the surface, and a shocking discovery in the piles of clutter sends them spiraling as they confront repressed histories, regrets and each other. Winner of the Obie Award for Best American Play,...

2/12/2023

2:00pm

South Coast Reper...


South Coast Repertory:  The Little Foxes (Students Only)

South Coast Repertory: The Little Foxes (Students Only)

Arts, Theatre, Play / Performance

The Little Foxes Alabama, 1900. Ben and Oscar Hubbard stand to earn millions by funding an industrialized cotton mill. But first they’ll need their calculating sister, Regina, to secure the seed money from her dying husband. When he refuses, the siblings stop at nothing to satisfy their own ambitions and keep the wealth in the family. It is Regina, however, with razor-sharp intellect and diabo...

2/12/2023

7:00pm

Private Location ...


Samuel Ting, Nobel Laureate of Physics - An Asian/American Journey

Samuel Ting, Nobel Laureate of Physics - An Asian/American Journey

Asian American, Science

Crossing the Pacific Ocean as an infant, fleeing wars during childhood, re-crossing the Pacific at age 18 to pursue his dream with only $100 in his pocket, and winning the Nobel Prize at age 40 — this is the extraordinary Asian/American journey of Samuel C. C. Ting, the 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Physics. Samuel C. C. Ting won the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the charm qu...

2/22/2023

2:30pm

Humanities Gatewa...


International Film Club: A Taste of Honey (1961)

International Film Club: A Taste of Honey (1961)

Comedy, Film, Film Production, Film Screening, Filmmaking

Actor and Comedian John Early and Professor Catherine Liu present A Taste of Honey (1961) for the UCI International Film Club, followed by Q&A. Taste of Honey is a 1961 British film adaptation of the 1958 play of the same name by Shelagh Delaney. Delaney wrote the screenplay with director Tony Richardson, who had directed the play on the stage. It is an exemplar of a gritty genre of British...

2/22/2023

7:00pm

McCormick Screen...


Sixth Annual Poetry Symposium: Healing & Hope Through Diverse Journeys

Sixth Annual Poetry Symposium: Healing & Hope Through Diverse Journeys

Poetry, Reading And Writing, Diversity, Humanities

We are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Poetry Symposium: Healing and Hope Through Diverse Journeys, which will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023, from 6 PM to 8 PM. The symposium’s overall theme will be: The impact of racism in all its expressions on healthcare providers and outcomes.” This year’s symposium features poems that explore the effects of racism in all its forms. Work...

2/23/2023

6:00pm

Online Event


Transmedia Transgender Storytelling as Radical Action: A Conversation Between Cat Blackard and Theresa Jean Tanenbaum (Hybrid Event)

Transmedia Transgender Storytelling as Radical Action: A Conversation Between Cat Blackard and Theresa Jean Tanenbaum (Hybrid Event)

Activism, Diversity, LGBTQ

In this Illuminations event, we explore the power of digital narrative and autobiography to provide insight into the lived experiences of vulnerable people by centering the voices of two transgender, transmedia storytellers.

2/27/2023

5:30pm

Private Location ...