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Screening of Professor Fatimah Tobing Rony’s award winning short,

Screening of Professor Fatimah Tobing Rony’s award winning short, "Annah La Javanaise"

Cinema, Cybersecurity, Arts, Filmmaking, Film Production, International, Networking, UCI Illuminations

Special Event for the International Film Club in coordination with International Week: Screening of Professor Fatimah Tobing Rony’s award winning short, "Annah La Javanaise" in October. Opening Event with Q and A with Fatimah Tobing Rony. This event will honor the work of Fatimah Tobing Rony and allow her to show and discuss her extraordinary animated short that has been a long time in the ma...

10/28/2021

6:30pm

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Irvine Barclay Theatre: Eric Marienthal

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Eric Marienthal

Concert, UCI Illuminations

Eric Marienthal is a Grammy-winning contemporary jazz saxophonist and composer best known for his crystal-clear, fluid tone and adventurous, improvised lines. In a career that has so far spanned more than 40 years, he has performed in 80 different countries, recorded 15 solo CDs and played as a sideman on hundreds of records, films, and television shows. Previously a member of the Chick Core...

10/29/2021

8:00pm

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Chopped Cooking Event

Chopped Cooking Event

Cooking, Food, Foodies, Culture, UCI Illuminations

UCI chefs! Registration is now open for the Fall edition of Chopped. Please register to learn the 4 mystery ingredients and participate in our virtual cooking challenge.

11/2/2021

6:00pm

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Faculty Book Talk Featuring Author and Professor Jonathan Alexander (English)

Faculty Book Talk Featuring Author and Professor Jonathan Alexander (English)

LGBTQ, Reading And Writing, Culture, Faculty, relationships, Literature

Author and Professor Jonathan Alexander (English) talks about his two new books of creative non-fiction. “STROKE BOOK: Diary of a Blindspot” is written in the aftermath of a minor stroke. The author considers how a lifetime in a society still toxic to queer people has impacted his health as well as his perception of queer time. In “BULLIED: Story of an Abuse,” Professor Alexander probes the leg...

11/9/2021

5:00pm

Zoom Webinar


Irvine Barclay Theatre: Ballet Hispánico

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Ballet Hispánico

Dance, Latinx, UCI Illuminations

For 50 years Ballet Hispánico has been the leading voice, intersecting artistic excellence and advocacy, and is now the largest Latinx cultural organization in the United States and one of America’s Cultural Treasures. With its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance, Ballet Hispánico has brought its exemplary artistry and passion for dance to more than three million people in 11 countrie...

11/11/2021

8:00pm

Private Location ...


Book Party: Elizabeth Allen,

Book Party: Elizabeth Allen, "Uncertain Refuge: Sanctuary in the Literature of Medieval England"

Culture, Literature, Reading And Writing, UCI Illuminations, Social Justice, Social Book Club

In Uncertain Refuge: Sanctuary in the Literature of Medieval England (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021), Elizabeth Allen explores the symbolic significance of sanctuary in medieval English literary works—miracle collections and chronicles, romances and drama. Her topics range from a stag seeking sanctuary from the hunt, to Sir Gawain and Robin Hood, to the Civil Rights Movement in America...

11/12/2021

12:00pm

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Irvine Barclay Theatre:  Modigliani Quartet

Irvine Barclay Theatre: Modigliani Quartet

Music, UCI Illuminations

MOZART: Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546 BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85 SCHUBERT: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, “Death and the Maiden” Formed in 2003, the Modigliani Quartet performs regularly at the world’s top chamber music venues, touring America, Japan, Korea, China and European countries. In 2017, it made its Berlin Philharmonic debut and returned to London’s W...

11/12/2021

8:00pm

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Irvine Barclay Theatre: One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

Irvine Barclay Theatre: One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

Entertainment, Performance, UCI Illuminations

Written and Performed by Charles Ross Directed by TJ Dawe Canadian actor and uber geek, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation One-Man Star Wars Trilogy to the stage in this mind-bending whirlwind of a show. Ross retells the classic bad hair trilogy in 60 minutes—no costumes, no props, no sets—all the characters, the music, the ships, and the battles. If your kid’s name is Chewb...

11/13/2021

7:30pm

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Conversation Kitchen with Andrea Gutierrez Director, UCI FRESH Basic Needs Hub, including Food Demonstration by Peter Thach, Campus Social Worker

Conversation Kitchen with Andrea Gutierrez Director, UCI FRESH Basic Needs Hub, including Food Demonstration by Peter Thach, Campus Social Worker

Cooking, Culture, Food, UCI Illuminations

Join us for a conversation with Andrea Gutierrez, UCI FRESH Basic Needs Hub, and a food demonstration by Peter Thach (LCSW) about the Evolution of the UCI Fresh Basic Needs Hub.

11/16/2021

12:00pm

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Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate of the United States

Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate of the United States

Reading And Writing, Culture, Writing, Social Book Club

Please join us for a stirring evening of poetry by Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate of the United States. This author event supports the year-long theme, “For a more perfect union?” and contributes to campus-wide discussions of wisdom in the world.

11/16/2021

5:00pm

Private Location ...