Musicians perform Mexican-style songs at the Student Center terrace as part of a Cinco de Mayo celebration sponsored by Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán.
“Speed Racer” comes across as candy for the senses. The constantly dynamic visuals are a rainbow-sherbet, hyper, pop-art assault on the eyes that is stunning and, at times, almost overwhelming. Unfortunately, much like candy, the rush starts strong yet ultimately leaves the viewer unsatisfied.
Concerts for philanthropic causes might be as common as students listening to iPods in today’s era, but the second annual UCIndie: A Benefit Concert for Iraqi Children, organized by members of the Baghdad School Project in conjunction with the Social Science Dean’s Ambassadors Council, made for a fun-filled night of upbeat music and camaraderie as part of a large effort to provide educational supplies to schoolchildren in Baghdad.
Matmos is generally considered to be an electronic experimental band. The word “experimental” scares away even the most passionate music fans.
“Mario Kart Wii” goes in one direction: backward. It was a tall order to beat the innovative “Double Dash” and the milestone “Mario Kart DS.” Nintendo certainly didn’t do it.
Just to clarify, “Measure for Measure” is a play by a little- known playwright named William Shakespeare and, if you haven’t checked him out yet, you should.
A talented group of 15 dancers and choreographers from the UC Irvine Department of Dance showcased this year’s production of “Physical Graffiti.”
There is no smoking in the Bren Events Center. The ever-watchful security force made sure that nobody even lingered in the aisles between seats for more than a few seconds at Rockstar Energy Drink’s “Get A Life Tour” last Thursday night. Who knows what they would do if they caught someone with a lit cigarette?
For one precious hour, students and members of the Irvine community basked in the presence of a pop literature god. Stan “The Man” Lee worked with comic artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko to co-create what would become some of the biggest characters in comics—superheroes like Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Iron Man, Daredevil and the Hulk.
Undergraduate students present research projects in April 2008 as part of the Excellence in Research certification sponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences. The annual competition invites undergrads to submit scientific research in various forms which is then judged by faculty members. Winners are announced in May.