Volume II, Issue 4: January 2010
Campus Events


'Emergence: Art & Artificial Life,' through May 7

Virtual dog greets viewer in "Sniff" by Karolina Sobecka
A virtual dog greets a viewer in "Sniff" (2009), by Karolina Sobecka with software developed by Jim George.

The exhibit features interactive sound-based and sculptural works by international artists using artificial intelligence and genetic programming techniques, custom electronics and robotics. Through May 7. Family day 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 17. Beall Center for Art & Technology. Free. More: 949-824-4339.

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'An Evening of Jazz with Kei Akagi & Friends,' Jan. 22 & 23

Kei Akagi
Jazz pianist Kei Akagi hosts a major faculty recital each winter through the UCI Chamber Series.

Kei Akagi, world-renowned jazz pianist and composer, Chancellor's Professor of music and director of jazz studies at UCI, will perform with fellow faculty members Michael Dessen (trombone) and Darek Oles (bass). 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22 and 23. Winifred Smith Hall. $9-$14. More: 949-824-2787.

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'The Scaffolded Mind,' Feb. 2

Drawing of brain

The UCI Distinguished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning & Memory will present a free public lecture on "The Scaffolded Mind: How Your Brain Adapts to Aging" by Denise C. Park, behavioral and brain sciences chair at the University of Texas at Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. Irvine Barclay Theatre. More: 949-824-5193.
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Valentine's Concert, Feb. 14

Men in Blaque in concert
Men in Blaque, an eclectic male vocal ensemble from UCI, performs a variety of music, from popular Broadway musicals to Gregorian chants.

Joseph Huszti will conduct Men in Blaque and UCI Acappella in their 16th Annual Valentine's Concert. 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. Reception to follow. Winifred Smith Hall. $9-$14. More: 949-824-2787.

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