Volume II, Issue 5: February 2010
Campus Events


'Cyrano de Bergerac,' Feb. 26-March 6

'Cyrano de Bergerac' illustration

One of the world's greatest tales of idealism, longing and desire, "Cyrano de Bergerac" will come alive again in the U.S. premiere of Ranjit Bolt's new translation of the celebrated classic by Edmond Rostand. Presented by the drama department, the play is directed by Beth Gardiner. 8 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27, March 3-6; 2 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 6. Studio Theatre. $9-$18.

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Homecoming Street Festival, Feb. 27

Homecoming logo
Homecoming logo designed by Jennifer Tan, fifth-year English major from Westminster.

UCI will welcome back alumni and their families at the 2010 Homecoming Street Festival. The free event includes guest appearances by Peter the Anteater, the homecoming court and UCI coaches; a Greek village; carnival games; and live music and performances. 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. Mesa Road, outside the Bren Events Center. The festival will be followed by the UCI men's basketball game against Cal State Northridge at 7:05 p.m. Alumni can reserve $5 meals and up to four free tickets to the game while supplies last at the UCI Alumni Association Web site.

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Lecture on black holes, March 3

Aaron Barth
UCI's Aaron Barth studies the properties of black holes and their connection to the galaxies they inhabit.

Aaron Barth, UCI physics & astronomy associate professor, will speak on "Black Holes in the Galaxies" at the University Club Forum's lunch presentation. 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 3. University Club. $11.50-$13.50. Reservations recommended. More: 949-824-7960.

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UCI Symphony Orchestra concert, March 12 & 13

UCI Symphony Orchestra

Stephen Tucker will conduct the UCI Symphony Orchestra in "Northward Bound," a concert featuring Brahms' "Tragic Overture" and Sibelius' "Symphony No. 2." The winner of UCI's concerto competition also will perform. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 12 and 13. Preconcert conversation 7 p.m. Friday, March 12. Claire Trevor Theatre. $9-$14.

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