Volume IV, Issue 6: March 2012
Campus Events


'Hidden Language of the Soul,' March 21

Ruth St. Denis poses in peacock dress
Photo of Ruth St. Denis in a peacock role from the UCI Libraries' archival dance collection

The Partners of the UCI Libraries will present a talk on "Hidden Language of the Soul: Dance Treasures in Special Collections & Archives," with Stephen MacLeod, public services librarian for UCI's Special Collections & Archives. He'll share highlights from the archives' dance collection, including books on early dance history and costume design, as well as photographs, programs and materials relating to George Ballanchine, Eugene Loring, Isadora Duncan, Donald McKayle, Martha Graham, Anna Pavlova, Katherine Dunham, Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 21. Langson Library, Room 570. Free. Registration requested. More: partners@uci.edu or 949-824-4651.

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6th annual Literary Orange, April 14

Autographed Literary Orange book cover

A joint venture of Orange County Public Libraries and the UCI Libraries, Literary Orange 2012 will include panel discussions on fiction, mysteries, memoirs, law, true crime, fantasy, history and other topics; book signings; and keynote talks by authors Lisa See and Paula McLain. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 14. UCI Student Center. $25-$60. More: partners@uci.edu or 949-824-4651.

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'Hossein Omoumi & Friends,' April 14

Hossein Omoumi with flute
Hossein Omoumi is a master of the ney, the traditional reed flute of Iran.

Hossein Omoumi, UCI Maseeh Professor in Persian Performing Arts, will play Persian music with Jessika Kenney, Kiya Tabassian and Ziya Tabassian. 8-10 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Winifred Smith Hall. $11-$16. More: 949-824-2787.

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'Dance Escape,' April 19-21

Student ballerinas perform on stage

The dance department will present "Dance Escape," a concert featuring original choreography by Claire Trevor School of the Arts graduate students and directed by Sheron Wray, assistant professor of dance. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 19-21. Claire Trevor Theatre. $11-$15. More: 949-824-2787.

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