An exhibit of photographs and documents from the UCI Special Collections chronicling the university's experiment in intercultural exchange in the late '60s, which brought indigenous people from Guatemala, Mexico and Samoa to an undeveloped plot on campus known as the Social Sciences Farm. Sponsored by the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts and curated by Robbie Kett, UCI anthropology graduate student, and Anna Kryczka, UCI visual studies graduate student. 3-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through July 20. Outreach Gallery, Room 3100A, UCI Contemporary Arts Center. More: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Swan Shakespeare Festival launches its inaugural season with performances under the stars on a mini-Elizabethan stage. "The Comedy of Errors" 8 p.m. Aug. 9-11, 23, 25 & 26. "The Merchant of Venice": 8 p.m. Aug. 16-19, 22 & 24. New Swan Theater at Gateway Commons next to Aldrich Park. $9-$15. Reservations: 949-824-2787 or www.arts.uci.edu.
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