Anteaters Reflect on March Madness Breakthrough

It’s been an absolutely amazing season for the UC Irvine Anteaters, who were the only Southern California-based men’s basketball team to make the 2019 NCAA Tournament, en route to picking up their first March Madness win in school history. While they did not ultimately clinch the title, the lessons and experiences each member gained will be remembered for life. “I love working with the players and showing the positive impact …

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Irvine Korean Cultural Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Cultural festivals are a core ingredient of this nation’s identity. For those who embrace the reality that the United States is comprised of a melting pot of varying cultural traditions and people of all ethnicities, these festivals provide opportunities to understand the distinctions and similarities between people from different backgrounds. Naturally, cultural celebrations also allow people to embrace their own traditions by reminding them of the experiences that make their …

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Irvine Barclay Theatre’s Diverse Range of Performances

The new season at the Irvine Barclay Theatre will have a diverse selection of performances that all residents of Orange County are bound to appreciate. Performances include the Community Youth Orchestra of Southern California, the Mozart Classical Orchestra and the National Geographic Live Speaker Series. Fans can also enjoy a performance by Boy Bandz, who will sing a number of popular hits by different boy bands including New Kids on …

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Puesto: From Mexico City, to Irvine, to You

Puesto is a casual and upscale establishment that promises gourmet Mexican cuisine, excellent service and a lively atmosphere. The Mexico City-inspired restaurant has six locations across California, including two in Irvine. Different locations can offer different experiences, and we wanted to give you the full scoop on what they have to offer. To make it happen Ryan met up with Bret at Los Olivos, and Bret and her boyfriend visited …

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The Formation of UCI’s Institute and Museum for California Art

Featured Image Above: Peter Alexander, “Thrasher,” 1992. Oil on canvas, 48 x 84 in. ©2018, Peter Alexander. The Buck Collection at the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art. Stephen Barker’s visual art tours are almost legendary. The dean of the UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts and executive director of its Institute and Museum for California Art (IMCA) seems to weave a spell when talking about the artworks …

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