- November 12, 2010
Armed with a video camera, Kresge College alumna Anna Sophie Loewenberg is looking for love on the streets of Beijing with her "Sexy Beijing" web series.
- November 01, 2010
Shakespeare Santa Cruz will present two benefit performances of Shakespeare’s Labors In Love, an original piece written and performed by Oregon Shakespeare Festival actors, Nov. 20-21. and 21.
- October 29, 2010
Proud Banana Slug and hardcore San Francisco Giants fan, Ashkon Davaran (Porter '02, Theater Arts) has a grand slam viral hit with his YouTube video tribute to the Giants and their fans, set to a wacky re-mix of the 1981 Journey hit "Don't Stop Believin'."
- October 22, 2010
“MIXED NUTZ! The Nutcracker REMixed”--a fun and magical twist on the story of ‘The Nutcracker’ featuring live music by vocalists SoVoSó with Lori Rivera
- October 12, 2010
Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Vito Acconci, Robert Rauschenberg…these are just a few of the extraordinary artists that will be featured in Human Conditions, a new exhibition running through November 20 at UCSC’s Sesnon Gallery.
- September 24, 2010
Jeffrey J. Shilling, former chief development officer for Stanford University’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, has been named associate vice chancellor for strategic philanthropy at UC Santa Cruz.
- September 16, 2010
The University of California Regents today (Thursday, September 16, 2010) approved the appointment of Alison Galloway as campus provost/executive vice chancellor (CP/EVC) of UC Santa Cruz. The appointment is effective immediately.
- September 15, 2010
When most people think about the life of Thomas Jefferson, the subject of music rarely comes up. So it might come as a bit of a surprise to learn that our third president was an accomplished--and self-taught--classical violinist, who also had an unusual interest in traditional folk tunes...
- September 02, 2010
George Hitchcock, poet, painter, publisher, and UCSC lecturer emeritus in Creative Writing (Literature), died on August 27 at the age of 96.
- August 20, 2010
August 29 marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Crescent City.
- August 04, 2010
Authors of new book about Grateful Dead's marketing approach to donate one fourth of advance and royalties to UC Santa Cruz
Inspired by a thought-provoking feature article by Joshua Green in the March issue of <i>Atlantic</i> magazine titled <i>Management Secrets of the Grateful Dead</i>, Boston writers David Meerman Scott and Brian Halligan have just published a new book rele
- July 13, 2010
Shakespeare Santa Cruz exposed: hard work brings productions and stage sets to life in the festival glen
Anyone who has seen Shakespeare Santa Cruz knows it's a transporting experience, but the cast works hard to achieve the effect. When audiences finally see Love's Labor's Lost, they will see the end-product of endless adjustments, revisions, and changes of
- July 09, 2010
The 29th season of Shakespeare Santa Cruz opens July 20 with James Goldman's <i>The Lion In Winter</i>, directed by Richard E.T. White and starring SSC artistic director Marco Barricelli.
- June 14, 2010
Friday's commencement ceremonies at East Field were a blend of jubilation, reflection, and relief as hundreds of scholars posed for photographs and capped off their studies at UC Santa Cruz.
- May 28, 2010
Theater arts professor receives NEH fellowship plus UC President's grant for book on dance legend Martha Graham
UC Santa Cruz theater arts professor Mark Franko has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to complete a book on legendary dancer, choreographer, and modern dance pioneer Martha Graham.
- May 28, 2010
L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) will performed in the original Italian by a delightful student cast and the full UCSC Orchestra, June 3-6 at the Music Center Recital Hall.
- May 21, 2010
The television magazine show "State of Minds" produced by UCTV and featuring several segments filmed last month on the UC Santa Cruz campus is now online and available for viewing.
- May 20, 2010
Angry turkeys, space boats, floating pigs, and stoic football players are examples of objects that are violently mixed together in a splattered haze of bright colors and layered patterns.
- May 19, 2010
UC Santa Cruz professor of music Hi Kyung Kim will be one of five keynote speakers at the second UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education--the largest global event in the field.
- May 12, 2010
Two theater arts faculty members at UC Santa Cruz have been honored with 2009 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards.
- April 30, 2010
Tune into <i>Treme,</i> the new HBO television series by David Simon (<i>The Wire</i>) about post-Katrina New Orleans, and in the opening credits you will see a photograph taken by UCSC associate professor of art Lewis Watts.
- April 30, 2010
UCSC Theater Arts professor Danny Scheie directs HAIR, the classic rock musical featuring a large cast of over 50 spirited students, opening Friday, May 14, at the UCSC Mainstage Theater.
- April 26, 2010
Fourteen graduate students from UCSC's Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. Program (DANM) will conclude two years of artistic study with "Things That Are Possible"--an exhibition of their work running April 30 through May 9 at the campus's new Digital Arts
- April 19, 2010
UC Santa Cruz will celebrate the arts and a commitment to collaboration, innovation, and community on Thursday, April 29, when the campus officially opens its new Digital Arts Research Center.
- April 14, 2010
Theater Arts faculty at UC Santa Cruz have received eight nominations for the 2009 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards.
- March 24, 2010
Professor Renee Tajima-Pena, graduate director of the Social Documentation program at UC Santa Cruz, is executive producer of <i>Whatever it Takes,</i> a new documentary airing on PBS March 30 at 10 p.m. The films follows an retail executive who becomes p
- March 11, 2010
The front page of the March 11 Arts section of the New York Times featured a story by Larry Rohter about UCSC's Grateful Dead Archive and its historical impact and value.
- February 28, 2010
As a Merrill College undergraduate, Olga Nájera-Ramírez discovered Mexican folklórico dance and was immediately captivated. It has become a lifelong interest. Now, the UC Santa Cruz professor of anthropology has produced a documenta
- February 28, 2010
The first large-scale exhibition of materials from the Grateful Dead Archive at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be on display at the New-York Historical Society from March 5 through July 4.
- February 18, 2010
The March issue of <i>The Atlantic</i> features a story by senior editor Joshua Green on the Library's Grateful Dead Archive.
- February 07, 2010
More than 300 people turned out for the seventh annual UC Santa Cruz Scholarship Benefit Dinner that took place Saturday night at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.
- January 11, 2010
UCSC will host its seventh annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner on Saturday, February 6, at the Tech Museum in San Jose.