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BREN EVENTS CENTER

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Gary DeLong, Climate Change Denying Hopeful for Congress, Logrolled by Bill Clinton at UCI

    Last night's The Colbert Report featured another partisan logrolling clip that makes that Comedy Central program and The Daily Show so priceless, with a Fox News pundit-blonde and anchors Brit Hume and Chris Wallace repeating that day's GOP talking point: that Mitt Romney appeared to be a "plausible ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 19, 2012

    Kaba Modern Created a Dance Dance Revolution

    Popping and locking with UC Irvine's dance crew and the movement it helped to create

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Web Extra: Hanging With Kaba Modern As It Gets Ready for VIBE Dance Competition

    ​So you think you can dance? This week's cover story follows the journey of UC Irvine's Kaba Modern, which paved the way for the collegiate hip-hop dance-crew circuit and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The crew is gearing up for VIBE, one of the biggest and most prestigious hip-hop dan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Dalai Lama to Speak at UC Irvine Today, Live Webstream at 1:30 P.M.

    ​​His Holiness the Dalai Lama will speak to students, community members and orange-robed monks today at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center. Tickets are sold out, but the talk will be streamed live starting at 1:30 p.m.Dalai Lama spoke at USC yesterday and created quite a stir when he, a man who won' ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2011

    Does Fight Club OC Have the Winning Combination?

    Roy Englebrecht's Battle of the Ballroom is no more, but he hopes his new hybrid boxing/MMA event will be a hit

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Darren Moore, UC Irvine Basketball Guard, Inks Whatever a Spider Can

    ​Some are calling them the BEST . . . TATS . . . EVER!Certainly the producers of the new Spider-Man musical must love the free pub.To fully appreciate UC Irvine basketball guard Darren Moore's ink job, check the next page.

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Video Killed the Orange County Interwebs Horror Show Star

    ​Today's installment of The Orange County Interwebs Horror Show--which compiles things from and about this paradise we live in--will blow your eyeballs as well as your mind. And you don't even have to visit our adult section for the pleasure! After the jump are OC-related videos for your viewing e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Lords of Combat Brings MMA to OC Tonight

    ​Listen, maggots: Don't go thinking Lords of SoCal 1 at the Bren Events Center on the campus of UC Irvine tonight is just another mixed-martial arts bone crush."Spurred by a vision of SoCal as the birthplace of American MMA, Lords of Combat is poised to build SoCal's MMA nerve center," proclaims t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    What You Missed: Sushi Eating Festival, MMA, New Found Glory, Swallows Parade

    Andrew YoussefNew Found Glory fan, not a teenager?​What'd you miss this weekend? Welllllllll on Saturday, New Found Glory and Saves the Day performed at the House of Blues Anaheim. Hello Goodbye and Fireworks opened. Photog Andrew Youssef was there to document all the high-pitched fun. See the ph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Crowdsourced: The Killers at Bren Events Center

    ​The Killers did their thing at a sold-out Bren Events Center in UC Irvine last night, a fairly small venue for such a big act. I wasn't there (was at Yeah Yeah Yeahs at the Fox Theater in Pomona, and have yet to master the art of bilocation), but you were. And you had some things to say about it, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Incoming: Dashboard Confessional at UCI's Bren Events Center

    ​Tonight, rock superstars the Killers play a sold-out show at UCI's Bren Events Center. Since that show did so well, why not do more big concerts there, right?That could possibly be the philosophy behind booking this show, early/mid-decade emo poster boys Dashboard Confessional at the Bren Events ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Tough Choice: Yeah Yeah Yeahs vs. The Killers

    ​It's battle of the sold-out shows! Two of the genuine biggest artists in rock and/or roll are playing in our coverage area tonight, and tickets to both shows are more scarce than people saying nice thing about last night's premiere of The Jay Leno Show.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    UC Irvine Issues Alert About a Rifleman on Campus

    UC Irvine officials issued a telephone text message to students this afternoon warning about "a suspicious man carrying a possible rifle" on campus on Mesa Drive near the Bren Events Center.According to the message, obtained by the Weekly, the subject is a white male, 6-feet, 180 pounds, blond hair, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    Saving Trestles: Game On!

    The on-again, off-again hearing on the 241 Foothill South toll road extension by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce is back on, from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22, and in an old/new home, O'Brien Hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, or the same place the California Coastal Commission met, took testimony ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    Surf punks

    Social Distortion, the Adolescents and even bubblegummy Blink-182 are among the bands whose scheduled UC Irvine shows were canceled at the last minute over the years because fraighty cat campus security fretted onslaughts of scary, leather-clad, facially pincushioned punk rockers. A quick glance at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 01/30

    MARK OF ZORRO, 8 p.m. Silent film live orchestra = winning combination. Meng Concert Hall, 800 N State College Blvd., Fullerton THE MARS VOLTA, 7 p.m. Long Beach prog-rock, anyone? See Doug Wallen's writeup from last week's OCW. Bren Events Center, Mesa Rd. and W. Peltason Dr., Irvine ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    High Concept, Dude

    Arena prog-rockers the Mars Volta demand so much of you

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 11/27

    FALL OUT BOY, 7pm Doors open at Long Beach Arena – Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach SWITCHFOOT, 7pm Enjoy Switchfoot live in concert. Bren Events Center located on the UC Irvine Campus SO CAL MUSIC LIVE ACOUSTIC COMPETITION, 8pm The So Cal Music Live Acoustic Competi ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Dead Hot Crazy

    NOV. 24 DEC. 1

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    I Killed It, and Id Kill It Again

    How a story about Don Bren, wasnt and does anybody really care (they dont)

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    Ordinary Girl

    Theres something about Kelly Clarkson

  • Columns

    November 18, 2004
  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Bob Dylan Comes to Town

    Hell help you party it down

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    George W. Bush: Youve Been Punkd

    Fat Mikes Punkvoter tour rocks the prez

  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Their Charming Man

    Dispatches from the Latino Morrissey love-in

  • Columns

    March 14, 2002
  • Music

    February 22, 2001
  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Notes on a Bloodstained Band Flier

    Samiam/Farside/Shades Apart/Jesse & the Rockers
    Chain Reaction
    Wednesday, Nov. 17

  • Music

    November 4, 1999
  • Features

    January 7, 1999
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