3 events worth checking out in Irvine this week

Looking for something to do this week? From a ribbon cutting ceremony to a conversations with an artist, here are a few top options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Westcliff University ribbon cutting celebration





On Thursday, head over to Westcliff University for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of their new Irvine campus. The event will feature live music from 97.1 AMP Radio, along with local food vendors and much more.

When: Thursday, Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Westcliff University, 16715 Von Karman, Suite 100
Admission: Free
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An evening with artists Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau




Artists Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau -- known for creating interactive computer installations -- bring their newly created artwork to UCI. The pair will discuss their work and host a conversation with experts in several scientific fields.

When: Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave., #250
Admission: Free
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Bill McKibben visits UC Irvine





Last but not least, head over to the UC Irvine's Crystal Cove Auditorium Friday night for an evening with Bill McKibben -- a writer and activist who has "tirelessly sought to publicize the dangers of climate change," says Eventbrite.

When: Friday, Feb. 8, 4-6 p.m.
Where: UC Irvine Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697
Admission: Free
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