MultiCultural Center Events

The PIRE-ECCI collaborates quarterly with the on-campus organization, the MultiCultural Center. Each quarter, events sponsored by the PIRE-ECCI and coordinated by the MCC will highlight Chinese culture in America to help promote connectivity and cultural awareness. Events can range from performances to speeches, dinners to film, and are open to the entire campus.


Performance: Then and Now: Lily Cai Dance Trio
Saturday, January 31, 2015: 8PM
MCC theater
Lily Cai Chinese Dance Trio presents a cultural and contemporary dance performance


Film Screening: Queer China, Comrade China
Wednesday April 30th, 2014, 6:00PM
MCC theater
Discussion with Director Cui Zi’en will follow the screening.

Chalk Art Exhibit: Chalking for Justice by Delphine Louie Anaya
Live exhibit, April working dates: 15, 16, 17 5:00-7:30pm; April 19 all day
MCC Meeting Room Chalk Wall

Film Screening: Bringing King to China
Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 6:00PM
MCC Theater
Discussion with Director Kevin McKiernan following the screening.

Art Exhibit: Northern China: Cultures and Minorities on the Silk Road, by Tay Hoang
Wednesday, Oct 9- Friday, Dec 13, 2013
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013: Opening Reception/ A Conversation with the Artist


Friday, May 17, 2013 8:00PM
Musical Performance: The Jumping Buddha Ensemble
MCC Theater ($5 Students/ $15 General)

Weds, Jan 30, 2013 6:00PM
Film Screening: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
MCC Theater (Free event!)
Conversation with director Wayne Wang following the screening

Thurs, November 15, 2012 6:00PM
Film Screening: China Heavyweight
MCC Theater (Free event!)
Discussion following the screening


Weds, Feb 8, 2012, 6:00PM
Documentary Film Screening: Golden Venture
MCC Theater (Free event!)

Wednesday, Nov 9 2011, 6:00PM at the MCC
Film Screening: Hollywood Chinese
Entrance is Free, please join us!

Weds, Oct 5 - Friday, Dec 9
Asian-American Art Exhibit: INdiVISIBLE
MCC Lounge


October 20, 2010, 6:00PM at the MCC
Film Screening: Autumn Gem
Entrance is Free, please join us!

April 15th, 2011, 8:00PM
Live Folk Music and Dance
$5 - UCSB Students/$15 - general


November 9, 2011, 6:00PM at the MCC
Film Screening: Hollywood Chinese
Entrance is Free, please join us!

Wednesday, October 5 – Friday, December 9, 2011
Art Exhibit: INdiVISIBLE

Past MCC Events from Phase-I

Esteemed Nobel Laureate Y.T. Lee lectures on environmental globalization.
Guqin master performs on the ancient chinese instrument.
Live classic, folk and contemporary Chinese music.