Tuesday, October 17

(Courtesy of Josh Mandel)
(Courtesy of Josh Mandel)

St. Vincent performed a slower song "Strange Mercy" in front of a fanged cartoon backdrop before introducing songs from her new album “MASSEDUCTION.”  (Alexandra Del Rosario/Daily Bruin)

Concert Review: St. Vincent

St. Vincent alternated between her signature brightly colored and angular electric guitars 13 times at Paramount Studios. Each instrument change added another level of vibrancy to an impressive display of talent that was equally charged musically as it was visually. Read more...

St. Vincent performed a slower song "Strange Mercy" in front of a fanged cartoon backdrop before introducing songs from her new album “MASSEDUCTION.”  (Alexandra Del Rosario/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Crystal Hatch is a video producer who makes cooking tutorials almost every week for BuzzFeed's Goodful page. Some of her videos include "Healthier Homemade Cinnamon Rolls" and "One-Pan Teriyaki Chicken Meal Prep." (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)
Alumna Crystal Hatch is a video producer who makes cooking tutorials almost every week for BuzzFeed's Goodful page. Some of her videos include "Healthier Homemade Cinnamon Rolls" and "One-Pan Teriyaki Chicken Meal Prep." (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Sisters Sarah Yocuté and Hanna Yocuté performed at and taught a music master class at Guatemala's National Music Conservatory together. They shared their personal journeys and stylistic evolutions in music with the class despite the language barrier and time crunch that they faced. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)
Sisters Sarah Yocuté and Hanna Yocuté performed at and taught a music master class at Guatemala's National Music Conservatory together. They shared their personal journeys and stylistic evolutions in music with the class despite the language barrier and time crunch that they faced. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Second-year theater student Danielle Bongiovanni writes and records her own songs, which she uploads to SoundCloud. The latest song she posted is titled "So I can feel how I used to," a slower song about how she sometimes values others over herself. She is also currently working on three new songs, which she said she hopes to post within the next two weeks. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Second-year theater student Danielle Bongiovanni writes and records her own songs, which she uploads to SoundCloud. The latest song she posted is titled "So I can feel how I used to," a slower song about how she sometimes values others over herself. She is also currently working on three new songs, which she said she hopes to post within the next two weeks. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Professor Tananarive Due will teach African American Studies 188A, a course that will feature films like the 2017 horror film "Get Out." Students will also be asked to analyze black horror films such as "Blacula" and written works such as Due's own novel, "The Good House." (Courtesy of Daniel Ebon)

New class explores black horror genre’s themes of survival, racism

This fall, students will delve into the hidden meanings of “Get Out’s” bloody brain extractions for course credit. Professor Tananarive Due’s fall course, African American studies 188A: “Special Courses in African American Studies: Sunken Place: Racism, Survival, and Black Horror Aesthetic,” will explore “Get Out” and other black horror films through the lenses of racism, survival and dystopia. Read more...

Professor Tananarive Due will teach African American Studies 188A, a course that will feature films like the 2017 horror film "Get Out." Students will also be asked to analyze black horror films such as "Blacula" and written works such as Due's own novel, "The Good House." (Courtesy of Daniel Ebon)

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustration Director)

UCLA partners with Getty Center to bring Spanish language films to LA

The UCLA Film and Television Archive returns the golden age of Spanish language cinema back to Main Street. The Getty Center’s second iteration of the arts initiative “Pacific Standard Time” spotlights the Latin American creative space in Los Angeles, titled “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.” UCLA’s Film and Television Archive teamed up with the Getty to create a lineup of approximately 40 Spanish-language films hailing from different Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico, Argentina and Cuba for the exhibition. Read more...

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustration Director)


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