Thursday, November 21


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Movie review: ‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ continues Netflix’s rom-com winning streak

Netflix continues its summer-long bid for the title of rom-com kingpin with “Sierra Burgess is a Loser.” After “Set it Up” was met with wide critical acclaim and “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” garnered a mass following within mere hours, it is nearly impossible for “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” to dodge comparison to the precursory films credited with the revival of the rom-com genre. Read more...

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Alumna Margaret Martin founded Harmony Project, which offers music lessons to at-risk youth in Los Angeles. Martin said the project has grown from only 36 students to 6,000, and has expanded beyond the city to other school districts such as Riverside. 
(Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Alumna’s Harmony Project prepares to expand nationwide after repeated successes

A group of gang members walking through a Hollywood farmers market 21 years ago stopped to listen to a young boy playing the violin. The five-year-old violinist was the son of Margaret Martin, UCLA alumna and the founder of the Harmony Project. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Margaret Martin founded Harmony Project, which offers music lessons to at-risk youth in Los Angeles. Martin said the project has grown from only 36 students to 6,000, and has expanded beyond the city to other school districts such as Riverside. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Margaret Martin founded Harmony Project, which offers music lessons to at-risk youth in Los Angeles. Martin said the project has grown from only 36 students to 6,000, and has expanded beyond the city to other school districts such as Riverside. 
(Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)




The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s spring showcase Project II will continue through Saturday. It will feature play adaptations of two graduate students. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Student-directed plays highlight enduring relevance of critique on class, power

Student directors put the spotlight on class conflict for Project II. The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s annual spring showcase, Project II, will feature the works of two graduate directing students: “The Exception and the Rule,” directed by Jean Carlo Yunén, and “Woyzeck,” directed by Mark Anthony Vallejo. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s spring showcase Project II will continue through Saturday. It will feature play adaptations of two graduate students. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s spring showcase Project II will continue through Saturday. It will feature play adaptations of two graduate students. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)