Wednesday, October 16

The Taipei Pop Music Center includes structures typical to architectural style in Taiwan, such as bridges and open plaza spaces below them. The plaza can also be converted to act as an outdoor concert venue at night.
(Courtesy of Reiser+Umemoto)

Architects to speak on winning design of Taiwan Pop Music Center, creative process

Reiser+Umemoto, or RUR Architecture DPC, won an architecture design contest by including bridges in their plans for a music center. Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto of RUR Architecture will hold a lecture in Perloff Hall on Wednesday discussing their two current architectural projects in Taiwan and teaching students about the process of creating architectural theory. Read more...

Photo: The Taipei Pop Music Center includes structures typical to architectural style in Taiwan, such as bridges and open plaza spaces below them. The plaza can also be converted to act as an outdoor concert venue at night. (Courtesy of Reiser+Umemoto)

The Taipei Pop Music Center includes structures typical to architectural style in Taiwan, such as bridges and open plaza spaces below them. The plaza can also be converted to act as an outdoor concert venue at night.
(Courtesy of Reiser+Umemoto)

Hip-hop artist DaniLeigh and her four backup dancers comprised the first headliner of Dance Marathon. The crowd jumped as she performed unreleased tracks. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

DaniLeigh delivers Dance Marathon’s first headlining performance at 10-hour mark

DaniLeigh played unreleased tracks to keep her audience on their feet at Dance Marathon. Going into the tenth hour of UCLA’s Dance Marathon, the event’s first headliner maintained students’ energies along with her four backup dancers. Read more...

Photo: Hip-hop artist DaniLeigh and her four backup dancers comprised the first headliner of Dance Marathon. The crowd jumped as she performed unreleased tracks. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Hip-hop artist DaniLeigh and her four backup dancers comprised the first headliner of Dance Marathon. The crowd jumped as she performed unreleased tracks. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


Fourth-year design media arts student Mina Malloy utilized mason jars and letters she made out of plastic cups wrapped in fabric for her sculpture, created for the design media arts class Word + Image. Malloy said she wanted viewers to think critically about using single-use plastic products.
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Students delve into campus trash to shape sculptures about sustainability

One man’s trash is another Bruin’s treasure – the proof is in campus sculptures fashioned from old T-shirts, dental floss and mason jars. On Monday, students in the design media arts class “Word + Image” presented their artwork made entirely out of trash found on campus. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year design media arts student Mina Malloy utilized mason jars and letters she made out of plastic cups wrapped in fabric for her sculpture, created for the design media arts class Word + Image. Malloy said she wanted viewers to think critically about using single-use plastic products. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Fourth-year design media arts student Mina Malloy utilized mason jars and letters she made out of plastic cups wrapped in fabric for her sculpture, created for the design media arts class Word + Image. Malloy said she wanted viewers to think critically about using single-use plastic products.
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Maddy Pease, a fourth-year design media arts student, and Artemis Mansur, a second-year communication and psychology student, founded an online clothing shop called Cherry Pickings Vintage in January. Pease and Mansur sell vintage clothing, which they sometimes collect as they travel for leisure. Their clothes range in origin from Paris to San Francisco. (Photo by Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin, Graphic by Ryan Kuang/Daily Bruin)

Students sell vintage clothing pieces with meaning through social media shops

While browsing through a vintage shop, Artemis Mansur found an embroidered vest. She checked the tag, learned that it was handmade in Vietnam in the 1950s, and decided it was so special that she had to buy it, she said. Read more...

Photo: Maddy Pease, a fourth-year design media arts student, and Artemis Mansur, a second-year communication and psychology student, founded an online clothing shop called Cherry Pickings Vintage in January. Pease and Mansur sell vintage clothing, which they sometimes collect as they travel for leisure. Their clothes range in origin from Paris to San Francisco. (Photo by Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin, Graphic by Ryan Kuang/Daily Bruin)

Maddy Pease, a fourth-year design media arts student, and Artemis Mansur, a second-year communication and psychology student, founded an online clothing shop called Cherry Pickings Vintage in January. Pease and Mansur sell vintage clothing, which they sometimes collect as they travel for leisure. Their clothes range in origin from Paris to San Francisco. (Photo by Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin, Graphic by Ryan Kuang/Daily Bruin)

Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie performed for a crowd of 18,000 at the Honda Center Thursday. He emerged from the stage dressed in gold and singing "(Fuck a) Silver Lining." (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Concert review: Panic! at the Disco melds theatrics with sentiment in indelible live show

Brendon Urie makes a stadium of 18,000 people feel small. Pop-rock band Panic! at the Disco is currently on a tour of the United States for their 2018 album, “Pray for the Wicked.” Frontman Urie, along with the band’s three touring members, took the stage at the Honda Center on Thursday night for the Los Angeles leg of the tour. Read more...

Photo: Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie performed for a crowd of 18,000 at the Honda Center Thursday. He emerged from the stage dressed in gold and singing "(Fuck a) Silver Lining." (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie performed for a crowd of 18,000 at the Honda Center Thursday. He emerged from the stage dressed in gold and singing "(Fuck a) Silver Lining." (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Regents Lecturer Astra Taylor created the documentary "What is Democracy?" It follows Black Lives Matter protestors, refugees and the works of classical philosophers to explore the titular question. (Courtesy of Astra Taylor)

Q&A: Filmmaker Astra Taylor explores democracy in documentary to be shown at UCLA

Astra Taylor discovered that democracy takes on different meanings depending on whom you ask. The Regents Lecturer and filmmaker of the documentary “What is Democracy?” will showcase her work to UCLA students at the Broad Art Center on Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: Regents Lecturer Astra Taylor created the documentary "What is Democracy?" It follows Black Lives Matter protestors, refugees and the works of classical philosophers to explore the titular question. (Courtesy of Astra Taylor)

Regents Lecturer Astra Taylor created the documentary "What is Democracy?" It follows Black Lives Matter protestors, refugees and the works of classical philosophers to explore the titular question. (Courtesy of Astra Taylor)