Thursday, February 21

The Sam Boshnack Quintet, formed by trumpeter and vocalist Samantha Boshnack, meshes jazz, salsa and Balkan genres. The group will tour for the first time to promote its latest album, "Exploding Syndrome."  (Courtesy of Bruce Tom)

Sam Boshnack Quintet to make LA debut in JazzPOP series

A quick glimpse of the Sam Boshnack Quintet might reveal a typical jazz band complete with trumpet, clarinet, piano, drums and bass. But the band incorporates more than just traditional jazz music: They also string together influences from around the world, anything from salsa to Balkan music, into the pieces they play. Read more...

Photo: The Sam Boshnack Quintet, formed by trumpeter and vocalist Samantha Boshnack, meshes jazz, salsa and Balkan genres. The group will tour for the first time to promote its latest album, "Exploding Syndrome." (Courtesy of Bruce Tom)

The Sam Boshnack Quintet, formed by trumpeter and vocalist Samantha Boshnack, meshes jazz, salsa and Balkan genres. The group will tour for the first time to promote its latest album, "Exploding Syndrome."  (Courtesy of Bruce Tom)

Westwood Village is home to a variety of arts and cultural hotspots, such as The Treehouse (above) where students can catch live music in a friendly party scene. From the latest movies to independent music and theater, Westwood has a niche for any arts lover. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A&E’s Guide to Westwood

Going to school at UCLA means being exposed to all the arts and entertainment that Westwood has to offer. From its movie theaters and playhouses to its large concert halls and coffee shops, Westwood boasts a heavy influence on culture in Los Angeles. Read more...

Photo: Westwood Village is home to a variety of arts and cultural hotspots, such as The Treehouse (above) where students can catch live music in a friendly party scene. From the latest movies to independent music and theater, Westwood has a niche for any arts lover. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Westwood Village is home to a variety of arts and cultural hotspots, such as The Treehouse (above) where students can catch live music in a friendly party scene. From the latest movies to independent music and theater, Westwood has a niche for any arts lover. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bryan E. Miller recently scored a film adaptation of the novel “America: Imagine a World Without Her.” Miller said the goal of his score was to engage audiences with music that lives up to the weight of important moments in U.S. history.
(Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA alum’s film score for ‘America’ seeks to evoke emotion

Bryan E. Miller spent the summers of his childhood building houses in 100-degree weather with his father in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With an itch to escape the blistering heat, the UCLA alumnus said he dreamed of working elsewhere, particularly in an environment where he could express his passion for music. Read more...

Photo: Bryan E. Miller recently scored a film adaptation of the novel “America: Imagine a World Without Her.” Miller said the goal of his score was to engage audiences with music that lives up to the weight of important moments in U.S. history. (Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bryan E. Miller recently scored a film adaptation of the novel “America: Imagine a World Without Her.” Miller said the goal of his score was to engage audiences with music that lives up to the weight of important moments in U.S. history.
(Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Fifth-year world arts and cultures student Alex Liu (left) and fourth-year neuroscience student Eric Jung (right) took home three Spring Sing 2014 awards, including best overall entry, best duet and the Bruin Choice Award.
(Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Alex Liu & Eric Jung take best overall entry at 2014 Spring Sing

This post was updated on May 18 at 3 p.m. United by the traditional 8-clap, Friday night’s Spring Sing 2014 audience was in for a night of music, laughter and wild applause inside Pauley Pavilion. Read more...

Photo: Fifth-year world arts and cultures student Alex Liu (left) and fourth-year neuroscience student Eric Jung (right) took home three Spring Sing 2014 awards, including best overall entry, best duet and the Bruin Choice Award. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Fifth-year world arts and cultures student Alex Liu (left) and fourth-year neuroscience student Eric Jung (right) took home three Spring Sing 2014 awards, including best overall entry, best duet and the Bruin Choice Award.
(Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year geography student Nessa Rica Ramos, known by her stage name Nessa Rica, will perform an original song at Spring Sing. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Spring Sing Profile: Nessa Rica

Nessa Rica Ramos remembers the very first time she sang in front of an audience. She was in church, sharing the stage with her two brothers and singing Fred Hammond’s “This Is the Day.” Frightened by the watchful crowd, the 4-year-old bolted off stage and cried. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year geography student Nessa Rica Ramos, known by her stage name Nessa Rica, will perform an original song at Spring Sing. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year geography student Nessa Rica Ramos, known by her stage name Nessa Rica, will perform an original song at Spring Sing. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin)

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Album Review: ‘Sheezus’

Five years after her last record “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” Lily Allen offers her listeners new music with her usual sassy lyrics and British accent. Read more...

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Second-year human biology and society student Paulina Giacomelli receives a hair styling before the virtual runway for a chance to be in Kilo Kish's music video "IOU."
(Agnijita Kumar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

H&M Loves Music’s college tour kicks off at UCLA

Nineties hip-hop blared as fashionistas and music lovers congregated at the intersection of Westwood’s Broxton and Le Conte Avenues on Wednesday for the H&M; Loves Music’s Runway Remix College Tour’s first college campus stop at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: Second-year human biology and society student Paulina Giacomelli receives a hair styling before the virtual runway for a chance to be in Kilo Kish's music video "IOU." (Agnijita Kumar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Second-year human biology and society student Paulina Giacomelli receives a hair styling before the virtual runway for a chance to be in Kilo Kish's music video "IOU."
(Agnijita Kumar/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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