Tuesday, April 23


The UCLA Art | Sci Center will host its first Hox Zodiac dinner Thursday night at the California NanoSystems Institute. The event aims to facilitate discussion between artists and scientists by featuring a 12-person dinner table in which attendants are organized in accordance with their zodiac sign.
(Courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

Hox Zodiac dinner to discuss similarities between humans and animals

Twelve figures will sit around a dinner table and play a game of chance. As the cards are played, the genetic game proceeds to inform each player about his or her connection to each other and the animals around them. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Art | Sci Center will host its first Hox Zodiac dinner Thursday night at the California NanoSystems Institute. The event aims to facilitate discussion between artists and scientists by featuring a 12-person dinner table in which attendants are organized in accordance with their zodiac sign. (Courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

The UCLA Art | Sci Center will host its first Hox Zodiac dinner Thursday night at the California NanoSystems Institute. The event aims to facilitate discussion between artists and scientists by featuring a 12-person dinner table in which attendants are organized in accordance with their zodiac sign.
(Courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

(Gaby Cabalza/Daily Bruin)

‘Expensive Friends’ short wins Campus MovieFest Jury Award

Andrew Butte was waiting for his neighbor to return some borrowed matches when inspiration hit. Struck by all the comedic things that could occur in the short space of time between when someone leaves and returns, Butte said he unconsciously began formulating the plot for his next short film. Read more...

Photo: (Gaby Cabalza/Daily Bruin)

(Gaby Cabalza/Daily Bruin)

On the Royce Hall Terrace, the contemporary dance company Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY performed “Exhibit o," choreographed by Danielle Agami. The performance broke the barrier between audience members and performers, as the dancers interacted with – and involved – onlookers.
(Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA)

Theater & More: ‘Exhibit o’

Under a cloak of stars stand two figures, a dancer low to the ground reaching up to an audience member standing tall, looking gently down. The dancer reaches for the hand of the audience member until, with her assistance, they meet on the same level. Read more...

Photo: On the Royce Hall Terrace, the contemporary dance company Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY performed “Exhibit o," choreographed by Danielle Agami. The performance broke the barrier between audience members and performers, as the dancers interacted with – and involved – onlookers. (Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA)

On the Royce Hall Terrace, the contemporary dance company Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY performed “Exhibit o," choreographed by Danielle Agami. The performance broke the barrier between audience members and performers, as the dancers interacted with – and involved – onlookers.
(Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA)


Director of UCLA Film and Television Archive Jan-Christopher Horak co-curated "Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema," the next film series presented at the Billy Wilder Theater. The series aims to present Native American cinema to a wider audience.
(Courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive)

Q&A: Film and Television Archive director discusses Native American series

Native American cinema reflects the personal voices of Native American artists, exposing a range of multifaceted experiences, histories and cultures. Running from Oct. 4 to Dec. Read more...

Photo: Director of UCLA Film and Television Archive Jan-Christopher Horak co-curated "Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema," the next film series presented at the Billy Wilder Theater. The series aims to present Native American cinema to a wider audience. (Courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive)

Director of UCLA Film and Television Archive Jan-Christopher Horak co-curated "Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema," the next film series presented at the Billy Wilder Theater. The series aims to present Native American cinema to a wider audience.
(Courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive)