Wednesday, October 23

The Ark, a space station from the TV show "The 100," houses the last-known survivors of a nuclear war on Earth. UCLA alumnus Andrew Orloff and his team at Zoic Studios were nominated for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award in outstanding special and visual effects for their work on "The 100." (Courtesy of CW)
The Ark, a space station from the TV show "The 100," houses the last-known survivors of a nuclear war on Earth. UCLA alumnus Andrew Orloff and his team at Zoic Studios were nominated for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award in outstanding special and visual effects for their work on "The 100." (Courtesy of CW)

Offered by the PEN Center USA, the Emerging Voices Fellowship provides support for aspiring writers who lack formal training or financial backing to pursue their literary aspirations. The works of the 2014 fellows will be publicly presented at the UCLA Hammer Museum on Wednesday.
(Courtesy of Casey Curry)
Offered by the PEN Center USA, the Emerging Voices Fellowship provides support for aspiring writers who lack formal training or financial backing to pursue their literary aspirations. The works of the 2014 fellows will be publicly presented at the UCLA Hammer Museum on Wednesday.
(Courtesy of Casey Curry)

(Courtesy of Gus Powell)

Concert Review: OK Go

Famous for its imaginative music videos involving treadmills and wallpaper, alternative band OK Go performed at the Echo for the first time Wednesday night. In the quirky nightclub sandwiched between natural foods cafes and wacky art galleries in the heart of Echo Park, the four band members entered the stage in a burst of sound with “Upside Down & Inside Out,” a song from their upcoming album, “Hungry Ghosts.” OK Go’s performance had all the elements of an epic movie prom scene from the ’90s, including colored lights, confetti explosions and that one group of girls in the audience busting all the dance moves they’ve been choreographing at slumber parties. Read more...

(Courtesy of Gus Powell)

(Hammer Museum)
(Hammer Museum)

Corgnelius and Stumphrey, already budding stars on the Internet through Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, will be featured in a new book by author, owner and UCLA alumna Susie Brooks titled "The Life of Corgnelius and Stumphrey: The Cutest Corgis in the World." (Courtesy of Susan Lee)
Corgnelius and Stumphrey, already budding stars on the Internet through Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr, will be featured in a new book by author, owner and UCLA alumna Susie Brooks titled "The Life of Corgnelius and Stumphrey: The Cutest Corgis in the World." (Courtesy of Susan Lee)

Fourth-year musical theater student Mia Piciucco, known as Mia Joy, will perform her song "Break for You" at Spring Sing. (Courtesy of Kaylee Weatherwax)

Spring Sing Profile: Mia Joy

Mia Piciucco’s life at UCLA revolves around music. A fourth-year musical theater student, Piciucco is constantly running from music classes to theater rehearsals. Now, she’s preparing for her upcoming performance in UCLA’s biggest musical talent showcase. Read more...

Fourth-year musical theater student Mia Piciucco, known as Mia Joy, will perform her song "Break for You" at Spring Sing. (Courtesy of Kaylee Weatherwax)

Following a recent run of "Fiddler on the Roof," Hooligan Theatre Company's performance of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" will begin Friday evening. Recreating the story of popular Reese Witherspoon film, which was itself adapted into a Broadway production, "Legally Blonde" follows Elle Woods, misguided woman who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School.
(Neil Bedi/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Hooligan’s ‘Legally Blonde’ opens at Macgowan Hall Friday

Almost seven years after the fictional UCLA alumna first conquered Harvard Law School on Broadway, Elle Woods comes back to her alma mater in the Hooligan Theatre Company’s production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical.” The Hooligan Theatre Company, a student-run group that offers an opportunity for students of all majors to participate in educational theater productions, completed its run of “Fiddler on the Roof” this past weekend. Read more...

Following a recent run of "Fiddler on the Roof," Hooligan Theatre Company's performance of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" will begin Friday evening. Recreating the story of popular Reese Witherspoon film, which was itself adapted into a Broadway production, "Legally Blonde" follows Elle Woods, misguided woman who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School.
(Neil Bedi/Daily Bruin senior staff)