Thursday, July 19

Dahlia Schweitzer performed in her own one-woman art show in venues all over Europe, and was the lead vocalist, bassist and keyboardist of an all-girl punk band before returning to school to pursue a doctorate in cinema and media studies.(Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

arTistic Attention: TA Dahlia Schweitzer brings background of experience to classroom

It’s easy to become disenchanted by weekly discussions, typically made mandatory by participation grades. But here in A&E;, we want to help UCLA students realize that teaching assistants are not only students themselves. Read more...

Photo: Dahlia Schweitzer performed in her own one-woman art show in venues all over Europe, and was the lead vocalist, bassist and keyboardist of an all-girl punk band before returning to school to pursue a doctorate in cinema and media studies.(Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Dahlia Schweitzer performed in her own one-woman art show in venues all over Europe, and was the lead vocalist, bassist and keyboardist of an all-girl punk band before returning to school to pursue a doctorate in cinema and media studies.(Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

(Warner Bros. Records)

Album Review: ‘A Better Tomorrow’

“A Better Tomorrow” Wu-Tang Clan Warner Bros. Records 4/5 Paws On its new release, “A Better Tomorrow,” Wu-Tang Clan proves its unity with tracks exploring violent street scenes of the past and its path toward achieving widespread acclaim while sticking true to original hip-hop instrumentals. Read more...

Photo: (Warner Bros. Records)

(Warner Bros. Records)

Third-year music history student Savannah Meares will perform a mix of jazz, pop and country Thursday at the UCLA Fowler Museum. 
(Emilio M.K. Photography)

Singer-songwriter takes artistic freedom to Fowler Out Loud concert

When Savannah Meares was a timid 4-year-old, her parents placed her into singing lessons, hoping she would branch out. After singing live in front of audiences for years, the third-year music history student said the stage now feels comfortable. Read more...

Photo: Third-year music history student Savannah Meares will perform a mix of jazz, pop and country Thursday at the UCLA Fowler Museum. (Emilio M.K. Photography)

Third-year music history student Savannah Meares will perform a mix of jazz, pop and country Thursday at the UCLA Fowler Museum. 
(Emilio M.K. Photography)

Under the name "Spine of Califas," punk rock band Los Illegals partner and tour with the writers of Taco Shop Poets. At Friday night's performance at the Powell Library rotunda, Taco Shop Poets will have members read poetry while Los Illegals performs in the background. 
(Courtesy of Reyes Rodriguez)

‘Spine of Califas’ combines Chicano music, poetry at Powell

In the late 1970s, Jesus Velo and Willie Herrón of punk rock band, Los Illegals, aimed to provide a space for Chicano culture in East L.A. Read more...

Photo: Under the name "Spine of Califas," punk rock band Los Illegals partner and tour with the writers of Taco Shop Poets. At Friday night's performance at the Powell Library rotunda, Taco Shop Poets will have members read poetry while Los Illegals performs in the background. (Courtesy of Reyes Rodriguez)

Under the name "Spine of Califas," punk rock band Los Illegals partner and tour with the writers of Taco Shop Poets. At Friday night's performance at the Powell Library rotunda, Taco Shop Poets will have members read poetry while Los Illegals performs in the background. 
(Courtesy of Reyes Rodriguez)

MindFul Music, an organization that aims to improve student wellness through live music, will provide weekly performances at the Center for Health Sciences.
(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

MindFul Music brings live performances to stressed Bruins

Rushing through the Center for Health Sciences with his head down and a sad look on his face, MindFul Music’s student target suddenly removes his earbuds, shocked at the sight of a jazz quartet performing right there in Café Med. Read more...

Photo: MindFul Music, an organization that aims to improve student wellness through live music, will provide weekly performances at the Center for Health Sciences. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

MindFul Music, an organization that aims to improve student wellness through live music, will provide weekly performances at the Center for Health Sciences.
(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Reggae band SOJA released its latest album, "Amid the Noise and Haste," in August. (Courtesy of Eric Ryan Anderson)

Q&A: SOJA’s Jacob Hemphill speaks on tour life, new album

Alternative reggae group SOJA’s eclectic band of dreadlocked guitarists, Latin-style brass players and upbeat percussionists perform music with a deep lyrical conviction regarding the state of human emotion and conflict. Read more...

Photo: Reggae band SOJA released its latest album, "Amid the Noise and Haste," in August. (Courtesy of Eric Ryan Anderson)

Reggae band SOJA released its latest album, "Amid the Noise and Haste," in August. (Courtesy of Eric Ryan Anderson)

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Album Review: ‘Amid the Noise and Haste’

In the late ’90s, first-grade buddies Jacob Hemphill and Bob “Bobby Lee” Jefferson of reggae band SOJA set out from Washington, D.C., on a musical journey that has since culminated in six studio albums and several international tours. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of ATO Records)

(Courtesy of ATO Records)