Tuesday, January 23

The Chinese Cultural Dance Club held an audition workshop Oct. 7.  During the workshop, attendees learned two different pieces of modern choreography that were influenced by different Chinese traditions from various areas and time periods. (Photo by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor, Photo illustration by Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Dance Break: Chinese Cultural Dance Club fuses diverse traditions with modern dance

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycare-like dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: The Chinese Cultural Dance Club held an audition workshop Oct. 7. During the workshop, attendees learned two different pieces of modern choreography that were influenced by different Chinese traditions from various areas and time periods. (Photo by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor, Photo illustration by Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The Chinese Cultural Dance Club held an audition workshop Oct. 7.  During the workshop, attendees learned two different pieces of modern choreography that were influenced by different Chinese traditions from various areas and time periods. (Photo by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor, Photo illustration by Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Dancesport Club at UCLA instructor Taylor Daymude taught cha-cha at the group's first lesson of the quarter. The workshop focused on the fun and flirtatious Latin dance style, taking on a particularly beginner-friendly approach. (Photo by Mackenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Dance Break: Rhythm and math form the fundamentals of Dancesport workshop

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycare-like dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: Dancesport Club at UCLA instructor Taylor Daymude taught cha-cha at the group's first lesson of the quarter. The workshop focused on the fun and flirtatious Latin dance style, taking on a particularly beginner-friendly approach. (Photo by Mackenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Dancesport Club at UCLA instructor Taylor Daymude taught cha-cha at the group's first lesson of the quarter. The workshop focused on the fun and flirtatious Latin dance style, taking on a particularly beginner-friendly approach. (Photo by Mackenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended a Bruin Bhangra workshop, in which she learned how to make the bouncy and high-energy movements of the Punjabi dance style. The workshop's instructor, Aneet Sidhu, took a beginner-friendly approach to teaching the workshop, frequently repeating the dance moves for the group. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Dance Break: Bruin Bhangra workshop teaches bubbly, beginner-friendly movements

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycare-like dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended a Bruin Bhangra workshop, in which she learned how to make the bouncy and high-energy movements of the Punjabi dance style. The workshop's instructor, Aneet Sidhu, took a beginner-friendly approach to teaching the workshop, frequently repeating the dance moves for the group. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended a Bruin Bhangra workshop, in which she learned how to make the bouncy and high-energy movements of the Punjabi dance style. The workshop's instructor, Aneet Sidhu, took a beginner-friendly approach to teaching the workshop, frequently repeating the dance moves for the group. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Columnist Christi Carras attended a workshop by Korean dance group Koreos on Oct. 2. Though new to the K-pop inspired choreography, Carras eventually immersed herself in the carefree, flirtatious nature of the dance moves she learned. (Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor and Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Dance Break: Koreos workshop embraces inner K-pop star, adventurous movements

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycarelike dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: Columnist Christi Carras attended a workshop by Korean dance group Koreos on Oct. 2. Though new to the K-pop inspired choreography, Carras eventually immersed herself in the carefree, flirtatious nature of the dance moves she learned. (Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor and Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Columnist Christi Carras attended a workshop by Korean dance group Koreos on Oct. 2. Though new to the K-pop inspired choreography, Carras eventually immersed herself in the carefree, flirtatious nature of the dance moves she learned. (Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor and Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended ACA Hip Hop's pre-audition workshop, which ACA advisor and instructor James Cebedo taught. Although Carras found the moves difficult to keep up with, she found herself feeling more confident by the end of the workshop. (Photo by Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Dance Break: ACA Hip Hop meant for experienced dancers, fun workout for beginners

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a day carelike dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended ACA Hip Hop's pre-audition workshop, which ACA advisor and instructor James Cebedo taught. Although Carras found the moves difficult to keep up with, she found herself feeling more confident by the end of the workshop. (Photo by Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended ACA Hip Hop's pre-audition workshop, which ACA advisor and instructor James Cebedo taught. Although Carras found the moves difficult to keep up with, she found herself feeling more confident by the end of the workshop. (Photo by Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA screenwriting alumni Tamlin Hall (left) and David Goldblum (right) are co-writing a film adaptation of Dave Pelzer's New York Times best-selling novel “A Child Called ‘It.’” The film is set to shoot in 2018. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

Alumni to produce, write film with New York Times bestselling author

This post was updated Sept. 23 at 12:18 p.m. Dave Pelzer’s first book happened to make The New York Times Best Sellers list on the day of his first-ever meeting with a Hollywood producer in 1997. Read more...

Photo: UCLA screenwriting alumni Tamlin Hall (left) and David Goldblum (right) are co-writing a film adaptation of Dave Pelzer's New York Times best-selling novel “A Child Called ‘It.’” The film is set to shoot in 2018. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

UCLA screenwriting alumni Tamlin Hall (left) and David Goldblum (right) are co-writing a film adaptation of Dave Pelzer's New York Times best-selling novel “A Child Called ‘It.’” The film is set to shoot in 2018. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Aein Hope designs jewelry and accessories inspired by Korean folklore and Hangeul characters. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Alumna’s jewelry designs rooted in Korean folklore and tradition

Artist Aein Hope strolled through a South Korean street market in search of the perfect souvenir to commemorate her time studying abroad. The UCLA Korean studies and Asian humanities alumna hoped to find a shirt or bag featuring Hangeul, Korea’s written language. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Aein Hope designs jewelry and accessories inspired by Korean folklore and Hangeul characters. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Aein Hope designs jewelry and accessories inspired by Korean folklore and Hangeul characters. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)


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