Monday, July 23


Theater alumnus Rodd Farhadi will play the character Eddie in the Hollywood Bowl's production of "Mamma Mia!" Farhadi will star alongside actor Corbin Bleu in the musical, which will run July 28 to July 30. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, Kaley Powers/Daily Bruin)

Theater alumnus lands role in Hollywood Bowl’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ production

Rodd Farhadi plans on playing it cool when meeting one of his idols for the first time. The 2017 theater alumnus will perform as Eddie, the best friend of Corbin Bleu’s character Sky, in the Hollywood Bowl’s production of “Mamma Mia!” that will run July 28 to July 30. Read more...

Photo: Theater alumnus Rodd Farhadi will play the character Eddie in the Hollywood Bowl's production of "Mamma Mia!" Farhadi will star alongside actor Corbin Bleu in the musical, which will run July 28 to July 30. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, Kaley Powers/Daily Bruin)

Theater alumnus Rodd Farhadi will play the character Eddie in the Hollywood Bowl's production of "Mamma Mia!" Farhadi will star alongside actor Corbin Bleu in the musical, which will run July 28 to July 30. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, Kaley Powers/Daily Bruin)


Second-year undeclared student Aman Adlakha, fourth-year English student Harit Muttreja and second-year communication studies student Will Greenberg went to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival with their film "The Spaceman."

Short film ‘The Spaceman’ brings UCLA creators to Cannes Film Festival

A cinematographer discreetly started filming as a child actor fiddled with a solar system mobile on the set of “The Spaceman.” The short film that carried second-year undeclared student Aman Adlakha, fourth-year English student Harit Muttreja and second-year communication studies student Will Greenberg to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival in May contains no dialogue. Read more...

Photo: Second-year undeclared student Aman Adlakha, fourth-year English student Harit Muttreja and second-year communication studies student Will Greenberg went to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival with their film "The Spaceman."

Second-year undeclared student Aman Adlakha, fourth-year English student Harit Muttreja and second-year communication studies student Will Greenberg went to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival with their film "The Spaceman."

(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Five productions take home awards at 2017 Shorttakes film festival

The audience was suspended in stunned silence moments before bursting into applause at the culmination of the 23rd Annual Shorttakes Student Film Festival’s last film. The Audience Choice Award-winning film, “Ruby Locus,” directed by fourth-year political science student Alvaro Wong, tells the narrative of a young girl kidnapped while on a date with a man she met online who later takes part in sexually assaulting and murdering her. Read more...

Photo: (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Rising musician Lostboycrow began his career by playing live shows and made his way onto listeners' playlists three years ago. His songs have now been streamed over seven million times on Spotify and featured on its New Music Friday, Indie Pop! and Alternative R&B playlists. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin)

Lostboycrow explores artistic identity with new song ‘Real Name’

In “On the Rise,” the Daily Bruin profiles up-and-coming musicians in Los Angeles. Though our subjects do not necessarily have direct connections with UCLA, they are local artists who take advantage of opportunities within the city’s thriving music scene. Read more...

Photo: Rising musician Lostboycrow began his career by playing live shows and made his way onto listeners' playlists three years ago. His songs have now been streamed over seven million times on Spotify and featured on its New Music Friday, Indie Pop! and Alternative R&B playlists. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin)

Rising musician Lostboycrow began his career by playing live shows and made his way onto listeners' playlists three years ago. His songs have now been streamed over seven million times on Spotify and featured on its New Music Friday, Indie Pop! and Alternative R&B playlists. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin)

UCLA assistant professor Joceyln Ho's spacer mesh dress is infused with fiber-optic strands, which emit hues of gold, white, blue, purple and red in response to Ho’s breathing and movements. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Multisensory piano concert makes West Coast premiere on UCLA grounds

Jocelyn Ho’s latest piano performance is as much about the visuals as it is about the sound. Ho takes center stage as she caresses the piano keys in a fluid motion, her dress illuminating the dim auditorium with a spectrum of colors. Read more...

Photo: UCLA assistant professor Joceyln Ho's spacer mesh dress is infused with fiber-optic strands, which emit hues of gold, white, blue, purple and red in response to Ho’s breathing and movements. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA assistant professor Joceyln Ho's spacer mesh dress is infused with fiber-optic strands, which emit hues of gold, white, blue, purple and red in response to Ho’s breathing and movements. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)