Tuesday, September 18

Paige Lindsey White starred opposite Daisuke Tsuji in “With Love and A Major Organ.” The UCLA alumna was nominated for a Stage Raw Theater Award for female comedy performance in the Boston Court Pasadena theatre company's production. (Courtesy of Paige Lindsey White)
Paige Lindsey White starred opposite Daisuke Tsuji in “With Love and A Major Organ.” The UCLA alumna was nominated for a Stage Raw Theater Award for female comedy performance in the Boston Court Pasadena theatre company's production. (Courtesy of Paige Lindsey White)

Actress Magdalena Edwards portrayes one of the mother-daughter duos in “Houses Without Walls.” The play depicts two mothers as they  ponder the fates of their daughters during the Cuban Revolution. Real events, such as the mass exodus of Cubans fleeing Fidel Castro's regime, inspired some of the scenes in the one-act play. "Houses Without Walls" will premier Sunday at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)
Actress Magdalena Edwards portrayes one of the mother-daughter duos in “Houses Without Walls.” The play depicts two mothers as they  ponder the fates of their daughters during the Cuban Revolution. Real events, such as the mass exodus of Cubans fleeing Fidel Castro's regime, inspired some of the scenes in the one-act play. "Houses Without Walls" will premier Sunday at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Maru García put on "Vivarium: A Place of Life," an installation featuring various plant life. The installation also featured a performer interacting with the plants' environment. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)
Graduate student Maru García put on "Vivarium: A Place of Life," an installation featuring various plant life. The installation also featured a performer interacting with the plants' environment. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

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Album review: ‘Dirty Computer’

Janelle Monáe fans can finally take a deep look into the R&B songstress’ clever mind in the form of a defiant and bugged computer. In Monáe’s first two studio albums she remained somewhat elusive, building a lure around an alter ego known as Cindi Mayweather, a robot revolutionary. Read more...

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(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)
(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

Matthew Baker and Kayla Farrish previewed “Dearest Home” in the Northwest Auditorium Wednesday. Both dancers are a part of professor Kyle Abraham’s dance company, which will perform April 5,6 and 7 at the Freud Playhouse.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)
Matthew Baker and Kayla Farrish previewed “Dearest Home” in the Northwest Auditorium Wednesday. Both dancers are a part of professor Kyle Abraham’s dance company, which will perform April 5,6 and 7 at the Freud Playhouse.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Micah Smith, co-founder of Understated, and Michael Frazier play at Union Nightclub on New Year's Eve. Understated hosts underground EDM performances and will throw its sixth party Friday in Downtown LA.
 (Courtesy of Jamie Adam Rosenberg)
Alumnus Micah Smith, co-founder of Understated, and Michael Frazier play at Union Nightclub on New Year's Eve. Understated hosts underground EDM performances and will throw its sixth party Friday in Downtown LA.
 (Courtesy of Jamie Adam Rosenberg)