Sunday, April 21


Canadian band the New Pornographers is touring to promote its recently released album, "Brill Bruisers." The band performed at the Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday.
(Courtesy of Chris Buck)

Q&A: The New Pornographers frontman talks latest album ‘Brill Bruisers’

More than four years since the release of its critically acclaimed album “Together,” Canadian indie rock pop band the New Pornographers has re-emerged in the pop scene with its latest record, “Brill Bruisers.” Having made a more conscious effort to unite the album musically and lyrically, the arpeggio- and synthesizer-heavy “Brill Bruisers” has brought a new element of consistency to the band, who performed Friday night at the Wiltern. Read more...

Photo: Canadian band the New Pornographers is touring to promote its recently released album, "Brill Bruisers." The band performed at the Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday. (Courtesy of Chris Buck)

Canadian band the New Pornographers is touring to promote its recently released album, "Brill Bruisers." The band performed at the Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday.
(Courtesy of Chris Buck)

Through a series of interviews, the lives and views of designers Massimo and Lella Vignelli, who designed the logos for Ford Motor Company and Bloodmingdale's, will be explored in the documentary “Design is One.” 
(Courtesy of John Madere)

‘Design in One’ documentary explores lives of Vignelli designer couple

Massimo Vignelli had always wanted to affect millions of people through design. From the sleek curves of the Ford Motor Company label to the bold loops of the Bloomingdale’s logo, the designs of the late Vignelli and his partner, Lella Vignelli, have certainly made their mark unto the millions who constantly see these symbols in passing. Read more...

Photo: Through a series of interviews, the lives and views of designers Massimo and Lella Vignelli, who designed the logos for Ford Motor Company and Bloodmingdale's, will be explored in the documentary “Design is One.” (Courtesy of John Madere)

Through a series of interviews, the lives and views of designers Massimo and Lella Vignelli, who designed the logos for Ford Motor Company and Bloodmingdale's, will be explored in the documentary “Design is One.” 
(Courtesy of John Madere)

Maud Arnold, a dancer of tap troupe Syncopated Ladies, performed at the UCLA Fowler Museum Sunday. Arnold's dance group gained national attention after performing a hip-hop inspired tap dance on "So You Think You Can Dance."
(Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Syncopated Ladies taps into innovative techniques in Fowler performance

The Syncopated Ladies are not a typical jazz tap group, incorporating hip-hop moves through every simultaneous stomp and click of the heels. The all-female tap dance group won national attention this May with its performance on the popular dance competition show, “So You Think You Can Dance.” On Sunday, the group performed some of its repertoire, including a cappella pieces, at the UCLA Fowler Museum. Read more...

Photo: Maud Arnold, a dancer of tap troupe Syncopated Ladies, performed at the UCLA Fowler Museum Sunday. Arnold's dance group gained national attention after performing a hip-hop inspired tap dance on "So You Think You Can Dance." (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Maud Arnold, a dancer of tap troupe Syncopated Ladies, performed at the UCLA Fowler Museum Sunday. Arnold's dance group gained national attention after performing a hip-hop inspired tap dance on "So You Think You Can Dance."
(Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Courtesy of Lucia Vianna)

Through dance and music, Samba N' Motion and Bola da Vez stitch together historical and cultural events of Brazil. Both groups were formed by Ana Laidley (center), and they will perform at the UCLA Art Council Amphitheater.

Dance group Samba N’ Motion celebrates Brazilian culture

Dubbing samba the “movement of resistance,” Ana Laidley, creative director of the professional group Samba N’ Motion, rejects stereotypes of Brazilian culture through the steps she choreographs. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Lucia Vianna) Through dance and music, Samba N' Motion and Bola da Vez stitch together historical and cultural events of Brazil. Both groups were formed by Ana Laidley (center), and they will perform at the UCLA Art Council Amphitheater.

(Courtesy of Lucia Vianna)

Through dance and music, Samba N' Motion and Bola da Vez stitch together historical and cultural events of Brazil. Both groups were formed by Ana Laidley (center), and they will perform at the UCLA Art Council Amphitheater.

"Holographic," the Design | Media Arts senior exhibition, gave fourth-year Design | Media Arts student Rakeem Cunningham the chance to explore filmography. Cunningham’s four-part video series, titled “Me,” illustrates different elements of the artist’s life in the past year.

(Courtesy of Rakeem Cunningham)

‘Holographic’ exhibit reflects artistic voices of graduating students

While strolling through the Murphy Sculpture Garden, fourth-year Design | Media Arts student Kristyn Solie encountered a homeless man who insisted that she take one of the many books of poetry he was carrying with him, but she refused. Read more...

Photo: "Holographic," the Design | Media Arts senior exhibition, gave fourth-year Design | Media Arts student Rakeem Cunningham the chance to explore filmography. Cunningham’s four-part video series, titled “Me,” illustrates different elements of the artist’s life in the past year. (Courtesy of Rakeem Cunningham)

"Holographic," the Design | Media Arts senior exhibition, gave fourth-year Design | Media Arts student Rakeem Cunningham the chance to explore filmography. Cunningham’s four-part video series, titled “Me,” illustrates different elements of the artist’s life in the past year.

(Courtesy of Rakeem Cunningham)

Association of Chinese Americans Hip Hop, the only dance team in this year's Spring Sing lineup, will present four pieces. While the group has performed three of these pieces before, one is brand new and has been specifically choreographed for Spring Sing.

(Song Ko/Daily Bruin)

Spring Sing Profile: ACA Hip Hop

Under the dim lights of the Sunset Village parking lot in the days preceding Spring Sing, the dancers of the Association of Chinese Americans Hip Hop repeat their sets relentlessly. Read more...

Photo: Association of Chinese Americans Hip Hop, the only dance team in this year's Spring Sing lineup, will present four pieces. While the group has performed three of these pieces before, one is brand new and has been specifically choreographed for Spring Sing. (Song Ko/Daily Bruin)

Association of Chinese Americans Hip Hop, the only dance team in this year's Spring Sing lineup, will present four pieces. While the group has performed three of these pieces before, one is brand new and has been specifically choreographed for Spring Sing.

(Song Ko/Daily Bruin)