Tuesday, May 21

The Comedy Store, now known for hosting professional comedians, has a history of murder and death due to the building's previous use by a Mafia-involved nightclub. The basement was supposedly used for torture, while other deaths have also occurred around the building. (Courtesy of Mike Dillon)

Spook City: The Comedy Store not so fearsome despite being haunted by tragedy

Los Angeles is supposed to be the City of Stars, but once those stars fade, where do they go? Do they stay behind, forever attached to their final location, spooking guests who dare to enter their domain? Read more...

Photo: The Comedy Store, now known for hosting professional comedians, has a history of murder and death due to the building's previous use by a Mafia-involved nightclub. The basement was supposedly used for torture, while other deaths have also occurred around the building. (Courtesy of Mike Dillon)

The Comedy Store, now known for hosting professional comedians, has a history of murder and death due to the building's previous use by a Mafia-involved nightclub. The basement was supposedly used for torture, while other deaths have also occurred around the building. (Courtesy of Mike Dillon)

The Center for the Art of Performance presented "Kreatur" on Monday, a dance performance captured on film. The production features members of the dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests, and focuses in on certain characters in between wider shots. (Photo courtesy of Sebastian Bolesch)

CAP presents live dance performance carefully captured on film in ‘Kreatur’

Some of the dancers featured in “Kreatur” come from backgrounds like Cirque du Soleil, while others have performed together for the past 20 years. “Kreatur,” a dance production captured on film over the period of four live performances, made its American debut in The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Monday. Read more...

Photo: The Center for the Art of Performance presented "Kreatur" on Monday, a dance performance captured on film. The production features members of the dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests, and focuses in on certain characters in between wider shots. (Photo courtesy of Sebastian Bolesch)

The Center for the Art of Performance presented "Kreatur" on Monday, a dance performance captured on film. The production features members of the dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests, and focuses in on certain characters in between wider shots. (Photo courtesy of Sebastian Bolesch)

The Queen Mary, a former passenger vessel, is considered to be one of the most haunted locations in the country. The ship is now a hotel, and many visitors have reported ghost sightings and unnatural occurrences. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Spook City: Based on dispiriting tour, Queen Mary harbors surprisingly few horrors

Los Angeles is supposed to be the City of Stars, but once those stars fade, where do they go? Do they stay behind, forever attached to their final location, spooking guests who dare to enter their domain? Read more...

Photo: The Queen Mary, a former passenger vessel, is considered to be one of the most haunted locations in the country. The ship is now a hotel, and many visitors have reported ghost sightings and unnatural occurrences. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Queen Mary, a former passenger vessel, is considered to be one of the most haunted locations in the country. The ship is now a hotel, and many visitors have reported ghost sightings and unnatural occurrences. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Stephen Rockwell (left), alongside alumni Quinn Francis (center) and Brandon Root (right), star in “A Splintered Soul,” a play following a group of Polish Holocaust survivors attempting to overcome their trauma as they assimilate into American culture. 
(Courtesy of Tracey Roman)

Alumni explore experiences of Holocaust survivors postwar in ‘A Splintered Soul’

Morality in times of survival is questioned as Holocaust survivors attempt to move on in “A Splintered Soul.” The play, premiering at the International City Theatre on Friday, follows a group of Polish Holocaust survivors as they attempt to cope with their traumatic experiences while assimilating into American culture. Read more...

Photo: Stephen Rockwell (left), alongside alumni Quinn Francis (center) and Brandon Root (right), star in “A Splintered Soul,” a play following a group of Polish Holocaust survivors attempting to overcome their trauma as they assimilate into American culture. (Courtesy of Tracey Roman)

Stephen Rockwell (left), alongside alumni Quinn Francis (center) and Brandon Root (right), star in “A Splintered Soul,” a play following a group of Polish Holocaust survivors attempting to overcome their trauma as they assimilate into American culture. 
(Courtesy of Tracey Roman)

Scare actors roam the grounds of the "Los Angeles Haunted Hayride," a Halloween festival that takes place throughout October in Griffith Park. While the attraction is man-made, the actual land is rumored to be haunted. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Spook City: Los Angeles Haunted Hayride’s lofty scares enlivened by local lore

Los Angeles is supposed to be the City of Stars, but once those stars fade, where do they go? Do they stay behind, forever attached to their final location, spooking guests who dare to enter their domain? Read more...

Photo: Scare actors roam the grounds of the "Los Angeles Haunted Hayride," a Halloween festival that takes place throughout October in Griffith Park. While the attraction is man-made, the actual land is rumored to be haunted. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Scare actors roam the grounds of the "Los Angeles Haunted Hayride," a Halloween festival that takes place throughout October in Griffith Park. While the attraction is man-made, the actual land is rumored to be haunted. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruin Film Society events coordinator Kevin Yang conducted a Q&A with “Eighth Grade” director Bo Burnham and actress Elsie Fisher at its Sept. 26 event. Following a screening of the film, they discussed the importance of accurately depicting teenage characters. (Courtesy of Juan Díaz)

UCLA film society’s partnership provides accessibility to industry professionals

This post was updated Oct. 15 at 1:19 p.m. Bo Burnham recently answered students’ questions in a Bruin Film Society event. This week, students can watch an advance screening of “Mid90s,” directed by Jonah Hill. Read more...

Photo: Bruin Film Society events coordinator Kevin Yang conducted a Q&A with “Eighth Grade” director Bo Burnham and actress Elsie Fisher at its Sept. 26 event. Following a screening of the film, they discussed the importance of accurately depicting teenage characters. (Courtesy of Juan Díaz)

Bruin Film Society events coordinator Kevin Yang conducted a Q&A with “Eighth Grade” director Bo Burnham and actress Elsie Fisher at its Sept. 26 event. Following a screening of the film, they discussed the importance of accurately depicting teenage characters. (Courtesy of Juan Díaz)

Camila Cabello was crowned New Artist of the Year at the 2018 American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, became the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 trophies. Cardi B topped the nominee leaderboard with eight, of which she won three. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Taylor Swift makes AMA history, while Cardi B and Camila Cabello win big

The 2018 American Music Awards just came to a close. Before the event, Bruins shared their winner predictions – read below to compare their thoughts to the actual winners, as well as catch up on the Daily Bruin’s highlights of the night! Read more...

Photo: Camila Cabello was crowned New Artist of the Year at the 2018 American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, became the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 trophies. Cardi B topped the nominee leaderboard with eight, of which she won three. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Camila Cabello was crowned New Artist of the Year at the 2018 American Music Awards. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, became the most decorated female artist in AMA history with a total of 23 trophies. Cardi B topped the nominee leaderboard with eight, of which she won three. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)


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