Thursday, June 20

The Writers Faire features 24 free mini classes and panel discussions in creative writing and screenwriting. Students can get free writing instruction, chat with instructors, register for most fall courses at 10 percent discount, and learn about graduate writing programs and writing-allied businesses. (Courtesy of Todd Cheney)

13th annual Writers Faire holds workshops, panels for locals

As Judith Prager walks into a classroom, she can't help but notice the deviation of learners from what you would expect of a typical writing student. Read more...

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The Writers Faire features 24 free mini classes and panel discussions in creative writing and screenwriting. Students can get free writing instruction, chat with instructors, register for most fall courses at 10 percent discount, and learn about graduate writing programs and writing-allied businesses. (Courtesy of Todd Cheney)

The Writers Faire features 24 free mini classes and panel discussions in creative writing and screenwriting. Students can get free writing instruction, chat with instructors, register for most fall courses at 10 percent discount, and learn about graduate writing programs and writing-allied businesses. (Courtesy of Todd Cheney)

Mark Columbus, Jules Nurrish and Julio Ramos won awards for their short films at the Palms Springs International Shortfest in June.

	courtesy of JULIO RAMOS

Bruins earn top awards at the Palm Springs International Shortfest

UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television was recently well-represented at the Palm Springs International Shortfest. The event has been deemed North America's largest festival for short films with 324 total this year, including live- action, animated and documentary. Mark Columbus, Jules Nurrish and Julio Ramos, all from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television, won awards for their films, "The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist," "Kiss Me" and "Behind the Mirrors (Detras del espejo)," respectively. Read more...

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Mark Columbus, Jules Nurrish and Julio Ramos won awards for their short films at the Palms Springs International Shortfest in June.

courtesy of JULIO RAMOS

Mark Columbus, Jules Nurrish and Julio Ramos won awards for their short films at the Palms Springs International Shortfest in June.

	courtesy of JULIO RAMOS


YOUTHphonics will perform at its annual spring concert on Friday in De Neve Auditorium.

	Courtesy of Eleanor Fang

YOUTHphonics' annual concert to showcase Fairfax High School student performers

When the time came to audition for a cappella groups at UCLA, the decision was easy for Eleanor Fang, a third-year environmental science student. Instead of choosing a group that focused only on performance elements, Fang chose YOUTHphonics, a coed a cappella group on campus that brings a cappella lessons to high school students with minimal performing arts opportunities. Read more...

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YOUTHphonics will perform at its annual spring concert on Friday in De Neve Auditorium.

Courtesy of Eleanor Fang

YOUTHphonics will perform at its annual spring concert on Friday in De Neve Auditorium.

	Courtesy of Eleanor Fang