Sunday, December 15

Poet and author Ben Lerner joins English professor Mona Simpson to discuss his newest book “The Topeka School,” which marks the third book in a trilogy. He spoke about his transition from poetry to prose and how he wrote his characters’ voices. (Keaton Larson/Daily Bruin)
Poet and author Ben Lerner joins English professor Mona Simpson to discuss his newest book “The Topeka School,” which marks the third book in a trilogy. He spoke about his transition from poetry to prose and how he wrote his characters’ voices. (Keaton Larson/Daily Bruin)

(Nghi Nguyen/Daily Bruin)
(Nghi Nguyen/Daily Bruin)

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‘The Shining’ spinoff ‘Doctor Sleep’ brings updated themes to source storyline

The Overlook Hotel, once defeated in Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film “The Shining,” is coming back to life in “Doctor Sleep.” The spinoff follows protagonist Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor), a recovering alcoholic with psychic powers dubbed the “shining.” “Doctor Sleep” delves deeper into the psychological scars left by Dan’s time at the Overlook Hotel as a child. Read more...

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Musical works by Sephardic oudist Louis Matalon (left) and Lebanese singer Evelyn Maroon (right), will be in Ian Nagoski’s  “Historic Recordings from the Ottoman Diaspora: Music & Migration” at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. (Courtesy of Marjorie Collins/Library of Congress)
Musical works by Sephardic oudist Louis Matalon (left) and Lebanese singer Evelyn Maroon (right), will be in Ian Nagoski’s  “Historic Recordings from the Ottoman Diaspora: Music & Migration” at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. (Courtesy of Marjorie Collins/Library of Congress)

(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)
(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)

The Music of India Ensemble will perform as part of the Westwood Village Concert Series on Thursday. The performance will feature a sitar, which is typically used in Indian classical music. (Courtesy of Dan Neuman)
The Music of India Ensemble will perform as part of the Westwood Village Concert Series on Thursday. The performance will feature a sitar, which is typically used in Indian classical music. (Courtesy of Dan Neuman)

Second-year physics student Anna Tsai created a haircutting business in her classic triple dorm with her roommate second-year economics and global studies student Cara Nguyen, who oversees its managerial aspects. (Courtesy of Anna Tsai)
Second-year physics student Anna Tsai created a haircutting business in her classic triple dorm with her roommate second-year economics and global studies student Cara Nguyen, who oversees its managerial aspects. (Courtesy of Anna Tsai)


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