Wednesday, October 17

(Courtesy of Michael Lamont)
(Courtesy of Michael Lamont)

A vampire gang from the 19th century competes against a modern-day vampire group in "Blood Rock: The Musical." The choreography for each gang represents their differing backgrounds. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
A vampire gang from the 19th century competes against a modern-day vampire group in "Blood Rock: The Musical." The choreography for each gang represents their differing backgrounds. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)

Theater review: ‘School of Rock’

“School of Rock” opens like a concert, complete with smoke, sweeping red lights and a rock band performing with guitars and drums. Then walls of a bedroom, and later, school maps and doors slide in, transitioning the concert opening into a musical and introducing the reality of the main character’s unsuccessful music career. Read more...

(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)

This year’s Dance Marathon kicked of with a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” sung by YOUTHphonics, a community service a cappella group, to tie into the theme of “Connect.”
(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
This year’s Dance Marathon kicked of with a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” sung by YOUTHphonics, a community service a cappella group, to tie into the theme of “Connect.”
(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumnus Greg Schreiner began collecting costumes in the early '80s, acquiring pieces such as a sparkly gown worn by Ginger Rogers and a suit worn by Fred Astaire. He will showcase some of the costumes in his show, "Hollywood Revisited: A Glamorous Musical Theater Extravaganza." (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
Alumnus Greg Schreiner began collecting costumes in the early '80s, acquiring pieces such as a sparkly gown worn by Ginger Rogers and a suit worn by Fred Astaire. He will showcase some of the costumes in his show, "Hollywood Revisited: A Glamorous Musical Theater Extravaganza." (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The Los Angeles-based Viver Brasil dance company, co-founded by UCLA alumna and adjunct professor Linda Yudin, is holding their "Samba in the Streets" community engagement program for the first time in Alabama on Feb. 20 through March 7, and for the third time in Los Angeles in late March. (Courtesy of Viver Brasil)
The Los Angeles-based Viver Brasil dance company, co-founded by UCLA alumna and adjunct professor Linda Yudin, is holding their "Samba in the Streets" community engagement program for the first time in Alabama on Feb. 20 through March 7, and for the third time in Los Angeles in late March. (Courtesy of Viver Brasil)

Hillel at UCLA's Winter 2018 Art Opening features photographs from Robert Weingarten's photo series "Pentimento" that layer Weingarten's own contemporary photos with older, historical images of the same location. The exhibition also features paper cuttings from Corrie Siegel's "The Space Between Symbols." (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Past bleeds into present in Hillel at UCLA’s newest art exhibits

Past and present intertwine in Robert Weingarten’s artwork, which layers photos of the burning World Trade Center and the One World Trade Center. The photograph is a part of Weingarten’s exhibit, “Pentimento,” which will open Thursday for Hillel at UCLA’s Winter 2018 Art Opening along with Corrie Siegel’s “The Space Between Symbols.” The show is part of the organization’s annual art gallery, which showcases nine new art exhibits every year. Read more...

Hillel at UCLA's Winter 2018 Art Opening features photographs from Robert Weingarten's photo series "Pentimento" that layer Weingarten's own contemporary photos with older, historical images of the same location. The exhibition also features paper cuttings from Corrie Siegel's "The Space Between Symbols." (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)