Friday, December 14

Angel King, a fourth-year art student, created an inverted bedroom for the Undergraduate Scholarship Award Exhibition. She said "Jellyhead," the piece showing in the New Wight Gallery, reflects her experience growing up in the foster care system, and is meant to evoke tension and unease. Within her artwork, a photo album with pictures of her family sits atop a sideways dresser, and pins and needles add to the dangerous aspects of her work, she said. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)
Angel King, a fourth-year art student, created an inverted bedroom for the Undergraduate Scholarship Award Exhibition. She said "Jellyhead," the piece showing in the New Wight Gallery, reflects her experience growing up in the foster care system, and is meant to evoke tension and unease. Within her artwork, a photo album with pictures of her family sits atop a sideways dresser, and pins and needles add to the dangerous aspects of her work, she said. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

(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)