Monday, May 20

G-Eazy came onstage in a car part way through his set in the FivePoint Amphitheatre, having made an outfit change into a white shirt and overalls. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Concert review: G-Eazy at the FivePoint Amphitheatre

G-Eazy wore socks with sandals to rap the night away. After five openers dragging on, the rapper, also known as Gerald Earl Gillum, finally took the stage at the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, emerging from smoke at 9:45 p.m. Read more...

Photo: G-Eazy came onstage in a car part way through his set in the FivePoint Amphitheatre, having made an outfit change into a white shirt and overalls. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

G-Eazy came onstage in a car part way through his set in the FivePoint Amphitheatre, having made an outfit change into a white shirt and overalls. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Drag queens Ginger Minj and Bob the Drag Queen star as Catastrawberry and Cocoa Fondue in the short film “The Cocoa Fondue Show,” which goes behind the scenes of a fictional variety show. 
(Courtesy of Andrew Arnold)

Alumnus looks to expand portrayals of drag with new short film

Drag and “30 Rock” blend to create “The Cocoa Fondue Show.” Inspired by the high profile drag queens on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” alumnus Andrew Arnold’s short film follows fictional starlet Cocoa Fondue as she sets out to create her own variety show. Read more...

Photo: Drag queens Ginger Minj and Bob the Drag Queen star as Catastrawberry and Cocoa Fondue in the short film “The Cocoa Fondue Show,” which goes behind the scenes of a fictional variety show. (Courtesy of Andrew Arnold)

Drag queens Ginger Minj and Bob the Drag Queen star as Catastrawberry and Cocoa Fondue in the short film “The Cocoa Fondue Show,” which goes behind the scenes of a fictional variety show. 
(Courtesy of Andrew Arnold)

Gina Kim, a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, combined home videos and 12 years worth of footage for her documentary “Faces of Seoul.” She aimed to capture her memories of the locations she frequented as a child. (Courtesy of Gina Kim)

Professor’s film on transformation of Seoul adapted into book

Gina Kim filmed the wreckage of a collapsed Seoul department store in 1995. The footage was part of her attempt to retain memory of what her city was once like before it went through significant infrastructural change. Read more...

Photo: Gina Kim, a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, combined home videos and 12 years worth of footage for her documentary “Faces of Seoul.” She aimed to capture her memories of the locations she frequented as a child. (Courtesy of Gina Kim)

Gina Kim, a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, combined home videos and 12 years worth of footage for her documentary “Faces of Seoul.” She aimed to capture her memories of the locations she frequented as a child. (Courtesy of Gina Kim)

Reprise 2.0, a reboot of an old theater company, will stage "Sweet Charity" on June 20 at the Freud Playhouse in partnership with UCLA. Theater department chair Brian Kite said students will take an active role in the production process.  (Courtesy of Peter Goldman)

UCLA students collaborate with Broadway professionals in ‘Sweet Charity’

Reprise 2.0 will rise from its predecessor’s ashes with a production of “Sweet Charity,” pairing UCLA students with Broadway stars. Tony Awards winner Kathleen Marshall, director of “Anything Goes” and “The Pajama Game,” will direct the production, opening June 20 at the Freud Playhouse. Read more...

Photo: Reprise 2.0, a reboot of an old theater company, will stage "Sweet Charity" on June 20 at the Freud Playhouse in partnership with UCLA. Theater department chair Brian Kite said students will take an active role in the production process. (Courtesy of Peter Goldman)

Reprise 2.0, a reboot of an old theater company, will stage "Sweet Charity" on June 20 at the Freud Playhouse in partnership with UCLA. Theater department chair Brian Kite said students will take an active role in the production process.  (Courtesy of Peter Goldman)

Beatrice Brown, a first-year theater student, performs in "Teenage American Nightmare." The original play depicts a dystopian version of the year 2017 in which plants come alive and attack humans. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Theaterfest plays to feature immigrant stories, nature’s revenge against humans

Undocumented students’ experiences and jungle war zones will be featured in this year’s UCLA Theaterfest. “Just Like Us” and “Teenage American Nightmare” focus on elements of American society. Read more...

Photo: Beatrice Brown, a first-year theater student, performs in "Teenage American Nightmare." The original play depicts a dystopian version of the year 2017 in which plants come alive and attack humans. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Beatrice Brown, a first-year theater student, performs in "Teenage American Nightmare." The original play depicts a dystopian version of the year 2017 in which plants come alive and attack humans. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Charlotte Day Wilson's raspy vocals were accompanied by a mix of jazz and techno instrumentals at the 32nd annual JazzReggae Festival. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

JazzReggae Festival jazzes up Sunset Rec, features six varied artists

Colorful blankets littered the grass of Sunset Recreation Center for this year’s JazzReggae Festival. Monday’s music event celebrated its 32nd anniversary this year. The Cultural Affairs Commission hosted the event, which featured performances from six artists and groups such as rhythm and blues singer Jamila Woods, as well as a variety of vendors and artwork. Read more...

Photo: Charlotte Day Wilson's raspy vocals were accompanied by a mix of jazz and techno instrumentals at the 32nd annual JazzReggae Festival. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Charlotte Day Wilson's raspy vocals were accompanied by a mix of jazz and techno instrumentals at the 32nd annual JazzReggae Festival. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Hayden Everett and Caroline Pernick won three Spring Sing awards for performance of their original folk-influenced song "For I Fear." This was the duo's first year performing in the competition, garnering them the Bruin Choice Award, the award for best duet and the the award for best overall performance. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

First-year duo wins Spring Sing 2018 top prize, two other awards

First-year students Hayden Everett’s and Caroline Pernick’s late-night jam sessions in Hedrick Hall paid off Friday night in their first Spring Sing performance. The duet received the Northern California Alumni Grand Sweepstakes Award, Spring Sing’s top prize, along with the award for Best Duet and the Bruin Choice Award. Read more...

Photo: Hayden Everett and Caroline Pernick won three Spring Sing awards for performance of their original folk-influenced song "For I Fear." This was the duo's first year performing in the competition, garnering them the Bruin Choice Award, the award for best duet and the the award for best overall performance. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Hayden Everett and Caroline Pernick won three Spring Sing awards for performance of their original folk-influenced song "For I Fear." This was the duo's first year performing in the competition, garnering them the Bruin Choice Award, the award for best duet and the the award for best overall performance. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


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