Tuesday, April 23

Lighting and set designer Brian H. Scott poses with some of the set materials from "the theater is a blank page." During the performance, actors will lead audience members through various sets. One installation features five Saratoga International Theater Institute Company cast members simultaneously reading one of Virginia Woolf's novels out loud. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)

Interactive show merges reading, theater experience using Virginia Woolf texts

The literary hub of Powell Library and performance space of Royce Hall will come together for an immersive, staged reading experience. The Saratoga International Theater Institute Company’s “the theater is a blank page,” which will run from April 29 to May 12, entwines literature and theater in three hours. Read more...

Photo: Lighting and set designer Brian H. Scott poses with some of the set materials from "the theater is a blank page." During the performance, actors will lead audience members through various sets. One installation features five Saratoga International Theater Institute Company cast members simultaneously reading one of Virginia Woolf's novels out loud. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)

Lighting and set designer Brian H. Scott poses with some of the set materials from "the theater is a blank page." During the performance, actors will lead audience members through various sets. One installation features five Saratoga International Theater Institute Company cast members simultaneously reading one of Virginia Woolf's novels out loud. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)

Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. He also offered samples of honey from his collection, which consisted of honey from around the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Beekeeper makes a buzz with presentation on honeybees

A local beekeeper visited the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden on Thursday to share his experiences with making honey and raising healthy bees. Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event, titled “Making Honey in Los Angeles County: From Flower to Jar,” was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. Read more...

Photo: Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. He also offered samples of honey from his collection, which consisted of honey from around the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. He also offered samples of honey from his collection, which consisted of honey from around the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)


Daily Bruin alumnae Patricia Perez, Christine Sumiller and Roselma Samala opened their bar Genever on March 7. Genever is the only bar in Filipinotown run entirely by women, and women-owned bars, Perez said, are a rare occurrence nationwide. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Alum start women-owned bar in Filipinotown, creating good spirits for all

Roselma Samala and Christine Sumiller spent New Year’s Day of 2013 at Patricia Perez’s house, sipping mimosas and brainstorming ideas for the bar they wanted to open. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin alumnae Patricia Perez, Christine Sumiller and Roselma Samala opened their bar Genever on March 7. Genever is the only bar in Filipinotown run entirely by women, and women-owned bars, Perez said, are a rare occurrence nationwide. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Daily Bruin alumnae Patricia Perez, Christine Sumiller and Roselma Samala opened their bar Genever on March 7. Genever is the only bar in Filipinotown run entirely by women, and women-owned bars, Perez said, are a rare occurrence nationwide. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Actors Andre Jackson and Camille Harman play doctors in "Take Care," an upcoming short film directed by graduate film student, Myra Aquino. Aquino used her experience as a former medical student as inspiration for the film, aiming to display on screen the pressures faced by doctors. (Courtesy of Camille Harman)

Former medical student brings behind-the-scene life of doctors to short film

Myra Aquino left a career in medicine to pursue filmmaking. But she used her experience as a medical student to direct a short film about a group of interns in a busy county hospital. Read more...

Photo: Actors Andre Jackson and Camille Harman play doctors in "Take Care," an upcoming short film directed by graduate film student, Myra Aquino. Aquino used her experience as a former medical student as inspiration for the film, aiming to display on screen the pressures faced by doctors. (Courtesy of Camille Harman)

Actors Andre Jackson and Camille Harman play doctors in "Take Care," an upcoming short film directed by graduate film student, Myra Aquino. Aquino used her experience as a former medical student as inspiration for the film, aiming to display on screen the pressures faced by doctors. (Courtesy of Camille Harman)

(Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records)

Album review: ‘Nation of Two’

Vance Joy’s “Nation of Two” sounds like One Direction decided to give indie folk music a go. Though “Nation of Two” retains the same musical style of Joy’s first album with his ukulele riffs and slightly strained vocals, the album’s production is a step up from “Dream Your Life Away.” Joy adds in more harmonies, horns and drums to his ukulele-filled repertoire, taking on a slightly more personal tone and delivering an album full of summer jams despite some bland lyrics. Read more...

Photo: (Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records)

(Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records)

Sholeh Wolpé, UCLA's inaugural writer in residence, has translated the works of several Iranian poets. She said the process requires translators to maintain not only the meaning of a piece's words but also the author's intended message. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Iranian writer retains author’s intent when translating poetry

Sholeh Wolpé said translating poetry is like the sky’s reflection in the sea – similar, but never exact. The process of transferring a poem from one language to another requires more than just direct translation, UCLA’s inaugural author-in-residence said. Read more...

Photo: Sholeh Wolpé, UCLA's inaugural writer in residence, has translated the works of several Iranian poets. She said the process requires translators to maintain not only the meaning of a piece's words but also the author's intended message. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sholeh Wolpé, UCLA's inaugural writer in residence, has translated the works of several Iranian poets. She said the process requires translators to maintain not only the meaning of a piece's words but also the author's intended message. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


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