Tuesday, September 18

Ministry of Coffee, an Australia-based coffee shop, opened its first U.S. location in Westwood Village on Saturday. The shop will expand its menu Tuesday to include food items prepared by a full-service kitchen. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

Ministry of Coffee brings Australian drinks, food to Westwood Village

A new Australian coffee shop opened in Westwood Village on Saturday. Ministry of Coffee, located on Glendon Avenue, will also sell all-day breakfast and lunch. Manager Nicole Rodrigues said she thinks MOC is different from other coffee shops in Westwood because it roasts its coffee in-house and provides a full food menu. Read more...

Photo: Ministry of Coffee, an Australia-based coffee shop, opened its first U.S. location in Westwood Village on Saturday. The shop will expand its menu Tuesday to include food items prepared by a full-service kitchen. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

Ministry of Coffee, an Australia-based coffee shop, opened its first U.S. location in Westwood Village on Saturday. The shop will expand its menu Tuesday to include food items prepared by a full-service kitchen. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

Newly widowed Victoria (Tyne Daly) looks at a family photo album with her son Mason (Scott Kradolfer) while reminiscing about her late husband. (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Theater review: ‘Chasing Mem’ries’

The beginning dialogues in “Chasing Mem’ries” feel a bit stale, much like the stuffy attic the play is set in. Directed by Josh Ravetch, “Chasing Mem’ries: A Different Kind of Musical” runs from Nov. Read more...

Photo: Newly widowed Victoria (Tyne Daly) looks at a family photo album with her son Mason (Scott Kradolfer) while reminiscing about her late husband. (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Newly widowed Victoria (Tyne Daly) looks at a family photo album with her son Mason (Scott Kradolfer) while reminiscing about her late husband. (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Conductor and UCLA doctoral candidate Maxim Kuzin rehearses with singer Will Collyer and pianist James Lent for “David’s Quilt,” an oratorio comprising 19 musical compositions that follow the life of the biblical King David, in collaboration with the Max Helfman Institute. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Composers stitch together diverse musical styles on ‘David’s Quilt’

“David’s Quilt,” a 90-minute oratorio about the biblical King David, begins at the end of his story. As David lies dying, a woman shrouds him in a quilt to keep him warm as he recollects his accomplishments and experiences. Read more...

Photo: Conductor and UCLA doctoral candidate Maxim Kuzin rehearses with singer Will Collyer and pianist James Lent for “David’s Quilt,” an oratorio comprising 19 musical compositions that follow the life of the biblical King David, in collaboration with the Max Helfman Institute. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Conductor and UCLA doctoral candidate Maxim Kuzin rehearses with singer Will Collyer and pianist James Lent for “David’s Quilt,” an oratorio comprising 19 musical compositions that follow the life of the biblical King David, in collaboration with the Max Helfman Institute. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Beetle House pop-up restaurant presents quirky atmosphere, subpar food

Beetle House combines the quirky and eccentric world of Tim Burton with the boozy, deep bass-thumping club vibe of Hollywood Boulevard. The gothic-themed pop-up restaurant takes inspiration from artistic works such as Burton’s films and the music of The Cure. Read more...

Photo: Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Third-year psychology student Ava Corales demonstrated how to create a bloody gash on her cheek and how to paint a scab on her model, third-year cognitive science student Rachel Ho. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Student leads workshop on special effects, Halloween makeup

Ava Corales sported chromatic purple lipstick, a floral dress and a gaping flesh wound on her right cheek at Saturday’s special effects makeup workshop. The third-year psychology student instructed a group of around 10 students gathered in a De Neve Plaza meeting room on how to create special effects makeup, including prosthetic wounds and fake bruises. Read more...

Photo: Third-year psychology student Ava Corales demonstrated how to create a bloody gash on her cheek and how to paint a scab on her model, third-year cognitive science student Rachel Ho. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Third-year psychology student Ava Corales demonstrated how to create a bloody gash on her cheek and how to paint a scab on her model, third-year cognitive science student Rachel Ho. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

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Fashion Friday: Week 4, Fall 2017

Track pants and gym shorts are no longer reserved for athletes. Although the athleisure trend has been taking over storefronts and Instagram feeds for the last couple of years, students are still donning popular sportswear logos such as Nike and the famous Adidas triple stripe. Read more...

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Salma Zaky, a third-year English student, performs five times a week at comedy clubs around Los Angeles. After attending class during the day, Zaky drives to open mic performances to showcase her comedy alongside older comedians.  (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Student comic entertains at LA comedy clubs, open mic nights

Salma Zaky anxiously awaited her first stand-up comedy performance at an open mic night during her senior year of high school. After speaking for two of her allotted 10 minutes, during which she told a joke about emojis and avoided eye contact with the audience, Zaky rushed off the stage and refused to tell anyone about her experience. Read more...

Photo: Salma Zaky, a third-year English student, performs five times a week at comedy clubs around Los Angeles. After attending class during the day, Zaky drives to open mic performances to showcase her comedy alongside older comedians. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Salma Zaky, a third-year English student, performs five times a week at comedy clubs around Los Angeles. After attending class during the day, Zaky drives to open mic performances to showcase her comedy alongside older comedians.  (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)


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