Wednesday, November 14

David Kuo opened restaurant Status Kuo in 2014 after attending culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu and working in Michelin Star kitchens like Jean-Georges. On Thursday, he reopened it as Little Fatty, a Taiwanese-style restaurant. (Rohan Kumar/Daily Bruin)

Alum’s new restaurant Little Fatty shifts from culinary Status Kuo

David Kuo’s route to working in Michelin Star kitchens began with cooking in his fraternity house kitchen for Thanksgiving Iron Chef competitions. Kuo graduated from UCLA in 2001, but decided to leave his office job working in property management. Read more...

Photo: David Kuo opened restaurant Status Kuo in 2014 after attending culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu and working in Michelin Star kitchens like Jean-Georges. On Thursday, he reopened it as Little Fatty, a Taiwanese-style restaurant. (Rohan Kumar/Daily Bruin)

David Kuo opened restaurant Status Kuo in 2014 after attending culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu and working in Michelin Star kitchens like Jean-Georges. On Thursday, he reopened it as Little Fatty, a Taiwanese-style restaurant. (Rohan Kumar/Daily Bruin)

Shannon Speed, UCLA American Indian Studies Center director, helped organize "Native Documentary Short Films," which features documentaries showcasing native narratives.(Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Documentary short film screening highlights Native American stories

Most of the time of the time that Sky Hopinka is on a road trip, he says he has a camera with him. He used his latest footage of beautiful landscapes to help him create his most recent documentary short, “Jáaji Approx.” The UCLA American Indian Studies Center, in collaboration with the Sundance Institute, is presenting “Native Documentary Short Films,” at the Autry Museum in Griffith Park on Saturday, where Hopinka, along with other Native American filmmakers, will screen their works. Read more...

Photo: Shannon Speed, UCLA American Indian Studies Center director, helped organize "Native Documentary Short Films," which features documentaries showcasing native narratives.(Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Shannon Speed, UCLA American Indian Studies Center director, helped organize "Native Documentary Short Films," which features documentaries showcasing native narratives.(Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

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Fashion Friday Fall Week 7

Autumn in Los Angeles is wrapping up. The temperatures still reach mid-day summer highs, but colder nights call for jackets and long sleeves. UCLA students show off their fall style and personal accessories, from colorful hairstyles to individualized shoe choices. Read more...

Photo: (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

(Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

Second-year Design | Media Arts student Alexander Romanovsky worked on a stop-motion animation project for Flamingosis’ music video “All Natural,” making a Post-it note come alive into a flying bird. (Justine Sto. Tomas/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Student animator brings stopped world into motion for new music video

A motionless paper bird sat perched on the edge of a desk. But on the computer screen behind the figure, filmmaker Alexander Romanovsky animated the bird to flap its wings and fly. Read more...

Photo: Second-year Design | Media Arts student Alexander Romanovsky worked on a stop-motion animation project for Flamingosis’ music video “All Natural,” making a Post-it note come alive into a flying bird. (Justine Sto. Tomas/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Second-year Design | Media Arts student Alexander Romanovsky worked on a stop-motion animation project for Flamingosis’ music video “All Natural,” making a Post-it note come alive into a flying bird. (Justine Sto. Tomas/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tyler Rice released her animated short at NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. The four-minute short details the story of two men who get the munchies from marijuana, order tacos and experience paranormal activity. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student animated about pushing envelope with cartoons

Tyler Rice turned a late night craving for tacos into a surreal experience. The graduate animation student screened her original animated short “Taco Terror” at NewFilmmakers Los Angeles on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Tyler Rice released her animated short at NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. The four-minute short details the story of two men who get the munchies from marijuana, order tacos and experience paranormal activity. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Tyler Rice released her animated short at NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. The four-minute short details the story of two men who get the munchies from marijuana, order tacos and experience paranormal activity. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)


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