Saturday, September 22

Javay Frye first performed at the comedy show "Ladies' Night" in September. She said a mostly female cast and audience allows her to talk about topics pertaining to womanhood amongst other women. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Women comics break the conventions of comedy genre at ‘Ladies’ Night’

Three women impatiently waited in line for a bathroom at Chili’s, and in the midst of their distress and shared pains, forged a strong bond – except one of them wasn’t there for the bathroom at all. Read more...

Photo: Javay Frye first performed at the comedy show "Ladies' Night" in September. She said a mostly female cast and audience allows her to talk about topics pertaining to womanhood amongst other women. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Javay Frye first performed at the comedy show "Ladies' Night" in September. She said a mostly female cast and audience allows her to talk about topics pertaining to womanhood amongst other women. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

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Transforming Tradition

Shawn Merz’s studio functions as a creative space for his textile company, Mr. Merz, which sells blankets, towels and other textiles handmade by weavers in Myanmar and Turkey.  Read more...

Photo: (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

(Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

Design media arts alumnus Seph Li’s work “Cosmos” features reflective surfaces as a means to merge multiverse theory with art theory. The artwork is on display at the Shanghai Art Fair.(Courtesy of Seph Li)

Alumnus explores multiverse theory through kinetic art piece

Seph Li’s multimedia-based art piece “Cosmos” uses reflective mirrors and physics theories to reveal the mysteries of our universe – or universes. Li, a design media arts alumnus, will display “Cosmos” at the Shanghai Art Fair, which opens Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Shanghai World EXPO & Convention Center. Read more...

Photo: Design media arts alumnus Seph Li’s work “Cosmos” features reflective surfaces as a means to merge multiverse theory with art theory. The artwork is on display at the Shanghai Art Fair.(Courtesy of Seph Li)

Design media arts alumnus Seph Li’s work “Cosmos” features reflective surfaces as a means to merge multiverse theory with art theory. The artwork is on display at the Shanghai Art Fair.(Courtesy of Seph Li)

Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. 
 (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students, faculty recreate renowned architecture models

The “Super Models” architectural exhibit will feature a German house and a dental clinic all under an 18.5 foot foam structure. Each building is a copy of other architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum’s collection created for the exhibition. Read more...

Photo: Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. 
 (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

Westwood theater offers month-long screenings of Taiwanese films

Mei-Juin Chen and her friend in college were rescued from the side of the road by a tattooed man in a red Cadillac. Twenty-five years later, the pair made a feature film titled “The Gangster’s Daughter,” which was inspired by the encounter and was the first screened movie at the “What Time is it There? Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Eco-friendly clothing company produces T-shirts from recycled plastic

Miranda Kim and Rebecca Kim picked their way through washed-up stingrays and bird corpses at their local beach in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, during a cleanup event in the summer. Read more...

Photo: Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Instructor, students talk leveling up with TFT video game writing program

Marianne Krawczyk brought a PlayStation 3 console to her class as an educational tool for her students. Krawczyk, a professional video game writer, teaches a video game writing course in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Professional Program, which offers graduate-level, nondegree courses to anyone with an undergraduate degree. Read more...

Photo: Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)


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