Wednesday, June 19

Country music star Hunter Hayes released his first single, "Heartbreak," following a three-year break from releasing music. He will perform at The Fonda Theatre on Saturday.
(Courtesy of Brenton Giesey)
Country music star Hunter Hayes released his first single, "Heartbreak," following a three-year break from releasing music. He will perform at The Fonda Theatre on Saturday.
(Courtesy of Brenton Giesey)

(Courtesy of Mac's Record Label)
(Courtesy of Mac's Record Label)

Daniel Leka, a third-year political science student, is an SCA committee member and event chairman for "The Photo Pit," a showcase that aims to highlight UCLA photographers, as well as local music artists. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
Daniel Leka, a third-year political science student, is an SCA committee member and event chairman for "The Photo Pit," a showcase that aims to highlight UCLA photographers, as well as local music artists. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Netflix)
(Courtesy of Netflix)

(Courtesy of Atlantic Records UK)
(Courtesy of Atlantic Records UK)

Kathryn Gunsch led a talk titled "Altars and Ancestors in Benin" on Saturday at the Fowler Museum. Discussing bronze bells, altars and effigies from the area, Gunsch spoke about how patterns on the pieces could be used to uncover more history about the kingdom. (Ruthie Glauber/Daily Bruin)

Curator discusses historical insights held within Benin bronzes at Fowler Museum

Increasing exposure to 16th-century altars may deepen our understanding of the relationship between art and ancestral connection in Benin. Kathryn Gunsch led a talk on “Altars and Ancestors in Benin” on Saturday at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, providing insight into the tradition of bronze altars as a means of connecting with ancestral history in the Kingdom of Benin. Read more...

Kathryn Gunsch led a talk titled "Altars and Ancestors in Benin" on Saturday at the Fowler Museum. Discussing bronze bells, altars and effigies from the area, Gunsch spoke about how patterns on the pieces could be used to uncover more history about the kingdom. (Ruthie Glauber/Daily Bruin)

(Jennie Wang/Daily Bruin)
(Jennie Wang/Daily Bruin)