Sunday, January 21

Indie rock band Portugal. The Man performed at the 29th annual JazzReggae Festival Saturday. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

29th annual JazzReggae Festival brings high energy despite rain

The 29th annual JazzReggae Festival embodied more music genres than what its name entailed. From alternative to hip-hop music, JRF broadened its lineup in its new home, the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Read more...

Photo: Indie rock band Portugal. The Man performed at the 29th annual JazzReggae Festival Saturday. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Indie rock band Portugal. The Man performed at the 29th annual JazzReggae Festival Saturday. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Jamaican reggae artist Keznamdi will perform Saturday at the 29th annual JazzReggae Festival, presented by the Cultural Affairs Commission. Keznamdi draws inspiration from reggae, hip-hop and R&B.
(Courtesy of Keznamdi)

Q&A: Keznamdi discusses hopes for JazzReggae, music career

On Monday – 4/20 – Keznamdi released the music video for his song “10 Pound,” which depicts the singer-songwriter lying in a field of cannabis in his home country of Jamaica. Read more...

Photo: Jamaican reggae artist Keznamdi will perform Saturday at the 29th annual JazzReggae Festival, presented by the Cultural Affairs Commission. Keznamdi draws inspiration from reggae, hip-hop and R&B. (Courtesy of Keznamdi)

Jamaican reggae artist Keznamdi will perform Saturday at the 29th annual JazzReggae Festival, presented by the Cultural Affairs Commission. Keznamdi draws inspiration from reggae, hip-hop and R&B.
(Courtesy of Keznamdi)

"Drawn," an exhibition by UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design, will showcase drawings created by more than 100 UCLA alumni from 1968-2014. (Courtesy of Georgina Huljich)

Alumni art ‘Drawn’ to architecture and urban design exhibition

Kristy Balliet figured out she wanted to be an architect during a middle school technical drawing class. Balliet, who received a master’s of architecture II from UCLA’s Department of Architecture and Urban Design, is one of more than 100 UCLA alumni to submit work to an upcoming AUD exhibition called “Drawn.” This is the second “Drawn” exhibition – the first of which was held in 2004 – and it will feature works from UCLA alumni from 1968 to 2014. Read more...

Photo: "Drawn," an exhibition by UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design, will showcase drawings created by more than 100 UCLA alumni from 1968-2014. (Courtesy of Georgina Huljich)

"Drawn," an exhibition by UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design, will showcase drawings created by more than 100 UCLA alumni from 1968-2014. (Courtesy of Georgina Huljich)

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Album Review: ‘What For?’

Chazwick Bundick’s music has never belonged to one genre and has always been difficult to describe. Under his moniker, Toro Y Moi, he is commonly associated with the chillwave movement. Read more...

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On March 2, fourth-year music student India Carney successfully auditioned for "The Voice" and will compete in judge Christina Aguilera's vocal team. 
(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

UCLA ScatterTones singer India Carney impresses on ‘The Voice’

India Carney stood in front of the turned chairs of Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton. Carney, a fourth-year music student with a concentration in voice performance and music director of UCLA’s a cappella group The ScatterTones, made an appearance on the Blind Auditions, which aired March 2 for Season 8 of NBC’s reality singing competition “The Voice.” Carney performed Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind,” garnering the interest of all four judges, who one by one, turned their chairs around to see Carney and exposed illuminated signs reading, “I want you.” “When all four of the judges turned around, I could not actually believe what I was seeing or even believe that I was in the situation I was in,” Carney said, whose blind audition has received over 710,000 views on YouTube. Read more...

Photo: On March 2, fourth-year music student India Carney successfully auditioned for "The Voice" and will compete in judge Christina Aguilera's vocal team. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

On March 2, fourth-year music student India Carney successfully auditioned for "The Voice" and will compete in judge Christina Aguilera's vocal team. 
(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

Lapu, the Coyote that Cares Theatre Company will perform its winter show, "The Future, the Present, and the Rest is History...," starring first-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student Julianna Remo (left) and fourth-year history student Nathan Guzik (right).
(Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

LCC Theatre Company presents winter show, debuts newest members

A homeless drunkard and a stockbroker meet and reveal secrets of their pasts to eventually follow a path of self-acceptance. This is one of three student-written and produced scenes that the UCLA theater group Lapu, the Coyote that Cares Theatre Company will present in its winter show, “The Future, the Present, and the Rest is History…,” funded by the Undergraduate Students Association Council. Read more...

Photo: Lapu, the Coyote that Cares Theatre Company will perform its winter show, "The Future, the Present, and the Rest is History...," starring first-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student Julianna Remo (left) and fourth-year history student Nathan Guzik (right). (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Lapu, the Coyote that Cares Theatre Company will perform its winter show, "The Future, the Present, and the Rest is History...," starring first-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student Julianna Remo (left) and fourth-year history student Nathan Guzik (right).
(Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

(Victoria Chang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Spoken word event ‘The Ghost Writer Confessions’ reveals student secrets

The anonymously submitted secret that second-year undeclared student and poet Lydia Janbay chose to write about is one she could personally connect with. Janbay is one of seven UCLA students who will perform spoken word revolving around anonymous secrets submitted by fellow students Wednesday at Royce Hall Terrace in “The Ghost Writer Confessions.” The event is hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts at UCLA and will precede PostSecret creator Frank Warren’s “PostSecret Live” event at Royce Hall. Read more...

Photo: (Victoria Chang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Victoria Chang/Daily Bruin senior staff)