Friday, May 25

UCLA alumna Myrrhia Rodriguez (left) and Los Angeles performer Ali Kheradyar (right) are this year's artists in residence for the Hothouse Residency. The program provides free dance studio space five days a week at UCLA during the summer. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

Hothouse Residency provides LA dancers space to explore creative works

Los Angeles was not a dance-friendly town 21 years ago when Victoria Marks began teaching at UCLA. She said the entertainment industry’s enormous wealth hindered aspiring dance artists from affording rehearsal space in a city known for its involvement in movies. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumna Myrrhia Rodriguez (left) and Los Angeles performer Ali Kheradyar (right) are this year's artists in residence for the Hothouse Residency. The program provides free dance studio space five days a week at UCLA during the summer. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumna Myrrhia Rodriguez (left) and Los Angeles performer Ali Kheradyar (right) are this year's artists in residence for the Hothouse Residency. The program provides free dance studio space five days a week at UCLA during the summer. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

Andrew Sibner uses skills he learned from his past experience as a psychology student at UCLA in his latest role as an associate visual effects designer at Walt Disney Imagineering.(Courtesy of Andrew Sibner)

Alumnus brings dreams to life with visual artistry at Disney

Braces and a budding geeky personality characterized Andrew Sibner’s early teenage years. Unlike most awkward adolescents, however, he also attended auditions in Los Angeles for movies, commercials and television shows. Read more...

Photo: Andrew Sibner uses skills he learned from his past experience as a psychology student at UCLA in his latest role as an associate visual effects designer at Walt Disney Imagineering.(Courtesy of Andrew Sibner)

Andrew Sibner uses skills he learned from his past experience as a psychology student at UCLA in his latest role as an associate visual effects designer at Walt Disney Imagineering.(Courtesy of Andrew Sibner)

Real life married couple Jocelyn Towne and Simon Helberg will play onstage couple Alain and Annette Reille in L.A. Theatre Works' production of "God of Carnage." (Courtesy of Sam McCay)

Q&A: “God of Carnage” actors discuss differences in various acting mediums

Simon Helberg said acting in a radio play is a completely different muscle of the performance business. Helberg, who plays Howard Wolowitz on “The Big Bang Theory,” and his wife Jocelyn Towne will perform in L.A. Read more...

Photo: Real life married couple Jocelyn Towne and Simon Helberg will play onstage couple Alain and Annette Reille in L.A. Theatre Works' production of "God of Carnage." (Courtesy of Sam McCay)

Real life married couple Jocelyn Towne and Simon Helberg will play onstage couple Alain and Annette Reille in L.A. Theatre Works' production of "God of Carnage." (Courtesy of Sam McCay)


Laura Savage plays instruments such as the guitar and piano, but began to teach herself folk instruments such as the mandolin and the harmonica. (Stephanie Choy/Daily Bruin)

Spring Sing 2016: Laura Savage

Laura Savage stayed up until 4 in the morning writing her original piece “Once” for the Spring Sing application. In the process, she kept her roommate awake and endured little sleep. Read more...

Photo: Laura Savage plays instruments such as the guitar and piano, but began to teach herself folk instruments such as the mandolin and the harmonica. (Stephanie Choy/Daily Bruin)

Laura Savage plays instruments such as the guitar and piano, but began to teach herself folk instruments such as the mandolin and the harmonica. (Stephanie Choy/Daily Bruin)

Over a decade after the last episode of Cartoon Network's "The Powerpuff Girls," Bubbles (left), Blossom (center) and Buttercup are set for a 2016 reboot and have undergone a modernized revamp.  (Courtesy of Cartoon Network)

Love | Hate: Can ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ still pack a punch?

The unmistakable theme song to “The Powerpuff Girls” filled many homes from 1998 to 2005 as fans around the world tuned in to watch Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup fight crime and the forces of evil. Read more...

Photo: Over a decade after the last episode of Cartoon Network's "The Powerpuff Girls," Bubbles (left), Blossom (center) and Buttercup are set for a 2016 reboot and have undergone a modernized revamp. (Courtesy of Cartoon Network)

Over a decade after the last episode of Cartoon Network's "The Powerpuff Girls," Bubbles (left), Blossom (center) and Buttercup are set for a 2016 reboot and have undergone a modernized revamp.  (Courtesy of Cartoon Network)

(Vivian Tong/Daily Bruin)

Country music gets little love from UCLA student body

Trace Jansen feels alone in his love for country music at UCLA. For Jansen and other fans, the country music scene at UCLA is characterized more by hostility from other students rather than the welcoming culture he experienced back home in Oregon. Read more...

Photo: (Vivian Tong/Daily Bruin)

(Vivian Tong/Daily Bruin)