Saturday, December 14

Alumni James Zimmer and Cynthia Harper are past presidents of the Ballroom & International Folk Dance Club and Hollywood Movie Magic Ball instructors.

	Courtesy of James Zimmer

Ballroom Dance Club & International Folk Dance Club to host Hollywood Movie Magic Ball to teach dancing from classic films

There was a time in American culture when watching stars dance was as easy as going to the local movie theater and seeing Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh do the Virginia reel. Read more...

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Alumni James Zimmer and Cynthia Harper are past presidents of the Ballroom & International Folk Dance Club and Hollywood Movie Magic Ball instructors.

Courtesy of James Zimmer

Alumni James Zimmer and Cynthia Harper are past presidents of the Ballroom & International Folk Dance Club and Hollywood Movie Magic Ball instructors.

	Courtesy of James Zimmer

New Fox comedy "Breaking In" showcases a cast of college-aged security experts. Amid the wacky heist plots is genuine heart and lovable competence.

	Credit: Jordin Althaus/FOX

Endangered Series: _Fox’s new show 'Breaking In,' featuring college-aged characters, has comedic perks despite some problematic elements_

High school is familiar territory with TV audiences. "Glee" is immensely popular, and many of the subplots in family dramas or comedies revolve around the exploits of children who are of high school age. Read more...

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New Fox comedy "Breaking In" showcases a cast of college-aged security experts. Amid the wacky heist plots is genuine heart and lovable competence.

Credit: Jordin Althaus/FOX

New Fox comedy "Breaking In" showcases a cast of college-aged security experts. Amid the wacky heist plots is genuine heart and lovable competence.

	Credit: Jordin Althaus/FOX


The pilot of AMC's original series "The Killing" was the second-most popular debut in the network's history. The show follows a pair of Seattle-based detectives on their season-long search for the murderer of a 17-year-old girl.

	Courtesy of Carole Segal

Endangered Series: _Detective show 'The Killing' is consistent with AMC's high standards, viewership_

The cable channel AMC has what casual baseball fans like to refer to as a "good batting average." Since taking a chance on a little show called "Mad Men," the network has given birth to five original dramas. Read more...

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The pilot of AMC's original series "The Killing" was the second-most popular debut in the network's history. The show follows a pair of Seattle-based detectives on their season-long search for the murderer of a 17-year-old girl.

Courtesy of Carole Segal

The pilot of AMC's original series "The Killing" was the second-most popular debut in the network's history. The show follows a pair of Seattle-based detectives on their season-long search for the murderer of a 17-year-old girl.

	Courtesy of Carole Segal

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television alumnus Derek Taylor Kent is the author of a series of young adult books titled "Scary School." The books center around an elementary school populated by humans and monsters and is narrated by a ghost that patrols the school grounds.

Alumnus Derek Taylor Kent to release young adult novels “Scary School”

Children aren't always easy to entertain. But alumnus Derek Taylor Kent has had years of practice. Read more...

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UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television alumnus Derek Taylor Kent is the author of a series of young adult books titled "Scary School." The books center around an elementary school populated by humans and monsters and is narrated by a ghost that patrols the school grounds.

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television alumnus Derek Taylor Kent is the author of a series of young adult books titled "Scary School." The books center around an elementary school populated by humans and monsters and is narrated by a ghost that patrols the school grounds.


Seminar to explore film editing process at Egyptian Theatre

Shower. Knife. Scream. Knife. Drain. It wasn't conventional filmmaking in 1960, but it became the recipe for one of the most iconic film scenes in history. But while it was that infamous sequence from "Psycho" that made audiences afraid in their own bathrooms, it's still being used as a valuable teaching tool for film students and aficionados the world over. It's scenes like this that will be on display Wednesday night at the Egyptian Theatre, as film consultant Thomas Ethan Harris hosts "In the Cut: Employing the Art of Editing." This is one in a series of "visual communication seminars," as Harris refers to them, that offer a communal atmosphere to talk about key elements in the filmmaking process. Read more...