Tuesday, September 25

UCLA screenwriting alumna Madeleine Holly-Rosing created her own steampunk comic script “Boston Metaphysical Society” about a detective, a spirit photographer and a genius scientist. She is currently working on a four-part series, "Kasai: The Homecoming," which is set to publish in 2018. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)
UCLA screenwriting alumna Madeleine Holly-Rosing created her own steampunk comic script “Boston Metaphysical Society” about a detective, a spirit photographer and a genius scientist. She is currently working on a four-part series, "Kasai: The Homecoming," which is set to publish in 2018. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Art history alumna Bethany Rennard has produced a variety of artworks, including a tote bag with blue and red figures that symbolize the emotions of happiness and sadness, which she believes are important to a healthy lifestyle. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Art history alumna Bethany Rennard has produced a variety of artworks, including a tote bag with blue and red figures that symbolize the emotions of happiness and sadness, which she believes are important to a healthy lifestyle. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Double Take on Wilshire Boulevard offers Haas avocado "fries" with a spiced-lime aioli sauce for $14 and an herb-roasted half chicken served with forest mushrooms, black kale and new crop potatoes for $26. (Vivian Chen/Daily Bruin)

Boulevard Bites: Double Take impresses with Hollywood aesthetic and generous portions

Take a look, or two, because there’s a lot to see at the Double Take restaurant. Situated at the bottom of Hotel Palomar, one of Westwood’s boutique hotels, the newly established American eatery is a great place to network with business executives while waiting for the 405 traffic to die down or to grab dinner with a special someone for a swanky evening dinner. Read more...

Double Take on Wilshire Boulevard offers Haas avocado "fries" with a spiced-lime aioli sauce for $14 and an herb-roasted half chicken served with forest mushrooms, black kale and new crop potatoes for $26. (Vivian Chen/Daily Bruin)

The Film and Photography Society at UCLA accepts submissions of screenplays to produce and has decided to work with three screenplays written by UCLA undergraduates: "The Drag," "Spineless" and "Pygmalion, or the Conundrum of Howard Wade." (Mischa Rajendiran/Daily Bruin)
The Film and Photography Society at UCLA accepts submissions of screenplays to produce and has decided to work with three screenplays written by UCLA undergraduates: "The Drag," "Spineless" and "Pygmalion, or the Conundrum of Howard Wade." (Mischa Rajendiran/Daily Bruin)

Film graduate student Si Ning Xiang studied engineering in China, worked in Silicon Valley for five years and then gave it up to attend the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)
Film graduate student Si Ning Xiang studied engineering in China, worked in Silicon Valley for five years and then gave it up to attend the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

The Beverly Hills Hotel's cafe Fountain Coffee Room serves expensive breakfast such as a buttery waffle for $15 and a side of fruit for $7. The iconic hotel provides a backdrop perfect for people-watching on Sunset Boulevard. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)
The Beverly Hills Hotel's cafe Fountain Coffee Room serves expensive breakfast such as a buttery waffle for $15 and a side of fruit for $7. The iconic hotel provides a backdrop perfect for people-watching on Sunset Boulevard. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

Ethnomusicology alumnus Nathan Kersey-Wilson plays saxophone, piano, flute, bass and guitar. His collaborators described him as having a carefree attitude in life, whether it's performing in a pirate outfit or climbing trees before gigs.  (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Alum Nathan Kersey-Wilson composes life of activism through music

Nathan Kersey-Wilson and his roommates hosted open mic concerts from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. from the second floor of their apartment “Treehouse” in 2013. On Strathmore Drive, students and bands performed using a variety of instruments, including Middle Eastern ouds, Persian hand drums and classical violins as crowds danced into the night. Read more...

Ethnomusicology alumnus Nathan Kersey-Wilson plays saxophone, piano, flute, bass and guitar. His collaborators described him as having a carefree attitude in life, whether it's performing in a pirate outfit or climbing trees before gigs.  (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)