Wednesday, June 26


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Theater review: ‘The Niceties’ examines emotional fallout and complexity in conversations about race

Ever have an intense conversation with a professor during office hours? Politely asking for a grade change or feigning interest in their research for a recommendation letter might yield awkward encounters, but it surely can’t top “The Niceties.” The play, which will run at the Geffen Playhouse until May 12, follows university student Zoe Wood’s (Jordan Boatman) conversation with her history professor Janine Bosko (Lisa Banes) during her office hours. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson)

(Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson)


The female K-pop group BLACKPINK performed Wednesday at The Forum as part of its In Your Area global tour. It sang 14 of its original singles and included American pop songs as part of its set list as well. (Courtesy of YG Entertainment)

Concert review: Despite some hiccups, BLACKPINK’s performance proves K-pop’s global appeal

BLACKPINK was in the area. Currently on its global In Your Area tour, the female K-pop group stopped by Los Angeles, jump-starting the United States leg of shows. Read more...

Photo: The female K-pop group BLACKPINK performed Wednesday at The Forum as part of its In Your Area global tour. It sang 14 of its original singles and included American pop songs as part of its set list as well. (Courtesy of YG Entertainment)

The female K-pop group BLACKPINK performed Wednesday at The Forum as part of its In Your Area global tour. It sang 14 of its original singles and included American pop songs as part of its set list as well. (Courtesy of YG Entertainment)

Alumnus and astronomer Robert Hurt works as a visualization scientist, illustrating celestial bodies and processes that cannot currently be photographed due to limitations in technology and too-large distances. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC))

Art to Heart: Art helps physicists comprehend, communicate fundamental principles of the universe

Art, the universal language, can transcend space and time to reach a diverse audience. We hear this all the time, but do we truly feel the weight of these words? Read more...

Photo: Alumnus and astronomer Robert Hurt works as a visualization scientist, illustrating celestial bodies and processes that cannot currently be photographed due to limitations in technology and too-large distances. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC))

Alumnus and astronomer Robert Hurt works as a visualization scientist, illustrating celestial bodies and processes that cannot currently be photographed due to limitations in technology and too-large distances. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC))

P!nk performed at the Staples Center on Monday as part of her "Beautiful Trauma" tour. Aerial stunts accompanied her performance – the pop artist entered the stage on a suspended chandelier wearing a sparkling, black bodysuit while flipping and twirling mid-air. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Concert review: Strong vocals and aerial acts help elevate P!nk’s “Beautiful Trauma” tour

Decadent runs and fully charged instrumentals flew through the air Monday night – and so did P!nk. The career pop artist performed at the Staples Center as a stop on her “Beautiful Trauma” tour. Read more...

Photo: P!nk performed at the Staples Center on Monday as part of her "Beautiful Trauma" tour. Aerial stunts accompanied her performance – the pop artist entered the stage on a suspended chandelier wearing a sparkling, black bodysuit while flipping and twirling mid-air. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

P!nk performed at the Staples Center on Monday as part of her "Beautiful Trauma" tour. Aerial stunts accompanied her performance – the pop artist entered the stage on a suspended chandelier wearing a sparkling, black bodysuit while flipping and twirling mid-air. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)



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