Sunday, March 24

Musician Randy Newman returns to UCLA

While we are all preoccupied with the Gagas, Kanyes and Taylors of the world, few artists can claim such diverse musical style as the legendary Randy Newman. From his pop-rock hits of the '70s like "Short People" to the catchy tunes in films such as "Toy Story," "A Bug's Life" and most recently, "The Princess and the Frog," Newman has not only conquered the music industry, but Hollywood as well. Read more...



Alumna Laurie Hutzler is working on a web series called "Beyond Lemonade."

Former Bruin joins internet fad

An increasing number of people do not watch their favorite TV programs on their televisions anymore, but on their computers, which is why major studios such as FremantleMedia are hiring writers such as Laurie Hutzler, an alumna of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television with 15 years of experience in the in the television industry, to create programs for online release. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Laurie Hutzler is working on a web series called "Beyond Lemonade."

Alumna Laurie Hutzler is working on a web series called "Beyond Lemonade."




Organist Dennis James will perform an accompaniment to Charlie Chaplin's films "The Kid" and "Easy Street" at Royce Hall on Saturday at 2 p.m. The organ was the primary medium for film accompaniment in the early 1900s.

Live organ music to animate silent film

Most people know who Charlie Chaplin is, but few college-aged students have actually seen his films screened properly with live accompanying music. Read more...

Photo: Organist Dennis James will perform an accompaniment to Charlie Chaplin's films "The Kid" and "Easy Street" at Royce Hall on Saturday at 2 p.m. The organ was the primary medium for film accompaniment in the early 1900s.

Organist Dennis James will perform an accompaniment to Charlie Chaplin's films "The Kid" and "Easy Street" at Royce Hall on Saturday at 2 p.m. The organ was the primary medium for film accompaniment in the early 1900s.


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