Saturday, August 24


Alumnus Dan Navarro has written songs for Pat Benatar, The Bangles, TKA, Jackson Browne and The Temptations. Outside the music industry, he also voiced various animated characters on television shows including "American Dad!" and "Family Guy." Navarro performed Saturday at the Fiddlers Crossing in Tehachapi, California. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Dan Navarro discusses growth in music career starting with his time at UCLA

Dan Navarro, a UCLA alumnus, returned to campus in 2005 for a guest appearance after kicking off his music career. At the end of the class, students formed a line that stretched to the back door of the lecture hall waiting to talk to him, said Peter Rutenberg, Navarro’s longtime friend. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Dan Navarro has written songs for Pat Benatar, The Bangles, TKA, Jackson Browne and The Temptations. Outside the music industry, he also voiced various animated characters on television shows including "American Dad!" and "Family Guy." Navarro performed Saturday at the Fiddlers Crossing in Tehachapi, California. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Dan Navarro has written songs for Pat Benatar, The Bangles, TKA, Jackson Browne and The Temptations. Outside the music industry, he also voiced various animated characters on television shows including "American Dad!" and "Family Guy." Navarro performed Saturday at the Fiddlers Crossing in Tehachapi, California. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


Graduate acting student Chelsea Giles wanted to translate the magic she has experienced in her own queer relationships, so she directed the short film “Grapefruit.” The absurdist romantic comedy follows two women brought together by an unnamed narrator. 
(Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumnae produce absurdist rom-com to reflect queer experiences in dating

This post was updated May 8 at 11:27 a.m. Graduate acting student Chelsea Giles directed the kind of short film that hasn’t really been produced, she said: an absurd, feel-good romantic comedy about queer women. Read more...

Photo: Graduate acting student Chelsea Giles wanted to translate the magic she has experienced in her own queer relationships, so she directed the short film “Grapefruit.” The absurdist romantic comedy follows two women brought together by an unnamed narrator. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Graduate acting student Chelsea Giles wanted to translate the magic she has experienced in her own queer relationships, so she directed the short film “Grapefruit.” The absurdist romantic comedy follows two women brought together by an unnamed narrator. 
(Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)





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