Sunday, April 21

Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of “Thick: And Other Essays,” spoke with author Roxane Gay at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday evening. The two discussed topics ranging from HGTV celebrities to Cottom’s essays, which consider black feminist theory. (Courtesy of Hammer Museum)

Authors Tressie McMillan Cottom and Roxane Gay talk black feminism at Hammer event

Tressie McMillan Cottom and Roxane Gay discussed beauty standards, racism and HGTV celebrities all in one conversation. The authors and cultural critics held a conversation at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday evening. Read more...

Photo: Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of “Thick: And Other Essays,” spoke with author Roxane Gay at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday evening. The two discussed topics ranging from HGTV celebrities to Cottom’s essays, which consider black feminist theory. (Courtesy of Hammer Museum)

Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of “Thick: And Other Essays,” spoke with author Roxane Gay at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday evening. The two discussed topics ranging from HGTV celebrities to Cottom’s essays, which consider black feminist theory. (Courtesy of Hammer Museum)

Daniel Shemtob is the owner of TLT Food, a restaurant with a location in Westwood Village. On Feb. 20, TLT celebrated their new business plan, which includes drop-off and setup catering options for the UCLA community. The TLT team is looking to cater to UCLA events including sports games and Spring Sing, hoping to serve affordable food made from scratch. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Owner of TLT Food speaks on success of restaurant, goals for UCLA community

Daniel Shemtob is the definition of the millennial persona amplified. Aside from his round glasses and neon green TLT attire, the first thing I noticed about him was his tattoo; “I am the future” read legibly across his right forearm. Read more...

Photo: Daniel Shemtob is the owner of TLT Food, a restaurant with a location in Westwood Village. On Feb. 20, TLT celebrated their new business plan, which includes drop-off and setup catering options for the UCLA community. The TLT team is looking to cater to UCLA events including sports games and Spring Sing, hoping to serve affordable food made from scratch. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Daniel Shemtob is the owner of TLT Food, a restaurant with a location in Westwood Village. On Feb. 20, TLT celebrated their new business plan, which includes drop-off and setup catering options for the UCLA community. The TLT team is looking to cater to UCLA events including sports games and Spring Sing, hoping to serve affordable food made from scratch. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Maddy Pease, a fourth-year design media arts student, and Artemis Mansur, a second-year communication and psychology student, founded an online clothing shop called Cherry Pickings Vintage in January. Pease and Mansur sell vintage clothing, which they sometimes collect as they travel for leisure. Their clothes range in origin from Paris to San Francisco. (Photo by Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin, Graphic by Ryan Kuang/Daily Bruin)

Students sell vintage clothing pieces with meaning through social media shops

While browsing through a vintage shop, Artemis Mansur found an embroidered vest. She checked the tag, learned that it was handmade in Vietnam in the 1950s, and decided it was so special that she had to buy it, she said. Read more...

Photo: Maddy Pease, a fourth-year design media arts student, and Artemis Mansur, a second-year communication and psychology student, founded an online clothing shop called Cherry Pickings Vintage in January. Pease and Mansur sell vintage clothing, which they sometimes collect as they travel for leisure. Their clothes range in origin from Paris to San Francisco. (Photo by Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin, Graphic by Ryan Kuang/Daily Bruin)

Maddy Pease, a fourth-year design media arts student, and Artemis Mansur, a second-year communication and psychology student, founded an online clothing shop called Cherry Pickings Vintage in January. Pease and Mansur sell vintage clothing, which they sometimes collect as they travel for leisure. Their clothes range in origin from Paris to San Francisco. (Photo by Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin, Graphic by Ryan Kuang/Daily Bruin)

Agnetix is a company that engineers indoor, water-cooled LED lights utilized in indoor growing operations and presented at cannabis networking events. Strong lighting is one of the essential aspects in creating quality cannabis plants, as well as ideal ratios of water and nutrients. (Courtesy of Cristina Rodrigues)

Budding Los Angeles: Agnetix’s innovative lights illuminate role of technology in cannabis cultivation

Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Read more...

Photo: Agnetix is a company that engineers indoor, water-cooled LED lights utilized in indoor growing operations and presented at cannabis networking events. Strong lighting is one of the essential aspects in creating quality cannabis plants, as well as ideal ratios of water and nutrients. (Courtesy of Cristina Rodrigues)

Agnetix is a company that engineers indoor, water-cooled LED lights utilized in indoor growing operations and presented at cannabis networking events. Strong lighting is one of the essential aspects in creating quality cannabis plants, as well as ideal ratios of water and nutrients. (Courtesy of Cristina Rodrigues)

Academy Award nominated "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth Carter took inspiration from various tribes of Africa when creating her on-screen outfits. Carter, along with all the other nominated designers, will be present at an upcoming panel discussion on costume design, hosted by UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The panel will be moderated by professor Deborah Landis, chair of UCLA's costume department. (Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)

Costumes add depth to the diverse range of characters, settings this Oscar season

From 16th-century Scotland to modern Wakanda, this year’s Oscar-nominated costume designs transported audiences to different worlds. The designers behind costumes for all of this year’s Oscar-nominated films will discuss their work Saturday at UCLA’s Ninth Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel and Celebration. Read more...

Photo: Academy Award nominated "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth Carter took inspiration from various tribes of Africa when creating her on-screen outfits. Carter, along with all the other nominated designers, will be present at an upcoming panel discussion on costume design, hosted by UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The panel will be moderated by professor Deborah Landis, chair of UCLA's costume department. (Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)

Academy Award nominated "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth Carter took inspiration from various tribes of Africa when creating her on-screen outfits. Carter, along with all the other nominated designers, will be present at an upcoming panel discussion on costume design, hosted by UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The panel will be moderated by professor Deborah Landis, chair of UCLA's costume department. (Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)

Pearl Marill, a performing artist from the San Francisco scene, will perform "You Self Help Me” at Glorya Kaufman Hall on Friday. The show discusses the topic of "stuckness" – both physically and mentally – through a combination of dance, improvisation and comedy, with a life-size puppet of Marill also making an appearance. The doll represents the idea of being there for oneself, she said. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Hybrid dance performance to subvert ‘stuckness’ with humor, self-reflection

Pearl Marill will break out a life-size puppet of herself on stage as a symbol of self-reflection. Marill, an artist well-acquainted with San Francisco’s performance scene, will present her show “You Self Help Me” at Glorya Kaufman Hall on Friday and Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Pearl Marill, a performing artist from the San Francisco scene, will perform "You Self Help Me” at Glorya Kaufman Hall on Friday. The show discusses the topic of "stuckness" – both physically and mentally – through a combination of dance, improvisation and comedy, with a life-size puppet of Marill also making an appearance. The doll represents the idea of being there for oneself, she said. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Pearl Marill, a performing artist from the San Francisco scene, will perform "You Self Help Me” at Glorya Kaufman Hall on Friday. The show discusses the topic of "stuckness" – both physically and mentally – through a combination of dance, improvisation and comedy, with a life-size puppet of Marill also making an appearance. The doll represents the idea of being there for oneself, she said. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Susan Wheeler, an author and Princeton University professor, will have Q&A and poetry reading at UCLA's Hammer Museum on Thursday. She encourages students to create poetry without necessarily adhering to traditional rules of structure. (Courtesy of Mel Edelman)

Poet Susan Wheeler comes to UCLA to read, discuss her experimental works

The fun in following Susan Wheeler’s work is getting lost in it, said Stephen Yenser, the curator of poetry readings at UCLA’s Hammer Museum. Wheeler, author and professor at Princeton University, has one novel and six poetry collections under her belt. Read more...

Photo: Susan Wheeler, an author and Princeton University professor, will have Q&A and poetry reading at UCLA's Hammer Museum on Thursday. She encourages students to create poetry without necessarily adhering to traditional rules of structure. (Courtesy of Mel Edelman)

Susan Wheeler, an author and Princeton University professor, will have Q&A and poetry reading at UCLA's Hammer Museum on Thursday. She encourages students to create poetry without necessarily adhering to traditional rules of structure. (Courtesy of Mel Edelman)


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