Wednesday, September 19

Mystery Pier Books, Inc. offers expensive first editions and other rare texts, such as original Shakespeare plays. The friendly owners and the intriguing titles make the store a tantalizing stop for any bibliophile. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Bookmarked: Mystery Pier boasts original editions of highly sought-after titles

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mysteries to others with more practical focuses, such as cookbooks. Read more...

Photo: Mystery Pier Books, Inc. offers expensive first editions and other rare texts, such as original Shakespeare plays. The friendly owners and the intriguing titles make the store a tantalizing stop for any bibliophile. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Mystery Pier Books, Inc. offers expensive first editions and other rare texts, such as original Shakespeare plays. The friendly owners and the intriguing titles make the store a tantalizing stop for any bibliophile. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Latin American studies alumnus Gustavo Arellano performed Saturday night at Pop-Up Magazine, a live-performance act centered around immersive storytelling. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus explores heritage through multimedia at Pop-Up Magazine’s LA show

Gustavo Arellano knew exactly what he wanted to talk about on the stage of the Ace Hotel’s theater: a belt. For Arellano, a Latin American studies alumnus, the belt holds personal and political significance for his family and society during the Trump administration. Read more...

Photo: Latin American studies alumnus Gustavo Arellano performed Saturday night at Pop-Up Magazine, a live-performance act centered around immersive storytelling. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Latin American studies alumnus Gustavo Arellano performed Saturday night at Pop-Up Magazine, a live-performance act centered around immersive storytelling. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Comic book creator Howard Chaykin spoke at the workshop, "Graphic Design in the Service of Narrative," part of ComicCon 2018. The event, sponsored by UCLA's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, spanned Monday and Tuesday at Royce Hall. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Panel discusses influence of historical themes in contemporary comics

Comic book creator Howard Chaykin said kindness is an overrated quality in comic book heroes. “I don’t like reading about perfect people, I like flaws,” he said. Read more...

Photo: Comic book creator Howard Chaykin spoke at the workshop, "Graphic Design in the Service of Narrative," part of ComicCon 2018. The event, sponsored by UCLA's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, spanned Monday and Tuesday at Royce Hall. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Comic book creator Howard Chaykin spoke at the workshop, "Graphic Design in the Service of Narrative," part of ComicCon 2018. The event, sponsored by UCLA's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, spanned Monday and Tuesday at Royce Hall. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)


Trivia company Geeks Who Drink [removed quotation marks] brought trivia night to Wolfgang Puck Express at Ackerman Union [changed "Ackerman Student Union" to "Ackerman Union"]. The trivia nights, which are held Mondays starting at 6 p.m., welcome participants of all ages. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Geeks Who Drink brings weekly trivia nights to Ackerman Union

Students no longer have to leave campus to partake in trivia nights. Trivia company Geeks Who Drink debuted its first UCLA trivia night Monday at Wolfgang Puck Express in Ackerman Union. Read more...

Photo: Trivia company Geeks Who Drink [removed quotation marks] brought trivia night to Wolfgang Puck Express at Ackerman Union [changed "Ackerman Student Union" to "Ackerman Union"]. The trivia nights, which are held Mondays starting at 6 p.m., welcome participants of all ages. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Trivia company Geeks Who Drink [removed quotation marks] brought trivia night to Wolfgang Puck Express at Ackerman Union [changed "Ackerman Student Union" to "Ackerman Union"]. The trivia nights, which are held Mondays starting at 6 p.m., welcome participants of all ages. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

In the sixth installment of her column "Bookmarked," Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster went to Now Serving LA, a bookstore centered around cookbooks and culinary-themed books. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Chinatown bookstore offers curated local and global culinary knowledge

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: In the sixth installment of her column "Bookmarked," Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster went to Now Serving LA, a bookstore centered around cookbooks and culinary-themed books. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

In the sixth installment of her column "Bookmarked," Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster went to Now Serving LA, a bookstore centered around cookbooks and culinary-themed books. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)



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