Monday, February 20


Guitarist John Scofield's Thursday night concert at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz was a blend of the jazz artist's newer songs from Grammy Award-winning album "Country for Old Men," along with classic tracks like "The Gambler." (Impulse! Records)
Guitarist John Scofield's Thursday night concert at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz was a blend of the jazz artist's newer songs from Grammy Award-winning album "Country for Old Men," along with classic tracks like "The Gambler." (Impulse! Records)

Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)
Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

“Cendrillon,” the French translation of “Cinderella,” is an operatic retelling of Charles Perrault’s 1697 classic fairy tale, and will debut Friday at the Freud Playhouse. Opera UCLA and the UCLA theater department collaborated to put on the show, which they set in post-World War II France. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)
“Cendrillon,” the French translation of “Cinderella,” is an operatic retelling of Charles Perrault’s 1697 classic fairy tale, and will debut Friday at the Freud Playhouse. Opera UCLA and the UCLA theater department collaborated to put on the show, which they set in post-World War II France. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

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Ryan Tedder, lead singer for American rock band OneRepublic, donned a black and white outfit for the band's concert in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Concert review: OneRepublic at The Beverly Hilton

Audience members atop The Beverly Hilton had all the right moves grooving to OneRepublic. The pop-rock band filled the outside patio of The Beverly Hilton’s Stardust Penthouse with color and energy Wednesday, the band’s set bursting with sound and light against the misty grey skies of the evening. Read more...

Ryan Tedder, lead singer for American rock band OneRepublic, donned a black and white outfit for the band's concert in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ethnomusicology associate professor Abhiman Kaushal plays the tabla, South Asian drums, which he performed on White Sun's Grammy-nominated album. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)
Ethnomusicology associate professor Abhiman Kaushal plays the tabla, South Asian drums, which he performed on White Sun's Grammy-nominated album. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Jazz lecturer Justo Almario played saxophone on composer John Beasley’s album, which is nominated for a Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA music lecturer drums up Grammy-nominated jazz album

UCLA faculty, staff and alumni have contributed musical works that are nominated for the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. Their talents, ranging from playing the saxophone to composing songs to performing in an opera, have been recognized with nominations in five different categories. Read more...

Jazz lecturer Justo Almario played saxophone on composer John Beasley’s album, which is nominated for a Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)


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