Friday, October 20

Shan Tambat, a mechanical engineering graduate student, will represent UCLA in the Campus DJ national championship, competing against DJs from four other universities. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student aspires to nationwide Campus DJ crown

Shan Tambat is trying to bring the Campus DJ crown back to UCLA. Three years after UCLA’s last win in the competition, the graduate mechanical engineering student will be playing in the Campus DJ national championship Saturday at the Lane Events Center in Eugene, Oregon. Read more...

Shan Tambat, a mechanical engineering graduate student, will represent UCLA in the Campus DJ national championship, competing against DJs from four other universities. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

(Photo courtesy of Joella Marano)
(Photo courtesy of Joella Marano)

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended a Bruin Bhangra workshop, in which she learned how to make the bouncy and high-energy movements of the Punjabi dance style. The workshop's instructor, Aneet Sidhu, took a beginner-friendly approach to teaching the workshop, frequently repeating the dance moves for the group. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)
Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras attended a Bruin Bhangra workshop, in which she learned how to make the bouncy and high-energy movements of the Punjabi dance style. The workshop's instructor, Aneet Sidhu, took a beginner-friendly approach to teaching the workshop, frequently repeating the dance moves for the group. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Thundercat and Flying Lotus performed Saturday night on the outer Fairbanks Lawn of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery as a part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival. Thundercat played songs such as "Rabbot Ho" in front of a red and black backdrop, consisting of his cat head logo.  (Cameron Vernali/Daily Bruin)
Thundercat and Flying Lotus performed Saturday night on the outer Fairbanks Lawn of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery as a part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival. Thundercat played songs such as "Rabbot Ho" in front of a red and black backdrop, consisting of his cat head logo.  (Cameron Vernali/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Loma Vista)
(Courtesy of Loma Vista)

Swedish electronic artists Linus Eklöw (Left) and Christian Karlsson (Right) perform under the stage name Galantis and released their sophomore album "The Aviary" on Sept. 15.  Eklöw and Karlsson released their first album titled "Pharmacy" in 2015 and have also cowritten songs for pop artists including Katy Perry and Icona Pop. Galantis will perform some of its songs from the new 12 track album on Saturday at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.  (Courtesy of Galantis-Katharina-Næss)
Swedish electronic artists Linus Eklöw (Left) and Christian Karlsson (Right) perform under the stage name Galantis and released their sophomore album "The Aviary" on Sept. 15.  Eklöw and Karlsson released their first album titled "Pharmacy" in 2015 and have also cowritten songs for pop artists including Katy Perry and Icona Pop. Galantis will perform some of its songs from the new 12 track album on Saturday at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.  (Courtesy of Galantis-Katharina-Næss)

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Lauren Ruth Ward performs old-school rock 'n' roll with her bandmates Eduardo Rivera, Livia Slingerland and India Pascucci. The group recently finished their first album titled "Well, Hell" this summer. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

On the Rise: Lauren Ruth Ward

In “On the Rise,” the Daily Bruin profiles up-and-coming musicians in Los Angeles. Though our subjects do not necessarily have direct connections with UCLA, they are artists who have brought their sounds to Los Angeles and have taken advantage of opportunities within the city’s thriving music scene. Read more...

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Lauren Ruth Ward performs old-school rock 'n' roll with her bandmates Eduardo Rivera, Livia Slingerland and India Pascucci. The group recently finished their first album titled "Well, Hell" this summer. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


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