Saturday, April 20


The Gloaming, a band that blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music, will perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday.
(Courtesy of Rich Gilligan)

Folk band showcases traditional Irish music and style with a modern twist

The Gloaming, amid folksy fiddle notes reminiscent of Irish childhood, inserts its own modern take on an age-old art form. The band, consisting of fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, guitarist Dennis Cahill and sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music. Read more...

Photo: The Gloaming, a band that blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music, will perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday. (Courtesy of Rich Gilligan)

The Gloaming, a band that blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music, will perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday.
(Courtesy of Rich Gilligan)

The Taipei Pop Music Center includes structures typical to architectural style in Taiwan, such as bridges and open plaza spaces below them. The plaza can also be converted to act as an outdoor concert venue at night.
(Courtesy of Reiser+Umemoto)

Architects to speak on winning design of Taiwan Pop Music Center, creative process

Reiser+Umemoto, or RUR Architecture DPC, won an architecture design contest by including bridges in their plans for a music center. Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto of RUR Architecture will hold a lecture in Perloff Hall on Wednesday discussing their two current architectural projects in Taiwan and teaching students about the process of creating architectural theory. Read more...

Photo: The Taipei Pop Music Center includes structures typical to architectural style in Taiwan, such as bridges and open plaza spaces below them. The plaza can also be converted to act as an outdoor concert venue at night. (Courtesy of Reiser+Umemoto)

The Taipei Pop Music Center includes structures typical to architectural style in Taiwan, such as bridges and open plaza spaces below them. The plaza can also be converted to act as an outdoor concert venue at night.
(Courtesy of Reiser+Umemoto)

The Jonas Brothers – comprised of Nick, Joe and Kevin – were well known Disney Channel singers before their split in 2013. But six years later, the trio reunited with the release of their single "Sucker." (Creative Commons photo by Christopher Simon, via Wikipedia Commons)

Second Take: Recent wave of nostalgia-based marketing is compelling, but may be unsustainable

America’s burnin’ up with nostalgia. But all fevers have to break. In March, the Jonas Brothers made a move that possibly changed the course of American society by dropping “Sucker” – their first song since the band’s historic split in 2013. Read more...

Photo: The Jonas Brothers – comprised of Nick, Joe and Kevin – were well known Disney Channel singers before their split in 2013. But six years later, the trio reunited with the release of their single "Sucker." (Creative Commons photo by Christopher Simon, via Wikipedia Commons)

The Jonas Brothers – comprised of Nick, Joe and Kevin – were well known Disney Channel singers before their split in 2013. But six years later, the trio reunited with the release of their single "Sucker." (Creative Commons photo by Christopher Simon, via Wikipedia Commons)

Electric pop star Quinn XCII performed Saturday at The Wiltern for his "From Tour with Love" tour. His show provided a reflective space for audiences to feel vulnerable and recognize that they are not alone in facing mental health issues, along with other hurdles life presents. (Paigue Hua/Daily Bruin)

Concert review: Vulnerability takes center stage in Quinn XCII’s engaging, humanizing performance

Quinn XCII led fans to “Another Day in Paradise” at The Wiltern. The Saturday show was part of the electric pop musician’s “From Tour with Love” tour, titled after his second album, “From Michigan with Love,” which celebrates individualism and nostalgia. Read more...

Photo: Electric pop star Quinn XCII performed Saturday at The Wiltern for his "From Tour with Love" tour. His show provided a reflective space for audiences to feel vulnerable and recognize that they are not alone in facing mental health issues, along with other hurdles life presents. (Paigue Hua/Daily Bruin)

Electric pop star Quinn XCII performed Saturday at The Wiltern for his "From Tour with Love" tour. His show provided a reflective space for audiences to feel vulnerable and recognize that they are not alone in facing mental health issues, along with other hurdles life presents. (Paigue Hua/Daily Bruin)

Hundreds of students took part in the 18th annual Dance Marathon at UCLA this year, which took place from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon in Pauley Pavilion. The theme of this year's fundraiser was embrace. Pediatric AIDS Coalition's President Melissa Miller, a fourth-year political science and Russian studies student, said embrace refers to physically holding and supporting those with HIV and AIDS as well as embracing the strides that still need to be made to fight the disease. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Dance Marathon concludes 18th annual fundraiser with emphasis on embrace

Drag queen Lorelei, hip-hop artist DaniLeigh and HIV awareness advocate Dontá Morrison took the stage throughout Dance Marathon. The 18th annual fundraiser, hosted by the Pediatric AIDS Coalition at UCLA, took place from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon in Pauley Pavilion. Read more...

Photo: Hundreds of students took part in the 18th annual Dance Marathon at UCLA this year, which took place from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon in Pauley Pavilion. The theme of this year's fundraiser was embrace. Pediatric AIDS Coalition's President Melissa Miller, a fourth-year political science and Russian studies student, said embrace refers to physically holding and supporting those with HIV and AIDS as well as embracing the strides that still need to be made to fight the disease. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Hundreds of students took part in the 18th annual Dance Marathon at UCLA this year, which took place from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon in Pauley Pavilion. The theme of this year's fundraiser was embrace. Pediatric AIDS Coalition's President Melissa Miller, a fourth-year political science and Russian studies student, said embrace refers to physically holding and supporting those with HIV and AIDS as well as embracing the strides that still need to be made to fight the disease. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Fourth-year computer science and cognitive science student Jason Mally performed two original songs and completed his set with Third Eye Blind’s “Jumper.” (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Student musicians support AIDS awareness in waning hours of Dance Marathon

Two student singers and one pianist addressed the usefulness of Dance Marathon as well as expanded the topics covered to address mental illness. Second-year English student Ulani Mafate and third-year political science student Kevin Jang took the stage early Sunday morning. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year computer science and cognitive science student Jason Mally performed two original songs and completed his set with Third Eye Blind’s “Jumper.” (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Fourth-year computer science and cognitive science student Jason Mally performed two original songs and completed his set with Third Eye Blind’s “Jumper.” (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)