Thursday, February 21

Street musicians embrace their passion for music

David Smith wakes up every morning on a single mattress wedged into a white Ford full-size van. Lifting up the bed, Smith pulls out a hefty slew of musical instruments and wheels them down to Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade. He sets up, plays for a few hours, collects enough for lunch and then goes home. He has been doing this for 10 years. Read more...


Q-Tip will be performing at the 24th annual Jazz Reggae Festival, held at UCLA's Intramural Field this weekend.

Soulful sounds at the Jazz Reggae Festival

A sunny day on Sunday will mean a good day and performance, according to Q-Tip, who will be performing on Jam Day alongside Raphael Saadiq, Tha Boogie and Quadron. Read more...

Photo: Q-Tip will be performing at the 24th annual Jazz Reggae Festival, held at UCLA's Intramural Field this weekend.

Q-Tip will be performing at the 24th annual Jazz Reggae Festival, held at UCLA's Intramural Field this weekend.

The Brazilian music ensemble batUCLAda will perform lively music from Salvador Bahia, Brazil, tonight at the Fowler Museum. The group plays a variety of drums to encompass carnival culture and the energy that is so characteristic of it.

BatUCLAda Brazilian drum ensemble hits Fowler Museum

Loud, fast-paced drum rhythms will storm out of the Fowler Museum today as the UCLA Music of Brazil Ensemble plays one of its last performances of the season. Read more...

Photo: The Brazilian music ensemble batUCLAda will perform lively music from Salvador Bahia, Brazil, tonight at the Fowler Museum. The group plays a variety of drums to encompass carnival culture and the energy that is so characteristic of it.

The Brazilian music ensemble batUCLAda will perform lively music from Salvador Bahia, Brazil, tonight at the Fowler Museum. The group plays a variety of drums to encompass carnival culture and the energy that is so characteristic of it.

Los Angeles Opera music director James Conlon will conduct a special performance as part of "Ring Festival L.A.," featuring Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw,"  a musical account of interned Jews during the Holocaust.

Schoenberg’s tribute to Ring Festival L.A.

When Bruins attend class or rush off to practice in the music-filled corridors of Schoenberg Hall, not many think back to 1947 when then Professor Arnold Schoenberg completed one of his most compelling and awe-inspiring orchestral compositions, "A Survivor from Warsaw." Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles Opera music director James Conlon will conduct a special performance as part of "Ring Festival L.A.," featuring Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw," a musical account of interned Jews during the Holocaust.

Los Angeles Opera music director James Conlon will conduct a special performance as part of "Ring Festival L.A.," featuring Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw,"  a musical account of interned Jews during the Holocaust.

Student rock group Pangolin has appeared at multiple apartment gatherings and campus events. The band most recently performed at Kerckhoff Grand Salon.

Student band Pangolin wants to rock UCLA party scene

Student rock bands at UCLA are few and far between, and it isn't very often that you hear about a campus party featuring live music. But members of one of UCLA's active student bands "“ Pangolin "“ are working to change that. With their funk rock sound, Pangolin is bringing a new variety of live entertainment to UCLA students. Read more...

Photo: Student rock group Pangolin has appeared at multiple apartment gatherings and campus events. The band most recently performed at Kerckhoff Grand Salon.

Student rock group Pangolin has appeared at multiple apartment gatherings and campus events. The band most recently performed at Kerckhoff Grand Salon.


Conductor Jorge Luis Uzcátegui, first-year doctor of musical arts student, leads the UCLA Symphony in rehearsal Sunday evening. The symphony will be performing pieces from the Romantic period in Schoenberg Hall this Wednesday at 8 p.m.

UCLA Symphony performs Romantic period pieces in spring concert

Musicians from various majors "“ biology, art, English, history, global studies, neuroscience "“ come together as part of the UCLA Symphony to play classic Romantic pieces. Read more...

Photo: Conductor Jorge Luis Uzcátegui, first-year doctor of musical arts student, leads the UCLA Symphony in rehearsal Sunday evening. The symphony will be performing pieces from the Romantic period in Schoenberg Hall this Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Conductor Jorge Luis Uzcátegui, first-year doctor of musical arts student, leads the UCLA Symphony in rehearsal Sunday evening. The symphony will be performing pieces from the Romantic period in Schoenberg Hall this Wednesday at 8 p.m.


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