Tuesday, December 18

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Second Take: Kanye cannot back away from his political havoc with one tweet

I’m going to let you finish, Kanye, but Taylor Swift had one of the best political social media posts of all time. In contrast to Swift, who entered the political ring with a highly political Instagram post in early October, Kanye West announced Tuesday that he’d be distancing himself from politics to focus on his creative efforts. Read more...

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The student ensemble Mariachi de Uclatán will perform its Día de los Muertos performance as part of the Fowler Out Loud series. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Mariachi de Uclatán performance to celebrate life and honor dead

The majority of UCLA is gearing up for the night of Oct. 31 with jack-o’-lanterns and cobwebs, but members of Mariachi de Uclatán will spend the evening making music and decorating altars with flowers and photographs. Read more...

Photo: The student ensemble Mariachi de Uclatán will perform its Día de los Muertos performance as part of the Fowler Out Loud series. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

The student ensemble Mariachi de Uclatán will perform its Día de los Muertos performance as part of the Fowler Out Loud series. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Jive, a livestreaming website for musicians, is in its beta phase. Artists can use Jive to accumulate viewers, acquire donations and perform to a live audience online, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. (Courtesy of Jive Music, LLC)

New livestreaming platform brings live music to center stage

Up-and-coming streaming musicians will no longer have to be stuck within a gamer community like they are on Twitch. Released as a beta in July, Jive is a streaming platform on which artists can perform music to a live audience, accumulate viewers and receive donations and feedback, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. Read more...

Photo: Jive, a livestreaming website for musicians, is in its beta phase. Artists can use Jive to accumulate viewers, acquire donations and perform to a live audience online, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. (Courtesy of Jive Music, LLC)

Jive, a livestreaming website for musicians, is in its beta phase. Artists can use Jive to accumulate viewers, acquire donations and perform to a live audience online, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. (Courtesy of Jive Music, LLC)


UCLA lecturer Denis Bouriakov is a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and will perform alongside the UCLA Philharmonia on Thursday. He sat down with the Daily Bruin to discuss his past experiences and how he plans to inspire students. (Courtesy of  Takuyuki Saito)

World-renowned flutist, lecturer to perform alongside UCLA Philharmonia

Denis Bouriakov has been playing the flute since he was 8 years old, and Thursday he will take his talents to the UCLA Philharmonia in his first performance as a faculty member. Read more...

Photo: UCLA lecturer Denis Bouriakov is a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and will perform alongside the UCLA Philharmonia on Thursday. He sat down with the Daily Bruin to discuss his past experiences and how he plans to inspire students. (Courtesy of Takuyuki Saito)

UCLA lecturer Denis Bouriakov is a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and will perform alongside the UCLA Philharmonia on Thursday. He sat down with the Daily Bruin to discuss his past experiences and how he plans to inspire students. (Courtesy of  Takuyuki Saito)

Salia Sanou, the inaugural recipient of the Alma Hawkins Memorial Chair for UCLA's world arts and cultures/dance department, will present "Dancing Across Borders" on Thursday. Sanou plans to play videos at the event, perform a solo dance and deliver a short talk to share his perspective on the relationship between one's body and the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Dancer explores borders, colonization through multimedia performance

Salia Sanou said he is all too familiar with borders generated by colonizers and the impact they’ve had in the region. His knowledge of such man-made boundaries has guided his work as a dancer from Burkina Faso, using movement to explore the ideas of borders and territory, he said. Read more...

Photo: Salia Sanou, the inaugural recipient of the Alma Hawkins Memorial Chair for UCLA's world arts and cultures/dance department, will present "Dancing Across Borders" on Thursday. Sanou plans to play videos at the event, perform a solo dance and deliver a short talk to share his perspective on the relationship between one's body and the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Salia Sanou, the inaugural recipient of the Alma Hawkins Memorial Chair for UCLA's world arts and cultures/dance department, will present "Dancing Across Borders" on Thursday. Sanou plans to play videos at the event, perform a solo dance and deliver a short talk to share his perspective on the relationship between one's body and the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)


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