Thursday, November 23

The Chinese Cultural Dance Club held an audition workshop Oct. 7.  During the workshop, attendees learned two different pieces of modern choreography that were influenced by different Chinese traditions from various areas and time periods. (Photo by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor, Photo illustration by Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Dance Break: Chinese Cultural Dance Club fuses diverse traditions with modern dance

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycare-like dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: The Chinese Cultural Dance Club held an audition workshop Oct. 7. During the workshop, attendees learned two different pieces of modern choreography that were influenced by different Chinese traditions from various areas and time periods. (Photo by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor, Photo illustration by Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The Chinese Cultural Dance Club held an audition workshop Oct. 7.  During the workshop, attendees learned two different pieces of modern choreography that were influenced by different Chinese traditions from various areas and time periods. (Photo by Michael Zshornack/Photo editor, Photo illustration by Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Patrons of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's concerts can now attend shows such as the "UCLA Phil meets LA Phil" event at Schoenberg Hall on Thursday for free. The school is putting on more than 20 events this quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music makes concerts free for all patrons

Concerts under the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will be free for all patrons starting this year. The school, which had been working to make the change for several years, was able to implement the new policy in part because of an $11.7 million donation from an alumnus’ trust fund last year, said Neal Stulberg, the director of orchestral studies. Read more...

Photo: Patrons of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's concerts can now attend shows such as the "UCLA Phil meets LA Phil" event at Schoenberg Hall on Thursday for free. The school is putting on more than 20 events this quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Patrons of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's concerts can now attend shows such as the "UCLA Phil meets LA Phil" event at Schoenberg Hall on Thursday for free. The school is putting on more than 20 events this quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Dancesport Club at UCLA instructor Taylor Daymude taught cha-cha at the group's first lesson of the quarter. The workshop focused on the fun and flirtatious Latin dance style, taking on a particularly beginner-friendly approach. (Photo by Mackenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Dance Break: Rhythm and math form the fundamentals of Dancesport workshop

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycare-like dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: Dancesport Club at UCLA instructor Taylor Daymude taught cha-cha at the group's first lesson of the quarter. The workshop focused on the fun and flirtatious Latin dance style, taking on a particularly beginner-friendly approach. (Photo by Mackenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Dancesport Club at UCLA instructor Taylor Daymude taught cha-cha at the group's first lesson of the quarter. The workshop focused on the fun and flirtatious Latin dance style, taking on a particularly beginner-friendly approach. (Photo by Mackenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin, Photo illustration by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

(courtesy of Neon Haze and Capitol Records)

Album review: ‘Flicker’

Niall Horan basically released a whole album of reject One Direction ballads. Though the former boy bander’s debut solo album “Flicker” barely strays away from One Direction’s sugar-sweet pop songs about love and innocence, it also adds an original homeyness to its ballads by drawing inspiration from country and folk music. Read more...

Photo: (courtesy of Neon Haze and Capitol Records)

(courtesy of Neon Haze and Capitol Records)

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...

Photo: 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)

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)


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)

Dance Break: Bruin Bhangra workshop teaches bubbly, beginner-friendly movements

Daily Bruin columnist Christi Carras’ limited dance background consists of bingeing episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance,” grapevining her way through high school show choir and stumbling through rehearsals at a daycare-like dance studio until the age of 8. Read more...

Photo: 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)


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