Wednesday, October 17

UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles.
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Cluster of choreographers bring unique hip-hop styles to dance workshops

Quick, sharp moves are a staple of most hip-hop styles, but ACA Hip Hop choreographer Jay Tran taught a workshop devoted to the opposite. The Association of Chinese Americans’ dance classes, which are held for free in UCLA’s Lot 4 throughout the summer, each feature a different in-house choreographer. Read more...

Photo: UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles.
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Izzy Escobar released her debut song, "Broken Wings," celebrating growing from difficult situations. The incoming first-year musical theater student turned to music to overcome adversity, and has been writing music since she was 8 years old. (Courtesy of Izzy Escobar)

Incoming student rises above personal adversity in debut song “Broken Wings”

Izzy Escobar flies with broken wings every day. The incoming first-year musical theater student released her debut song “Broken Wings” on June 25, stemming from her experience of abuse from a stepparent, which she turned into inspiration for her music at a young age. Read more...

Photo: Izzy Escobar released her debut song, "Broken Wings," celebrating growing from difficult situations. The incoming first-year musical theater student turned to music to overcome adversity, and has been writing music since she was 8 years old. (Courtesy of Izzy Escobar)

Izzy Escobar released her debut song, "Broken Wings," celebrating growing from difficult situations. The incoming first-year musical theater student turned to music to overcome adversity, and has been writing music since she was 8 years old. (Courtesy of Izzy Escobar)

G-Eazy came onstage in a car part way through his set in the FivePoint Amphitheatre, having made an outfit change into a white shirt and overalls. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Concert review: G-Eazy at the FivePoint Amphitheatre

G-Eazy wore socks with sandals to rap the night away. After five openers dragging on, the rapper, also known as Gerald Earl Gillum, finally took the stage at the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, emerging from smoke at 9:45 p.m. Read more...

Photo: G-Eazy came onstage in a car part way through his set in the FivePoint Amphitheatre, having made an outfit change into a white shirt and overalls. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

G-Eazy came onstage in a car part way through his set in the FivePoint Amphitheatre, having made an outfit change into a white shirt and overalls. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Harry Styles performed at The Forum on Friday night, singing a mixture of One Direction songs as well as a collection from his debut solo album, "Harry Styles." (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Concert review: Harry Styles at The Forum

Four words were enough to send Harry Styles fans into a fevered fit of ear-splitting screams, desperate wails and guttural sobs at The Forum on Friday night: “Good evening, Los Angeles.” Actually, any words the English heartthrob spoke – or sang – elicited hysterics from the crowd at the penultimate show of his debut tour as a solo artist. Read more...

Photo: Harry Styles performed at The Forum on Friday night, singing a mixture of One Direction songs as well as a collection from his debut solo album, "Harry Styles." (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Harry Styles performed at The Forum on Friday night, singing a mixture of One Direction songs as well as a collection from his debut solo album, "Harry Styles." (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

EDM duo ANIMVLZ consists of Brandon Lugo and alumnus Andrew Feng, who blend dubstep and future bass to encourage a high-energy response from a crowd, Lugo said. 
(Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

EDM duo ANIMVLZ fuses dubstep, future bass to create new musical experience

Brandon Lugo’s grandmother watched him perform an electronic dance music set in Las Vegas in November. Having grown up in the hippie era of the ’60s and ’70s, she was also in attendance at the Woodstock-inspired student music festival, Westwoodstock, just a month after her 70th birthday to watch Lugo play. Read more...

Photo: EDM duo ANIMVLZ consists of Brandon Lugo and alumnus Andrew Feng, who blend dubstep and future bass to encourage a high-energy response from a crowd, Lugo said. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

EDM duo ANIMVLZ consists of Brandon Lugo and alumnus Andrew Feng, who blend dubstep and future bass to encourage a high-energy response from a crowd, Lugo said. 
(Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Virgin EMI Records)

Album review: ‘High as Hope’

Florence and the Machine’s latest album has the same whimsical fairytale sound found on the band’s first three releases. But make no mistake: “High As Hope” represents a major shift in the group’s overall demeanor. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Virgin EMI Records)

(Courtesy of Virgin EMI Records)


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