Friday, May 25

Alumna Eva B. Ross will headline the concert at the end of the all-day music event, "Song of Ourselves" on Thursday. She said she aims to write songs about the female experience that go beyond romance, writing about other topics such as female friendships. (Courtesy of Emery Becker)

‘Songs of Ourselves’ spotlights diversity with concerts, breakout panels

Librarians usually shun patrons for making noise, but Thursday the sounds of mariachi and baroque classical music will reverberate throughout the Music Library. “Song of Ourselves” will be an all-day event featuring several concerts and breakout discussions to promote diversity in the music industry. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Eva B. Ross will headline the concert at the end of the all-day music event, "Song of Ourselves" on Thursday. She said she aims to write songs about the female experience that go beyond romance, writing about other topics such as female friendships. (Courtesy of Emery Becker)

Alumna Eva B. Ross will headline the concert at the end of the all-day music event, "Song of Ourselves" on Thursday. She said she aims to write songs about the female experience that go beyond romance, writing about other topics such as female friendships. (Courtesy of Emery Becker)

Faculty members Peter Golub, Kay Rhie and David Lefkowitz (left to right) will perform their original compositions Tuesday in Schoenberg Hall. Golub said faculty concerts allow composition students to see their teachers as practitioners.(Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Faculty composers to showcase musical pieces inspired by poems, nature

Faculty composers will present their original works at a concert Tuesday, showcasing a myriad of inspirations from birchwood trees to poetry. The works of members of UCLA’s composition faculty will be played in Schoenberg Hall. Read more...

Photo: Faculty members Peter Golub, Kay Rhie and David Lefkowitz (left to right) will perform their original compositions Tuesday in Schoenberg Hall. Golub said faculty concerts allow composition students to see their teachers as practitioners.(Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Faculty members Peter Golub, Kay Rhie and David Lefkowitz (left to right) will perform their original compositions Tuesday in Schoenberg Hall. Golub said faculty concerts allow composition students to see their teachers as practitioners.(Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year theater student Spencer Martin played the bass guitar to accompany his vocals for songs such as his cover of BØRNS' “Electric Love.”

Performer Spencer Martin revitalizes morning with song that celebrates childhood

Spencer Martin performed a number he wrote specifically for this year’s Dance Marathon. Martin, a fourth-year theater student, said he worked with Dance Marathon to create an anthemlike number that celebrates childhood and all its wonders. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year theater student Spencer Martin played the bass guitar to accompany his vocals for songs such as his cover of BØRNS' “Electric Love.”

Fourth-year theater student Spencer Martin played the bass guitar to accompany his vocals for songs such as his cover of BØRNS' “Electric Love.”

Fourth-year communication student Isabel Whelan performed an acoustic repertoire to set the mood for the upcoming vigil. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Singer Isabel Whelan connects audience, sets mood for vigil with original songs

Fourth-year communication student Isabel Whelan led Dance Marathon’s transition from upbeat rhythms to a more serious repertoire. Whelan performed four original songs around 3:15 a.m., incorporating acoustic tunes to set the mood for the upcoming vigil. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year communication student Isabel Whelan performed an acoustic repertoire to set the mood for the upcoming vigil. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year communication student Isabel Whelan performed an acoustic repertoire to set the mood for the upcoming vigil. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Cari Fletcher, who goes by the stage name FLETCHER, performed songs about love and breakups, including a cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors.” (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Pop artist FLETCHER provides break from heavier music at Dance Marathon

Heavy-bass, upbeat music transitioned into FLETCHER’s indie and alternative pop at the 12th hour of Dance Marathon. Cari Fletcher, whose stage name is FLETCHER, sang multiple songs accompanied by a drummer and an electric guitarist. Read more...

Photo: Cari Fletcher, who goes by the stage name FLETCHER, performed songs about love and breakups, including a cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors.” (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Cari Fletcher, who goes by the stage name FLETCHER, performed songs about love and breakups, including a cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors.” (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The Unlikely Candidates started their set with a dramatic entrance complete with loud drums and flashing lights. The indie rock band performed songs off their EPs as well as a cover of Childish Gambino’s “Redbone.” (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Unlikely Candidates bring high energy show to late-night dancers

The Unlikely Candidates’ high-energy performance began with a dramatic entrance – the loud banging of drums, flashing lights and lead vocalist Kyle Morris running onto the stage in a cheetah-print jacket. Read more...

Photo: The Unlikely Candidates started their set with a dramatic entrance complete with loud drums and flashing lights. The indie rock band performed songs off their EPs as well as a cover of Childish Gambino’s “Redbone.” (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Unlikely Candidates started their set with a dramatic entrance complete with loud drums and flashing lights. The indie rock band performed songs off their EPs as well as a cover of Childish Gambino’s “Redbone.” (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Courtesy of Bad Boy Records LLC)

Album review: ‘Dirty Computer’

Janelle Monáe fans can finally take a deep look into the R&B songstress’ clever mind in the form of a defiant and bugged computer. In Monáe’s first two studio albums she remained somewhat elusive, building a lure around an alter ego known as Cindi Mayweather, a robot revolutionary. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Bad Boy Records LLC)

(Courtesy of Bad Boy Records LLC)


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