Wednesday, February 20

Chelsea Bonosky performs in Sarah Elgart's dance film, which will screen at the Depth of Field festival on Wednesday. Elgart said the dance was inspired by VIA 57 WEST, the building featured throughout. (Courtesy of Sarah Elgart)

Dance film symposium to showcase intersection of choreography, cinematography

Eight-year-old Axe’Re Shallowhorn recorded a film of his mother dancing at the beach, throwing sand in front of the camera for special effect. The film, entitled “Entre Terre et Ciel,” or “Between Earth and Sky,” will be screened on the first day of the Depth of Field festival hosted by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance. Read more...

Photo: Chelsea Bonosky performs in Sarah Elgart's dance film, which will screen at the Depth of Field festival on Wednesday. Elgart said the dance was inspired by VIA 57 WEST, the building featured throughout. (Courtesy of Sarah Elgart)

Chelsea Bonosky performs in Sarah Elgart's dance film, which will screen at the Depth of Field festival on Wednesday. Elgart said the dance was inspired by VIA 57 WEST, the building featured throughout. (Courtesy of Sarah Elgart)


Taylor Mac will perform in "Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce" in Royce Hall on Friday and Saturday. Machine Dazzle designed the two outfits for the show, using objects like pig heads and elf fingers.(Courtesy of  Little Fang Photography)

Q&A: Designer shares inspiration behind innovative costume designs for ‘Holiday Sauce’

Two green pig heads complete an outfit in “Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce.” Accompanied by severed elf fingers, the attire’s goal is to showcase the negative aspects of the holidays in the show. Read more...

Photo: Taylor Mac will perform in "Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce" in Royce Hall on Friday and Saturday. Machine Dazzle designed the two outfits for the show, using objects like pig heads and elf fingers.(Courtesy of Little Fang Photography)

Taylor Mac will perform in "Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce" in Royce Hall on Friday and Saturday. Machine Dazzle designed the two outfits for the show, using objects like pig heads and elf fingers.(Courtesy of  Little Fang Photography)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, an a capella ensemble, performed in Royce Hall on Friday, incorporating social issues and commentary into its songs, speaking about the topics in between. (Deirdre Klena/Daily Bruin)

Ensemble ties social, political issues from the past and present into performance

African rhythms, political protest and harmonizing voices all made their mark in Royce Hall on Friday evening. The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA welcomed Sweet Honey In The Rock, a female singing ensemble accompanied by light instrumentation, for the group’s 45th anniversary on Friday at Royce Hall. Read more...

Photo: Sweet Honey In The Rock, an a capella ensemble, performed in Royce Hall on Friday, incorporating social issues and commentary into its songs, speaking about the topics in between. (Deirdre Klena/Daily Bruin)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, an a capella ensemble, performed in Royce Hall on Friday, incorporating social issues and commentary into its songs, speaking about the topics in between. (Deirdre Klena/Daily Bruin)


Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)

Chicano musician to discuss issues of identity and inclusivity in LA at book talk

In 1974, Rubén Guevara found himself climbing the steps of centuries-old Mayan pyramids in Palenque, Mexico. The Los Angeles native did not know then that the trip to connect with his ancestral roots would help him embrace his Chicano identity, which later became a monumental influence on his musical career, he said. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)

Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)

UCLA Sex Squad will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Thursday with a performance in Glorya Kaufman Hall. They will perform songs and skits focused on sexual health, including one piece that imagines a future without AIDS. The anniversary show will also feature alumni and representatives from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Sex Squad’s performance aims to spread sexual health awareness through humor

This post was updated Nov. 29 at 2:20 p.m. A crowded room in Glorya Kaufman Hall will erupt into an improvised chorus during UCLA Sex Squad’s show, singing about the six bodily fluids that transmit AIDS. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Sex Squad will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Thursday with a performance in Glorya Kaufman Hall. They will perform songs and skits focused on sexual health, including one piece that imagines a future without AIDS. The anniversary show will also feature alumni and representatives from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Sex Squad will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Thursday with a performance in Glorya Kaufman Hall. They will perform songs and skits focused on sexual health, including one piece that imagines a future without AIDS. The anniversary show will also feature alumni and representatives from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)


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