Sunday, May 27

Austin Newton, a third-year business economics student, wore cut-up boxes of Capri Sun over his head and his hands at Dance Marathon 2018. Newton is the mascot for Team Green, which took third place at the Color Wars fashion show. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Team Orange takes first place at the Dance Marathon Color Wars fashion show

A group of students dressed in carrot costumes strutted down the runway at Dance Marathon, throwing carrots at the energized crowd. Dressed as carrots for their namesake color, Team Orange walked away with first place in Dance Marathon’s Color Wars fashion show. Read more...

Photo: Austin Newton, a third-year business economics student, wore cut-up boxes of Capri Sun over his head and his hands at Dance Marathon 2018. Newton is the mascot for Team Green, which took third place at the Color Wars fashion show. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Austin Newton, a third-year business economics student, wore cut-up boxes of Capri Sun over his head and his hands at Dance Marathon 2018. Newton is the mascot for Team Green, which took third place at the Color Wars fashion show. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Katie Green (pictured) took the stage with third-year English student Salma Zaky to perform their comedy routines, touching on subjects from gender-neutral bathrooms to college dating. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Comedians stand up for sense of community looked for at Dance Marathon

Loud EDM music was replaced with laughter as comedians Salma Zaky and Katie Green took the makeshift stage in Pauley Pavilion for a quick 20-minute sketch. Read more...

Photo: Graduate student Katie Green (pictured) took the stage with third-year English student Salma Zaky to perform their comedy routines, touching on subjects from gender-neutral bathrooms to college dating. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Katie Green (pictured) took the stage with third-year English student Salma Zaky to perform their comedy routines, touching on subjects from gender-neutral bathrooms to college dating. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

This year’s Dance Marathon kicked of with a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” sung by YOUTHphonics, a community service a cappella group, to tie into the theme of “Connect.”
(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

YOUTHphonics sets Dance Marathon in motion with a cappella performance

YOUTHphonics, basked in blue lighting, kicked off the opening ceremonies for this year’s Dance Marathon. YOUTHphonics, a community service a cappella group at UCLA, first performed at dance marathon two years ago. Read more...

Photo: This year’s Dance Marathon kicked of with a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” sung by YOUTHphonics, a community service a cappella group, to tie into the theme of “Connect.” (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

This year’s Dance Marathon kicked of with a rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” sung by YOUTHphonics, a community service a cappella group, to tie into the theme of “Connect.”
(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


UCLA’s Music of Thailand Ensemble was founded in 1964, but went on hiatus since 1985. The ensemble opened again in 2016, and is open to all students and faculty. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Global Melodies: Returning from three decades of hiatus, Thai music ensemble continues to grow

Adjunct assistant professor Supeena Insee Adler revived UCLA’s Music of Thailand Ensemble after spending 100 hours refurbishing decayed Thai instruments. David Morton, a former professor at UCLA’s department of music, originally founded the ensemble in 1964 using instruments he personally acquired from Thailand. Read more...

Photo: UCLA’s Music of Thailand Ensemble was founded in 1964, but went on hiatus since 1985. The ensemble opened again in 2016, and is open to all students and faculty. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s Music of Thailand Ensemble was founded in 1964, but went on hiatus since 1985. The ensemble opened again in 2016, and is open to all students and faculty. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

MFA students Casey Brown (bottom) and Chantal Cherry (top) rehearse “Our Bodies At Night,” during which they will remain in contact throughout the performance to showcase how relationships between women aren’t always platonic. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

MFA students’ choreography conveys empathy through math, vegetables

Dancers will interact with vegetables, embody mathematical formulas and roll around on stage at “Sai / In Between.” The UCLA department of world arts and cultures/dance will host the performance “Sai / In Between” on Friday and Saturday in the Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater. Read more...

Photo: MFA students Casey Brown (bottom) and Chantal Cherry (top) rehearse “Our Bodies At Night,” during which they will remain in contact throughout the performance to showcase how relationships between women aren’t always platonic. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

MFA students Casey Brown (bottom) and Chantal Cherry (top) rehearse “Our Bodies At Night,” during which they will remain in contact throughout the performance to showcase how relationships between women aren’t always platonic. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)



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