Tuesday, October 16

Looking back at steps forward

Tuesday, April 2, 1996 Tonight’s screening of the documentary "Chicano!" at Ackerman Grand Ballroom details four segments of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. Through the series, filmmaker Jose Luis Ruiz hopes to bring back the oft forgotten memory of the struggle that changed the lives of millions.Documentarian Jose Luis Ruiz’s motivation to bring the series "Chicano!" to a national audience is best summed up by a recent survey he came across. Read more...


Life in the fast lane

Tuesday, April 2, 1996 Actress Halle Berry has two films currently in theaters with another pair on their way. All this to keep from getting bored … By Emily Forster Daily Bruin Contributor Getting the opportunity to travel to Australia, meet talented actors and make big bucks might sound like a grand prize on a game show, but in reality this kind of experience is grueling. Read more...


Dinosaur Jr. member fine tunes solo career

Tuesday, April 2, 1996 Mike Johnson delves into depression in ‘Mondays’ albumBy Vanessa VanderZanden Daily Bruin Contributor Mike Johnson is an unhappy fellow. Playing nightly on his five-week solo tour, he gets berated by interviews and radio publicity spots during his time off. Read more...


One-man show traces one man’s life

Monday, April 1, 1996 By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff Of all the people who could play famous film and stage star John Barrymore, none are more deserving or could have played the part more magnificently than stage actor Nicol Williamson. Read more...


Dismantling the Dream Factory

Monday, April 1, 1996Dismantling the Dream FactoryBy Rodney Tanaka Daily Bruin Senior Staff Spotlights shine on the elegant staircase as photographers await the entrance of a screen legend. Read more...



‘Heart’ delivers message in modern dance

‘Heart’ delivers message in modern dance Self-sufficiency, power of women conveyed via historical dance pieces By Elizabeth Bull Daily Bruin Contributor Janet Eilber, co-director of the American Dance Repertory Company, remembers spending hours in a studio with dance legend Martha Graham perfecting her "Lamentations" and learning a little something about modern dance. Read more...