Tuesday, December 11

‘Participant’: One-man show that leaves audiences out

‘Participant’: One-man show that leaves audiences out Momentum lost in heavy-handedness By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff Chazz Palminteri may be co-producing Dayton Callie’s "The Participant," but there’s no evidence of his influence in the acting or writing of the play. Read more...


Sleepless in Hollywood

Sleepless in Hollywood With Speed and now Sleeping, Sandra Bullock’s meteoric rise to the top has come with a flurry of new projects. How does she unwind? Read more...


Pianist Collard leaves Beethoven behind

Pianist Collard leaves Beethoven behind Performer brings refined elegance to LACMA recital By John Mangum Daily Bruin Staff Rarely do Los Angeles audiences get to hear an artist of Jean-Philippe Collard’s caliber. Read more...


Hill’s ‘Reunion’ tells simple, powerful story

Hill’s ‘Reunion’ tells simple, powerful story One-woman show describes relationship of mother, daughter By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff One-person shows tend to glorify the actor or actress performing in them and is often used as a showcase for the actor’s talent. Read more...


UCLA band’s aggressive acoustic stylings to rock at Roxy

UCLA band’s aggressive acoustic stylings to rock at Roxy By Gaby Mora Without much use for electrical outlets, UCLA’s Neither Trumpets Nor Drums has enough energy to show the traditionally rock-oriented Sunset strip that four acoustic guitars can be as aggressive as the sounds from a Marshall amplifier. Read more...


Examining rock’s treatment of rape

Examining rock’s treatment of rape What’s that Noise? Michael Tatum Rock ‘n’ roll is no stranger to the subject of rape. Countless male blues artists used traditional images of masculine power as a means to threaten women in their songs, and though a few of their female counterparts turned those threats around, many more sang about being slapped around and liking it. Read more...


UCLA alumna makes picture-perfect ‘Bride’

UCLA alumna makes picture-perfect ‘Bride’ Award-winning director Hatta to speak at Melnitz tonight after film screening By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff Whenever she has been faced with failure, filmmaker Kayo Hatta has managed to turn her luck around. Read more...