Tuesday, July 16



Mind of the artist

UCLA graduates’ artwork celebrate ancient Mayan, pre-Columbian cultures By Melissa Attman Summer Bruin Contributor What is in the mind of an artist? Why are abstract shapes and forms that resemble a kindergartner’s finger paintings considered art? Read more...


UCLA Songest ’96 whets every musical appetite

By Sona Stepanian Summer Bruin Contributor This summer, UCLA offers not only classes and extremely sociable squirrels, but also the Vocal Art Institute and Summer Songfest ’96, a three-week presentation of free concerts and recital series. Read more...


Zwick fails to inspire with his latest flick

‘Courage’ strives to pluck patriotic heartstrings, but fails to drum up a pulseBy Brandon Wilson Summer Bruin Contributor Once upon a time when you heard the name Edward Zwick, what came to mind, if anything at all, was the yuppie drama "thirtysomething" and the famously whiny interchange between its young professional characters. Read more...


The Sound & the Fury

Sunday, July 7, 1996 Tori Amos invites her fans to lose, then find themselves in her passion and pianoBy Kristin Fiore Summer Bruin Senior Staff Piano is no longer for pretty little girls in pink dresses. Read more...


Art exhibit adds new dimension to postmodernism

Sunday, July 7, 1996 Kienholz’s work mocks consumerism by employing its productsBy Carrie Rosten Summer Bruin Contributor It’s worth while schlepping through traffic on the 10 and shelling out a few bucks to see "Kienholz: A Retrospective" at The Museum of Contemporary Art downtown. Read more...