Wednesday, February 20

From cockroaches to ‘Cutthroat,’ King rules all genres

From cockroaches to ‘Cutthroat,’ King rules all genres Low-budget writer turned film success speaks at UCLA By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff At first glance, The Nest, a low-budget horror film about killer cockroaches, and Speechless , a star-powered comedy about sexual politics, would appear to have absolutely nothing in common. Read more...


On the cutting edge

On the cutting edge Dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones explores the impact of terminal illness on the human condition in ‘Still/Here.’ By Jeanene Harlick Hailed as "the most versatile and inventive of America’s black dancer/choreographers," modern dancer Bill T. Read more...



‘O.J.’ keeps satire pointed, hilarious

‘O.J.’ keeps satire pointed, hilarious Play stays abreast of trial with weekly updates, rewrites rewrites By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff It’s an equal-opportunity offender, as politically incorrect as the most blistering Howard Stern show. Read more...


‘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...


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...