Thursday, February 21

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...


Adam Ant’s out-dated rock anything but ‘Wonderful’

Adam Ant’s out-dated rock anything but ‘Wonderful’ New wave artist puts on lukewarm Pantages concert By Michael Nazarinia The "wonderful" Adam Ant came to the Pantages Theatre Friday night and put on a show that lacked energy and displayed a rock star personality that went out of style about five years ago. Read more...


Horton’s ‘Cure’ departs from movie-of-the-week treatment

Horton’s ‘Cure’ departs from movie-of-the-week treatment Director delves deeper into AIDS experience from child’s perspective By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff A few years ago, when he had a lead role on "thirtysomething," Peter Horton asked to have his character, Gary, killed off. Read more...


Pigs in cyberspace

Pigs in cyberspace Henson interactive director brings Muppets to next level By Rodney Tanaka A walk down the halls of the Jim Henson Productions Hollywood office reveals a who’s who in Muppet characters, as framed photographs of Kermit, Miss Piggy and their friends line the walls. Read more...