Monday, September 16

Gibson dons leather jacket, sheds lovelorn teen image

Gibson dons leather jacket, sheds lovelorn teen image Singer and actress applies adolescent energy to role as rebellious Rizzo in ‘Grease’ By Rodney Tanaka Daily Bruin Staff Debbie Gibson’s image is that of a perky teen singing about love and loss. Read more...


L.A. Guitar Quartet arrives at UCLA

L.A. Guitar Quartet arrives at UCLA Creative foursome make UCLA into ‘Labyrinth’ of sound By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff They met 15 years ago at USC and they’ve been together ever since. Read more...


Actress Abril puts new twist on love

Actress Abril puts new twist on love Latest performance in French comedy gets rave reviews from both sides of Atlantic By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff Free-spirited actress, 30-40, sought to play scorned wife in new French romantic comedy production. Read more...


Culture under siege

Culture under siege By Michael Horowitz / Daily Bruin Senior Staff PARK CITY, UTAH — Parked at a corner on Main Street at the epicenter of the Sundance Film Festival sits a huge, white, bus-sized truck filled with music memorabilia. Read more...


Moviegoers play waiting game

Moviegoers play waiting game Standby hopefuls endure elaborate process to grab extra seats at Sundance films By Colburn Tseng On the fifth day of the Sundance Film Festival, the ski slopes on the horizon opposite the Holiday Village Cinema are empty, but inside the cinema lobby it is standing room only as festivalgoers wait to gain entrance to one of three movies being screened. Read more...


New ‘West Side Story’ lacks emotional explosion

New ‘West Side Story’ lacks emotional explosion Strong lead performances in touring production cannot mask non-effort of supporting cast members By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff Leonard Bernstein’s "West Side Story" can be a musical filled with violence, passion and desire. Read more...


LINES Ballet dances to beat of own drummer

LINES Ballet dances to beat of own drummer Unique movement, cultural exploration mark dance troupe By Elizabeth Bull Alonzo King happens to be a dancer. But he could be a painter, writer, sculptor or actor because dance, to him, is just a way to express an idea. Read more...