Wednesday, August 21

New definition of ‘woman’ created by MFA candidate

New definition of ‘woman’ created by MFA candidate Concert presents works on roles of women in society By Lisa Marie Weyh "It’s pronounced ‘Lee-la’," says the 28-year-old choreographer when her name’s pronounced "Lay-la" as it is in the famous Eric Clapton lyric. Read more...


New releases:

New releases: a munificent, not quite magnificent seven The Basketball Diaries Written by Bryan Goluboff Directed by Scott Kalvert Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg and Bruno Kirby Based on poet-musician Jim Carroll’s celebrated memoirs, The Basketball Diaries is a mediocre film that could have been a stunner. Read more...


Country rockers bring forth Missouri sound

Country rockers bring forth Missouri sound By Michael Tatum Daily Bruin Senior Staff "Don’t surprised if you come to our show and there’s only 20 people," jokes Brian Henneman, the leader of the Missouri band the Bottle Rockets. Read more...


Making it up to Polly Jean Harvey

Making it up to Polly Jean Harvey What’s that Noise? Michael Tatum In 1967, Richard Goldstein, at that time the pop music critic for the New York Times, ran what very well may have been the most famous, and most notorious, record review of all time. Read more...


The road not taken

The road not taken For Oscar nominee Chazz Palminteri, producing with two friends offered a new series of choices and challenges. By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Staff Life seems to be a series of choices. Read more...


‘New Jersey Drive’ captures street life

‘New Jersey Drive’ captures street life Gomez’ direction adds emotional intensity to film By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff Nic Gomez has given the urban crime genre another go around with New Jersey Drive. Read more...