Friday, November 24

Christian Giannini (left), a third-year communications student, and Emily Allendorf (right), a first-year political science student, will perform in HOOLIGAN Theatre Company's production of "Cabaret" this weekend. Giannini plays Emcee, a character who narrates and provides insight into what is happening onstage while interacting with the audience. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

HOOLIGAN’s uncensored rendition of ‘Cabaret’ aims to push boundaries

HOOLIGAN Theatre Company is trying to push boundaries this quarter with risqué costumes and social commentary in its production of “Cabaret.” In addition to a heavy amount of dancing, the show deals with themes of violence and genocide in 1930s Germany. Read more...

Photo: Christian Giannini (left), a third-year communications student, and Emily Allendorf (right), a first-year political science student, will perform in HOOLIGAN Theatre Company's production of "Cabaret" this weekend. Giannini plays Emcee, a character who narrates and provides insight into what is happening onstage while interacting with the audience. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Christian Giannini (left), a third-year communications student, and Emily Allendorf (right), a first-year political science student, will perform in HOOLIGAN Theatre Company's production of "Cabaret" this weekend. Giannini plays Emcee, a character who narrates and provides insight into what is happening onstage while interacting with the audience. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)


Attendees of the fifth UCLA Game Art Festival played video games, board games and other interactive installations. The festival featured more than 50 exhibits created by select artists from UCLA and around the world. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s fifth Game Art Festival exhibits gaming as art form

The operatic Latin lyrics from the “Super Smash Bros.” sound track concluded festivities at the Hammer Museum on Tuesday night. The museum hosted the fifth UCLA Game Art Festival in its first- and second-floor courtyards where the sounds of attendees playing games rang out for three hours. Read more...

Photo: Attendees of the fifth UCLA Game Art Festival played video games, board games and other interactive installations. The festival featured more than 50 exhibits created by select artists from UCLA and around the world. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Attendees of the fifth UCLA Game Art Festival played video games, board games and other interactive installations. The festival featured more than 50 exhibits created by select artists from UCLA and around the world. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Kady Le, a fourth-year film and television student, directed "Seoul Occupant," a one-act play that features a family's response to a housing crisis in Los Angeles' Koreatown.
 (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

LCC Theatre Company’s fall production to feature student-directed plays

“Great Scott! And Other Above-Average People” will feature three plays in one show. Six UCLA students of the LCC Theatre Company directed three one-act plays for the student-run, Asian-American theater company’s first production this fall. Read more...

Photo: Kady Le, a fourth-year film and television student, directed "Seoul Occupant," a one-act play that features a family's response to a housing crisis in Los Angeles' Koreatown. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Kady Le, a fourth-year film and television student, directed "Seoul Occupant," a one-act play that features a family's response to a housing crisis in Los Angeles' Koreatown.
 (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Ethnomusicology alumna Teira Lockhart Church has shifted from her jazz and gospel roots to a more experimental R&B sound as she navigates the Los Angeles music community. She plans on releasing an EP in early 2018. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

Alumna singer-songwriter transcends genre to convey lived experience

Teira Lockhart Church was only 14 when she stood on stage and belted out “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” in front of more than 1,000 people. Read more...

Photo: Ethnomusicology alumna Teira Lockhart Church has shifted from her jazz and gospel roots to a more experimental R&B sound as she navigates the Los Angeles music community. She plans on releasing an EP in early 2018. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

Ethnomusicology alumna Teira Lockhart Church has shifted from her jazz and gospel roots to a more experimental R&B sound as she navigates the Los Angeles music community. She plans on releasing an EP in early 2018. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

Sionne Elise, a fourth-year theater student, had her film debut in the indie film "Knowing Nothing Cold," which was directed by Jeff Kao. The film will screen Saturday at the South Park Center in Downtown Los Angeles. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

UCLA theater student portrays teen in coming-of-age indie film

“Knowing Nothing Cold” threw a group of amateur teen actors into the 1970s Midwest. Directed by Jeff Kao, the indie film “Knowing Nothing Cold” examines Kao’s own memories of adolescence in the 1970s Midwest, focusing on the struggles faced by a group of teenagers as they transition into adulthood. Read more...

Photo: Sionne Elise, a fourth-year theater student, had her film debut in the indie film "Knowing Nothing Cold," which was directed by Jeff Kao. The film will screen Saturday at the South Park Center in Downtown Los Angeles. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Sionne Elise, a fourth-year theater student, had her film debut in the indie film "Knowing Nothing Cold," which was directed by Jeff Kao. The film will screen Saturday at the South Park Center in Downtown Los Angeles. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Second-year biochemistry student Ellee Vikram tries to spend one hour a day on her study Tumblr, or "studyblr," where she answers school-related questions from her followers and posts photos of her notes, including a color-coded periodic table. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Biochemistry student uses Tumblr to share advice, UCLA experiences

Social media is usually a distraction, but Ellee Vikram has turned it into a study tool for students. The second-year biochemistry student addresses school-related questions through a study Tumblr, or “studyblr,” which she created her senior year of high school. Read more...

Photo: Second-year biochemistry student Ellee Vikram tries to spend one hour a day on her study Tumblr, or "studyblr," where she answers school-related questions from her followers and posts photos of her notes, including a color-coded periodic table. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Second-year biochemistry student Ellee Vikram tries to spend one hour a day on her study Tumblr, or "studyblr," where she answers school-related questions from her followers and posts photos of her notes, including a color-coded periodic table. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)