Saturday, February 16

Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibit at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. On display Tuesday, the artwork aims to raise awareness about journalists' rights and struggles in various countries, including her homeland, Turkey. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Upcoming art installation projects shadow of journalistic suppression

Projected silhouettes will illuminate the issues of corruption and persecuted journalists. Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibition at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. Read more...

Photo: Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibit at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. On display Tuesday, the artwork aims to raise awareness about journalists' rights and struggles in various countries, including her homeland, Turkey. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibit at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. On display Tuesday, the artwork aims to raise awareness about journalists' rights and struggles in various countries, including her homeland, Turkey. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

King Princess took the stage for her "Pussy is God" tour stop at the Fonda Theatre wearing a white tank top and blue velvet pants. The alternative singer remixed popular songs such as "1950."
(Courtesy of Kaia Sherry)

Concert review: King Princess leans into her rebellious and provocative persona with rock vibes

King Princess disappeared into a thick plume of smoke, Juuling to the deep thrum of the bass. Establishing herself in the pop world, the 20-year-old alternative artist burst onto the scene in early 2018 with her single “1950,” which she describes as an ode to unrequited queer love. Read more...

Photo: King Princess took the stage for her "Pussy is God" tour stop at the Fonda Theatre wearing a white tank top and blue velvet pants. The alternative singer remixed popular songs such as "1950." (Courtesy of Kaia Sherry)

King Princess took the stage for her "Pussy is God" tour stop at the Fonda Theatre wearing a white tank top and blue velvet pants. The alternative singer remixed popular songs such as "1950."
(Courtesy of Kaia Sherry)


Taylor Swift’s album “reputation” was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at The Grammys. Her sixth studio album was the fastest album to hit number one on iTunes after its release, and her stadium tour that grossed $345 million.
(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Second Take: Are 2019′s Grammy nominations wrongful snubs or fair judgments?

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards show features many controversial nominations. Daily Bruin staffers predicted who would take home some of the main awards (see graphics) and columnist Eli Countryman discussed the rumored snubs. Read more...

Photo: Taylor Swift’s album “reputation” was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at The Grammys. Her sixth studio album was the fastest album to hit number one on iTunes after its release, and her stadium tour that grossed $345 million. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Taylor Swift’s album “reputation” was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at The Grammys. Her sixth studio album was the fastest album to hit number one on iTunes after its release, and her stadium tour that grossed $345 million.
(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Left to right) James Chaney, a third-year communication student; Viva Rose, a third-year theater student; and Nasir Ahmed, a third-year neuroscience student, will perform at the Laugh Bowl, a stand-up comedy competition hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts. The event will host competitors from various universities across Southern California, including UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and USC. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Bruin comedians to stand up against other schools at Laugh Bowl

The Laugh Bowl tradition will be resurrected Friday at UCLA. The comedy event was an annual occurrence until 2014, but disappeared until the Student Committee for the Arts brought it back. Read more...

Photo: (Left to right) James Chaney, a third-year communication student; Viva Rose, a third-year theater student; and Nasir Ahmed, a third-year neuroscience student, will perform at the Laugh Bowl, a stand-up comedy competition hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts. The event will host competitors from various universities across Southern California, including UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and USC. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

(Left to right) James Chaney, a third-year communication student; Viva Rose, a third-year theater student; and Nasir Ahmed, a third-year neuroscience student, will perform at the Laugh Bowl, a stand-up comedy competition hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts. The event will host competitors from various universities across Southern California, including UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and USC. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Rickey Minor is a member of the Recording Academy. He has previously served as bandleader on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and musical director for international tours by Whitney Houston.
(Courtesy of Rickey Minor)

Alumnus Rickey Minor discusses his experience working backstage for Grammys

For 61 years, the Grammy Awards has provided viewers with often unforgettable performances from some of the biggest stars in the music industry. For many of these iconic Grammy moments, Rickey Minor, a UCLA alumnus and member of the Recording Academy, sat backstage helping to produce what viewers saw on television. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Rickey Minor is a member of the Recording Academy. He has previously served as bandleader on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and musical director for international tours by Whitney Houston. (Courtesy of Rickey Minor)

UCLA alumnus Rickey Minor is a member of the Recording Academy. He has previously served as bandleader on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and musical director for international tours by Whitney Houston.
(Courtesy of Rickey Minor)

Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn will give a talk Sunday before "Bible Women: The Concert – Voices of our Mothers." The concert will take the traditionally male-dominated narrative of the Torah and reinterpret it with a feminist spin. (Courtesy of Marvin Steindler)

Collaborative concert to reinterpret, give voice to female figures in Torah

Old books can learn new tricks. At least that’s what Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn is trying to prove as she draws messages of gender equality from the Torah. Read more...

Photo: Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn will give a talk Sunday before "Bible Women: The Concert – Voices of our Mothers." The concert will take the traditionally male-dominated narrative of the Torah and reinterpret it with a feminist spin. (Courtesy of Marvin Steindler)

Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn will give a talk Sunday before "Bible Women: The Concert – Voices of our Mothers." The concert will take the traditionally male-dominated narrative of the Torah and reinterpret it with a feminist spin. (Courtesy of Marvin Steindler)