Monday, July 23

Sarah Rosalena Brady, a graduate student in design media arts, will debut her exhibition “Coyotes in Two Directions” on Thursday at the California NanoSystems Institute. The exhibition includes three art pieces which feature 3D scans of coyote paws, eagle talons and rattlesnake tails. Brady said she hopes to explore the inequalities embedded within various power structures with her art. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA art student creates pieces melding ancient myths, technology

Sarah Rosalena Brady drew inspiration from both artificial intelligence and ancient sculptures for her upcoming exhibition. The design media arts graduate student will debut “Coyotes in Two Directions,” an art gallery featuring three technological works, Thursday at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA’s Art | Sci Center gallery. Read more...

Photo: Sarah Rosalena Brady, a graduate student in design media arts, will debut her exhibition “Coyotes in Two Directions” on Thursday at the California NanoSystems Institute. The exhibition includes three art pieces which feature 3D scans of coyote paws, eagle talons and rattlesnake tails. Brady said she hopes to explore the inequalities embedded within various power structures with her art. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Sarah Rosalena Brady, a graduate student in design media arts, will debut her exhibition “Coyotes in Two Directions” on Thursday at the California NanoSystems Institute. The exhibition includes three art pieces which feature 3D scans of coyote paws, eagle talons and rattlesnake tails. Brady said she hopes to explore the inequalities embedded within various power structures with her art. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)


Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bookmarked: Ooga Booga’s uninviting aura, stark aesthetic left something to be desired

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Alumnus Justin Lui created a multimedia art piece out of contact lens packaging, light and moving images of waves in Los Angeles. The piece aims to convey the importance of environmental sustainability. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Artist’s light-sculpture project offers lens to view consumption, sustainability

This post was updated June 5 at 12:07 p.m. Justin Lui’s optometrist switched his monthly disposable contact lenses to daily ones a few years ago. The ensuing plastic waste inspired a multimedia project aimed to convey the importance of environmental sustainability. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Justin Lui created a multimedia art piece out of contact lens packaging, light and moving images of waves in Los Angeles. The piece aims to convey the importance of environmental sustainability. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Justin Lui created a multimedia art piece out of contact lens packaging, light and moving images of waves in Los Angeles. The piece aims to convey the importance of environmental sustainability. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Students Noela Park, Ginny Lee, Jorge Kcomt and Amy Choi (clockwise from top) perform K-pop choreographies and original dances as members of SEOULA, a UCLA-based dance group. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

SEOULA dance club combines Korean and American culture, showcases LA scenery

Members from SEOULA performed and filmed a K-pop dance in tunnels underneath Downtown LA. SEOULA, a UCLA-based dance club open to both UCLA and non-UCLA students, performs K-pop dances and song covers as well as original choreography for its YouTube channel. Read more...

Photo: Students Noela Park, Ginny Lee, Jorge Kcomt and Amy Choi (clockwise from top) perform K-pop choreographies and original dances as members of SEOULA, a UCLA-based dance group. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Students Noela Park, Ginny Lee, Jorge Kcomt and Amy Choi (clockwise from top) perform K-pop choreographies and original dances as members of SEOULA, a UCLA-based dance group. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Beatrice Brown, a first-year theater student, performs in "Teenage American Nightmare." The original play depicts a dystopian version of the year 2017 in which plants come alive and attack humans. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Theaterfest plays to feature immigrant stories, nature’s revenge against humans

Undocumented students’ experiences and jungle war zones will be featured in this year’s UCLA Theaterfest. “Just Like Us” and “Teenage American Nightmare” focus on elements of American society. Read more...

Photo: Beatrice Brown, a first-year theater student, performs in "Teenage American Nightmare." The original play depicts a dystopian version of the year 2017 in which plants come alive and attack humans. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Beatrice Brown, a first-year theater student, performs in "Teenage American Nightmare." The original play depicts a dystopian version of the year 2017 in which plants come alive and attack humans. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of "The Americans" and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)

‘The Americans’ cast members discuss espionage with former CIA agents

Former CIA operatives recounted stories of Romeo spies and Cold War politics at a panel including actors from FX’s “The Americans.” The officers and actors compared their real-life and on-screen experiences Wednesday at an event hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner and a former CIA officer. Read more...

Photo: Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of "The Americans" and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)

Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of "The Americans" and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)


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