Tuesday, January 23

Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)

Lessons in Laughter: Improv Space instructor talks history, influences, weekly open-mic shows

The intimate, black box theater at The Improv Space has accommodated up-and-coming UCLA comics and seasoned performers alike. Although easily missed on the Gayley Avenue strip, the venue provides a professional environment for students to practice and perfect their craft. Read more...

Photo: Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)

Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)


In the art installation "Brainstorming: Empathy,"
 participants wear EEG-equipped headpieces, allowing them to see each other's brain wave activity through colored LEDs, resulting in wordless communication. (courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

Design media arts professor creates neuroscience-based installation

It may not be possible to read other people’s minds, but viewers can now see what two people are feeling through the art installation “BrainStorming: Empathy.” Victoria Vesna, a design media arts professor and Mark Cohen, a neuroscience professor in residence created “BrainStorming: Empathy,” a piece of performance and experiential art, after four years of work. Read more...

Photo: In the art installation "Brainstorming: Empathy," participants wear EEG-equipped headpieces, allowing them to see each other's brain wave activity through colored LEDs, resulting in wordless communication. (courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

In the art installation "Brainstorming: Empathy,"
 participants wear EEG-equipped headpieces, allowing them to see each other's brain wave activity through colored LEDs, resulting in wordless communication. (courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

(Photo courtesy of Niko Tavernise)

Film review: ‘The Post’

“The Post” has all the ingredients that make up a critic and box office hit. Take famed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and mix him into a film about heroic journalists fighting to expose dirty government secrets. Read more...

Photo: (Photo courtesy of Niko Tavernise)

(Photo courtesy of Niko Tavernise)

The Original Style noodles use a black pepper seasoning instead of the zero-to-six spiciness scale of most of the other dishes, making it a good choice for customers with a milder spice tolerance. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin)

Restaurant review: Killer Noodle

Killer Noodle puts the heat on culinary daredevils. Tsujita has recently expanded its small empire on Sawtelle Boulevard with its newest restaurant, Killer Noodle, where customers can customize their ramen bowls according to spice level and type. Read more...

Photo: The Original Style noodles use a black pepper seasoning instead of the zero-to-six spiciness scale of most of the other dishes, making it a good choice for customers with a milder spice tolerance. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin)

The Original Style noodles use a black pepper seasoning instead of the zero-to-six spiciness scale of most of the other dishes, making it a good choice for customers with a milder spice tolerance. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Gabby So created her own one-woman show "Struggle for Happiness," which she premiered in Hong Kong. She will now be performing the show in New York City from Tuesday to Sunday at the Studio Theatre of Theatre Row.  (Courtesy of Ken Yeung)

Alumna actress conquers artistic dependence through self-production

Gabby So first fell in love with theater when she flew above the audience as the ghost of Catherine Earnshaw in a stage adaptation of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” The UCLA alumna said she used to grapple with insecurity and a perceived lack of recognition as a theater actress. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Gabby So created her own one-woman show "Struggle for Happiness," which she premiered in Hong Kong. She will now be performing the show in New York City from Tuesday to Sunday at the Studio Theatre of Theatre Row. (Courtesy of Ken Yeung)

Alumna Gabby So created her own one-woman show "Struggle for Happiness," which she premiered in Hong Kong. She will now be performing the show in New York City from Tuesday to Sunday at the Studio Theatre of Theatre Row.  (Courtesy of Ken Yeung)



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