Sunday, November 18

Universal CityWalk's Voodoo Doughnut boasts a revolving glass display of multiple tiers of sweets. Bubblegum pink walls and eccentric decorations line the store, creating a fitting environment for the location's offerings. (Jordan Stewart/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sugarcoated: Voodoo Doughnut’s adorable decor, delectable treats make for delightful trip

In an era when dessert is often evaluated by its Instagram potential, Los Angeles shines as one of the world’s premier cities for sweet treats. Join Daily Bruin staffers each week as they visit different dessert joints, going behind the scenes to give you an exclusive look into the creation of trending sugary concoctions. Read more...

Photo: Universal CityWalk's Voodoo Doughnut boasts a revolving glass display of multiple tiers of sweets. Bubblegum pink walls and eccentric decorations line the store, creating a fitting environment for the location's offerings. (Jordan Stewart/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Universal CityWalk's Voodoo Doughnut boasts a revolving glass display of multiple tiers of sweets. Bubblegum pink walls and eccentric decorations line the store, creating a fitting environment for the location's offerings. (Jordan Stewart/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Jerimiah Sims plays Tony in “452,” a short film following him and Rolland, who wakes up in a mysterious location unable to communicate and relies on physical cues and humming sounds. The film utilizes lengthy silences and heightened music to create a sense of discomfort. (Courtesy of Almarosa Estrada)

Alternating silence and noise serve to frighten audiences in short film ‘452′

Director Andres Esparza utilized everything from cornstarch to food coloring to emphasize the horror in his short film “452.” The third-year English student drew inspiration from horror films like “Hereditary” and “A Quiet Place” to create “452,” which will be finished the first week of November. Read more...

Photo: Jerimiah Sims plays Tony in “452,” a short film following him and Rolland, who wakes up in a mysterious location unable to communicate and relies on physical cues and humming sounds. The film utilizes lengthy silences and heightened music to create a sense of discomfort. (Courtesy of Almarosa Estrada)

Jerimiah Sims plays Tony in “452,” a short film following him and Rolland, who wakes up in a mysterious location unable to communicate and relies on physical cues and humming sounds. The film utilizes lengthy silences and heightened music to create a sense of discomfort. (Courtesy of Almarosa Estrada)

UCLA and LCC Theatre Company alumni took the stage at the Northwest Campus Auditorium to discuss Asian-American representation in the media. With the recent representation, especially the popularity of “Crazy Rich Asians," food stylist and culinary producer Janet Lo said she hopes it becomes more than just a trend. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Panel discusses rise of Asian-American visibility, continued need for progress

“Crazy Rich Asians” was the first film with an all-Asian cast and an Asian-American lead in 25 years. But the film breaking box office records is not necessarily indicative of a sea of change for Asian-American representation, said culinary producer and food stylist Janet Lo – it’s a step toward a larger conversation. Read more...

Photo: UCLA and LCC Theatre Company alumni took the stage at the Northwest Campus Auditorium to discuss Asian-American representation in the media. With the recent representation, especially the popularity of “Crazy Rich Asians," food stylist and culinary producer Janet Lo said she hopes it becomes more than just a trend. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA and LCC Theatre Company alumni took the stage at the Northwest Campus Auditorium to discuss Asian-American representation in the media. With the recent representation, especially the popularity of “Crazy Rich Asians," food stylist and culinary producer Janet Lo said she hopes it becomes more than just a trend. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The student ensemble Mariachi de Uclatán will perform its Día de los Muertos performance as part of the Fowler Out Loud series. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Mariachi de Uclatán performance to celebrate life and honor dead

The majority of UCLA is gearing up for the night of Oct. 31 with jack-o’-lanterns and cobwebs, but members of Mariachi de Uclatán will spend the evening making music and decorating altars with flowers and photographs. Read more...

Photo: The student ensemble Mariachi de Uclatán will perform its Día de los Muertos performance as part of the Fowler Out Loud series. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

The student ensemble Mariachi de Uclatán will perform its Día de los Muertos performance as part of the Fowler Out Loud series. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

The Comedy Store, now known for hosting professional comedians, has a history of murder and death due to the building's previous use by a Mafia-involved nightclub. The basement was supposedly used for torture, while other deaths have also occurred around the building. (Courtesy of Mike Dillon)

Spook City: The Comedy Store not so fearsome despite being haunted by tragedy

Los Angeles is supposed to be the City of Stars, but once those stars fade, where do they go? Do they stay behind, forever attached to their final location, spooking guests who dare to enter their domain? Read more...

Photo: The Comedy Store, now known for hosting professional comedians, has a history of murder and death due to the building's previous use by a Mafia-involved nightclub. The basement was supposedly used for torture, while other deaths have also occurred around the building. (Courtesy of Mike Dillon)

The Comedy Store, now known for hosting professional comedians, has a history of murder and death due to the building's previous use by a Mafia-involved nightclub. The basement was supposedly used for torture, while other deaths have also occurred around the building. (Courtesy of Mike Dillon)

Jive, a livestreaming website for musicians, is in its beta phase. Artists can use Jive to accumulate viewers, acquire donations and perform to a live audience online, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. (Courtesy of Jive Music, LLC)

New livestreaming platform brings live music to center stage

Up-and-coming streaming musicians will no longer have to be stuck within a gamer community like they are on Twitch. Released as a beta in July, Jive is a streaming platform on which artists can perform music to a live audience, accumulate viewers and receive donations and feedback, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. Read more...

Photo: Jive, a livestreaming website for musicians, is in its beta phase. Artists can use Jive to accumulate viewers, acquire donations and perform to a live audience online, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. (Courtesy of Jive Music, LLC)

Jive, a livestreaming website for musicians, is in its beta phase. Artists can use Jive to accumulate viewers, acquire donations and perform to a live audience online, said Elias DeFaria, a third-year cognitive science student and CEO of Jive. (Courtesy of Jive Music, LLC)

Alumni Walt Gray IV, Lila Gavares and Derek Chariton star in “Desert Rats,” a dark comedy in which two brothers kidnap a wealthy, young girl in order to extract a ransom from her father. 
(Courtesy of Giovanni Solis/bracero)

New play explores, humanizes experiences of wealthy, poor people

“Desert Rats” places a group of often underrepresented people on the stage. The play, staged at the Los Angeles Theatre Center through Nov. 18, follows brothers Frank and Jesse as they kidnap Amber, the daughter of a wealthy man, in an attempt to escape their economically precarious situation. Read more...

Photo: Alumni Walt Gray IV, Lila Gavares and Derek Chariton star in “Desert Rats,” a dark comedy in which two brothers kidnap a wealthy, young girl in order to extract a ransom from her father. (Courtesy of Giovanni Solis/bracero)

Alumni Walt Gray IV, Lila Gavares and Derek Chariton star in “Desert Rats,” a dark comedy in which two brothers kidnap a wealthy, young girl in order to extract a ransom from her father. 
(Courtesy of Giovanni Solis/bracero)


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