Sunday, February 17


Tara Yazdi, a fourth-year anthropology student, modeled one of Jila Saberi's evening gown during “An Evening of Fashion.” The long silk evening gown is bias cut, a form-fitting style that accentuates the lines and curves of the wearer, said the designer, Saberi. The fashion show was hosted by the Iranian Student Group at UCLA, in association with the Persian-American Cancer Institute. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Fashion show raises funds for cancer research, features local Persian designers

A sold-out crowd filled the seats of the Ackerman Grand Ballroom on Sunday night to see the latest of local Persian fashion. Over 600 people gathered to watch cancer survivors, patients and UCLA students model some of the latest trends in Persian garments, all in an effort to raise funds for the Persian-American Cancer Institute. Read more...

Photo: Tara Yazdi, a fourth-year anthropology student, modeled one of Jila Saberi's evening gown during “An Evening of Fashion.” The long silk evening gown is bias cut, a form-fitting style that accentuates the lines and curves of the wearer, said the designer, Saberi. The fashion show was hosted by the Iranian Student Group at UCLA, in association with the Persian-American Cancer Institute. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Tara Yazdi, a fourth-year anthropology student, modeled one of Jila Saberi's evening gown during “An Evening of Fashion.” The long silk evening gown is bias cut, a form-fitting style that accentuates the lines and curves of the wearer, said the designer, Saberi. The fashion show was hosted by the Iranian Student Group at UCLA, in association with the Persian-American Cancer Institute. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Zhu Pei, the creator of the Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum in China, will lecture at UCLA on Monday. Pei said he works with a location's cultural background when designing buildings. (Courtesy of Zhupei)

Q&A: Architect to speak at UCLA roots contemporary design in cultural history

Zhu Pei weaves traditional Chinese culture into architecture in an attempt to preserve the past, he said. An architect based in China, Pei founded Studio Zhu-Pei in Beijing, envisioning projects such as the contemporary Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum, a spacious place for locals to gather. Read more...

Photo: Zhu Pei, the creator of the Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum in China, will lecture at UCLA on Monday. Pei said he works with a location's cultural background when designing buildings. (Courtesy of Zhupei)

Zhu Pei, the creator of the Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum in China, will lecture at UCLA on Monday. Pei said he works with a location's cultural background when designing buildings. (Courtesy of Zhupei)

Jamilah Sabur draws inspiration from geographic data for her pieces like “Stream Gradient” (pictured above), and a video installation which will be on display at the Hammer Museum until May 5. (Courtesy of Jamilah Sabur and Nina Johnson)

Hammer installation explores expression of space, contemplates on rituals

Tectonic plates and underwater acoustics are inspirations for Jamilah Sabur’s artwork. Sabur, a Miami-based artist, created a video installation inspired by geographic and oceanic data. Her work is currently on display at the Hammer Museum, and will be showcased until May 5. Read more...

Photo: Jamilah Sabur draws inspiration from geographic data for her pieces like “Stream Gradient” (pictured above), and a video installation which will be on display at the Hammer Museum until May 5. (Courtesy of Jamilah Sabur and Nina Johnson)

Jamilah Sabur draws inspiration from geographic data for her pieces like “Stream Gradient” (pictured above), and a video installation which will be on display at the Hammer Museum until May 5. (Courtesy of Jamilah Sabur and Nina Johnson)


Third-year aerospace engineering student Ryan Weber creates “glitch art,” which is made by manipulating electronics physically or digitally in ways they are not originally intended to be used. His work will be on display at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery as a part of the Bruin ArtPop exhibition. 
(Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA students to display personal art styles in pop-up show

Live music, digital illustrations, photographs and clothing all feature in Bruin ArtPop. The pop-up art show, which will take place Friday at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery, is the first in a series of exhibitions curator Neha Dhiman said she hopes to plan. Read more...

Photo: Third-year aerospace engineering student Ryan Weber creates “glitch art,” which is made by manipulating electronics physically or digitally in ways they are not originally intended to be used. His work will be on display at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery as a part of the Bruin ArtPop exhibition. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Third-year aerospace engineering student Ryan Weber creates “glitch art,” which is made by manipulating electronics physically or digitally in ways they are not originally intended to be used. His work will be on display at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery as a part of the Bruin ArtPop exhibition. 
(Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. 
(Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)

Alumna takes lead role in play about intersections of love, science, identity

“Paradise” features an intellectual Muslim student to illuminate stories that are often ignored in theater, said actor Jeff Marlow. The play makes its West Coast debut at the Odyssey Theatre on Saturday and will run through Feb. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. (Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)

Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. 
(Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)


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