Friday, October 20

(courtesy of Chris Whitaker)
(courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

UCLA alumna Cheryl Umaña Bonilla stars in the Company of Angels' "This Land," a historical play that follows 12 different characters' claim to the land that is modern day Watts. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)
UCLA alumna Cheryl Umaña Bonilla stars in the Company of Angels' "This Land," a historical play that follows 12 different characters' claim to the land that is modern day Watts. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

(April Ding/ Daily Bruin contributor)
(April Ding/ Daily Bruin contributor)

Alumna Kristina Wong's one-woman show "The Wong Street Journal" first debuted in 2015 and will return to Los Angeles Oct. 26 through Nov. 12. The show tackles themes of privilege and activism with humor and a TED Talk-style realism.(Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Alumna draws attention to consequences of Western activism through show

Kristina Wong’s latest show features a scene where she throws brightly colored red hashtags at her audience members while encouraging them to throw them back. The act is meant to simulate hashtag activism, one of the many topics Wong, a UCLA alumna, critiques in her one-woman show “The Wong Street Journal.” “The Wong Street Journal” originally debuted in 2015, but Wong is bringing the performance back to Los Angeles from Oct. Read more...

Alumna Kristina Wong's one-woman show "The Wong Street Journal" first debuted in 2015 and will return to Los Angeles Oct. 26 through Nov. 12. The show tackles themes of privilege and activism with humor and a TED Talk-style realism.(Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Psychology distinguished professor Patricia Greenfield organized “Weaving Generations Together” at Powell Library, an exhibit consisting of Maya weavings and embroideries which she acquired during field research in Mexico.(Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
Psychology distinguished professor Patricia Greenfield organized “Weaving Generations Together” at Powell Library, an exhibit consisting of Maya weavings and embroideries which she acquired during field research in Mexico.(Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Joaquin Barlow, a fourth-year Design | Media Arts student, has worked on several film projects including one based on a dream he had about killer ants. Barlow constructed a cardboard box and placed a steak covered in sugar water in it to film ants eating. He also created a music video for the band Apollo Soul that follows an old man as he gets ready for the day. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Joaquin Barlow, a fourth-year Design | Media Arts student, has worked on several film projects including one based on a dream he had about killer ants. Barlow constructed a cardboard box and placed a steak covered in sugar water in it to film ants eating. He also created a music video for the band Apollo Soul that follows an old man as he gets ready for the day. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Professor Rebeca Méndez is the first Latina women to be inducted into the One Club Creative Hall of Fame. She said she wants to use the recent honor as a new platform to speak about diversity and inclusion. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
Professor Rebeca Méndez is the first Latina women to be inducted into the One Club Creative Hall of Fame. She said she wants to use the recent honor as a new platform to speak about diversity and inclusion. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)


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