Wednesday, November 13

(Courtesy of Jeff Lorch)
(Courtesy of Jeff Lorch)

Artist Jasmina Metwaly has her installation “Anbar” on display at the Hammer Museum until January 19. Her work consists of three 15-minute documentary clips alongside costumes to tell a story about Egyptian military uniforms. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Artist Jasmina Metwaly has her installation “Anbar” on display at the Hammer Museum until January 19. Her work consists of three 15-minute documentary clips alongside costumes to tell a story about Egyptian military uniforms. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

(Courtesy of ABC/Eric McCandless)

Musical review: ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ smoothly mixes mediums to bring viewers under the sea

This post was updated Nov. 6 at 10:39 p.m. The land meets the sea, and live performance meets animation in ABC’s newest musical production “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!” Following the lead of networks like Fox and NBC, ABC dipped its toes into live theater with a hybrid adaptation of the Disney animated classic “The Little Mermaid.” Not to be confused with Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” this production features the voices of Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel and Queen Latifah as Ursula, both of whom have familiarity with the musical film scene. Read more...

(Courtesy of ABC/Eric McCandless)

A group of migrants in northern Mexico waits for a train bound for the United States in 1915 during the opening scene of "La Víctima." The show, put on by the Latino Theater Company, tells the multigenerational story of the Villa and Mendoza families during the era of the Great Depression. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Latino Theater Company’s production of ‘La Víctima’ maintains relevance through decades

The Latino Theater Company’s international guest artist was scheduled to perform in October. Instead, she was detained and deported by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The situation contextualized and reinforced the work of the Latino Theater Company’s production of “La Víctima,” said actress and UCLA graduate acting student Noelle Franco. Read more...

A group of migrants in northern Mexico waits for a train bound for the United States in 1915 during the opening scene of "La Víctima." The show, put on by the Latino Theater Company, tells the multigenerational story of the Villa and Mendoza families during the era of the Great Depression. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A group of students brought their production of “Camp Song” from a classroom floor to Macgowan Hall. The musical, which will run through Nov. 2, follows a group of friends who travel back to their childhood summer camp to spread the ashes of a friend who recently died of cancer. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
A group of students brought their production of “Camp Song” from a classroom floor to Macgowan Hall. The musical, which will run through Nov. 2, follows a group of friends who travel back to their childhood summer camp to spread the ashes of a friend who recently died of cancer. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Shelby Montelongo has repeatedly visited the Salton Sea with her brother Ian Montelongo multiple times since their first trip for Shelby Montelongo’s birthday in 2014. While there, they each created their own art, which they have collected into the gallery “Hairline Fracture,” which will be on display at Upside Down cafe on Saturday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Shelby Montelongo has repeatedly visited the Salton Sea with her brother Ian Montelongo multiple times since their first trip for Shelby Montelongo’s birthday in 2014. While there, they each created their own art, which they have collected into the gallery “Hairline Fracture,” which will be on display at Upside Down cafe on Saturday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Brady Richards, Dana Benedict and Zippy Cardozo star in “Afterlife Anonymous,” which is running through Nov. 1. The show incorporates audience and cast participation as it follows a support group for ghosts trapped in purgatory by their addictions.(Courtesy of  Jor-el Vaasborg)
Brady Richards, Dana Benedict and Zippy Cardozo star in “Afterlife Anonymous,” which is running through Nov. 1. The show incorporates audience and cast participation as it follows a support group for ghosts trapped in purgatory by their addictions.(Courtesy of  Jor-el Vaasborg)


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