Monday, May 27

One of the dance numbers was choreographed by fourth-year anthropology student Lexy Hartford. Set to the song “Ball” by T.I., the set starts out with hard-hitting hip-hop moves before transitioning into more free-form movements.

Artists express their take on ills of social, political issues

Create an art exhibition or write a paper – these were the final project choices Professor Paul Von Blum gave his Critical Vision class at the beginning of the quarter. Read more...

Photo: One of the dance numbers was choreographed by fourth-year anthropology student Lexy Hartford. Set to the song “Ball” by T.I., the set starts out with hard-hitting hip-hop moves before transitioning into more free-form movements.

One of the dance numbers was choreographed by fourth-year anthropology student Lexy Hartford. Set to the song “Ball” by T.I., the set starts out with hard-hitting hip-hop moves before transitioning into more free-form movements.



Scott Griffiths (right) stands with Frank Nuovo (middle) and David Stewart (left), two of the men featured in his new book “Beyond Genius: The 12 Essential Traits of Today’s Renaissance Men.”

UCLA alumnus co-authors “Beyond Genius” renaissance men

Scott Griffiths has published best-selling books on art and beer, started a craft beer brand called Rhino Chasers, worked on branding for Fortune 500 companies, lectured in business classes at universities like UCLA and Pepperdine and most recently wrote a book detailing Renaissance men and the characteristics that defined them. Read more...

Photo: Scott Griffiths (right) stands with Frank Nuovo (middle) and David Stewart (left), two of the men featured in his new book “Beyond Genius: The 12 Essential Traits of Today’s Renaissance Men.”

Scott Griffiths (right) stands with Frank Nuovo (middle) and David Stewart (left), two of the men featured in his new book “Beyond Genius: The 12 Essential Traits of Today’s Renaissance Men.”



UCLA alumnus Richard Wyatt Jr. recently restored his mural “Hollywood Jazz 1945-1972” on the side of the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood. The mural depicts 11 jazz musicians, including saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, trumpeter Miles Davis and singer Billie Holiday.

UCLA alum’s mural honoring Hollywood jazz artists restored

The portraits of famous jazz saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, trumpeter Miles Davis and singer Billie Holiday were once cracked and faded to a mere outline, but are now fully restored and seem to glow with bright yellows, vibrant oranges and intense blues. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Richard Wyatt Jr. recently restored his mural “Hollywood Jazz 1945-1972” on the side of the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood. The mural depicts 11 jazz musicians, including saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, trumpeter Miles Davis and singer Billie Holiday.

UCLA alumnus Richard Wyatt Jr. recently restored his mural “Hollywood Jazz 1945-1972” on the side of the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood. The mural depicts 11 jazz musicians, including saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, trumpeter Miles Davis and singer Billie Holiday.


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