Monday, June 17

Performers in Omo Aché celebrate the African culture that has been preserved in Cuba by performing both the music and dances of African groups such as the Yoruba, Arará and Congo, as well as Franco-Haitian music.

	Courtesy of Elazar Harem

In living color

When Angelica Cardona decided to take an Afro-Cuban dance class during her senior year at UCLA in 2002, she never thought that it would end up shaping the course of her life for nearly the next decade. Read more...

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Performers in Omo Aché celebrate the African culture that has been preserved in Cuba by performing both the music and dances of African groups such as the Yoruba, Arará and Congo, as well as Franco-Haitian music.

Courtesy of Elazar Harem

Performers in Omo Aché celebrate the African culture that has been preserved in Cuba by performing both the music and dances of African groups such as the Yoruba, Arará and Congo, as well as Franco-Haitian music.

	Courtesy of Elazar Harem


Fifth-generation circus performer Gregory Popovich, who has rescued his animals from shelters all over the country and transformed them into Las Vegas stars, will be performing at the Freud Playhouse tonight.

	Courtesy of Gregory Popovich

'The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater,' a show featuring Gregory Popovich and his pets that he rescued from animal shelters, to perform at UCLA's Freud Playhouse

Ever since he was a boy living in Russia, Gregory Popovich, a fifth-generation circus performer, knew he had a natural talent for communicating with animals. Read more...

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Fifth-generation circus performer Gregory Popovich, who has rescued his animals from shelters all over the country and transformed them into Las Vegas stars, will be performing at the Freud Playhouse tonight.

Courtesy of Gregory Popovich

Fifth-generation circus performer Gregory Popovich, who has rescued his animals from shelters all over the country and transformed them into Las Vegas stars, will be performing at the Freud Playhouse tonight.

	Courtesy of Gregory Popovich



De Wain Valentine's creation stands tall at the J. Paul Getty Museum reflecting his fascination with light, the sky and the ocean. The exhibition is part of the "Pacific Standard Time" initiative, featuring works by L.A.-based artists. (Credit: Getty Museum)

“˜Gray Column’ at Getty Museum reflects De Wain Valentine’s lifelong fascination with plastics

A visitor walking into the J. Paul Getty Museum's new exhibition "From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine's Gray Column" will notice a quote from artist De Wain Valentine printed across the wall: "I would like to have some way, a magic saw, to cut out large chunks of ocean or sky and say "˜Here it is.'" In the center of the room stands the towering, prismatic sculpture known as the "Gray Column," the form Valentine, who once taught at UCLA, chose to represent his vision. Read more...

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De Wain Valentine's creation stands tall at the J. Paul Getty Museum reflecting his fascination with light, the sky and the ocean. The exhibition is part of the "Pacific Standard Time" initiative, featuring works by L.A.-based artists. (Credit: Getty Museum)

De Wain Valentine's creation stands tall at the J. Paul Getty Museum reflecting his fascination with light, the sky and the ocean. The exhibition is part of the "Pacific Standard Time" initiative, featuring works by L.A.-based artists. (Credit: Getty Museum)



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