Thursday, April 19

The Architecture and Urban Design Department will open its quarterly exhibit "Currents" on Friday at Perloff Hall. The building models to be showcased include a design of a sports club and a renovation of a Los Angeles storefront. (Courtesy of Siqi Zhang)

Quarterly exhibit to showcase students’ urban architectural design

The traditional whitewashed villas and vernacular architecture that graduate architecture students saw on a trip to the Greek island of Mykonos inspired their own design for a luxury resort. Read more...

Photo: The Architecture and Urban Design Department will open its quarterly exhibit "Currents" on Friday at Perloff Hall. The building models to be showcased include a design of a sports club and a renovation of a Los Angeles storefront. (Courtesy of Siqi Zhang)

The Architecture and Urban Design Department will open its quarterly exhibit "Currents" on Friday at Perloff Hall. The building models to be showcased include a design of a sports club and a renovation of a Los Angeles storefront. (Courtesy of Siqi Zhang)

(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Theater review: ‘Swan Lake’

The Los Angeles Ballet’s “Swan Lake” found its wings after a rocky start. The ballet performance Thursday at Royce Hall featured elegant costuming and special effects that transported the audience into Odette’s world. Read more...

Photo: (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA alumnus Paul Mpagi Sepuya took photographs that will be displayed at the New York Museum of Modern Art on Sunday. His six photos are a part of MoMa's "Being: New Photography 2018" exhibition, which features the work of 17 photographers and runs until Aug. 19. (Courtesy of Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Yancey Richardson Gallery/Team Gallery and Document)

MoMa to display UCLA alum’s work exploring identity, portraiture

Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s photos of cameras, mirrors and fragmented bodies will take over the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The six photos are a part of MoMa’s “Being: New Photography 2018″ exhibition, which opens Sunday and runs until Aug. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Paul Mpagi Sepuya took photographs that will be displayed at the New York Museum of Modern Art on Sunday. His six photos are a part of MoMa's "Being: New Photography 2018" exhibition, which features the work of 17 photographers and runs until Aug. 19. (Courtesy of Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Yancey Richardson Gallery/Team Gallery and Document)

UCLA alumnus Paul Mpagi Sepuya took photographs that will be displayed at the New York Museum of Modern Art on Sunday. His six photos are a part of MoMa's "Being: New Photography 2018" exhibition, which features the work of 17 photographers and runs until Aug. 19. (Courtesy of Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Yancey Richardson Gallery/Team Gallery and Document)

First-year theater students Isabella Urdiales Guzman and Lillie Muir, and second-year theater student Camila Rozo (left to right) star in UCLA's upcoming production of "Mala Hierba," which features an all-Latinx cast. The play uses visual and auditory design elements, including props and lighting, to further explore the story's characters and its focus on Latin American culture. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Romantic play explores class and gender roles, Latin American culture

A single onstage bed becomes the center of multiple different settings through the use of lighting effects in UCLA’s rendition of “Mala Hierba.” The play, which features an all-Latinx cast and focuses on Latin American culture, opens Thursday at Macgowan Hall. Read more...

Photo: First-year theater students Isabella Urdiales Guzman and Lillie Muir, and second-year theater student Camila Rozo (left to right) star in UCLA's upcoming production of "Mala Hierba," which features an all-Latinx cast. The play uses visual and auditory design elements, including props and lighting, to further explore the story's characters and its focus on Latin American culture. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

First-year theater students Isabella Urdiales Guzman and Lillie Muir, and second-year theater student Camila Rozo (left to right) star in UCLA's upcoming production of "Mala Hierba," which features an all-Latinx cast. The play uses visual and auditory design elements, including props and lighting, to further explore the story's characters and its focus on Latin American culture. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Chris "Chuff" Kim and Colin Tandy (left to right)
design their own posters, featuring an eclectic array of doodled characters and eccentric phrases, like an anthropomorphic slice of bread and the phrase "Oh shit, that's art?" (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Student duo’s company sells doodle-inspired posters, T-shirt designs

Runny noses may not be the typical inspiration for a company name, but Colin Tandy felt otherwise. “I grew up in San Diego, I was by the beach, and picking my nose and playing in the sand was like my childhood,” he said. Read more...

Photo: Chris "Chuff" Kim and Colin Tandy (left to right) design their own posters, featuring an eclectic array of doodled characters and eccentric phrases, like an anthropomorphic slice of bread and the phrase "Oh shit, that's art?" (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chris "Chuff" Kim and Colin Tandy (left to right)
design their own posters, featuring an eclectic array of doodled characters and eccentric phrases, like an anthropomorphic slice of bread and the phrase "Oh shit, that's art?" (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Theater review: ‘Sell/Buy/Date’

“Sell/Buy/Date” features an elderly woman, a Jamaican sex worker and a former pimp, all played by the same person. Running March 7 through April 15 at the Geffen Playhouse, “Sell/Buy/Date” is set in a futuristic society in which a British university professor named Serene Campbell teaches a class about people’s experiences as sex workers from the early 1990s to the 21st century. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

(Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Graduate student Caitlin Kagawa designed costumes for the School of Theater, Film and Television's mainstage production of “Steel Pier." Kagawa crafted period-specific costumes that would display the socio-economic conditions of the characters in the play, which is set in 1933 during the Great Depression. (Chelesea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA student layers historical and societal nuance in “Steel Pier” costumes

Caitlin Kagawa created an outfit specifically designed to be soaked with water onstage. The outfit is part of UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s mainstage production of the musical “Steel Pier.” The show, which opens Friday at the Freud Playhouse, takes place in 1933 during the Great Depression and tells the story of lower-class citizens competing in a dance marathon, a type of broadcast dance competition. Read more...

Photo: Graduate student Caitlin Kagawa designed costumes for the School of Theater, Film and Television's mainstage production of “Steel Pier." Kagawa crafted period-specific costumes that would display the socio-economic conditions of the characters in the play, which is set in 1933 during the Great Depression. (Chelesea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Caitlin Kagawa designed costumes for the School of Theater, Film and Television's mainstage production of “Steel Pier." Kagawa crafted period-specific costumes that would display the socio-economic conditions of the characters in the play, which is set in 1933 during the Great Depression. (Chelesea Zhang/Daily Bruin)


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