Tuesday, March 26

UCLA students will perform in a production of "Church & State" at Macgowan Hall on Tuesday. The show deals with the aftermath of a fictitious school shooting and takes place one year after the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

One year after Parkland shooting, production places gun reform back on stage

On Feb. 14, 2018, 17 students lost their unalienable right to life. In partnership with NewYorkRep, the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will host a production of “Church & State” in Macgowan Hall on Thursday, the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Read more...

Photo: UCLA students will perform in a production of "Church & State" at Macgowan Hall on Tuesday. The show deals with the aftermath of a fictitious school shooting and takes place one year after the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students will perform in a production of "Church & State" at Macgowan Hall on Tuesday. The show deals with the aftermath of a fictitious school shooting and takes place one year after the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibit at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. On display Tuesday, the artwork aims to raise awareness about journalists' rights and struggles in various countries, including her homeland, Turkey. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Upcoming art installation projects shadow of journalistic suppression

Projected silhouettes will illuminate the issues of corruption and persecuted journalists. Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibition at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. Read more...

Photo: Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibit at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. On display Tuesday, the artwork aims to raise awareness about journalists' rights and struggles in various countries, including her homeland, Turkey. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Graduate design media arts student Zeynep Abes’ exhibit at the Broad Art Center will feature interactive video projection technology. On display Tuesday, the artwork aims to raise awareness about journalists' rights and struggles in various countries, including her homeland, Turkey. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Favianna Rodriguez, a self-taught artist, said she believes art should include the voices of as many people as possible. As executive director of CultureStrike, she said she works to include migrant rights in the subject matter of various art forms. (Courtesy of Favianna Rodriguez)

Favianna Rodriguez’s ‘Butterfly Effect’ to advocate for free, boundless art

Favianna Rodriguez originally created an artwork of monarch butterflies to advocate for freedom of migration back in 2012. Seven years later, her butterflies are the namesake for an on-campus panel discussion. Read more...

Photo: Favianna Rodriguez, a self-taught artist, said she believes art should include the voices of as many people as possible. As executive director of CultureStrike, she said she works to include migrant rights in the subject matter of various art forms. (Courtesy of Favianna Rodriguez)

Favianna Rodriguez, a self-taught artist, said she believes art should include the voices of as many people as possible. As executive director of CultureStrike, she said she works to include migrant rights in the subject matter of various art forms. (Courtesy of Favianna Rodriguez)

"Saturday Night Live" actress Julia Sweeney's "Older and Wider" is running at the Geffen Playhouse from Tuesday to Feb. 17. The show presents topics like feminism, religion and cancer with a humorous spin, Sweeney said. (Courtesy of Timothy M. Schmidt)

‘SNL’ alum returns from 10-year career hiatus with own show, “Older and Wider”

Julia Sweeney took a break from Hollywood to raise her daughter in the Chicago suburbs. Years later, the actress and comedian returned to Los Angeles with several stories to tell, ready to launch back into show business. Read more...

Photo: "Saturday Night Live" actress Julia Sweeney's "Older and Wider" is running at the Geffen Playhouse from Tuesday to Feb. 17. The show presents topics like feminism, religion and cancer with a humorous spin, Sweeney said. (Courtesy of Timothy M. Schmidt)

"Saturday Night Live" actress Julia Sweeney's "Older and Wider" is running at the Geffen Playhouse from Tuesday to Feb. 17. The show presents topics like feminism, religion and cancer with a humorous spin, Sweeney said. (Courtesy of Timothy M. Schmidt)

Betty Buckley stars in “Hello, Dolly!” as Dolly Gallagher Levi, a professional meddler who creates an intricate plan to set up her "half-millionaire" love interest, Horace Vandergelder, with a woman she knows he will reject. (Courtesy of Julieta Cervantes)

Theater review: ‘Hello, Dolly’ features masterful set design, poor translation into modernity

“Hello, Dolly!” utilizes old tropes and stereotypes to create a musical catering to the elderly. Running at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre until Feb. 17, the show’s central character, Dolly Gallagher Levi (Betty Buckley), opened the first act on an 1885 New York street, telling the crowd about her eclectic profession: meddling. Read more...

Photo: Betty Buckley stars in “Hello, Dolly!” as Dolly Gallagher Levi, a professional meddler who creates an intricate plan to set up her "half-millionaire" love interest, Horace Vandergelder, with a woman she knows he will reject. (Courtesy of Julieta Cervantes)

Betty Buckley stars in “Hello, Dolly!” as Dolly Gallagher Levi, a professional meddler who creates an intricate plan to set up her "half-millionaire" love interest, Horace Vandergelder, with a woman she knows he will reject. (Courtesy of Julieta Cervantes)

Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Play looks into girls’ expectations, reality in responding to sexual misconduct

There’s a gulf between how someone thinks they’ll react to a certain situation and how they actually react, said playwright Anna Moench. Real confrontations are often complicated by power structures and imbalances. Read more...

Photo: Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Sara Silva, a fourth-year theater student, plays the titular character in UCLA's production of "Medea." The Greek classic is about the scorned woman's violent acts, but on closer examination shows the toxic effects of male entitlement, crew members said. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

‘Medea’ rendition to highlight ancient story of women’s oppression and revenge

A chorus of veiled women translates intangible concepts into a haunting soundscape for director Sylvia Blush’s rendition of “Medea.” The play, which opens at UCLA’s Little Theater on Friday and runs until Feb. Read more...

Photo: Sara Silva, a fourth-year theater student, plays the titular character in UCLA's production of "Medea." The Greek classic is about the scorned woman's violent acts, but on closer examination shows the toxic effects of male entitlement, crew members said. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Sara Silva, a fourth-year theater student, plays the titular character in UCLA's production of "Medea." The Greek classic is about the scorned woman's violent acts, but on closer examination shows the toxic effects of male entitlement, crew members said. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)


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