Tuesday, August 21

Cluster of choreographers bring unique hip-hop styles to dance workshops

UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles.
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

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Quick, sharp moves are a staple of most hip-hop styles, but ACA Hip Hop choreographer Jay Tran taught a workshop devoted to the opposite. The Association of Chinese Americans’ dance classes, which are held for free in UCLA’s Lot 4 throughout the summer, each feature a different in-house choreographer.


(Photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)
(Photo illustration by Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)

Crochet tops and floral prints were popular at 2017's festival. (Miriam Bribiesca/ Daily Bruin senior staff)
Crochet tops and floral prints were popular at 2017's festival. (Miriam Bribiesca/ Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)
(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: “Stories of Almost Everyone” exhibit allows art to stand on its own

The Hammer Museum’s advertising copy says its new exhibition “Stories of Almost Everyone” is an attempt to be “skeptical of the conditions of museological mediation and art’s promise to convey meaning.” What this means is that in curating exhibits, displaying them and writing up descriptions of artworks, museums take away from the inherent meaning or narrative of the original art object itself. Read more...

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)
“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)
(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)


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