Monday, November 18

As part of Hip Hop Appreciation Month, the “LOcaliTY” Fashion Show will feature designers from Los Angeles and the Bay Area on Thursday in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Hip Hop Congress fashion show to feature designers from LA, Bay Area

In 2013, rapper Nipsey Hussle released a mixtape named after the neighborhood in Los Angeles where he grew up: “Crenshaw.” Nipsey Hussle and other hip-hop artists, such as Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg, who are from Los Angeles, and E-40, who is from the Bay Area, all show appreciation for their roots in their music. Read more...

Photo: As part of Hip Hop Appreciation Month, the “LOcaliTY” Fashion Show will feature designers from Los Angeles and the Bay Area on Thursday in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

As part of Hip Hop Appreciation Month, the “LOcaliTY” Fashion Show will feature designers from Los Angeles and the Bay Area on Thursday in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)


After working odd jobs at music performance venues for two years, Melissa Ochsner became a teaching assistant for Music History 68: The Bealtes and Music History 7 Film and Music. Ochsner hopes to explore research about music as an archaist in the future. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

arTistic Attention: Marissa Ochsner brings behind-the-scenes experience to music classes

It’s easy to become disenchanted by weekly discussions, typically made mandatory by participation grades. But here in A&E;, we want to help UCLA students realize that teaching assistants are not only students themselves. Read more...

Photo: After working odd jobs at music performance venues for two years, Melissa Ochsner became a teaching assistant for Music History 68: The Bealtes and Music History 7 Film and Music. Ochsner hopes to explore research about music as an archaist in the future. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

After working odd jobs at music performance venues for two years, Melissa Ochsner became a teaching assistant for Music History 68: The Bealtes and Music History 7 Film and Music. Ochsner hopes to explore research about music as an archaist in the future. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Joshua Brooks (left) and business partner Alex Slater (right) founded their independent record label, Los Angeles Music Project. The label currently has nine artists, specializing in electronic dance music. The label is celebrating its two-year anniversary Friday at V Lounge in Santa Monica. 
(Monica Jeon/Daily Bruin)

Alum’s record label Los Angeles Music Project mixes music, management

UCLA alumnus Joshua Brooks first began to experiment with mixing music after one of his friends bought him a set of turntables in 2001. Then a physical geography student, Brooks began playing at local parties, but he never expected to work full-time in music. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Joshua Brooks (left) and business partner Alex Slater (right) founded their independent record label, Los Angeles Music Project. The label currently has nine artists, specializing in electronic dance music. The label is celebrating its two-year anniversary Friday at V Lounge in Santa Monica. (Monica Jeon/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Joshua Brooks (left) and business partner Alex Slater (right) founded their independent record label, Los Angeles Music Project. The label currently has nine artists, specializing in electronic dance music. The label is celebrating its two-year anniversary Friday at V Lounge in Santa Monica. 
(Monica Jeon/Daily Bruin)


Fourth-year political science student Ava Iranpour (left) and fourth-year communication studies student Marisa Huang (right) founded the production group Lyon Entertainment that creates Vine-like videos exploring feminist themes. 
(Kailey Rishovd/Daily Bruin)

Student production group Lyon Entertainment explores feminism in videos

In videos that last less than 15 seconds, Marisa Huang and Ava Iranpour aim to show that an educated young woman can be free from social constructs through a combination of music, theater, cinema and fashion. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year political science student Ava Iranpour (left) and fourth-year communication studies student Marisa Huang (right) founded the production group Lyon Entertainment that creates Vine-like videos exploring feminist themes. (Kailey Rishovd/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year political science student Ava Iranpour (left) and fourth-year communication studies student Marisa Huang (right) founded the production group Lyon Entertainment that creates Vine-like videos exploring feminist themes. 
(Kailey Rishovd/Daily Bruin)


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