Wednesday, April 1

Graduate students interpret “Romeo and Juliet” with modern, inclusive twist

Romeo leaped over a fence and climbed onto a balcony to reunite with his Julio in a new short film adaptation of the classic play. In “Romeo and Julio,” Oscar Emmanuel Fabela and two fellow graduate students directed and filmed adaptations of several scenes from Shakespeare’s original play “Romeo and Juliet” to tell an inclusive story featuring the love between a white man, Romeo, and a Latino man, Julio. Read more...





Theater review: “Actually”

Consent or rape: A play in Westwood implies it isn’t so black and white. “Actually,” a two-person play at the Geffen Playhouse, realistically depicts modern hookup culture and the difficulties of defining consent; it shows two sides of an often ambiguous situation. Read more...


Student band The Bash Dogs performs at UCLA’s Coastalong Festival

The Bash Dogs strutted on stage with yellow leis, sunglasses and a single inflatable seagull pool toy. At UCLA’s Coastalong Festival on Saturday, The Bash Dogs performed a set of three songs – “Howl and Cry,” “Can You Feel Her?” and “Captain Harly,” all of which will be recorded for the band’s new extended play this summer. Read more...