Thursday, October 17

David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

David Lehman’s poetry reveals his reflections on commonplace oddities

David Lehman found poetry in the beat of his radio, thrumming to its rhythm for 57 days. In his latest book, “Playlist,” Lehman wrote one poem a day from Nov. Read more...

Photo: David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Pop-up review: WonderWorld’s display of whimsy lives up to world down the rabbit hole

WonderWorld, tucked under a shaded awning, invites visitors to enter a modern rabbit hole. Hailing from New York, the Alice in Wonderland-themed pop-up takes inspiration from the fantastical elements of the classic tale and will be in Los Angeles until Aug. Read more...

Photo: WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Dr. Ruth Westheimer gained notoriety in the 1980s as an instigator of the sexual revolution, discussing taboo topics with unusual candidness for her era. She is the subject of the 2019 documentary “Ask Dr. Ruth,” which chronicles Westheimer’s life and lengthy career as a sex therapist. (Courtesy of Heather Levine)

Hammer Museum screens documentary chronicling life of iconic sex therapist

In the 1980s, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, an elderly Jewish woman with a slight accent, became synonymous with sex, said Liz Goldwyn. The “The Sex Ed” founder said Westheimer’s lengthy career as a sex therapist was chronicled decades later in director Ryan White’s 2019 documentary, “Ask Dr. Read more...

Photo: Dr. Ruth Westheimer gained notoriety in the 1980s as an instigator of the sexual revolution, discussing taboo topics with unusual candidness for her era. She is the subject of the 2019 documentary “Ask Dr. Ruth,” which chronicles Westheimer’s life and lengthy career as a sex therapist. (Courtesy of Heather Levine)

Dr. Ruth Westheimer gained notoriety in the 1980s as an instigator of the sexual revolution, discussing taboo topics with unusual candidness for her era. She is the subject of the 2019 documentary “Ask Dr. Ruth,” which chronicles Westheimer’s life and lengthy career as a sex therapist. (Courtesy of Heather Levine)

Hirad Sab's solo exhibition features his recent work titled "Disfigure Refigure," an installation hosted in Broad Art Center. The graduate student's exhibition opened Tuesday and ends Thursday. "Disfigure Refigure" is constructed from laser-cut acrylic sheets and is shaped like a cube, hanging from the ceiling by metal cords. The sheets are laid on top of one another and together form a layered image of a human head. Sab said he wanted to make the head shape as ambiguous as possible. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Student’s art examines nexus of 3D graphics, surveillance technology and identity

Hirad Sab used ten-dollar hardware to holographically render faces on a gallery wall. With artistic endeavors informed by his background in coding and programming, Sab said he favors digital applications like Blender, an open-source 3D modeling software, over the typical paint palette. Read more...

Photo: Hirad Sab's solo exhibition features his recent work titled "Disfigure Refigure," an installation hosted in Broad Art Center. The graduate student's exhibition opened Tuesday and ends Thursday. "Disfigure Refigure" is constructed from laser-cut acrylic sheets and is shaped like a cube, hanging from the ceiling by metal cords. The sheets are laid on top of one another and together form a layered image of a human head. Sab said he wanted to make the head shape as ambiguous as possible. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Hirad Sab's solo exhibition features his recent work titled "Disfigure Refigure," an installation hosted in Broad Art Center. The graduate student's exhibition opened Tuesday and ends Thursday. "Disfigure Refigure" is constructed from laser-cut acrylic sheets and is shaped like a cube, hanging from the ceiling by metal cords. The sheets are laid on top of one another and together form a layered image of a human head. Sab said he wanted to make the head shape as ambiguous as possible. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The Gloaming, a band that blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music, will perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday.
(Courtesy of Rich Gilligan)

Folk band showcases traditional Irish music and style with a modern twist

The Gloaming, amid folksy fiddle notes reminiscent of Irish childhood, inserts its own modern take on an age-old art form. The band, consisting of fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, guitarist Dennis Cahill and sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music. Read more...

Photo: The Gloaming, a band that blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music, will perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday. (Courtesy of Rich Gilligan)

The Gloaming, a band that blends together traditional Irish fiddling with more contemporary elements such as jazz and dance-oriented music, will perform at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday.
(Courtesy of Rich Gilligan)

Third-year political science student Keanu Balani is an Instagram makeup artist with over 39,000 followers. He is also an influencer for Hush, an online beauty retailer. Through his own social media and his promotional content for Hush, Balani shares original looks inspired by holidays and seasonal themes. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Student makeup artist Keanu Balani highlights original looks through Instagram

Keanu Balani’s cheekbones, reflective from a slight dust of highlighter, summon his inner RuPaul, he said. Having garnered over 39,000 followers, the Instagram makeup guru and third-year political science student said he experiments with over-the-top looks reminiscent of the most flamboyant drag queens, such as Nina Bo’Nina Brown and Jasmine Masters. Read more...

Photo: Third-year political science student Keanu Balani is an Instagram makeup artist with over 39,000 followers. He is also an influencer for Hush, an online beauty retailer. Through his own social media and his promotional content for Hush, Balani shares original looks inspired by holidays and seasonal themes. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science student Keanu Balani is an Instagram makeup artist with over 39,000 followers. He is also an influencer for Hush, an online beauty retailer. Through his own social media and his promotional content for Hush, Balani shares original looks inspired by holidays and seasonal themes. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)



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