Monday, November 18

Robert Arriaga (pictured), a third-year theater student, stars in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" alongside third-year theater student Michael Bauer. (Courtesy of Michael Lamont)

Cast finds parallels between Nazi Germany-satirizing play and modern politics

Playwright Bertolt Brecht mimicked the tactics of early Nazis in his gangster play, but UCLA cast members grounded their characters in modern-day parallels. “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” was written in 1941 in Germany as an allegory for Hitler’s rise to power and follows gangster Arturo Ui’s treacherous ascent to becoming head of a Chicago cauliflower mob. Read more...

Robert Arriaga (pictured), a third-year theater student, stars in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" alongside third-year theater student Michael Bauer. (Courtesy of Michael Lamont)

Tamar Christensen (left) and Randy Fallows (right), both UCLA Writing Programs lecturers, urge others, particularly UCLA students, to be more environmentally sustainable in their daily lives. The two even spotlight many environmental documentaries and readings in their syllabi to encourage students to be more environmentally conscious. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)
Tamar Christensen (left) and Randy Fallows (right), both UCLA Writing Programs lecturers, urge others, particularly UCLA students, to be more environmentally sustainable in their daily lives. The two even spotlight many environmental documentaries and readings in their syllabi to encourage students to be more environmentally conscious. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Brady Richards, Dana Benedict and Zippy Cardozo star in “Afterlife Anonymous,” which is running through Nov. 1. The show incorporates audience and cast participation as it follows a support group for ghosts trapped in purgatory by their addictions.(Courtesy of  Jor-el Vaasborg)
Brady Richards, Dana Benedict and Zippy Cardozo star in “Afterlife Anonymous,” which is running through Nov. 1. The show incorporates audience and cast participation as it follows a support group for ghosts trapped in purgatory by their addictions.(Courtesy of  Jor-el Vaasborg)

(Courtesy of Joewi Verhoeven)
(Courtesy of Joewi Verhoeven)

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Guest lecturer Christian Green’s summer class "Cardi B and Respectability Politics: Intersectionality of Race, Gender, and Sexuality” analyzes U.S. history and the role of black women in American society. 
(Courtesy of Charles Jones)
Guest lecturer Christian Green’s summer class "Cardi B and Respectability Politics: Intersectionality of Race, Gender, and Sexuality” analyzes U.S. history and the role of black women in American society. 
(Courtesy of Charles Jones)

(Courtesy of Amazon Prime Video)
(Courtesy of Amazon Prime Video)


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