Friday, February 28

Q&A: Guitarist, vocalist Dan Schwartz of Good Old War discusses new album and upcoming show in L.A.

Dan Schwartz is the guitarist and vocalist of the alternative-folk band "Good Old War," whose new album, "Come Back as Rain," was released on March 6. Schwartz spoke to the Daily Bruin's Leah Christianson about the band's upcoming show on March 25 at Avalon Hollywood, transcendental moments both on and off stage, and the band's overarching positive mentality. Read more...

“˜Songs, Arias and Rituals’ reinterprets poems through music compositions

Madonna is in Mexico. Only she's not the Madonna most Americans think of "“ she is in the 95 degree heat of Mazatlan, sick with a fever while hordes of people outside call her name, asking her to sing. Read more...


Professor of voice opera studies Juliana Gondek will be a performer in Chamber Music at UCLA’s “Faculty Composers: Songs, Arias and Rituals” held in Schoenberg Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday.

Soundbite: Mike Acerbo

Mike Acerbo wants to live in a fairy tale. As he sings of golden castles, blueberry moons and colorful lights in a lofty croon, the New York City singer and songwriter creates a mystical atmosphere that one would expect to be playing while a storybook heroine stumbles through fog toward her Prince Charming. Read more...