For some, being funny comes easily. For others, it’s better to sit back and laugh at those who inherit the trait of being naturally hilarious. Tonight, Los Angeles-based comedian Sean O’Connor will perform as part of the Campus Events Commission’s speaker series. The event will open with a performance by Paige Weldon and Robin Higgins of UCLA’s Stand-Up Comedy Club. Daily Bruin’s Marjorie Yan spoke to O’Connor about his style of humor, when he realized he wanted to become a comedian and his career highlights thus far.
While it’s fair to say most Rock the Bells attendees received a therapeutic weekend of hip-hop and rap, they were also left with dramatic tank top tanlines and sweltering sunburns from what proved to be a merciless heat wave.
Flashing lights, confetti shooting into the crowd mid-show and balloons falling from the ceiling would describe the lively visual aesthetics of fun.’s performance on Friday night. However, the combination of Nate Ruess’ incredible vocal range, ear to ear smile and high energy dance moves stole the show.
On Wednesday night, Broxton Avenue was a little more busy than usual. Visitors expecting a typical weeknight dinner at Ami Sushi, Barney’s Beanery, Five Guys or any of the surrounding eateries were joined by a sea of people, both young and old, lined up outside of Rocket Fizz for Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s appearance to promote her new Wild Cherry Soda.
Rocket Fizz Westwood: Appearance by Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi
1067 Broxton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Nestled between Chipotle and Waffle Chix on Broxton Avenue sits UCLA’s ultimate candy shop, Rocket Fizz.
During his years at UCLA on a full jazz studies scholarship, some of Le’s accomplishments include the creation of his EP “Lost and Found,” the formation of the Le J Trio ensemble, touring in Europe as part of UCLA’s Jazz Ambassadors and the opportunity to perform at last year’s JazzReggae Festival.
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