Thursday, April 19

UCLA alumnus’ exhibit reflects on public transport as communal space

Jesse Stecklow, a design media arts alumnus, will display his solo exhibition "Staging Grounds" at M + B in West Hollywood. Inspired by public transportation, Stecklow said the pieces in the exhibition serve to highlight the hidden moving parts of the city. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Jesse Stecklow, a design media arts alumnus, will display his solo exhibition "Staging Grounds" at M + B in West Hollywood. Inspired by public transportation, Stecklow said the pieces in the exhibition serve to highlight the hidden moving parts of the city. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

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Jesse Stecklow lifts his knees and presses them up against the seat in front of him when he rides the bus, allowing the slow ride to serve as a space for reflection.


(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

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(Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)

Sophie Matthews, a fourth-year psychology student, and Angaea Cuna, a fourth-year design media arts student run the The Well Being podcast about student wellness on campus along with and Bethanie Atinuke Sonola, a third-year psychology student.  (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)
Sophie Matthews, a fourth-year psychology student, and Angaea Cuna, a fourth-year design media arts student run the The Well Being podcast about student wellness on campus along with and Bethanie Atinuke Sonola, a third-year psychology student.  (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

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Video: College Night at the Getty Center

This year’s College Night at the Getty Center celebrated Los Angeles as a City of Artists for its leadership in creative diversity. Students and other visitors at Monday’s event were invited to explore exhibits produced by artists from the local community. Read more...

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In the two hour long workshops, Ribisi gives attendees as much time as they need to write, and then allows them to share if they wish. She gives some guidance on how to structure poetry, a powerful format for expressing difficult emotions, she said. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)
In the two hour long workshops, Ribisi gives attendees as much time as they need to write, and then allows them to share if they wish. She gives some guidance on how to structure poetry, a powerful format for expressing difficult emotions, she said. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Environmental film festival work discusses parrots in LA urban landscape

Citizens of Pasadena, California, may be familiar with the parrots constantly squawking in and around the city, but few know about their native Mexican origins. The red-crowned parrots, first brought to Los Angeles through the exotic pet trade in the 1970s and 1980s, are the primary focus of “Urban Ark Los Angeles,” one of two environmental documentary shorts produced by the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Read more...



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