Tuesday, January 21


New online maps documents Native American ancestral territory at Fowler

Current literature on indigenous Los Angeles rarely comes from those doing work inside tribal communities. Wendy Teeter, curator of archaeology at the Fowler Museum, will be giving a lecture at the Fowler Museum on Wednesday to discuss the web-based project “Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles.” The project includes a series of digital story maps and utilizes indigenous artwork, photographs and videos to chronicle the cultural histories of indigenous LA communities including the Gabrieleño/Tongva and Fernandeño Tataviam nations. Read more...

Photo: Wendy Giddens Teeter worked alongside various indigenous community members in Los Angeles to put together a digital story map of the region. She will discuss her project “Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles” at the Fowler Museum on Wednesday, providing insight on accurate story telling for indigenous communities. (Courtesy of The Fowler Museum)


Hammer Museum to host reading of author, editor Glenn O’Brien’s collected works

Glenn O’Brien’s “The Style Guy” column in GQ magazine pertained not only to fashion but also to how people carried and represented themselves. The writer, editor and poet will be acknowledged for his influence on the arts at the Hammer Museum on Jan. Read more...

Photo: Writer, editor and poet Glenn O’Brien covered everything from fashion to politics in his work. On Jan. 14, the Hammer Museum will host a reading of “Intelligence for Dummies: Essays and Other Collected Writings,” which compiles many of his works. (Courtesy of Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin)


Graduate student’s short film ‘Clara’ explores intimacy and infertility in marriage

Intimacy remains a pillar of marriage dynamics in graduate student Khiam’e Fields’ “Clara.” Written and directed by Fields, “Clara” focuses on intimacy’s place in a relationship, highlighting the ensuing turmoil when a 19th century African American couple deals with infertility. Read more...

Photo: Graduate student Khiam’e Fields’ film “Clara” explores the intersection between intimacy and infertility in traditional marriage dynamics. Maureen Germain and Niki J Crawford star as Mary and Shaman, respectively, who grapple with the infertility that drives a wedge between Mary and her husband. (Keaton Larson/Daily Bruin)


Concert review: Rex Orange County gives emotion-filled performance for ‘The Pony Tour’

Rex Orange County treated everyone as his best friend as he took to the sunflower-filled stage of his Los Angeles show. The English singer played at the Shrine Auditorium on Friday night as a part of his “The Pony Tour” for his latest album “Pony.” The stage was set with bushes and flowers on a playful green pasture as a sky covered by cartoon clouds floated still on a backdrop. Read more...

Photo: English singer Alexander O’Conner, also known as Rex Orange County, took the stage at the Shrine Auditorium on Friday night. As he drifted between high energy and more personal songs, the elaborate lighting and audience interaction made the show feel intimate. (Aaron Untiveros/Daily Bruin)



Restaurant review: New Westwood boba shop shares its tea with great flavors and study spaces

Sorry Westwood, it’s not boba time anymore. The city’s newest boba hotspot, Sharetea, is a promising new establishment that caters to first-time boba drinkers and boba addicts alike. Read more...

Photo: Sharetea, Westwood’s newest boba establishment, just around the block from Whole Foods, features a cozy atmosphere with plenty of bar seating, surrounding wood and brick accents alongside its classic drink: the pearl milk tea. (Joy Hong/Daily Bruin senior staff)