Sunday, May 28

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Theater review: “Actually”

Consent or rape: A play in Westwood implies it isn’t so black and white. “Actually,” a two-person play at the Geffen Playhouse, realistically depicts modern hookup culture and the difficulties of defining consent; it shows two sides of an often ambiguous situation. Read more...

(Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Second-year Design | Media Arts student Nate Mohler uses a 360-degree camera to make immersive short films and to document his artwork. Mohler shot one of his short films, "Staring Contest," in an abandoned warehouse. During the staring contest, the viewer's opponent's head explodes, and the viewer can look around at the newly blood-spattered walls.  (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)
Second-year Design | Media Arts student Nate Mohler uses a 360-degree camera to make immersive short films and to document his artwork. Mohler shot one of his short films, "Staring Contest," in an abandoned warehouse. During the staring contest, the viewer's opponent's head explodes, and the viewer can look around at the newly blood-spattered walls.  (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Sarah Jacobs will present "Fugit Tempus," a movement piece as part of the world arts and cultures/dance department's Upstart Series, at Kaufman Hall on Friday and Saturday. The performance involves themes of construction and features a cardboard set and skeleton model. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)
Graduate student Sarah Jacobs will present "Fugit Tempus," a movement piece as part of the world arts and cultures/dance department's Upstart Series, at Kaufman Hall on Friday and Saturday. The performance involves themes of construction and features a cardboard set and skeleton model. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Rippin Sindher reached out to Bruin Bhangra, a cultural dance team at UCLA to choreograph the dance sequences of her short film "The Hideout." (Courtesy of Shane Karns)
Alumna Rippin Sindher reached out to Bruin Bhangra, a cultural dance team at UCLA to choreograph the dance sequences of her short film "The Hideout." (Courtesy of Shane Karns)

Fourth-year English student Kevin Alvarez helped put on "Improv Slam" in January to build a stronger sense of community among different on-campus comedy groups.  The event featured an improv workshop taught by local professionals and 15-minute comedy sets. (Hannah Johnson/Daily Bruin)

Looking for laughs: How UCLA students prepare for comedy careers

Asmita Paranjape splits jokes between Westwood and Hollywood – editing an on-campus satirical magazine and performing sketches at a Los Angeles comedy club. For the fourth-year computer science and linguistics student and other aspiring comedians at UCLA, joining a mix of comedic organizations both on and off campus provides space to gain the experience necessary for a professional comedic career. Read more...

Fourth-year English student Kevin Alvarez helped put on "Improv Slam" in January to build a stronger sense of community among different on-campus comedy groups.  The event featured an improv workshop taught by local professionals and 15-minute comedy sets. (Hannah Johnson/Daily Bruin)

Leslie Odom Jr., who played Aaron Burr in the award-winning musical "Hamilton," spoke and sang at De Neve Commons Lecture Auditorium on Wednesday night. (Katherine Zhou/Daily Bruin)
Leslie Odom Jr., who played Aaron Burr in the award-winning musical "Hamilton," spoke and sang at De Neve Commons Lecture Auditorium on Wednesday night. (Katherine Zhou/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will perform Aaron Posner's "Stupid F#@king Bird," a play about young artists struggling against an older generation of performers on Friday. 
The show will feature seven of the original play's 14 characters. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will perform Aaron Posner's "Stupid F#@king Bird," a play about young artists struggling against an older generation of performers on Friday. 
The show will feature seven of the original play's 14 characters. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)


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