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Spring 2020 Happenings
Spring 2020 HappeningsA Bruin guide to some of the season’s most intriguing UCLA events in arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2020
Winter 2020 Happenings
Winter 2020 HappeningsAn exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, community events, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2020
Fall 2019 Happenings
Fall 2019 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Oct 1, 2019
Summer 2019 Happenings
Summer 2019 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Jul 1, 2019
Winter 2019 Happenings
Winter 2019 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Dec 14, 2018
Fall 2018 Happenings
Summer 2018 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Sep 14, 2018
Summer 2018 Happenings
Summer 2018 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events
Jul 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Happenings
Spring 2018 Happenings A Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Mar 14, 2018
Winter 2018 Happenings
Winter 2018 Happenings A Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Jan 1, 2018
Fall 2017 Happenings
Fall 2017 Happenings A Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, sports and alumni events.
Oct 1, 2017
Summer 2017 Happenings
Summer 2017 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2017
Spring 2017 Happenings
Spring 2017 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2017
Winter 2017 Happenings
Winter 2017 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2017
Fall 2016 Happenings
Fall 2016 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2016
Summer 2016 Happenings
Summer 2016 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2016
Spring 2016 Happenings
Spring 2016 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2016
Winter 2016 Happenings
Winter 2016 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2016
Fall 2015 Happenings
Fall 2015 HappeningsA Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2015
Summer 2015 Happenings
A Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2015
Spring 2015 Happenings
An exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2015
Winter 2015 Happenings
Happenings Winter 2015 An exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports
Dec 15, 2014
Fall 2014 Happenings
Fall 2014 HappeningsAn exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2014
Spring 2014 Happenings
Spring HappeningsAn exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2014
Winter 2014 Happenings
Winter 2014 HappeningsAn exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2014
Fall 2013 Happenings
Fall 2013 HappeningsBruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2013
Summer 2013 Happenings
mandela Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2013
Spring 2013 Happenings
trishabrown Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Apr 1, 2013
Winter 2013 Happenings
cambodianshopsigns"/Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2013
Fall 2012 Happenings
MeetVeraStark Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Oct 1, 2012
Summer 2012 Happenings
happ2012Bruin guide to UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jul 1, 2012
Bruin Tracks: The Return of the Olympians
Bruin Olympians At Alumni Day, hear from Bruins who have won medals over the years.
Apr 1, 2012
Curtain Up: Who are the “Good People?”
Good People Fresh from Broadway, this drama pits “haves” against “have-nots.”
Apr 1, 2012
Family Values: Making the Fowler Kid-Friendly
Fowler Concerts Introduce children to art through programs, games and family guide.
Apr 1, 2012
Get Ready: Graduation Primer for Parents
Graduation Primer Dos and don'ts for surviving commencement weekend.
Apr 1, 2012
Good Sports: Spring Scrimmage
Spring Scrimmage Can’t wait for football? Get an early look at the new Bruin season.
Apr 1, 2012
Mind Openers: New Novel Debunks Old Myth
Memoirs of a Porcupine Professor’s latest book was inspired by a scary children’s story.
Apr 1, 2012
Land Art: Created from the Earth
Land Art This exhibition of works from natural materials was curated by a UCLA professor.
Apr 1, 2012
Movement As Medicine
Warrior PoseStretch yourself with this challenging pose.
Apr 1, 2012
Cinematic: Festival Showcases New Film, Theater Works
TFT Festival UCLA students present their latest productions.
Apr 1, 2012
Cinematic: Spencer Tracy, Naturally
SpencerTracyThe UCLA Film & Television Archive brings Spencer Tracy back to the silver screen in a retrospective series.
Jan 1, 2012
Bruin Tracks: Art of the Interview
InterviewCartoonThe UCLA Alumni Association's Interview with a Bruin is a valuable career program for job-hunting students.
Jan 1, 2012
Good Sports: Meets and Music
MattieLarsonAs UCLA Gymnastics starts the season, this father-daughter duo make their mark.
Jan 1, 2012
Family Values: Giant Fun - The Sequel
ThereWillBeGiantsMake sure you catch this band's 30th anniversary at Royce Hall with the family.
Jan 1, 2012
On Exhibit: Map the World
MapofWorldThe Fowler Museum brings Alighiero e Boetti's famed wall-sized maps to Westwood.
Jan 1, 2012
Stretch Yourself: The Chair Pose
ChairPoseTry this yoga pose to strengthen your leg and back muscles and sense of balance.
Jan 1, 2012
Mind Openers: Black Talk, Blue Thoughts
Erin AubryErin Aubry Kaplan has delighted readers with intensely personal takes on post-civil rights America; her new book offers more highlights from her reporting career.
Oct 1, 2011
Good Sports: She's Our Hero
Lauren CheneyFrom UCLA to Women's World Cup, Lauren Cheney '11 has grabbed the headlines — and our hearts.
Oct 1, 2011
Cinematic: Remember the Rebels
Remember the rebelsSpecial screenings feature the work of UCLA's movie-making rebels from the late '60s to early '80s.
Oct 1, 2011
Family Values: Babies in Common
Working out in the Junior Bruins Martial Arts classWith baby Bruin karate classes, yoga for moms and tots, and innovative "family coaching," the UCLA Family Commons offers a new take on wellness.
Oct 1, 2011
Curtain Up: Political Mother
Stage dancerBe sure to catch the hotly anticipated performance of Israeli Hofesh Shechter's Political Mother at Royce Hall in October.
Oct 1, 2011
Get Ready: The Great Outdoors
Woman in kayakUCLA Recreation's Outdoor Adventures program offers Angelenos a way to escape the city with pre-planned trips.
Oct 1, 2011
Bruin Tracks: Light Our Fire
Beat SC illustrationThe Beat 'SC rally evolved from a 1920's tradition... and the bonfire? They started it.
Oct 1, 2011
On Exhibit: Icons of the Invisible
Student holding Chicano PowerThese photos, from 1969-1980, documented L.A.'s Chicano community. The show is part of Pacific Standard Time.
Oct 1, 2011
Stretch Yourself: The Tree Pose
Yoga tree poseAmanda Jane Avis '96 helps us find some balance in the new Happenings department, Stretch Yourself.
Oct 1, 2011
Get Ready: Moving with the Ball
movingwiththeball Pauley Pavilion may be closed for renovation, but Bruin basketball carries on.
Jul 1, 2011
Bruin Tracks: Working It
workingit UCLA's alumni-exclusive networking site does things that LinkedIn and Facebook can't.
Jul 1, 2011
Family Values: Dead Men Do Tell Tales
deadmentales Wit' just a wee bit o' imagination, Story Pirates and the Geffen help kids turn tall tales into plays.
Jul 1, 2011
Curtain Up: Summer Splash
summersplash What does Coach Kondos Field do when gymnastics season is over? She runs off with the "Cirque."
Jul 1, 2011
On Exhibit: Road Work
roadwork Two visionaries of counter-culture art and language come together in one fascinating package.
Jul 1, 2011
Good Sports: It's a Snap!
itsasnap He may not make headlines, but new kid Kevin McDermott's "knack" is crucial to the 2011 Bruins.
Jul 1, 2011
Mind Openers: Eating France
eatingfrance A Bruin Food Network star dishes on the messy choices we make in the kitchen and life.
Jul 1, 2011
On Exhibit: Divers and Dwarves
dwarves A retrospective of work by legendary American artist Paul Thek comes to the Hammer.
Apr 1, 2011
Herbie Hits the Hammer
herbiehammer At UCLA Film & Television Archive's screening of Disney classic The Love Bug, 1963 VW beetle Herbie proves he can still give bad guys a run for their money.
Apr 1, 2011
Bruin Tracks: Good Vibrations
goodvibrations UCLA's Spring Sing tradition continues with a night of live music, comedy and a Beach Boy-gone-Gershwin.
Apr 1, 2011
Cinematic: Culture Clashes
sultureclashes Back-to-back retrospectives show how the very different films of Richard Brooks and Patricio Guzmán similarly challenge contemporary culture.
Apr 1, 2011
Good Sports: Softball Expectations
softballexpectations The 2010 Bruins' championship-winning season threw the softball world for a curve — and set the pressure on high for 2011.
Apr 1, 2011
Get Ready: Tweet Spots
tweetspots From all corners of campus, information-bearing Bruins are taking to Twitter.
Apr 1, 2011
Mind Openers: The Secret War
secretwar Digital theorist, critic and UCLA professor Peter Lunenfeld has a radical idea: Think before you click.
Apr 1, 2011
Mind Openers: Peel This
peelthis Who knows what's really news these days and what isn't? Editors of The Onion excel in blurring already fine lines.
Jan 1, 2011
Get Ready: Vending Virtues
vendingvirtues Hungry for a tasty treat on campus? Here's where to find UCLA's best vending machines.
Jan 1, 2011
On Exhibit: Art and Remembrance
artremembrance Inspired by a beloved UCLA professor, the director of the Fowler Museum brings Central Nigerian art to Westwood.
Jan 1, 2011
Family Values: Handmade Music
handmademusic With enough Grateful Dead influence, the Dan Zanes & Friends concerts at Royce Hall in March should be just zany enough for the entire family to enjoy.
Jan 1, 2011
Bruin Tracks: Road Shows
roadshows From coast to coast, UCLA On The Road brings the best of campus to alumni.
Jan 1, 2011
Good Sports: Diving Boards and Box Office
divingboards An aspiring filmmaker and an internationally recognized diver, Bruin Karina Silva dreams of representing Spain in the 2012 Olympics.
Jan 1, 2011
Cinematic: Dirty and Savage: Fresh Film Faces
filmfaces Student-film workshops to full-length features: Three recent UCLA grads get a taste of breakthrough success with their first feature films.
Jan 1, 2011
Curtain Up: Hailing Hadelich
hadelich Doctors told violin prodigy Augustin Hadelich he would never play again after he was maimed in a fire. A decade later, the 26-year-old is one of the most acclaimed violinists in the world.
Jan 1, 2011
Dinners Without Borders
dinnerborders Dinners for 12 Strangers now happen around the world. The Bruin event is so unusual, it makes border guards verrrry skeptical.
Oct 1, 2010
Get Ready: UCLA To Go
uclatogo UCLA mobile means everything Bruin is literally at your fingertips, from game tickets and top exhibits down to when the next campus shuttle will arrive.
Oct 1, 2010
Cinematic: Dinosaurs and Dengue
dengue"/ You'll re-imagine The Lost World when you hear it set live to the band Dengue Fever's vintage Cambodian pop.
Oct 1, 2010
Curtain Up: Maestro: Playing Bernstein
bernstein You need a gifted actor, talented musician and amazing writer to bring Leonard Bernstein to life in a one-man stage show. Hershey Felder does it all at the Geffen.
Oct 1, 2010
Mind Openers: Hollywood Nanny
hollywoodnanny English professor and noted novelist Mona Simpson's latest book, My Hollywood, nails LA's underground mommy wars over the best nannies. She asks, can you buy a loving upbringing?
Oct 1, 2010
Good Sports: Two for the Road
twoforroad These sisters share a talent for speed. Shannon, an '09 Pac-10 track finalist, will compete with (and against) her little sister Amber this year.
Oct 1, 2010
Family Values: Something for the Baby Bruins
babybruins Now when parents go to a game, their little Bruins have something to look forward to in the kids-only Bruin Kids Club.
Oct 1, 2010
On Exhibit: Street Smart
streetsmart Larry Yust's painstaking panoramas capture incredible images many people miss: street art and graffiti murals around the globe.
Oct 1, 2010
On Exhibit: Leave Them Smiling
leavethemsmiling Festive wooden figurines called kkoktu reflect hope for a joyful transition from life to death in a Korean funerary art exhibit at the Fowler.
Jul 1, 2010
Good Sports: Elemental Football
elementalfootball A power duo takes the field for fall 2010 Bruin football. QB Kevin Prince and tight end Joseph Fauria bring years of friendship and chemistry to UCLA.
Jul 1, 2010
Get Ready: Eat Here
eathere In Westwood on a Wednesday afternoon? Stop by the Westwood Village Certified Farmers' Market for some fresh bites.
Jul 1, 2010
Curtain Up: Electric Summer
electricsummer The Hammer Museum partners with KCRW DJs and live bands this summer with its free "Also I Like to Rock" concert series of "danceable rock," Motown with a twist, and indie-pop.
Jul 1, 2010
Cinematic: Riding Giants
ridinggiants The Hammer shows the iconic surfing documentary Riding Giants, the first documentary to open the Sundance Film Festival, where the death-defying stunts drew roars of approval.
Jul 1, 2010
Mind Openers: Extreme Faith
extremefaith Playwright Wendy Graf '72 explores the line between cults and orthodox religion in her provocative work about a rebellious teen in Israel, Behind the Gates.
Jul 1, 2010
Family Values: Accordion en Español
accordionenespanol Bring the kids to a multicultural concert to meet the "Jimi Hendrix of the Accordion" Mr. Vallanato, a Mexican-American from Texas who riffs on Colombian folk music.
Jul 1, 2010
On Exhibit: Iranian L.A.
iranianla A UCLA grad student knew only stereotypes for L.A.'s Iranians: glitzy, insular. Her photos explore the real lives of the world's largest expat Iranian community.
Apr 1, 2010
Family Values: Puck and Friends
puckandfriends The Geffen Playhouse brings Shakespeare alive for kids of all ages.
Apr 1, 2010
Get Ready: Truck Stop
foodstop Grab a delicious meal before it drives away.
Apr 1, 2010
Cinematic: Space Trip
spacetrip Even with 8 months left until its release, Disney's TRON Legacy is building huge buzz.
Apr 1, 2010
Mind Opener: Getting Graphic
gettinggraphic Titans of the comic book world speak at UCLA about their work.
Apr 1, 2010
Bruin Tracks: Heroes Wanted
heroeswanted Alumni are taking action to advocate for UCLA. Get tips to help UCLA during California's budget crisis.
Apr 1, 2010
Curtain Up: Nightmare with Music
nightmarealley Movie and TV icon Gil Cates, who once worked circuses and ice shows, directs the world premiere of Nightmare Alley, a musical about the seedy world of carnies, cons and clairvoyants.
Apr 1, 2010
Good Sports: Pitch Perfect
pitchperfect Bruin pitcher Trevor Bauer thinks about the physics of fastballs.
Apr 1, 2010
On Exhibit: Soundsuits
soundsuit What do you get in an exhibit mixing art, fashion, and sound? Nick Cave's soundsuits obscure the person inside the suit to make all the wearers equal – and equally noisy.
Jan 1, 2010
Family Values: Play Dates
playdates It's never to early to start thinking about summer plans for your child — and UCLA offers a wide variety of options.
Jan 1, 2010
Mind Openers: Flights of Fancy
flightsoffancy Spend an evening with Neil Gaiman, and watch your imagination take flight.
Jan 1, 2010
Get Ready: Blue and Golden Opportunities
blueandgolden Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Bruin? Check out what the UCLA Alumni Association offers.
Jan 1, 2010
Cinematic: Bruin Box Office: Alien Concepts
alienconcepts From the blue cats in Avatar to the Disney fairytale The Princess and the Frog, Bruins helped create some of this holiday season's most exciting movies.
Jan 1, 2010
Curtain Up: Spirit and Soul
spiritandsoul For more than 70 years, these acts have been gospel and R&B legends.
Jan 1, 2010
Good Sports: Talent on Track
talentontrack UCLA's new track coach Mike Maynard is ready to chase after a championship.
Jan 1, 2010
Get Ready: Blogging Bruins
bloggingbruins UCLA faculty find a new realm to share their ideas.
Oct 1, 2009
Cinematic: Footsteps and Fog
footstepsandfog UCLA Film and Television Archive puts a British spin on noir style.
Oct 1, 2009
Good Sports: Bruin Ball, Soccer Style
soccerstyle Women's soccer coach Jillian Ellis has her own definition of success.
Oct 1, 2009
Curtain Up: Love Gone Really Wrong
medea Experience the tragedy of Medea in a whole new way, featuring Academy Award nominee Annette Bening.
Oct 1, 2009
On Exhibit: Crash Course
crashcourse Hundreds of yards of masking tape were used for this larger-than-life exhibit.
Oct 1, 2009
Family Values: Big With Little Ones
bigwithlittleones This popular rock band has crossed over to family rock — and they're loving it.
Oct 1, 2009
Bruin Tracks: Dinners Goes Global
dinnersglobe A 40-year-old UCLA tradition continues to expand.
Oct 1, 2009
Mind Openers: Sexier When Wet: The Art of Marilyn Minter
mintermouth Her sensual works have even caught Madonna's attention.
Oct 1, 2009
Family Affairs
familyaffairs Regional UCLA Alumni Networks sponsor new Bruin Student Sendoffs filled with fun, food and friendship.
Jul 1, 2009
Cinematic: Mexico Versus the Martians
martianinvaders The Aztec Mummy vs. the invaders from Mars vs. the bare-chested luchadores! It's Mexican sci-fi, where it's always vs. someone, and it's awesome.
Jul 1, 2009
On Exhibit: Steeped In Tea
steepedintea Tea time may be the epitome of polite society, but there's a roiling history intertwined with the opium and slave trades, morning drunkenness and the American Revolution.
Jul 1, 2009
Get Ready: Tai High
taihai Most people recognize the slow, flowing motions of tai chi, but instructor Peter Asco says the centuries-old martial art is much more than a graceful routine.
Jul 1, 2009
Family Values: Swim Scene
swimscene Kids can cool down while parents join them in the water or lounge by the pool at UCLA swim classes.
Jul 1, 2009
Mind Openers: Life, Liberty and Dancing
lifelibertydancing Politicians like George Washington used to literally dance around an issue, when knowing the right steps at a ball was part of the political game. Now you can learn the steps to the minuet or a Virginia Reel just for fun at UCLA's semi-regular historical dances.
Jul 1, 2009
Curtain Up: Power Play
powerplay Chris Noth (Mr. Big from Sex and the City) and Chris Pine (Captain Kirk in this summer's Star Trek movie) star in the Geffen's political play, Farragut North, taking us in the thick of a national election with all the tricks and behind-the-scenes conversations.
Jul 1, 2009
Good Sports: Flying to the Ball
flyingtotheball UCLA football's new defensive coordinator, Chuck Bullough, isn't new to the team, just new to the title.
Jul 1, 2009
Mind Openers: It's Personal
itspersonal Anderson Cooper's memorial lecture at UCLA honors slain journalist Daniel Pearl. Cooper hopes to inspire other journalists, just like Pearl inspired him.
Apr 1, 2009
Cinematic: Cells of Terror
cellsofterror Errol Morris' documentary examines the impact a photograph can have on the world, when that photo is of torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Apr 1, 2009
Family Values: Big Stars and Best Sellers
bigstarsbestsellers Enjoy the California sunshine and your favorite authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held in the heart of UCLA.
Apr 1, 2009
Bruin Tracks: UCLA Day '09
ucladay09 UCLA Day 2009: Reconnect with everything you love about UCLA, and find out what is new and exciting.
Apr 1, 2009
On Exhibit: Down Under Wonder
downunderwonder See if you can uncover mysterious religious secrets in this display of Aboriginal art.
Apr 1, 2009
Good Sports: Rugby Rises Again
rugbyrises Former pro rugby player Scott Stewart dreamed of coaching UCLA rugby as a kid. Now he's got his dream job and he's working to restore the club sport to its '70s glory.
Apr 1, 2009
Get Ready: Give Back to the Garden
givebackgarden The botanical garden gives UCLA alumni a nature-filled way to give back.
Apr 1, 2009
Curtain Up: Two Days of the Duke
dukeellington Celebrate the lengendary music of Duke Ellington with performances by UCLA's Jazz Orchestra and Latin Jazz Ensemble.
Apr 1, 2009
Curtain Up: The Wrath of Werner
wrathwerner Manic, meglomaniac, or misunderstood? German Director/Writer/Producer Werner Herzog comes to UCLA Live for a revealing public interview on stage, followed by a live "cine-concert," a musical performance set to images from two of Herzog's documentaries.
Jan 1, 2009
Cinematic: Struggling in Sao Paolo
saopaolo UCLA's Latin American Film Institute continues its monthly Brazilian Film Series with A Casa de Alice in February. The series, co-hosted by the Brazilian Consulate, seeks to bring the social impact of Brazil's diverse film offerings to UCLA, says institute director and Brazilian film expert Randal Johnson.
Jan 1, 2009
On Exhibit: 500 Years of Other People
500faces The Hammer and Grunwald open up their treasure troves of contemporary art.
Jan 1, 2009
Family Values: A Nose for Trouble
nosefortrouble A different take on a classic.
Jan 1, 2009
Good Sports: Gold Hunter
goldhunter Gold Medalist Mark Hunter talks about his win and his new position with the Bruin Rowing Team.
Jan 1, 2009
Mind Openers: Flower Power
flowerpower Kyoko Kassarjian is holding a demonstration of ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging.
Jan 1, 2009
Mind Openers: John Updike
updike Even after penning more than 50 books, John Updike is nowhere close to wrapping up his decades-long career.
Oct 1, 2008
Bruin Tracks: Blue & Gold Week
blueandgoldweek Excitement comes early this year for UCLA fans. Blue and Gold Week, UCLA's modern tradition celebrating the Bruin spirit, happens Oct. 13-19, including UCLA Football taking on Stanford at the Rose Bowl.
Oct 1, 2008
Cinematic: Holiday Bruin Films
holidaybruinfilms A look at some of the bright and varied Bruin movies coming soon.
Oct 1, 2008
From Paper to Paws in UCLA's Archives
papertopaws Paper's not the only think in the UCLA archives. How about a 25-year-old pair of paws from Joe Bruin?
Oct 1, 2008
Family Values: Tyro Tykes Take on Theater
tyrotykes Seven-year-old Tiger Shenkman couldn't wait to go backstage at the Geffen Playhouse to interview a few actors, and if the popularity of the kid reporter program is any indication, your kid can't wait to peer behind the curtain, either.
Oct 1, 2008
Good Sports: The Lady Bruins Welcome a Ring Bearer
ringbearer The Nikki Caldwell era officially kicks off for the UCLA women's basketball team on Nov. 16.
Oct 1, 2008
Curtain Up: Hal Willner's Stay Awake
halwillner UCLA Live Director David Sefton has no regrets about booking prolific music producer Hal Willner to stage one of his lavish, multi-artist tribute events
Oct 1, 2008
On Exhibit: From Spacey to Serious
spaceyserious You may not know architect John Lautner's name, but you know his work. Now, an exhibit at the Hammer Museum seeks to make sure you know it for the right reason.
Jul 1, 2008
Cinematic: Aqua Man
aquaman Take a break from the summer heat and get a life under the sea. Or more specifically, watch Don Knotts get a life.
Jul 1, 2008
Curtain Up: Come for the Art, Stay for the Rock
stayforrock "Also I Like To Rock: The Indie 103.1 New Music Showcase" returns to the Hammer Courtyard "to foster emerging talent, and bring different artists to the public."
Jul 1, 2008
Get Ready: Unseen Green
unseengreen UCLA's Sycamore Park meets all your archery needs. Golf and tennis, too.
Jul 1, 2008
Bruin Tracks: The Bruin Next Door
bruinnextdoor After their days in Westwood, UCLA alumni often find themselves in towns and cities with barely a Bruin. So what's a Bruin in a strange land to do?
Jul 1, 2008
Good Sports: Football's in Bloom
footballinbloom Do a new year and a new coach for UCLA football mean a fresh start?
Jul 1, 2008
Mind Opener: Stomp the Night Away
stompthenight Get your dancing shoes ready, because the Fowler Museum's summer series is back.
Jul 1, 2008
Broken Pipeline
brokenpipeline If current funding trends continue, America could lose a generation of young medical researchers -- and their lifesaving breakthroughs.
Jul 1, 2008
Family Values: The Greatest Fish Story Ever Told
fishstory The wacky and wonderful Louis de Rougemont comes to life at the Geffen Playhouse now through July 27.
Jul 1, 2008
Good Sports: The Ring Bearers
ringbearers Women's water polo won UCLA's 99th NCAA team championship. Also number 100. What's next?
Apr 1, 2008
On Exhibit: Silhouettes of Shame
silhouettesshame At first glance, her art resembles frilly Victorian silhouettes. But take a closer look
Apr 1, 2008
On Exhibit: Sea Celebration
seacelebration The April 19 Splash! Festival is one of the highlights of the Mami Wata exhibit at the Fowler Museum
Apr 1, 2008
Cinematic: Show-Stoppers
showstoppers This June 5-12 event at the School of Theater, Film and Television shows what tomorrow's actors, directors, editors and cinematographers are creating today
Apr 1, 2008
Bruin Tracks: Seize the "Moment"
seizemoment On May 17, come back to Westwood for UCLA Day, a daylong celebration of UCLA and the Bruin community.
Apr 1, 2008
Mind Opener: The Shapes of Things
shapesofthings On April 22, Thom Mayne delivers the 104th Faculty Research Lecture.
Apr 1, 2008
Legend and Legacy: Ash Grove's 50th Anniversary
ashgrove The Hollywood folk music venue celebrates its legacy
Apr 1, 2008
On Exhibit: Writings on the Wall
On Exhibit: Writings on the WallFascinating African art is displayed in this exhibition.
Jan 29, 2008
Family Values: Watch the Skies
Family Values: Watch the SkiesBring yourself face-to-face with the wonders of the universe in an amazing show at the planetarium.
Jan 29, 2008
Get Ready: Tour Guides
Get Ready: Tour GuidesUCLA is jam-packed with fun and unique places to visit and enjoy.
Jan 1, 2008
Curtain Up: Sounds of the City
Curtain Up: Sounds of the CityLos Lobos gear up to play in Royce hall in another performance in this year's ambitious UCLA Live season.
Jan 1, 2008
Bruin Tracks: Dinners for 12 Strangers
Bruin Tracks: Dinners for 12 StrangersIn honor of Dinners for 12 Strangers' 40th anniversary, Amy Finley '96 offers her advice on crafting a fantastic group dinner.
Jan 1, 2008
Good Sports: Bruin Cody Decker
Good Sports: Bruin Cody DeckerFirst baseman Cody Decker is ready for the Bruin baseball season. The history major juggles classes, papers and homework, like all student athletes. Here, Decker talks about why he came to UCLA and how the team has been preparing.
Jan 1, 2008
Mind Openers: Sondheim and Rich Reprise
Mind Openers: Sondheim and Rich RepriseUCLA Live continues its amazing season with a rare appearance by musical theater great Stephen Sondheim.
Jan 1, 2008
Cinematic: Bruin Box Office
Cinematics: Bruin Box OfficeFind out what current and former Bruins are doing on screen.
Jan 1, 2008
Mind Openers: Taking Toll of a High-Speed Society
Mind Openers: Taking Toll of a High-Speed SocietyPeter Whybrow, author of American Mania: When More is Not Enough," says the fast new world contributes to many of the health-related crises facing our country.
Oct 17, 2007
Get Ready: How to browse campus "Happenings"
Get Ready: How to browse campus 'Happenings'Everything from upcoming sporting events to fascinating lectures are found on this revamped website.
Oct 1, 2007
Curtain Up: Beware the Puppets
Curtain Up: Beware the PuppetsNightmarish marionettes get what's coming to them in Erik Sanko's deliciously twisted morality play.
Oct 1, 2007
On Exhibit: The Lines Form Here
On Exhibit: The Lines Form HereGeometric shapes dominate Terry Haggerty's first solo exhibition in an American museum.
Oct 1, 2007
Cinematic: Heroes and Hospitals
Cinematic: Heroes and HospitalsThis soldier story will keep audiences on the edge of their seat. The scariest part? Every second of this documentary is real.
Oct 1, 2007
Bruin Tracks: Pioneer Bruins Reunion
Bruin Tracks: Pioneer Bruins ReunonA special class of Bruins reunite for the 78th time, and share their history with recent UCLA grads.
Oct 1, 2007
Good Sports: Love's Letters
Good Sports: Love's LettersStar freshman Kevin Love is ready for a winning season at UCLA.
Oct 1, 2007
Curtain Up: Bite Me
Curtain Up: Bite MeDig into a new take on Dracula by Ellen Geer, visiting professor of acting at the School of Theater, Film and Television, at Topanga Canyon's outdoor venue, the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum.
Jul 1, 2007
Family Values: Come Sail Away
Family Values: Come Sail AwayLearn to surf. Take to the water in a kayak. It's all at one of UCLA's most delightful hidden treasures, the Marina Aquatic Center.
Jul 1, 2007
Get Ready: Shut-eye on the Sly
Get Ready: Shut-eye on the SlyFind the best places to catch some zzzzzz's on campus.
Jul 1, 2007
Mind Openers: Culture and Conflicts
Mind Openers: Culture and ConflictsGlobalization has created clashes between cultures. A new book aims to ease the growing tension.
Jul 1, 2007
Bruin Tracks: The New York Groove
Bruin Tracks: The New York GrooveMoving to New York City and not a soul you know? Not to worry - The UCLA Club of New York has got your back.
Jul 1, 2007
Good Sports: The Last Campaign
Good Sports: The Last CampaignOne good season and one great game. That's all UCLA's returning football seniors have to show for their careers so far.
Jul 1, 2007
On Exhibit: Ancient Qumran Comes Alive
On Exhibit: Ancient Qumran Comes AliveWhat did the Israel look like 2,000 years ago? Visit the San Diego Natural History Museum and find out.
Jul 1, 2007
Cinematic: Box Office Disaster
Cinematic: Box Office DisasterThe UCLA Film & Television Archive teams with the L.A. Film Festival to present a series of movies in which "Los Angeles Destroys Itself."
Jul 1, 2007
Mind Openers: Reading Between The Lines
Mind Openers: Reading Between the LinesThe 12th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books promises to draw 100,000-plus visitors to campus to meet authors, buy books and have a wonderful day with words.
Apr 1, 2007
Get Ready: Campus Cuisine
Get Ready: Campus CuisineFive campus eateries that will satisfy a hunger for something different.
Apr 1, 2007
Bruin Tracks: Spring Sing
*Bruin Tracks: Spring Sing UCLA's greatest talent show, topped off with the annual Gershwin Award to producer and composer Quincy Jones.
Apr 1, 2007
Cinematic: Wilder Things
Cinematic: Wilder ThingsThe impressive new theater at the Hammer Museum is as spectacular as the incredible number of films it will be able to select from for screening.
Jan 1, 2007
On Exhibit: Dress for Success
On Exhibit: Dress for Success"Mark Art/Stop AIDS" promoting AIDS awareness and prevention comes to campus.
Jan 1, 2007
Get Ready: Traveling Show
Get Ready: Traveling ShowTake a walking tour of engaging artwork tucked away in some surprising places.
Jan 1, 2007
Family Values: Wonderland in Westwood
Family Values: Wonderland in Westwood"Slava's Snowshoe," an award-winning theatrical extravaganza, will leave audiences dizzy with delight.
Jan 1, 2007
Bruin Tracks: Back to School
Bruin Tracks: Back to SchoolThe Bruin Family Experience gives alumni a chance to reconnect with UCLA, and gives their families an opportunity to experience life as a Bruin.
Jan 1, 2007
Curtain Up: Tale of 2Cities
Curtain Up: Tale of 2CitiesChavez Ravine and Ebbets Field. Separated by a continent, linked by one legendary baseball club...and the idea of loss of place. Playwright and performer Heather Woodbury explores the theme in a new play at Freud Playhouse.
Oct 1, 2006
Nomad Chic
Nomad ChicThey are among the most mysterious of mirages. The Tuareg, swathed in indigo, their elaborate silvery jewelry shining, galloping across the sands on striking white horses. A new Fowler Museum exhibit sheds light on "the Blue People of the Sahara."
Oct 1, 2006
Get Ready: Tailgating by the Experts
Get Ready: Tailgating by the ExpertsAs the football season kicks off, a panel of self-appointed experts serves up a smörgåsbord of helpful hints on how to make the perfect tailgate.
Oct 1, 2006
Cinematic: The Screen According to Suber
Cinematic: The Screen According to SuberThis UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television professor knows everything about everything when it comes to making movies.
Sep 20, 2006
On Exhibit: The Other Hollywood
On Exhibit: The Other HollywoodA UCLA Library exhibit displays Modernist architecture with a Tinseltown pedigree.
Jul 1, 2006
Curtain Up: Drama al Fresco
Curtain Up: Drama al FrescoThis summer Theatricum Botanicum features Bruin alums on stage - and visiting prof Ellen Gear as a director.
Jul 1, 2006
Get Ready: Chill Zones
Get Ready: Chill ZonesWe reveal five spots on campus that lend themselves to quiet relaxation.
Jul 1, 2006
Curtain Up: Pink Play
Curtain Up: Pink PlayUCLA Live! brings 12-piece orchestra Pink Martini to Royce Hall on June 22 and 23.
Apr 1, 2006
On Exhibit: Dancing to Forget
On Exhibit: Dancing to ForgetThe UCLA Fowler Museum shows the black and white photos of Gil Garcetti, focusing on Cuba's vibrant dance culture.
Apr 1, 2006
Get Ready: Night Flight
Get Ready: Night FlightGet some evening exercise on UCLA's 3.5 mile jogging route.
Apr 1, 2006
Family Values: Rock and Read
Family Values: Rock and ReadThe 11th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books brings "The Rock Bottom Remainders" to campus: a group of authors who perform "music" to raise money for literacy.
Apr 1, 2006
Bruin Tracks: Party Like it's 1999
Bruin Tracks: Party Like it's 1999Join your former classmates for a night of fun at Pauley Pavilion.
Apr 1, 2006


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