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Here is but a sampling of upcoming events in celebration of the arts at UCLA:

Mid-04 through 08.05
UCLA Collects! Bodies of Knowledge
Collected items from the Fowler Museum of Cultural History, the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA Library Department of Special Collections, Biomedical Library Department of History and Special Collections and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology show how material collections have contributed to the pursuit of knowledge at UCLA.
Fowler Museum of Cultural History

On Set with French Cinema
Series features screenings and discussions with French filmmakers Luc Besson (The Professional), Jean-Paul Rappeneau (Cyrano de Bergerac) and Jean-Pierre Jeunet
(A Very Long Engagement).
James Bridges Theater

Through 02.27.05
Botánica Los Angeles: Latino Popular Religious Art in the City of Angels
Exhibition features re-creation of a typical botánica along with five elaborate altars/shrines.
Fowler Museum of Cultural History

World AIDS Day: Make Art/Stop AIDS
Daylong conference, part of a global initiative, examines how artists can have an impact on the global fight against AIDS. Kinross Building. Program continues on December 3 at Glorya Kaufman Hall.

Matthew Bourne’s “Nutcracker!”
Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Matthew Bourne’s “Nutcracker!” is a fresh serving of the traditional Christmas fare.
Royce Hall

Throughout 03.05
Elective Affinities: An ECM Festival
Producer Manfreed Eicher’s ECM Records has been a revolutionary force in jazz, classical and new music. Celebration features performances by such ECM artists as Keith Jarrett, Arvo Pärt, Jan Garbarek and Dino Saluzzi.
Royce Hall and Schoenberg Hall

Faculty Performance Festival/WAC Is Back
Works by Department of World Arts and Cultures faculty David Roussève and Victoria Marks and a new piece by hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris. Celebration Saturday of the opening of newly renovated Glorya Kaufman Hall, with live performances, installations, films, lectures, photography exhibitions and dance classes taught by faculty, alumni and students.
Glorya Kaufman Hall

“Lorca: Child of the Moon”
Composed by faculty member Ian Krouse with libretto by Margarita Galban, opera traces the life of Spanish poet Federico García Lorca as he steps in and out of his own haunting works of fiction.
Freud Playhouse

Edythe L. and Eli Broad Center Opening
Activities celebrating the new home to the Department of Art, Department of Design | Media Arts and the New Wight Gallery will include public exhibitions by world-renowned faculty artists and unveiling of a sculpture by Richard Serra. Campus open house noon-2 p.m., public opening 5-10 p.m.
Edythe L. and Eli Broad Center

UCLA Year of the Arts general information line (310) 825-8000.


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