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  • Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes

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    UCLA Department of Art's photography professor, Catherine Opie, returns to the Wexner Center to debut a new series of artist portraits and abstract landscapes. (11/18/14)...
  • The Hollywood Reporter Unveils the Top 25 Music Schools 2014

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    UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is ranked among the top five music schools in the country by the Hollywood Reporter. (11/9/14)...
  • Theater & More: ‘The Daisy Theatre’

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    The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA presented "Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes: The Daisy Theatre" Sunday. The show featured Canadian puppeteer Burkett's marionettes as well as his improvisational style. (11/18/14)...
  • International Games Day livens up Powell with entertainment, music

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    The Design | Media Arts department and UCLA Game Lab returned with the third annual International Games Day at UCLA featuring games created by UCLA students and alumni. (11/17/14)...
  • International Games Day livens up Powell with entertainment, music

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    The third annual International Games Day returned to the Powell Library rotunda with brand new games and old favorites. In addition to board and card games, the Design | Media Arts department and UCLA Game Lab featured games created by UCLA students...
  • Joni Mitchell Marks Her 71st Birthday With a Film, a Ballet and a Conversation

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    At UCLA's Hammer Museum, Joni Mitchell shares her experiences creating Fiddle and the Drum, a film that features a 2007 ballet performance that she conceptualized and scored with choreographer Jean Grand-Maitre.(11/15/14)...
  • Beatboxer to perform at Fowler Museum’s Family Jam

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    UCLA alumnus Carlo Nick Paredes will be beatboxing as part of the Fowler Museum’s Family Jam: City Sounds’ Beat Boxing, a collaboration featuring a beatboxing performance and a modern art installation by artist Pascale Marthine Tayou.(11/14/14)...
  • MFA students showcase experimental work at opening reception

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    UCLA Department of Design | Media Arts students revealed their most recent pieces at the New Wight Gallery in Broad Art Center. The exhibition, titled “.CALM,” will run through Friday, and is open to the public free of charge. (10/28/14)....
  • All-Star Thelonious Monk Institute Jazz Gala Honoring Bill Clinton Brings Out Musical Stars

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    Artists gathered on Sunday evening to honor former President Bill Clinton for his longtime role as an international “jazz ambassador,” during the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and All-Star Gala Concert. (11/11/14)....
  • Chaos, under Beautiful Control

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    KCRW's Edward Goldman speaks about the beautifully eloquent chaos of cultural events currently in LA, including a performance of Batsheva Dance Company, the famous Israeli repertoire company celebrating its 50th anniversary this past weekend at UCLA’s R...
  • Graduating students explore diverse subjects in MFA 2015 Exhibition

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    UCLA Department of Art recently opened The MFA 2015 Exhibition in Broad Art Center’s New Wight Gallery. The Exhibition will feature the artwork of the 16 students from the department who are graduating in 2015 and closes November 20. (11/7/14)...
  • Peter Sellars to Direct Dance Event at Park Avenue Armory

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    UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures professor, Peter Sellars', latest project turns his attention to Flex, a Brooklyn-born form of street dance, in a commission from the Park Avenue Armory. “FLEXN,” will feature 18 dancers performing on a 70-fo...
  • L.A. Hammer Museum to feature "I Am Armenian" exhibit series

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    Another first for The Hammer Museum, "Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989," which comes to the Hammer from the Studio Museum in Harlem, and opens Feb. 7. It represents the first comprehensive survey of the prominent conceptual artist's work while ...
  • Hammer Museum lines up Gaines, Heatherwick, vampires and more

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    The Hammer Museum announced exhibition plans for winter and spring that include the first L.A. solo show for Mexican artist Pedro Reyes and the first American show for the London-based Heatherwick architecture studio. (10/30/14)...
  • NYC's MoMA and LA's Hammer Museum Partner for THE CONTENDERS 2014, Beginning 11/13

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    The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, announce a bicoastal collaboration with The Contenders, MoMA's annual end-of-the-year series that offers filmgoers the opportunity to see recently released films that are bou...
  • Did You See It? Wait, Now It's Gone: Casey Reas' Generative Art at ACADIA 2014

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    ACADIA 2014 closed out with a keynote by UCLA Design and Media Art's very own Casey Reas. The conference focused on Architectural Design Agency and Authorship. Yet art seemed to be one of the main issues. (11/3/14)...
  • ACADIA Conference 2014: Architectural Auto Show

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    Acadia 2014 was presented this year at the USC School of Architecture in Los Angles from October 23-25. The term "Design Agency" was the cornerstone term of discourse through out the conference. One of the keynote speakers was UCLA Deparment of D...
  • Dean Wareham and Eric Shiner

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    Art Forum discusses CAP UCLA's Exposed: Songs from Unseen Warhol Film and the role that director Kristy Edmunds played in bringing about this performance/film commission and collaboration. (11/4/14)...
  • ‘Secret Life of Birds’ exhibit shows new view of human interaction

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    “Secret Life of Birds,” an exhibit from the UCLA Art | Sci Center aims to reexamine the bonds between humans and birds through the perspective of the birds. The exhibition will open Thursday at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. (11/6/...
  • Musical America Award Goes to Peter Sellars

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    Musical America has announced that Peter Sellars has won its Artist of the Year Award.(11/4/14)...