Arts + Culture

UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures announces events for fall 2010

The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures (WAC) is offering a variety of events for the public's enjoyment this fall. The department's emphasis is threefold: cross-cultural research, dance and community outreach. Events include student and faculty performances, lectures, and symposia and feature an eclectic range of exciting artists and scholars from around the world.      
For events at Glorya Kaufman Hall, including those at the Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater and the Glorya Kaufman Garden Theater, all-day parking ($10) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lot 4 (enter the campus at Sunset Boulevard and Westwood Plaza). For ticketed events, contact the UCLA Central Ticket Office at 310-825-2101 or, unless otherwise noted. Programs are subject to change. For further information, call 310-825-3951 or visit     
Thursday, Nov. 11
8 p.m.
Gamelan Çudamani: 'Bamboo to Bronze'
Royce Hall (UCLA campus)
Tickets: $28–$48 ($15 for UCLA students)
The exhilarating Çudamani returns to UCLA Live with its newest innovation, "Bamboo to Bronze." The 26-member music and dance ensemble celebrates Bali through the intimate and poetic sounds of a small village, as well as the dynamic and technically dazzling sound of the seven-toned gamelan Semarandana.  
Wednesday, Dec. 1
6 p.m.
'48 Hours to Action'
Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater
Tickets: $6 
The culminating event of World AIDS Day at UCLA, this program brings together artists from all over campus in a showcase of music, visual art, spoken word, video, dance and fashion based on a theme provided just 48 hours before show time. "48 Hours to Action" affirms healthy sexuality, encourages open communication and underscores the importance of HIV status awareness for the campus community.   
Friday, Dec. 3
6 p.m.  
'Culture Crossing'
Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater
Students and faculty explore the creative potential of intercultural communication through dance, spoken word, performance, visual art, theater and more.   
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