Kinderman has been named inaugural holder of the Leo M. Klein and Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Position in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music brings expertise in Afro Latin jazz performance, composition and activism.
The donation from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts will also support the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
The bequest by Sidney Roberts and Clara Szego Roberts reflects the couple’s backgrounds — both benefited from college scholarships — and their passion for science and the arts.
This position in the UCLA Herb Alert School of Music will help ensure that the program will attract the highest caliber of jazz instruction.
With 61 performances and eight special events, the calendar will feature one U.S. and two West Coast premieres.
The position will be held by a distinguished faculty member in the department of art who is also a respected practitioner.
Q&A with UCLA ethnomusicologist Katherine In-Young Lee about the evolution of this regional rural tradition.
Graduate students Kyle McCloskey and Cary Simowitz and alumnus Sean McCord were recognized as during the 2019 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Activist artists including Aloe Blacc, Maya Jupiter, Chuck D and Luis Rodriquez are among the advocates on campus at the “Connecting Art and Law for Liberation” festival.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is honoring A.J. Racy for his 40 years of teaching. International scholars, alumni, students and faculty will explore the topic of music and ecstasy during the conference.
“Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jim and Jeanne Pieper Collection” is an exhibition of 80 remarkable carved wooden faces depicting animals, folk personae, and historic figures.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
Artists who donated works include Mark Bradford, Judy Chicago, Barbara Kruger, Catherine Opie, Christina Quarles, Ed Ruscha and Ai Weiwei.
“Dressed with Distinction: Garments from Ottoman Syria” features a collection assembled by David and Elizabeth Reisbord and will be on view March 17 through Aug. 18.
Featured among the 150-plus events: Maggie Nelson, Stan Douglas, Sarah Lucas and Kyle Abraham.
The prize is a $25,000 award that will be given annually to honor a cultural practitioner who has significantly contributed to the advancement, and care of artists in society.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive is crowdfunding an effort to preserve their work.
Matthew Puckett’s original story about a young Albert Einstein is the latest production from UCLA’s Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive will present classic Hollywood, independent films and documentaries in the Billy Wilder Theater for the festival weekend.
Jazz trumpeter Daversa won three awards and jazz performance professor Wayne Shorter won best jazz instrumental album.
The free performance on Feb. 14 will begin at 5:30 p.m. and be held in Macgowan Hall. It will be followed panel discussion about gun violence
The funds provide full-tuition scholarships for students at the School of the Arts and Architecture and the Herb Alpert School of Music.
Alexandra Byrne, Ruth Carter, Sandy Powell and Mary Zophres will be joined at the annual Sketch to Screen event by fellow designers Erin Benach and Mary Vogt.
UCLA Arts’ “10 Questions” hybrid class/public lecture series had professors, students and the audience pondering what is space, freedom, and even a university.