Baldessari, an artist with a famously dry wit whose influence is seen all over the Los Angeles art world, died Jan. 2 at his home in Venice.
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In memoriam: Neil Peter Jampolis, UCLA professor and award-winning lighting, scenic and costume designer
Jampolis, professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, died Sunday, Dec. 15 in Los Angeles from leukemia. He was 76.
The Artist Residency Program has provided dozens of Los Angeles and national artists time and space for the development of new work.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Paul McCarthy, Ibram X. Kendi, Jane Fonda and Marike Splint.
Wollen, who taught at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television from 1988 through 2006, died Dec. 17 in England. He was 81.
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
The theater was renamed Lani Hall in honor of Alpert’s wife, the singer Lani Hall.
Festival includes earliest works from filmmakers like Nina Menkes, Catherine Hardwicke and Terry Sanders, who film was the first student film to win an Oscar.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television receives $10 million commitment from Elizabeth and Kenneth Whitney
The revitalization of the Ralph Freud Playhouse is scheduled for completion in 2024.
Alumnus Nicholas von Sternberg finds art imitating his life in the Netflix movie “Dolemite Is My Name.”
The Archive is the sixth largest moving image repository in the world, and second only to the Library of Congress in the U.S.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
Participants have interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Autry Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Project allows the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, which has championed the study of music from all over the world, to share its experience with other institutions.
The genre-defying artist whose career has highlighted a commitment to breaking barriers was awarded the campus’s highest honor.
Rare materials preserved by the archive can be seen in new productions each year, ranging from Ken Burns’ sweeping documentary series to feature films.
The funds will add scholarships and new curriculum for the renamed Ziffren Institute for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law.
Three UCLA M.F.A. students have been awarded Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards, which recognize scripts that demonstrate examples of real or plausible science.
His best known work — the groundbreaking novel “City of Night” — redefined writing about the gay community. Rechy will receive the award Oct. 24.
‘Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World’ offers an opportunity to experience almost 20 years of Banerjee’s work. It opens Dec. 8.
Smith will receive the campus’s highest honor on Nov. 8 during a ceremony and concert at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
The museum welcomed cultural and civic leaders, artists, collectors, patrons of the arts and entertainment world notables to the 17th annual Gala in the Garden.
Cruz won the Pulitzer for drama in 2003 for his play “Anna in the Tropics.”
The calendar includes more than a dozen performances by world-class student ensembles and special guest artists, as well as masterclasses and symposia.
The 48,000 square foot campus, designed with sustainable systems and materials, creates a true artist’s neighborhood.