Smith will receive the campus’s highest honor on Nov. 8 during a ceremony and concert at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
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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.
Highlights include Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” the opera “Juana” — a collaboration with UCLA Opera and UCLA Philharmonia — and the rock musical Hair.
Program brings the public together with students and 30 leading minds from across campus to engage in interdisciplinary conversations around 10 essential topics.
Companies can improve hiring and retention by following five essential practices, including modernizing their views of the evolving American audience.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Lari Pittman, Lucinda Childs, Wendy Whelan and Ain Gordon.
UCLA’s Dan Froot’s goal is to to have everyone start thinking about income disparity and the systems that conspire to create food insecurity.
UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami and the Chicano Studies Research Center curated “On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US.”
The degree will help position graduates to be more competitive for graduate programs and performance careers.
Annette Doss talks about why accessibility is important and the challenges of helping maintain the second-largest moving image archive in the United States.
“Through Positive Eyes,” which runs Sept. 15 through Feb. 16, 2020, aims to help end the stigma around HIV/AIDS and empower people who are living with the virus.
Don Suggs, who after graduating with three degrees from UCLA taught painting and drawing in the art department for 31 years, has died.
Susannah Rodríguez Drissi’s “A Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos” offers insights into the nature of language and identity, as well as the relationship between sound and meaning.
When fathers are involved in the care of their children, men and women are more upset about infidelities, according to the UCLA-led cross-cultural research.
These four pioneering faculty women, famous in their time, are mostly forgotten today.
Exhibition will include approximately 80 paintings and 50 works on paper drawn from the Hammer’s own holdings as well as from public and private collections.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive has introduced a digital portal showcasing local news footage of Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’ first African American mayor.
As a Guggenheim fellow, Sylvan Oswald will embark on a project that sheds new light on the events of Virginia Woolf’s novel, “Orlando: A Biography.”
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.