UCLA IS BRINGING THE BEST in arts and culture, community events and entertainment. From film screenings to webinars, June is full of exciting experiences for Bruins. For more UCLA events, visit community.ucla.edu.
JUNE 2 | 11 A.M.
During this special collaborative workshop with experts in magic, intuition and plant medicine, you’ll learn how to make your own custom bath and scrub kits with common household materials. Create a personalized spiritual cleansing ritual at home to heal your past and savor the present.
JUNE 3 | 4 P.M.
Television icon Rod Serling won his sixth and final Emmy for his teleplay adaptation of John O’Hara’s short story “It’s Mental Work,” which aired as an installment of the anthology series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre. This screening will be followed by a conversation with Anne Serling, author of As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling, and Mark Quigley, the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s television curator.
JUNE 3 | 5 P.M.
Ben Holmes’ third album, Naked Lore, is described as an exploration of what makes Jewish music sound Jewish. Holmes will discuss and explore the inspirations behind his new album, which he describes as “the soundtrack of Jewish folk history, from the ancient to the contemporary to a future yet to be conceived.”
JUNE 6 | 2 P.M.
The Hammer Student Association’s online student film showcase features student films from Los Angeles and elsewhere, juried by Made in L.A. 2020 artist Buck Ellison. Register for the event.
JUNE 10 | 4 P.M.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive is pleased to present its 2015 restoration of Ouanga with an introduction and post-screening conversation between Ellen C. Scott, associate professor in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, and Tananarive Due, who teaches Black horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA.
In this three-part webinar series, Li Kaisheng, curator of the Tianyi Ge Library, will present a series of lectures on the history of the Chinese book. Li’s series of talks will highlight the importance of UCLA’s collection of Chinese rare books, as well as introduce the history of China’s Tianyi Ge Library, which was established in 1561 and is the oldest continually operating library.
JUNE 16 | 5 P.M.
Robert and Gina Martin Del Campo, owners of the Mexican restaurant Casita Del Campo, demonstrate how to mix classic cocktails. The event will also feature a drag comedy performance by Kay Sedia, star of the long-running Cavern Club hit “Chico’s Angels.”
JUNE 16 | 7 P.M.
To celebrate Bloomsday, which commemorates the life of writer James Joyce, the Hammer Museum at UCLA will screen the 2003 film Bloom online. The film, which stars Stephen Rea, Angeline Ball and Hugh O’Conor, is based on Joyce’s Ulysses.
JUNE 17 | 4 P.M.
Independent artist, filmmaker and cultural producer Zackary Drucker was instrumental in the creation of the Emmy- and Golden Globe–winning series Transparent and the docuseries This Is Me. Drucker will be in conversation with Trans filmmaker Sophie Constantinou.
JUNE 22 | 12 P.M.
This webinar is designed to offer insights and strategies to help experienced professionals who may be dealing with age bias in the workplace or recruitment process. Our panel will share personal experiences and insights along with tangible tips and advice to help you effectively position your skills and background for your next career move.
JUNE 24 | 10 A.M.
During this interactive event, PEER Lab’s Nina Eidsheim and Juliette Bellocq will help participants experiment with the multisensory experience of music. The event will show people how to relate to their senses more fully, deepening their relationship with music and themselves.
JUNE 30 | 6 P.M.
This event will feature alumnae business owners, who will interview one another. Additionally, they will answer questions submitted by the audience and discuss the challenges they have each faced from the moment they began their journeys to the pandemic this past year.