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.
The 33rd edition of the open-streets event celebrates UCLA’s Centennial with activities that brought campus highlights downtown.
The “UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact” exhibit featuring commissioned portraits from activist artists launches on campus today then will tour Los Angeles.
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.
‘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.
The weeklong course was part of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab, an initiative designed to reframe cultural understanding and practices around the concept of disability.
UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami and the Chicano Studies Research Center curated “On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US.”
“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.
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.
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.
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.