The UCLA Film & Television Archive has introduced a digital portal showcasing local news footage of Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’ first African American mayor.
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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.
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.
UCLA’s Hanadi Elyan says its hugely important for filmmakers from the Arab world to tell the stories of the mothers, daughters, sisters that no one else is telling.
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.
The internationally renowned scholar and composer of African music died on March 13 at his home in Legon, near Accra, the capital of his native Ghana.
“India’s Subterranean Stepwells: Photographs by Victoria Lautman” showcases the massive water storage systems and runs May 5 through Oct. 20.
“Lost Childhood” will have its world premiere staged production at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse.
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.
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.
A conversation with composer Wadada Leo Smith, the world premiere of the opera, “Lost Childhood,” and the annual Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz are among the highlights.
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.
The report finds that the financial and critical success of social impact entertainment proves audiences’ hunger for stories that entertain, engage and inspire.
Matthew Puckett’s original story about a young Albert Einstein is the latest production from UCLA’s Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program.