Archive for May, 2011

YOUTHphonics Performance

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Sunset Canyon Recreation Ctr. – Buenos Ayres Room

Fundraising concert hosted by YOUTHphonics A cappella to benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation and to raise awareness of the importance of music education programs.

Free admission

Fowler Out Loud – A Cappella

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Fowler Museum – Davis Courtyard

A Cappella Night

Singing groups Cadenza, Signature, and Medleys perform a range of songs from The Beatles to Lady Gaga.

Free, no reservations required.

Performing Arts and the Worlds of Islam

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Schoenberg Music Building – Room B544

Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Colloquium Series in Ethnomusicology

Anne Rasmussen, Associate Professor of Music/Ethnomusicology at the College of William and Mary will speak on “Performing Arts and the Worlds of Islam: Synergy and Disconnect in the Indian Ocean Trade Winds.”

Named after Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, the founding chair of the Department of Ethnomusicology and Systematic Musicology, this colloquium series provides an opportunity for students, faculty, and visiting lecturers to share information about their research and discuss other issues important in the field.

Admission is free.

The Clothesline Project: Sexual Violence Awareness Program

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Dickson Court – South – Schoenberg Quad

The Clothesline Project at UCLA is a student group that raises awareness against sexual violence. Every year, the members of Clothesline put on the eponymous protest over three days, this year in Dickson Court and Perloff Court, where they hang up shirts inscribed with personal messages from survivors of rape, sexual assault, and other forms of gender violence to help raise awareness about issues of sexual violence on the UCLA campus and around the world.

Free

Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Ackerman Union – Second Floor Lounge (2414)

Presented by Mixed Student Union & MASC

This is the opening night and reception of the exhibit, Of Many Colors. The exhibit includes photographs and interviews with 20 families (children, teens, and adults) who have bridged the racial divide through interracial relationships and/or adoption.

In a world where race is considered by many to be a formidable barrier between people, the families in this traveling exhibit have discovered richness and value in diversity. This exhibit of multiracial families has a great deal to teach about racial identity and racism.

Free

Fourteenth Annual Jane Austen Ball

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Saturday, May 21
8 p.m.

Powell Library Rotunda

Learn English waltzes and set dances from the period 1790-1820 with special guest teacher John Hertz, choreographer for the Friends of English Regency. No dance experience is necessary as there will be instruction throughout the evening; attire can be costume, formal, or semi-formal. Space is limited; RSVP by Thursday, May 19, with the name and the number of people in the party to Catherine Brown by email or by phone at 310.206.5020.

Parking is $10; the closest parking structures are four, five, or two. Directions to UCLA and maps are available online.

Reference Titles of Interest

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

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UCLA Store – Sizzlin’ Summer Sale

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Wednesday, May 18

Today ONLY!

Blazin hot deals… scorching savings… ONE DAY ONLY! Don’t miss the annual Sizzlin’ Summer Sale at the UCLA Store on Wednesday, May 18.

Save 25% on all BearWear, Fast Track sportswear and UCLA merchandise.

Save 20% on all books in the BookZone, computer supplies, Essential school and office supplies, and all plush and gifts.

Save 50% on all Red Tag clearance merchandise!

Additional blistering’ bargains also available at Lu Valle Commons and Health Sciences Store. Some exclusions apply, discounted limited to stock on hand. Visit www.uclastore.com for more information.

Thank UCLA Day

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Bruin Plaza – Area

Peace. Love. Give.

Thank UCLA Day celebrates our University and everything it has given us as members of our Bruin family! By giving just $5 to an area of your choice, you can make a difference and give future Bruins the same amazing opportunities you have now. Make a difference. Show your appreciation. Give $5 today.

This year, the Student Giving Committee is aiming to secure at least 2,011 donors to honor our annual celebration. Together, our $5 gifts add up to make a significant difference. When students unite to give back, there is no limit to UCLA’s greatness!

In addition to having the opportunity to support an area of your choice, attendees are encouraged to write a thank you postcard (that we will deliver) to a faculty or staff member that has impacted your experience and enjoy student group performances over the noon hour. Those who have already given a Thank UCLA gift are encouraged to visit the donor tent to pickup donor courtesies that will be available.

Click here for more information on Thank UCLA Day.

NCAA Tennis Regionals

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Los Angeles Tennis Center – Stadium Courts

The UCLA men’s and women’s tennis teams each received top 16 seeds for the 2011 NCAA Tennis Championships on Tuesday and have been selected to host regional action May 13-15 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

Friday, May 13 Ole Miss vs. UC Irvine – 10:00 a.m. (men) (12) UCLA vs. Binghamton – 1:00 p.m. (men)

Saturday, May 14 San Diego vs. UNLV – 9:00 a.m. (women) (6) UCLA vs. Quinnipiac – Noon (women) Men’s Second Round – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 15 Women’s Second Round – Noon

Tickets can be purchased upon entrance to the Los Angeles Tennis Center. There are no advanced ticket sales.

Prices are $7 for adults and $5 for youth/students.