Archive for April, 2012

14 Annual Festival Latino

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Latin American Student Association 14 Annual Festival Latino

Saturday, April 28, 2012
11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Bruin Plaza – Area

Festival Latino is exemplary of LASA’s commitment to fostering pride and diversity that attracts over 5,000 spectators. This vibrant and exciting event is a free, all day festival of live music consisting of tropical, regional Mexican, Latin alternative, Latin hip-hop, Brazilian, Latin fusion genres, and more. The Festival also includes Latin cuisine, arts and crafts, games, and dance that celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Latin America with the UCLA community and communities in the greater Los Angeles area.

Free admission.

Click here for Latin American Student Association.

Music in the Rotunda

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Jazz Senior Recital: Miles Freeman

Friday, April 27
8 p.m.

Graduating senior student and tenor saxophonist Miles Freeman, together with a group comprised of UCLA jazz studies students, will perform music by a variety of composers ranging from Ornette Coleman to Sara Bareilles.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions page for more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.

Application deadline extended – Campbell Book Collection Competition

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Sixty-fourth Annual Robert B. and Blanche Campbell Book Collection Competition 

Application deadline extended

New deadline: Monday, April 30, 2012

Over $5000 in prizes available

Award ceremony: June 7, 2012

2012 Guest Judge: Kenneth Turan

Students in the sciences, please note the availability of the

 $500 Frieda Kuiper Beaudin Award for Outstanding Collection in the Sciences

Click here for details.

American Indian Student Association 27th Annual Powwow

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012
9:00 am – 10:00 pm, North Athletic Field – Facility

Open to the public from 9am – 6pm.

A full-day event exhibiting Native dances, songs and performances. A unique cultural experience engaging both the UCLA community and the greater Los Angeles community in Native American tradition.

Many vendors in attendance selling goods such as pawn jewelry, clothes, cds, books, and food.

Information and attendance free, and participation in any and all of the aspects of powwow warmly encouraged!

Free and open to the public.

 

Annual UCLA Earth Day Fair

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012
10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Intramural Field

Hosted by E3 and Sustainability and Pac-12 Well-U Week

Come join us for an interactive, fun fair about sustainability and meet students, staff, and organizations interested in sustainability!

Learn how to go green at UCLA, enter to win prizes, check out the green top chef competition, and bring your old incadescent bulbs to turn in and get free energy efficient CFLs!

Free and open to the public.

Meredith Monk

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Lecture/Demonstration

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Glorya Kaufman Hall
Dance Theater – Room 200

Lecture/Demonstration with Meredith Monk, winner of the 2012 Composer of the Year Award

Meredith Monk–composer, singer, director/choreographer and filmmaker–is a pioneer in creating new interdisciplinary performance. She discusses her influences, past work, and new projects in a free event for the campus community.

Free and open to the public

Friday, April 13th, 2012

“No Piano Attached”: A Master’s Recital Sans Pianoforte
Lindsey Strand-Polyak, violin

Friday, April 20
8 p.m.
UCLA Powell Library

Strand-Polyak, a violinist specializing in Baroque music and managing director of the UCLA Early Music Ensemble, will present her recital for her master’s degree in music. The program, without the usual requisite keyboard instrument, will include Telemann’s Fantasia no. 5 for solo violin, Schnittke’s irreverent “Moz-Art,” sonatas sans basse for two violins by French virtuosi Jean-Marie LeClair and Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, Corelli’s Sonata no. 3 performed with accompaniment his contemporaries may have been familiar with, and a world premiere by Los Angeles composer Jonathan Beard. Joining her will be Movses Pogossian, Elisabeth Le Guin, Guillaume Sutre, Jonathan Beard, and Leila Nassar-Fredell.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions pagefor more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.

Henry Lim and his String Quartet Perform The Pixies

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Saturday, April 21
8 p.m.

Music in the Powell Rotunda
Powell Building

UCLA Music Library staff member Henry Lim on vocals and acoustic guitar supported by his string quartet featuring graduate students from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will perform the Boston-originated alternative rock band the Pixies’ 1990 science fiction surf album Bossanova in its entirety along with the singles “Gigantic,” “Planet of Sound,” and “Debaser,” among other songs. Special guest undergraduate Rosalind Wong will provide additional vocals.

FREE!

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions pagefor more information.

Seating is unreserved. 

UCLA Library Writer Series

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Thursday, April 5th, 2012
Sixty-fourth Annual Robert B. and Blanche Campbell Book Collection Competition