A time line of events and people associated with UCLA Campus Events
Created by klheller on Jun 10, 2008
Last updated: 08/31/11 at 02:23 PM
Oh hallo. I’m a CEC Online Marketing staffer, and I spent the past month in Europe for UCLA’s TravelStudy program. I went on the German Studies program this summer, learning about German culture and history while spending time in Austria, Munich and Berlin. There are some things I encountered abroad that I never would have [...]
Make sure you come out to our speaker event featuring reddit.com’s Alexis Ohanian today at 8PM! Many lolz are to be had.
HALL PASS Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011 Time: 8PM Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) are best friends who have a lot in common, including the fact that they have each been married for many years. But when the two men begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their [...]
HEREAFTER Date: Friday, February 11, 2011 Time: 7PM & 9:30PM Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom Director Clint Eastwood delves into the mysterious world of the hereafter with this ensemble supernatural drama starring Matt Damon, Cécile De France, Jay Mohr, and Bryce Dallas Howard. In the wake of a near-death experience during a powerful tsunami, French television [...]
LOOK AT THIS F*CKING PANEL: A SOCIOLOGICAL DISCUSSION ON THE HIPSTER Date: Monday, October 11 Time: 8-9:30PM Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom What defines the modern-day hipster? Why is “hipster” a dirty word? How many hipsters does it take to screw in a light bulb?* Join us as we attempt to address these questions and more [...]
LIFE AS WE KNOW IT Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Time: 8PM Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom Two people who can’t stand each other are forced to care for the same child in this domestic comedy drama starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel. Holly (Heigl) is a caterer whose career is just getting off the ground; [...]
Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Time: 7:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.
Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom (open to the public)
Inglourious Basterds begins in German-occupied France, where Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent) witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris, where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema.
Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) organizes a group of Jewish soldiers to engage in targeted acts of retribution. Known to their enemy as “The Basterds,” Raine’s squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget Von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) on a mission to take down the leaders of The Third Reich. Fates converge under a cinema marquee, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Date: Friday, October 9, 2009
Time: 7:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.
Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom
In the highly anticipated Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to product humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.
Ong Bak 2
Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Note: Come early! At 7:30 we will have a demonstration from Muay Thai champion Andy Wilson.
Set in the regal times of King Naresuan, Tien (Tony Jaa) is a man who was born into nobility but had it stripped from him after his parents were brutally murdered. Tien is forced to live on the streets where he is eventually captured by a group of thieves who take him in and teach him how to steal and fight.
No wires and no stuntmen – Ong Bak 2 is a follow-up to Jaa’s 2003 breakout film Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior.
Invite your friends to the Facebook event!
Tony Hawk will be speaking about the skateboard industry on April 23rd at 8PM in Ackerman Grand Ballroom.
Reserve your seat online through MyUCLA. Reservations open at noon on 4/20. All reservations void 15 minutes before event start time. If you don’t get on the list, there will be a standby line.
Pay a measly $2 to see Defiance Thursday, 4/9, @ 7 and 9:30 p.m. in Ackerman Grand Ballroom! Daniel Craig is hot and you know it.
Synopsis: Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.
“If you liked Superbad, you’ll like Adventureland, if you hated Superbad, you’ll like Adventureland. It’s a win-win situation.” – Superbad’s Daddy on IMDB
Summary: From the directors of “Superbad”, comes the movie “Adventureland,” a comedy set in the summer of 1987 that centers around a recent college grad (Jessie Eisenberg) who works at a local amusement park and learns it’s the perfect course to prepare him for the real world.
“Adventureland” is screening in Ackerman Grand Ballroom on Friday, March 13th in Week 10 at 8pm. RSVP on MyUCLA under Event Reservations.
Become a fan of Adventureland by texting “fan miramaxfilms” to FBOOK (32665) on your cell phone
Slumdog Millionaire, from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting and and 28 Days Later), is screening FOR FREE on Tuesday, November 11, at 8PM in Ackerman Grand Ballroom. Don’t forget to RSVP on MyUCLA under “Event Reservations” beginning on Thursday, November 6th at midnight!
Plot: The story of how impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik became a contestant on the Hindi version of “Who Wants to be A Millionaire?” — an endeavor made without prize money in mind, rather, an effort to prove his love for his friend Latika, who is an ardent fan of the show.
ALSO! We will be having a JetBlue round-trip ticket giveaway, so COME COME COME.
Come see Disney Pixar’s Wall-E in Ackerman Grand Ballroom on Thursday, October 23 and/or Friday, October 24 for only $2! As per all $2 films, Wall-E will be showing at 7PM and 9:30PM on both days.
Synopsis: What if mankind had to leave Earth, and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off? After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL•E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes to realize that WALL•E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet’s future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans (who have been eagerly awaiting word that it is safe to return home). Meanwhile, WALL•E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets into motion one of the most exciting and imaginative comedy adventures ever brought to the big screen.
Concert: Phantom Planet Movie: Borat Dance Enormous Activities Fair
Concert in Pauley Pavilion featuring Estelle, Hellogoodbye, and The Cool Kids. Movie sneak of "Eagle Eye"
Entrance Band, Pizza, and The Tet Holiday perform in the Grand Salon.
Produced by Bryan Mack.
Free sneak at AVCO.
LA Showcase produced by Bryan Mack
Jerry Springer spoke to about 200 students about his show, his life, and his future
Talks about the Entertainment Business
Islands performed in the Kerckhoff Grand Salon.
Produced by Rachel Alonso and Amy Huang.
Islands performs in the Kerckhoff Grand Salon 12pm - 1pm Produced by Rachel Alonso and Amy Huang
The groups Health and Pre perform in the Kerckhoff Grand Salon 8pm - 10pm Produced by Michelle Mojadidi, Harry Tannenbaum, and Kellie Langewisch Ad design by Donnie Luu
Kerckhoff Grand Salon 9pm - 10 pm Produced by Kevin Delavega Ad design by James Juarez and Corinna Loo
Good job, Claire!
We had a treasure hunt and gave out a $500 gift card...
Sneak with Q/A
White Williams performs at Kerckhoff Grand Salon. “I don’t know music theory. Instruments are building blocks (with which) you can change, manipulate and contextualize. It’s the process of making something.” link: Daily Bruin link: myspace
Kerckhoff Grand Salon 8pm - 10pm Produced by Hannah Lewis Ad design by Donnie Luu
Kerckhoff Grand Salon 8pm - 10pm Produced by Ian Rios
EDA in Broad Produced by Lawrence Wong and Michelle Mojadidi Ad design by James Juarez