Greg Palast BBC investigative journalist and author of Armed Madhouse and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy will speak at a UCLA voting rights conference called “Coloring the Vote: Race, Politics and Disenfranchisement.” Palast is best known for reporting on voting irregularities in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections and the disenfranchisement of minority voters.
This event is free and will take place on Jan. 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Horizon Ballroom at Covel Commons (200 DeNeve Drive) on the UCLA campus.
CAL STATE L.A. TRIBUTE TO MILES DAVIS
A tribute concert will be held by Charles Owens and the Luckman Jazz Orchestra to honor the great jazz legend Miles Davis. Davis is known as one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th Century.
The event will take place on Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Luckman Theatre.
CHARLES ARNOLDI EXHIBIT AT PEPPERDINE
The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art presents Charles Arnoldi: Wood through March 30, featuring over 25 large-scale works in wood from the 1970s and 1980s. The Weisman Museum, located on the Pepperdine campus in Malibu, is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ARCHITECT THOM MAYNE OPENS MADRID EXHIBIT
Madrid Now: The Regional City is an exhibition based on the work of a UCLA Research Studio project led by architect and UCLA professor Thom Mayne, along with graduate students from the department of architecture and urban design. A book based on the project was written as well, and both the book and exhibition present the group’s urban design proposals for several sites around Madrid.
The free exhibition is located in Perloff Gallery in Perloff Hall, on the UCLA campus. The exhibition continues through Feb. 1, and the gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UCLA UCPD MOVES HEADQUARTERS
The University of California Police Department (UCPD) has temporarily relocated to the Kinross Building (11000 Kinross Avenue, Suite 102), as a new police station is being constructed at the former location. All public services will be provided at the interim police station.
The mailing address (601 Westwood Plaza, 136408) will remain the same, as will all telephone numbers. For a map, visit www.ucpd.ucla.edu.