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Oct. 9, Midnight
The UCLA Black Alumni Association invites you to a powerful one-man play, Ghost In The House: The Life and Times of Jack Johnson, co-produced by UCLA alumnus, Raymond Bell '78. Starring veteran stage and screen actor, Tony Todd (Platoon, Candyman, Final Destination series), Ghost in the House is written by Ernie Hudson and Frank Megna, directed by Frank Megna and sponsored by UBAA and Opening Minds Productions. It is the gripping story of the first African-American Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Jack Johnson, through lessons of resilience facing racism, prejudice and overcoming adversity. Johnson was a musician, raconteur, entertainer, horse jockey, bullfighter, inventor, race car driver and secret agent during World War I. Friday, Oct. 9, 8 p.m. Red carpet at 7:15 p.m. and post-VIP Reception Saturday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Dialogue with actor Tony Todd and director Frank Megna following both Saturday and Sunday shows. Watch Trailer For more information and sponsorship opportunities, click here.
today, 8:15 a.m.
Close to the mainland yet worlds apart, experience the significant natural and cultural heritage of coastal southern California with a day of discovery on Santa Cruz Island! The UCLA Alumni Channel Islands Network invites fellow alumni, friends and members of the Bruin community to step back in time and see coastal southern California as it once was. Depart Ventura Harbor for an hour long cruise, landing at Scorpion Anchorage. From there, you can:
today, 9 a.m.
Let's celebrate the magnificent fall season in the Northwest with one of the most popular outdoor activities in the region - hiking in the mountains! Rattlesnake Ridge is a well-loved gem of the eastern Issaquah Alps, dividing the Snoqualmie River Valley from the vast Cedar River Watershed. This relatively new trail spanning the ridge threads through dense forest and has a few vistas to the Snoqualmie Valley, into the forests of the watershed, over the craggy southeast end of the ridge and Rattlesnake Lake. No pass or permit required. Bring enough water, sunscreen and snacks. Click here, for more details. Let’s plan to meet at the Trailhead parking lot. Click here to view a map of where to park and to view the trail route. (#2 on the map.)
today, 10 a.m.
Shadows and whispers. G-Men and Made Men. Wiretaps and bugs. Join the Las Vegas Alumni Network’s Welcome to the City private tour of the Mob Museum. History buffs, aficionados of the genre and anyone who appreciates a provocative, contemporary look at the battle between the Mob and the law will be enthralled by the artifacts and stories of extraordinary moments in American history. Dine like a boss afterwards at Pizza Rock – Downtown, a 2015 Best of Las Vegas award winner for gourmet pizzas, artisan cocktails and craft beers; served up in an artistic and energetic atmosphere. Whether you are new to the area or a longtime resident come enjoy exploring your hometown in the company of Bruins who share your UCLA pride.RSVP Now
today, 10 a.m.
The DC Bruins are going to the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Share a 2 hour docent-led tour with fellow Bruins highlighting the museum's collection and trace the history of air and space travel. The museum has thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde and the space shuttle Discovery.
today, 10:30 a.m.
SUP? Stand Up Paddleboarding is what’s up. Pack now to be ready for a Welcome to the City for adventurous Bruins. Bring water shoes or other closed-toed shoes like Converse, (old ones because they’re going to get wet); swim suit (under a wetsuit if you tend to get cold, or rent one from the MAC); towel, sunscreen, retro geek-chic sunglasses (attached eyewear retainer or tied with shoelaces to not get lost); a hat, water and optional windbreaker and snack bar. Join Alumni Association President Albert Lemus ’91 for fun and fitness. Experience a blood-pumping core workout and high voltage exhilaration at one of Los Angeles’s highest rated water sport facilities, our own UCLA Marina Aquatic Center (MAC). Whether you prefer prone, kneeling or stand-up paddleboarding or have no experience at all, come master the ocean’s surface with fellow Bruins. Balance the chill of the Pacific with the warmth and camaraderie of a Saturday morning with UCLA adventurists. *All participants must be “water safe,” able to swim 100 yards and tread water for 5 minutes. RSVP deadline is Oct. 8 or when the event reaches capacity. Act fast.RSVP Now