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Reggae singer Oje Ken Ollivierre performed under his stage name Protoje at the 31st annual JazzReggae Festival hosted by Cultural Affairs Commission in Sunset Recreation. He took the stage with funky keyboard tunes and an electric guitar, and featured two female vocalists on "Rasta Love." In between two of his songs, he encouraged the crowd to live in the moment. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Reggae singer Oje Ken Ollivierre performed under his stage name Protoje at the 31st annual JazzReggae Festival hosted by Cultural Affairs Commission in Sunset Recreation. He took the stage with funky keyboard tunes and an electric guitar, and featured two female vocalists on "Rasta Love." In between two of his songs, he encouraged the crowd to live in the moment. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

JazzReggae Festival features powerful performers, brightens up Sunset Rec

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The smell of barbecue ribs and the sound of reggae pop remixes wafted through the air Monday at UCLA’s JazzReggae Festival. Concertgoers filed through the gates of the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center, sporting multicolored tinted glasses, crop tops and brightly patterned flannels.



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Photo: Nigerian Student Association hosts culture show, ‘Continuing a Legacy’

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The 11th annual Nigerian Culture Show, called “Continuing a Legacy,” took place Friday night in Ackerman Grand Ballroom. The event, which was organized by the Nigerian Student Association at UCLA, was hosted by Chief Obi, a prominent Nigerian comedian.


City Council allots nearly 2 percent of budget to tackling homelessness

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Los Angeles City Council will allocate $176 million to pay for housing for homeless individuals in its budget for fiscal year 2017-2018. The city will dedicate nearly 2 percent of its budget to permanent housing projects and sanitation efforts, among other services, to support homeless individuals.


Baseball clinches NCAA Regional spot after splitting Oregon games

Daniel Rosica had one of the best offesnive days of his whole career Saturday. The redshirt sophomore catcher had four hits and scored four runs. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
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UCLA baseball (30-25, 19-11 Pac-12) split the final two games of its series with Oregon (30-25, 12-18) over the weekend, which turned out to be good enough for both a series victory and a regular season record that won them an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament.


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William Bleveans: UCLA must reform grading policies to reinvigorate learning on campus


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The Quad: JazzReggae Festival organizers discuss focus on community

For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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This Memorial Day weekend, about 1,800 people will be making their way to Sunset Recreation Center to attend the 31st Annual JazzReggae Festival, and unlike a lot of other UCLA student-run events, more than 50 percent of these attendees will be coming from the greater Los Angeles community – a fact that the organizers of this event are exceedingly proud of.

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