Saturday, April 29

Tea Tunes: Lorelei Carlson voices personal experience of femininity in music

Fourth-year gender studies student Lorelei Carlson recorded her first demo track, “Now That I Realize the Truth,” in a studio at age 12.  After moving to Los Angeles, she continued to make music and wrote the song “Low Life,” marking the start of her journey in California. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year gender studies student Lorelei Carlson recorded her first demo track, “Now That I Realize the Truth,” in a studio at age 12. After moving to Los Angeles, she continued to make music and wrote the song “Low Life,” marking the start of her journey in California. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

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A teenage boy once told Lorelei Carlson that her music was too girly. At that moment, young Carlson had an epiphany: Although many women listen to male artists, a lot of men don’t listen to female vocalists.


(STX Entertainment)
(STX Entertainment)

Members of UCLA organization E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity will host Coastalong Festival on Saturday at Sunset Recreation Center. The annual event aimed at promoting sustainability began in 2013 and was formerly known as Ecochella, but changed its name this year. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)
Members of UCLA organization E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity will host Coastalong Festival on Saturday at Sunset Recreation Center. The annual event aimed at promoting sustainability began in 2013 and was formerly known as Ecochella, but changed its name this year. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu wears a T-shirt ($5) and woven skirt ($7) from Westwood Boulevard pop-up store Stray Cat Thrift. (Photo by Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics Director)
Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu wears a T-shirt ($5) and woven skirt ($7) from Westwood Boulevard pop-up store Stray Cat Thrift. (Photo by Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics Director)

This year's Stagecoach Festival setlist at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California will feature a variety of country music acts, new and old, including Dierks Bentley, Maddie & Tae, Shania Twain, Maren Morris, Cam and Kenny Chesney. (Daily Bruin file photo)
This year's Stagecoach Festival setlist at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California will feature a variety of country music acts, new and old, including Dierks Bentley, Maddie & Tae, Shania Twain, Maren Morris, Cam and Kenny Chesney. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Third-year film student Daniel Apodaca is working as the director of photography on an independent short film called"Kingdom of Bliss,“ which tells the story of a heroin addict struggling with addiction. (Andrew Arfin/Daily Bruin)
Third-year film student Daniel Apodaca is working as the director of photography on an independent short film called"Kingdom of Bliss,“ which tells the story of a heroin addict struggling with addiction. (Andrew Arfin/Daily Bruin)

Thomas Miller, a communication studies senior lecturer and debate coach, collaborated with director Douglas Day Stewart to add details from his experiences coaching UCLA's debate team to the 1989 film "Listen to Me," which follows a college debate team through the competition process. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)
Thomas Miller, a communication studies senior lecturer and debate coach, collaborated with director Douglas Day Stewart to add details from his experiences coaching UCLA's debate team to the 1989 film "Listen to Me," which follows a college debate team through the competition process. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)


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