This week marks the grand opening of the UCLA Grand Hotel. Long-time readers of this blog have followed its "progress" from the original plan to create an even grander structure where the Faculty Center is, to the faculty protests that scuttled that plan, and to the move to its current location. The greater sin, however, is that the funds could have been put to much better use than a Grand Hotel with a fancy restaurant. And think of all the effort that will now be needed to "prove" that this enterprise is a financial "success."
Nonetheless, we have a modest musical contribution to make to the grand opening: (Sorry; won't work in iPhone.)