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Art Fiesta returns after 52 years

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor Music and craft demonstrations filled the grounds of the Padua Hills Theatre last Sunday. The Claremont Museum of Art recreated the Padua Hills Art Fiesta for the first time in 52 years. The fiesta was an annual event produced by the Claremont artists from 1953 to 1959. This year, the outdoor art fair featured 20 invited artists showing their work, art demonstrations,... 

Musical integrity dies with artists

Even from beyond the grave, musicians are being sound-checked and compiled into posthumous albums. Amy Winehouse has been dead for a little over three months, and her record company is already looking to garner in money with a new record. Set to release on Dec. 5 the new album, “Lioness: Hidden Treasures,” contains a collection of unreleased tracks that span Winehouse’s career. Winehouse is one... 

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown
Freshman art major Keoni Colson shares a frozen treat with Ariel Le at Granny’s Yogurt on Monday. Granny’s Yogurt, located on the corner of D and Third streets in downtown La Verne, offers a large variety of yogurt flavors and toppings. Customers serve themselves and pay by the ounce. In addition, the store offers boba teas, smoothies and cold drinks. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brianna Means Staff... 

Dancers enter the dark side

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The Inland Pacific Ballet hosted the Halloween spectacular “Vampires, Ghosts and Black Swans” Ballet Saturday and Sunday at the Bridges Auditorium in Claremont. The production included “Dracula,” “The Other Side” and “Swan Lake.” The dancers appeared in their white dresses and white painted faces with dark makeup around their eyes. As they came toward... 

Artists practice otherworldly rituals

Tennille Wright Staff Writer When you walk into Nichols Gallery, your eyes are immediately drawn to a black and white virtual image projected carefully high on the wall with a waterfall streaming down from the eyes of the man in the photo. The striking image on display is part of the current exhibition, “Synthetic Ritual,” at the Nichols Gallery in the Broad Center at Pitzer College. “The Synthetic... 

Event spooks up Halloween spirit on campus

Event spooks up Halloween spirit on campus
Juniors Michelle Web and Christine Kinney carve a jack-o’-lantern at Hagrid’s Pumpkin Patch hosted by CAB in Sneaky Park Thursday. The tradition of carving pumpkins, which originated in Ireland, came from the folklore story of Stingy Jack and his deal with the devil to not claim his soul at death. / photo by Scott Mirimanian John Bottala Staff Writer For the second consecutive year the Campus Activities... 

Happenings

909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival will feature short films made by young filmmakers who live in or make films set in the 909 area code. The event will take place 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in Room 212 of the Arts and Communications Building. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4277. Julie Hebert The Theatre Seminar will host writer and director of television, film and theater, Julie Hebert... 

LV drowns Caltech in SCIAC opener, falls to Chapman and Redlands

LV drowns Caltech in SCIAC opener, falls to Chapman and Redlands
During a timeout in the third quarter Saturday, head coach Alex La lifts his team’s spirit for their game against Chapman at Las Flores Park. La coaches both the men’s and women’s water polo teams, and played for La Verne himself in 2001 and 2002. / photo by Cameron Barr Christian Orozco Staff Writer The men’s water polo team dominated Caltech, but fell short to Chapman on Saturday at Las Flores... 

CMA says legalize weed

The California Medical Association on Oct. 14 became the first medical organization to openly recommend the full legalization of marijuana. Immediately after the CMA released its position on the issue, the association received criticism from the California Police Chiefs Association as well as doctors who deemed the statement as irresponsible. The issue has been hotly debated among doctors in California. “CMA... 

First Person Experience: Knott’s is now not so scary

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Knott’s Scary Farm has been one of Southern California’s favorite spots to enjoy the spirit of Halloween for years. Since its creation, people have flocked to the park that offers a scary good time. However, with competitors that have really amped up the screams, Knotts has been falling behind. The park was sufficiently full when I attended, but not like in years past. The... 
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