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FYF Festival rocks out L.A.

Over 20,000 wayfarer sunglass-wearing punk and indie rockers gathered for an entire day’s worth of live music for the annual FYF Festival Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles.

West African music celebrates a culture

West African music celebrates a culture

The West African Drum Ensemble celebrated traditional rhythms from the Malinke people of West Africa at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.

Concert celebrates the spring season

Concert celebrates the spring season

The Chamber Choir of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges put on a special spring show of madrigals, part songs and anthems for their Friday Noon Concert Series on May 6 at Scripps College.

L.A. Times Festival of Books promotes active readers

The Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California celebrated the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, one of the Southland’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations, with its 16 anniversary on April 30 and May 1 at USC’s University Park Campus.

Ensemble performs traditional music

Assistant Professor of Music Tony Perman led the Pomona College Mbira Ensemble in presented classical mbira music of the Shona in Zimbabwe Wednesday in Lyman Hall in Claremont.

Alex Gallardo’s photography captures beauty of sport

Work by University of La Verne alumnus and award-winning photojournalist Alex Gallardo was displayed in “Eyes on the Ball,” an exhibit at the Carlson Gallery through May 20.

Poets’ work fights the mainstream

In honor of the Ceasar Chavez and “Gaypril” celebrations the Scripps College Queer Straight Alliance had the group Climbing PoeTree perform on April 8 in the Score Living Room.

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress

Known for its piles of layered toppings on their pizzas and antipasto salads, Warehouse Pizza, located in the heart of downtown La Verne on D Street, is one of the most established independent businesses in the community.

“Homeboy” Father Boyle presents new book

Father Gregory Boyle, founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, presented his book “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion,” as part of the Katharine Howard Miller Endowed Speakers Program on Tuesday at Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium in Claremont.

Musical history preserved at Claremont museum

Approximately 1,400 American, European and ethnic instruments dating from the 17th century to present day of most types are displayed in three thematic rooms at the Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of Musical Instruments at the Claremont Colleges.

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