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‘Spelling Bee’ comes to life with audience

‘Spelling Bee’ comes to life with audience
Jessie Bias, left, plays the imaginary mother of shy Olive (Katie Ochoa) in the duet “The I Love You Song.” “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical directed and choreographed by La Verne alumnus and professional director Zach Johnson, opened Nov. 13 in Dailey Theatre and continues through this weekend. The musical touched on the rigors of competition, with each participant of... 

Happenings

Student Recital The music department will host a student recital at noon Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘We Sold a Winner’ The Carlson Gallery exhibit “We Sold a Winner: On Resilient American Dreams” by Edie Bresler runs through Dec. 12. Admission is free. Barbershop Show The Holiday Barbershop Show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free... 

La Verne wins big at film festival

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor Advanced video production students and La Verne faculty and staff took home five WAVE awards and had their documentaries screened at the 909 Film Festival on Oct. 24. The Alliance for Community Media’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards honor the best television and public access TV productions in the Western United States. “Bonita Pop Show 2014,” directed by the... 

Author explores family history in ‘Alex’s Wake’

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor A journey of love, loss and hope was told by author, host and classical music programmer Martin Goldsmith on his novel, “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at the Kristallnacht lecture Sunday in the Campus Center. The event was held in remembrance of Kristallnacht, or “The Night of Broken Glass,” which happened Nov. 8, 1938 and... 

Happenings

‘Spelling Bee’ Musical The theater department presents the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 23. The production is directed and choreographed by La Verne alumnus Zach Johnson and Instructor of Music Carol Stephenson. General admission is $10 and student, faculty and alumni admission is $8. ‘We... 

Songs remember lost ones

Songs remember lost ones
Sarah Alonzo, Katie Ochoa, Cora Kane and Annie Johnson, members of the Sister Notes, perform a medley on songs at the “Songs of Remembrance” concert in Morgan Auditorium on Sunday. The recital showcased the chamber and barbershop singers as they performed songs about loved ones who died. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor As barbershop quartet Make No Mention swiftly unbuttoned... 

Happenings

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ The Campus Activities Board is screening “Guardians of the Galaxy” at 10 p.m. Thursday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. ‘Spelling Bee’ Musical The theater department presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15, 20-22 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 23. This production is directed and choreographed by ULV alumnus Zach Johnson and Instructor... 

Serra, Bobbitt reign supreme at Homecoming

Serra, Bobbitt reign supreme at Homecoming
Senior biology major Evelyn Bobbitt from Iota Delta sorority and senior communications major Jose Serra from Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were elected Homecoming Queen and King for 2014 during halftime at the football game against Redlands Saturday./ photo by Emily Bieker Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor The Homecoming court stood in front of five dance team members, who sat in cardboard cut-out televisions.... 

Happenings

Cello Sonatas of Beethoven The Pomona College music department presents the Complete Cello Sonatas of Beethoven- Part II at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Bridges Hall of Music. Admission is free. Reed Gratz Band The Reed Gratz Band will perform at noon Friday in the Morgan Auditorium as part of the Fridays at Noon recital series. Admission is free. ‘Songs of Remembrance’ ULV Chamber Singers and Barbershop... 

Cats roam the world in APU exhibit

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor “The Cat’s Out of the Bag,” a senior exhibit by Daniela Barbani at Azusa Pacific University invites animal lovers, especially cat fanatics, into the whimsical world of felines portrayed through fluid acrylic illustrations. The exhibit features seven of Barbani’s more recent cat illustrations with titles such as “Go Your Own Way,” “French Isn’t Always Fancy,”... 
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