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West African Drum Ensemble brings full house

Traditional rhythms are explored in the drumming group’s performance. Marla Bahloul Arts Editor Crowds gathered in the Dailey Theatre to witness Steve Biondo’s musical masterpiece, the West African Drum Ensemble as they entertained students Wednesday. The music department brought together both drumming classes to make this event possible and explored the traditional rhythms of what was once... 

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Passion Pit The acclaimed Passion Pit will headline a show at the Fox Theater on Saturday, providing those east of Los Angeles another opportunity to see the band. Hailing from New York, the MTV-featured band will perform alongside Band of Skulls and Plague Vendor. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25.For more information, visit foxpomona.com. Anthony Green The Glass House will host Good Old... 

Film unearths family death

Director C.M. Hardt searches for truth with “Death in El Valle.” Marla Bahloul Arts Editor There are those who try to forget particular remnants of history, and there are those like C.M. Hardt, who try to revive that which has been forgotten. Hardt, an award-winning photographer and filmographer, delivered a presentation called “Ghost of Franco” on Wednesday in the President’s... 

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Drum Ensemble The La Verne West African Drum Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday on the main stage of Dailey Theatre. Through the semester, Steve Biondo, director, has taught students the values and traditions tied to the instruments used in his class. General admission is $5. Students get in free. For more information contact the music department at 909-593-3511, ext. 4921. Vocal Ensemble The... 

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LeoFM LeoFM will be giving away tickets to Laser Island in Upland on Nov. 23 and 24. Listen all day for the Laser Gobble Giveaway. If you call in and give your best gobble on air, you will be eligible at winning four-pack of tickets. Listen to LeoFM for a chance to win. Bootleg Theater The Bootleg Theater will host a Neil Young tribute Friday to support the non-profit Children’s Music Fund. More... 

Hellogoodbye greets Upland arts festival

Hellogoodbye greets Upland arts festival
Hellogoodbye was one of several bands to take the stage at the Upland Music and Arts Festival on Friday. Frontman Forrest Kline introduced new songs from the band’s latest EP, “When We First Met.” The three-day festival featured a battle of the bands and other performances as well as various activities for the community to enjoy. Hellogoodbye performed 10 songs, ending their set with their... 

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‘Blood Wedding’ Federico García Lorca’s “Blood Wedding,” will be again held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12-14 in Dailey Theater. A matinee performance will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are priced at $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors and $5 for students with an I.D. For more information, contact the Theater Arts Department at 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Reed Gratz Band Reed Gratz will... 

Concert Review: El Rey Theater hosts the White Rabbits

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor Wilshire Boulevard was flooded with indie fanatics waiting to be let into the El Rey Theater for Los Angeles band Local Natives, and New York bands Glass Ghost and White Rabbits, who headlined the show. The KROQ van was stationed alongside the venue, hyping everyone up for the show and passing out keychains. As Glass Ghost opened the act, a crowd shuffled toward the pit of... 

Spanish classic 'Blood Wedding' to come to ULV

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor The Spanish tragedy “Blood Wedding,” will be brought to life in the Dailey Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, as well as Nov 12-14. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. Dramatist Federico García Lorca wrote the play in 1932, with its first performance being brought to life in Madrid a year later. The avant garde playwright lived a tumultous... 

Diversity leading to destruction

Diversity leading to destruction
Marla Bahloul, Arts Editor Last Friday, President Obama lifted a 22-year-old ban that barred persons with the HIV/AIDS virus from traveling to the United States. Since 1981, more than 25 million people have died of HIV/AIDS. The ban was enacted in 1987 when the epidemic was becoming more and more prevalent. My contention is then set against the president’s decision to repeal the ban. With the issues... 
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