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Photos capture intensity of wrestling

Photos capture intensity of wrestling
Photographer Thomas McGovern, a professor at Cal State San Bernardino, chats with visitors at the reception for his “Hard Boys + Bad Girls” photography exhibit and book launch at Andi Campognone Projects Gallery in Pomona on Saturday. The exhibit is the culmination of a five-year project to record the lives of amateur wrestlers in the Empire Wrestling Federation in San Bernardino. The exhibit... 

Photo exhibit focuses on laborers

Photo exhibit focuses on laborers
David Bacon, currently on exhibit at the University of La Verne, is showing his most recent photographic series titled, “Farm Workers” in the Irene Carlson Gallery. During the reception, members of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Matt Dominguez and Roger Acevedo, spoke with Bacon about his photographs, while Bacon explained some of the stories that went with each picture. Bacon’s photographs have... 

Students learn to network

Rachel Smith Staff Writer Lecture usually equals very boring, but not for the “Networking Like a Pro” lecture that rocked Tuesday afternoon in the Campus Center Ballroom. The charismatic and captivating Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, the world’s largest referral organization, kicked off the College of Business and Public Management’s lecture series. The room was filled with BNI... 

Sudzapalooza provides drink variety at Fairplex

Rachel Smith Staff Writer Hundreds of beer enthusiasts got a chance to taste plenty of local and exotic beers, all in the name of charity. Sudzapalooza was an opportunity for beer drinkers to sample all the beer they wanted at the Finish Line Sports Grill in Pomona. The Fairplex educational program benefiting from all the beer drinkers was the Career and Technical Education Center. “CTEC is a program... 

Fabric of Life stitches unique exhibit

Fabric of Life stitches unique exhibit
The Blue Core Gallery in Pomona hosted the opening reception for “Fabric of Life – All Our Relations” on Saturday. The artists, Cindy Rinne and Penny McElroy, use household fabrics in their work creating colorful collages. The reception also featured poetry readings and live music by gallery owner Steve Ruiz. / photo by Christopher Guzman Rachel Smith Staff writer Vivid colors, beautiful patterns... 

Claremont recital evokes emotion

Claremont recital evokes emotion
Rachel Huang and Tatiana Thibodeaux performed a violin and piano duet for a faculty recital Saturday at the Boone Recital Hall in Scripps College in Claremont. With Huang on violin and Thibodeaux on piano, the two performed Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Sonata in A Major,” a piece dedicated by Beethoven to Rodolphe Kreutzer, who was widely considered the finest violinist of his day. / photo by Christopher... 

Fab Four play for a good cause

Fab Four play for a good cause
The tribute band Fab Four brought Beatles fans from all generations together Saturday at Chaffey High School in Ontario. Ticket sales and donations went towards World Vision and Women of Vision, two organizations dedicated to helping impoverished children throughout the world, and in the local community. / photo by Christopher Guzman Rachel Smith Staff Writer Beatles fans of all ages packed into... 

San Dimas celebrates 50th anniversary

San Dimas celebrates 50th anniversary
Drivers exiting the 57 Freeway south at Arrow Highway come across the entrance to San Dimas and its connection to the old west. This year San Dimas celebrated its 50th year as an incorporated city with a series of events based on the theme, “ Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” The next event in the celebration is the Ed Jones Memorial Golf Tournament at San Dimas Canyon Golf Course. All the... 
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Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby

Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby
The Fairplex in Pomona gets rowdy as the Los Angeles Firebirds take on the Brooklyn Red Devils. Building Eight in the Pomona Fairplex was transformed into a roller derby track to house the face-off between the L.A. Firebirds and the Brooklyn Red Devils, during a 4 lap, anything goes match last Saturday. The coach for the Brooklyn Red Devils swings a folding chair at the L.A. Firebirds coach Ray Robles... 

Helen Pashgian exhibit lights up Pomona gallery

Helen Pashgian exhibit lights up Pomona gallery
Terry Laurents visited the Pomona College Museum of Art to see Helen Pashgian’s exhibit “Working in Light.” Pashgian captured qualities of light and space in her work to engage the visitors in an unusual optical experience. The exhibit will remain in the gallery through April 11 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. / photo by Christopher Guzman Rachel Smith Staff Writer Helen Pashgian,... 
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