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Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts

Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts
Tony Banzuelo, co-owner of “Pretty Fancy,” shows Dona Arilla and Susan Swaydan “42 ways to make a shawl.” The Harvest Festival is an annual art and craft show at the Pomona Fairplex, which attracts holiday shoppers. This year’s festival was from Dec. 2 through Dec. 4. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Tennille Wright Staff Writer The smell of cinnamon potpourri filled the air while furry string... 

Laughter, gravity plague ‘Red Noses’

Laughter, gravity plague ‘Red Noses’
“Red Noses” tells the story of monk Marcel Flote, played by Zachary Green, who decides that he must spread laughter throughout Europe in 14th century France during the Great Plague. He gathers a group of outcast performers called the “Red Noses.” Among the “Red Noses” are a mercenary soldier named Rochfort, played by Jeremy Law, who turns into an artist; a lustful nun, played by Arianna... 

Lipstadt lecture sheds light on Eichmann trial

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Wednesday marked the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the night of broken glass, during which a series of attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria involved the ransacking and torching of synagogues, Jewish homes and shops. In remembrance of the day Deborah Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish and holocaust studies at Emory University, shared... 

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health
Bowl of Heaven owners Tammy Records and Rick Sweatt opened their La Verne restaurant on Halloween. Their goal is to share foods that are tasty and healthy. Their most popular dish is the North Shore Bowl made of acai berries and other healthy fruits, above. The grand opening event with food samples and a raffle will be held Nov. 29. / photo by Denisse Leung Tennille Wright Staff Writer Pastel colored... 

Dia de los Muertos serves as day of remembrance

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The DJ spins cumba and meringue music while people dance under the stars in celebration of Dia de los Muertos, a day that remembers the lives of deceased family and friends. “I didn’t know what to expect but it’s fun, the music is really good,” Amelia Parra, freshman biology major, said. Ashley Cole, junior psychology major and multicultural chair for CAB, said... 

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... 

Pink, ink make money for the cure

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Models sashayed down the pink runaway on Second Street as Ink’d Chronicles hosted its fourth annual Tattoo for the Cure on Oct. 15 in Pomona. The annual event held in the middle of breast cancer awareness month, had more than 200 people in attendance and raised more than $8,000. Terry Dipple, founder of Tattoo for the Cure and owner of Ink’d Chronicles, said he was... 

‘Bobathon’ exhibit raises funds

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Finger foods and fine wine was the serving choice for the “Bobathon” exhibition at the Southern California Artists Project Gallery during Pomona’s bi-weekly artwalk. Southern California Artist Project Gallery, located in downtown Pomona, is a nonprofit organization. The goal of the organization is to trigger new ideas and educate people on the arts. The SCA members... 

College of Business honors alumni

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Laughter and music echoed throughout Sneaky Park, bringing faculty, alumni, students and their families together as the College of Business and Public Management hosted their first department barbecue. “It’s good to see old professors and nice to reconnect,” Raymond Johns, alumnus, said. More than 350 people attended and they all agreed that good food and fun was... 

La Verne students adopt kids for holidays

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Residential advisers and residents are doing their part to make the holiday season special, by “adopting” seven children from David And Margaret Foster Family Agency. David and Margaret is an organization that provides services to children and families in need – from acting as a foster family agency to providing transitional housing for youth at risk of homelessness. Victoria... 
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