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Diverse melodies unite cultures

Diverse melodies unite cultures
Mehdi Bagheri, composer and master of the kamanche, plays Saturday in Morgan Auditorium along with Peter Hanna and Robert Catalano. Bagheri hails from Iran and holds concerts around the world. The kamanche is an Iranian bowed string instrument that is played with a variable-tension bow. He started his musical career as a percussionist playing the tonbak. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Emily Lau Metro... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 2: Theater and Community

When theater and community collide, the motifs are endless. Taught by Steve Kent and Alma Martinez, the University of La Verne’s Theatre in Community class looks to explore just some of the surrounding communities’ most poignant social issues. This Campus Times podcast looks at theater students and their relationship with their community as they engage in productions that will be both... 

Ceramic exhibit migrates to Pomona

Ceramic exhibit migrates to Pomona
“The Gestural Horse,” a porcelain piece by Shelley Simon, is featured in the exhibition “Southern Migration.” This traveling exhibit, which is at its final stop at the America Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, runs through March 29. / photo by Michelle Leon Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer “Southern Migration,” an exhibit at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, displays artists’... 

‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art

‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art
Professor of Humanities Al Clark appreciates the integration of images by artist Jessica Wimbley in Belle 9B from The Belle Series, on Tuesday. The series part of “Breaking Illusion: Artists as Scientist,” at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California. Wimbley combines images of herself with other relatives with other historical stereographic images of native and black American... 

Happenings

Irish Concert “Spirit of Ireland: Michael and Friends” presents Ryan’s selected pieces from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. A $20 donation is suggested. ‘Homeless Women’ The ULV theater department presents “Homeless Women: How to Stay Alive on Streets” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The play was written and directed by senior Maryanne... 

European opera captivates

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Classical notes from a grand piano and a strong baritone captured the attention of audience members Thursday at the intimate Drinkward Recital Hall in Claremont. Baritone Frank Strnad and pianist Tatiana Thibodeaux took the stage to perform Hugo Wolf’s “Wandern with Wolf,” works by Ottorino Respighi, and David Sisco’s “Missed Connections.” “I just love to come... 

Open mic performers open hearts

Open mic performers open hearts
Snaps and applause filled the Dailey Theater Tuesday, February 17 during the “What is Love?” Open Mic Night presented by University of La Verne’s Slam Poetry team. Audience members were given the opportunity to get up to the microphone and perform their own poetry or sing songs to a receptive and encouraging crowd. Junior music major, Christian Garay, and sophomore history major, Patrick Swart,... 

Bird songs take audience on flight

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Classical and contemporary songs about birds, titled “Bird Songs – Flights of Avian Fancy” were sung with glee at noon last Friday at Scripps College. The performance was harmonized and presented by five faculty members: Anne Harley (soprano), Charles Kamm (tenor and harpsichord) and Rachel Huang (violin) from Scripps College, Ellen Rentz (soprano) from Claremont Mckenna... 

Happenings

Muqarnas Roberto Catalano, Mehdi Bagheri and Peter Hannalla will perform music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and students are free. ‘Breaking Illusion’ The La Verne College of Law will host a reception for “Breaking Illusion: Artist as Scientist,” exploring the connections between art and science 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the La Verne Law Art Gallery. Admission... 

German hymn sets soothing tone for spring

Emily Lau Metro Editor The Contori Sine Nomine choral ensemble filled the room with sounds of a soothing German solemn hymn at the first Sundays at the Morgan concert of the spring semester Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Led by Maestro Stephen Gothold, the choir, accompanied by an organist and cellist, performed “Musikalisches Exequien,” a sacred choral piece composed by Heinrich Schütz for the... 
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