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‘Dramatis Personae’ The ULV theater department presents “Dramatis Personae,” a one-man show from the Hollywood Fringe Festival featuring alumnus Kris Bicknell 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The play is written and directed by Sean Dillon. Homecoming Week Homecoming Week starts Monday and ends Friday; ’90s Karaoke Night is 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Abraham Campus... 

Concert Review: Conor Oberst captivates at concert

Karla Rendon Editorial Director The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles reached maximum capacity on Tuesday as Conor Oberst played an intimate show for 80 people. Oberst’s fans were greeted with complimentary copies of his new CD “Upside Down Mountain” and an exclusive question and answer session hosted by Scott Goldman, vice president of the Grammy Foundation. “Each song has three different lives,”... 

JazHarp Quartet brings the funk

JazHarp Quartet brings the funk
Jazz harpist Lori Andrews performed her first song of the night, “Plucking Blues,” as part of the Sundays at the Morgan series. She has performed for celebrities, former U.S. presidents, and even the king and queen of Spain. Andrews performed at the University of La Verne about 15 years ago. / photo by Amanda Duvall Cody Luk Arts Editor The sounds of harp, bass, drums, piano and saxophone joined... 

Happenings

‘Dramatis Personae’ The theater department presents “Dramatis Personae” featuring alumna Kris Bicknell 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 17 and 18 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The play is written and directed by Sean Dillon. ‘Pictures of Everything’ Harris Gallery’s exhibit, “Pictures of Everything” features abstract paintings from 10 different artists. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30. Admission... 

Pianos astonish families at ‘B’ak’tun’

Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor Two pianos sat side by side on the stage at Bridges Hall of Music during the highlight piece of the “Music for a New B’ak’tun” concert Sunday. “Bounce,” composed by Adam Schoenberg, proved to be the audience favorite of the six piano pieces performed by Nadia Shpachenko-Gottesman, a Los Angeles-based composer and Cal Poly Pomona associate professor of music... 

Book Review: Roboticist ponders the hypothetical

<i>Book Review</i>: Roboticist ponders the hypothetical
Michael Saakyan Book Editor During October 2006, roboticist Randall Munroe found out NASA would not be renewing his contract with the Langley Research Center. With new free time on his hands, Munroe began to work on his webcomic series, “xkcd.” Munroe uses stick figures in “xkcd” to bring humor to technology, science, mathematics and pop culture. The webcomic quickly became a fan favorite... 

Band festival stirs up swing dancing

Band festival stirs up swing dancing
Laura Evans and Kyle Denison, students from the University of Redlands, swing dance and entertain the audience as the Harmony Sisters and their Little Big Band perform at the sixth annual Covina Swing Band Festival. Ten swing bands performed at the Covina Park Bandshell for the festival on Saturday and Sunday. The event was organized by the festival committee and it is free to all. / photo by Mariela... 

Happenings

‘Uneasy Neighbors’ Carlson Gallery presents “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States,” photographs by Don Bartletti, through Oct. 10. Admission is free. ‘Radius Abstractus’ “Radius Abstractus,” a solo exhibit by Augusto Sandroni runs through May 30 at the Tall Wall Space in the Arts and Communica­tions Building. Admission is... 

Bartletti turns lens to immigration struggles

Bartletti turns lens to immigration struggles
Before the start of the lecture, the featured photojournalist Don Bartletti, chatted with the author of one of the exhibition reflection essays, Dr. Adrian Vazquez, Assistant Professor of Public Administration. The lecture presented the reasons people leave their home countries in Latin America. Reasons include poverty, gang violence and the search for parents who left them behind to come to the United... 

To improv or not to improv

To improv or not to improv
Members of Shakespearean improv group A Horse perform Sept. 20 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Performers Amanda Barnes, Carolyn Marie Wright, Rollin Perry and John David Williams asked the crowd for titles of plays Shakespeare might write today and performed one tragedy and comedy in the form of Shakespearean dialogue. The event, hosted by Professor of English Jeffery Kahan, was the opener for the Shakespeare... 
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