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Senior project sparks inspiration

Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor A six-foot black box sits in the middle of Sneaky Park while curious passersby walk inside to find a mirror box with inspiring messages. This interactive installation, “Don’t Look,” is the senior project for Ariana Harris, senior theater major and working artist. It is a performance art piece with the audience being the performers. “I was inspired by Georgi Paro’s... 

Book Review: ‘Office’ actor pens quirky tales

<i>Book Review</i>: 'Office' actor pens quirky tales
Michael Saakyan Book Editor When the publisher Knopf announced last year that Emmy Award-winning comedy actor B.J. Novak from “The Office” had signed on to a two-book seven figure deal, the assumptions were obvious. Novak would remain where he has had the most experience with: comedy. A book written maybe with the same narcissist hipster persona of the temp Ryan Howard. A quirky memoir like his... 

Movie Review: ‘Lego’ constructs an ingenious universe

Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer Warner Bros. has re-invented the meaning of an animated movie with its new film “The Lego Movie,” by capturing the attention of children and adults with innocent, yet satirical comedy, which hit the box office Feb. 9. The imaginative and colorful world of Legos makes “The Lego Movie” a must-see for all ages. It will have the audience leaving the theater smiling,... 

Happenings

‘Venus and Adonis’ Dailey Theatre will present “Venus and Adonis,” a one-woman adaptation of Shakespeare’s love poem performed by Misha Bouvion, at 8 p.m. today. Admission is free. ‘Natural History’ Traer Scott’s photography exhibition, “Natural History,” at the Carlson Gallery will run through April 4. Admission is free. ‘Hacer: Shape Form Space’ Artist Gerardo Hacer’s exhibit,... 

Guitar trio plays jazz extravaganza

Guitar trio plays jazz extravaganza
The jazz trio, The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet, performed Nov. 30 in Morgan Auditorium. The band includes Sean Hagstrom, Roberto Catalano and Sean Longstreet. This is their second year playing at the University. The first piece was “The Maze,” from jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock’s first solo album, “Taking Off.” / photo by Stephanie Ball Liz Ortiz Staff Writer After several... 

Artists present solo performances

Artists present solo performances
Sophomore music major Brianna Nemback, a soprano, rehearses with accompanist Carol Stephenson, music department associate, before the student recital in Morgan Auditorium Nov. 22. Nemback performed “Vissi d’arte” from Puccini’s “Tosca.” / photo by Jasmin Miranda Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor Three pianists and five vocalists came together to showcase the hard work and effort that they... 

Students display directing chops

Students display directing chops
Kyle Boardman and Emily Jardel run through a scene from George Furth’s play “Company.” The theater department presents “An Evening of Directing Projects,” facilitated by Sean Dillon, which allows students to direct plays. The showcase opened Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. / photo by Jessica Harsen Cody Luk Staff Writer First-time student directors put directorial principles into play... 

Burnett lecture explores Islamic revolution

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The Campus Center Ballroom A surpassed maximum capacity by nearly 45 heads when photographer David Burnett visited the University of La Verne to present a lecture for his exhibit, “44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the Word,” on Nov. 21. Although the title of the gallery may have convinced the audience that his exhibit was strictly focused on Iran, half of Burnett’s... 

Powell’s ‘Agony’ unleashed

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Professor of English William Cook’s latest work, “The Agony of Colin Powell,” will premiere in three performances staged at the University of La Verne this weekend. The one-act play presents Colin Powell as a fictional character representing “Everyman” dealing with the conflict between duty and self. Oregon Shakespeare Festival veteran actor Tyrone Wilson brings... 

Happenings

Senior Art Exhibition The art department will host an opening reception for the Senior Art Exhibition from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. from Dec. 9 until Dec. 13 at the Harris Gallery. Admission is free. Piano Marathon The Morgan Auditorium will host a piano marathon from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. West African Drumming The La Verne West African Drum Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec.... 
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