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Vocalists, pianists serenade La Verne

Alana Glenn Staff Writer An evening of talented vocal and piano performers at the University of La Verne showcased 12 of its applied music students for the year’s first student recital last Friday. Among the performers came those of vocal and instrumental talents. “It was nice to see such an array of talent tonight with great piano performances and singers,” junior environmental biology major... 

Exhibit reveals the god in all of us

Exhibit reveals the god in all of us
Adjunct professor of art Walpa D’Mark displays his artwork in the West Gallery of the Campus Center. Freshman Alexis Turnbull came to this gallery to study because of the quiet atmosphere. Turnbull is sitting beneath “When I am god 1.” / photo by Stephanie Ball Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The Campus Center’s prayer and meditation room seems to be the most appropriate companion to Walpa D’Mark’s... 

Happenings

‘Bette and Boo’ Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” will show at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Nov. 21-23, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in Dailey Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. ‘44 Days’ Carlson Gallery is displaying photographer David Burnett’s “44 Days – Iran and The Remaking of The World”... 

Kent brings excitement to black comedy

Kent brings excitement to black comedy
Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” is the theatre department’s new fall production directed by Steven Kent. The play follows a newly married couple, Bette and Boo, played by Sarah Rae Jackson and Jacob Tittl, and the antics of their comically dysfunctional family and friends. In this scene titled “We Will Call Him Skippy,” the family argues about what to name the newborn... 

East comes to West

East comes to West
Giselle Garcia and the rest of the UC Santa Barbara Middle East Ensemble perform at Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College on Saturday. The Ensemble brought some of its performers, including members from the band, choir and dancers. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Book Review: Morrissey reveals veiled truth

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer It is almost impossible to deny Steven Patrick Morrissey’s contribution to popular culture over the last 30 years. His lilting voice and foreboding vocals earned him a place atop the U.K. Music charts for three straight decades, as well as a place in the hearts of melancholy teenagers the world over. Always regarded as a wordsmith among pop stars, Morrissey’s autobiography,... 

‘In the Blood’ is the modern day scarlet letter

Cody Luk Staff Writer The word “SLUT” is written boldly across a wall of a trash-filled stage as students, faculty and community members rushed into the Pomona College Seaver Theatre for “In the Blood,” a tragedy on contemporary social issues. “The play is very intense, and it has a strong storyline they’re trying to portray,” said Arianna Lee, freshman Pomona College science major... 

Music Review: Lavigne’s new album ‘wasn’t good enough for her’

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Canadian pop star and “punk princess” Avril Lavigne released her self-titled fifth studio album last week. For Lavigne, the album presents a return to the upbeat teen pop for which she is famous. But for this reporter, the new Lavigne album is, among other things, a nostalgic trip back to 2003 and her debut album, “Let Go.” “Sk8er Boi” reached number 10 on the... 

Happenings

Student Recital There will be a student recital at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Faculty Recital Danielle Rosaria Cum­mins and Nicodemus Mara­cut will perform with the La Verne Chamber Or­chestra at 7:30 p.m. Satur­day in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Catching Fire’ Limited free tickets to a special advance screening “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”... 

‘League of Legends’ inspires student’s music

'League of Legends' inspires student's music
The Lordsburg Brothers, formally known as the Leo Singing Dudes, performed a Retro Game Medley on Oct. 25 during the Fall Choral Showcase. The song was a medley by various composers and arranged by Student Director Emmanuel Lagumbay. Lagumbay put this concert together as part of his senior project and paid respect to the video game composers who have shaped his musical ear and compositional techniques.... 
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