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Mariachi sounds spice things up

Mariachi sounds spice things up
Suemy Gonzalez performs “Las Mil Amores” on violin and vocals with Trio Ellas Sunday in Morgan Auditor­ium as a part of the Sundays at the Morgan program. The group describes its style as a mixture of mariachi sounds and classic romantic music. Gonzalez is currently a senior at USC Thornton School of Music. / photo by Stephanie Ball Cody Luk Staff Writer Acoustic sounds of violin, guitar and guitarron... 

Music Review: Teen prodigy humble in ‘Heroine’

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Youth and talent make for a particularly volatile combination in the music industry, as critics and fans can trace an artist’s musical development, and by extension personal maturation, from the point of discovery to that first Grammy and beyond. But some young artists ride a wave of celebrity to an early peak of notoriety before skidding and crashing on the rocks of train... 

Poetry club auditions slam

Poetry club auditions slam
Freshman biology major Kandinsky Maraquin auditions for the Slam Team, the University’s poetry club, Oct. 3 in Morgan Auditorium for his first time and goes onto the next round. Another tryout date will be announced to finish auditions for the team due to lack of publicity. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Happenings

LeoFM Giveaway LeoFM will give away free tickets for Rob Zombie’s “Great American Nightmare “ at the Fairplex starting Oct. 14. Listen and call 909-593-3511, ext. 4777, for a chance to win. Sundays at the Morgan “Catch a Wave,” a Beach Boys tribute and student fundraising concert, will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, in Morgan Auditorium as part of the Sundays at the Morgan concert series. General... 

Bringing out the ‘3rd St. Sounds’

Bringing out the ‘3rd St. Sounds’
Adjunct Professor of Music Carol Stephenson conducts 3rd St. Sound, La Verne’s new barbershop chorus, as it rehearses “Orange Colored Sky” Monday in the Chapel. Masters of Harmony president Ron Andreas and vice president Joe D’Amore gave the chorus a $500 grant from the internationally known a cappella organization. / photo by Helen Arase Cody Luk Staff Writer Every Monday evening the harmony... 

Student films inform, inspire

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer To showcase the skill and creativity of University students, the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne collaborated with professors to put together the 2013 ULV Student Film Festival last Thursday. Held at the Hillcrest Retirement Homes, the festival presented eight short films, all of which were created by University students from film courses such as intermediate and advanced... 

Unexpected treasures entertain at Art Walk

Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Lights that wrapped around replicas of cast iron streetlights and hung off of trees illuminated the night as music and laughter filled the air at Saturday’s Pomona Art Walk. Shoes to Fill, a jazz band that has played at the Art Walk for two years, performed old jazz band, blues and swing covers. “It’s a very nice, laid back atmosphere and everyone is very friendly,”... 

Cleveland entertains, organ style

Cleveland entertains, organ style
Douglas Cleveland performed at the Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College on Sunday. Cleveland opened the performance with “Preludium in G Major” by Nicolaus Bruhns. He teaches organ at the University of Washington. / photo by Ryan Gann  Read More →

Theater Review: Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer’ nightmare

<i>Theater Review</i>: Shakespeare's 'Midsummer' nightmare
Artistic Director Linda Bisesti presents the cast of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” following the performance Sept. 27. This is the ninth season of the Southern California Shakespeare Festival, held at the Cal Poly Pomona Theatre and New Dance Department. The cast includes members of the Actor’s Equity Association, Cal Poly Pomona students and alumni. / photo by Uyen Bui Liz Ortiz Staff... 

Music Review: Fall releases outshine summer hits

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer With the summer there came a noticeable lull in noteworthy music releases, forcing critics to dig deep for something to talk about. In hindsight, the summer lull was an indicator of big things to come in the world of music. That thing was the month of September. With fresh offerings from the Arctic Monkeys, Motorhead, Avicii, Placebo, Kings of Leon, Justin Timberlake and... 
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