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Mu Phi crowns Navarro 2013 LV Idol winner

Christian Garay Staff Writer Mu Phi Epsilon concluded its third annual La Verne Idol competition Thursday night naming freshman Alyssa Navarro winner. At the beginning of the night there were five finalists joining Navarro – junior theatre major Sierra Taylor, freshman biology major Sarah Alonzo, junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro and freshman music and behavioral science major Bradlee... 

Music Review: “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts” lives up to expectations

Karla Rendon Staff Writer Cold War Kids fans are in for quite a treat as the newest edition to their discography, “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts” was released on April 2. Following their tradition of sassy pianos, enticing lyrics and front man Nathan Willett’s captivating voice, the Long Beach-based indie rock band does not disappoint. With 10 songs on the new album, fans can agree that Cold War... 

Happenings

‘Colorforms’ The West Gallery in the Campus Center hosts “Colorforms,” a solo exhibit of paintings by Megan Madzoeff. The show runs through April 19. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by appointment. The closing reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Carlson Gallery The Carlson Gallery presents photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman’s exhibit... 

Artistic mix brings buzz to Pomona

Monica Dien Staff Writer The nightlife was abuzz in downtown Pomona as art enthusiasts and artists alike came together for the bi-monthly Pomona Arts Colony art walk. The art walk, featuring a repertoire from painting, photography, to post modern furniture, showcased local artists’ work in the eclectic community. The dA Center for the Arts gallery held a show, “Where East Meets West.” “I wanted... 

Dancing to diversity’s beat

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum and Black Student Union had its third annual “Two Beats, One Rhythm” event on March 28 at the Campus Center, where both cultures came together as one. For the past three years, LSF and BSU have collaborated to bring an event where students learn about the Latin and African American culture. Rosana Chavez, president of LSF, said LSF and BSU got together... 

Happenings

Theater Senior Projects The theater department presents “Mademoiselle X: Ourselves in Disguise,” a one-woman show written and performed by Teresa Yslas Beardsley and “Voices,” written by Jose Arias at 7:30 p.m. April 4-6 at in the Jane Dibbel Cabaret. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Faculty Recital Carol Stephenson and Jonathan Mack will perform with pianist Grace... 

La Verne stars shine on Idol stage

La Verne stars shine on Idol stage
Junior music major Stephenson Holder performs at the La Verne Idol semifinals Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The contestants had 60 seconds to perform a capella versions of a song of their choosing. Audience members voted for their favorite singers. Holder selected “What is it About Her?” by Lionel Bart as his piece. / photo by Ryan Gann Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The curtains opened, the lights... 

Original pieces highlight weeklong Pianofest

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted its first Pianofest concert series for a week in Morgan Auditorium where a number of pianists performed on different days. The first concert began on March 11 with Reed Gratz and Gayle Serdan of ULV performing together on two different pianos. Gratz’s piano had its hood up and Serdan’s hood was down because he said it created a better sound... 

Book Review: Inhuman situations uncover true humanity

<i>Book Review</i>: Inhuman situations uncover true humanity
Christina Collins Burton Book Editor Lights come on at 8 a.m. and turn off at midnight. The elevator brings food, death or nothing at all. Two months of nothing but going by someone else’s time. For the six characters in Kevin Brooks’ latest book, this is their world. The journal entry style of “The Bunker Diary” puts readers into the mind of Linus, a 16-year-old drifter who was tricked... 

Reliving John Brown’s crusade

Reliving John Brown’s crusade
Norman Marshall performs “John Brown: Trumpet of Freedom” Tuesday in the Campus Center. In this one-man show Marshall played the abolitionist John Brown along with 30 other historical characters to portray the harsh realities of slavery. The show is based on letters and interviews from the final weeks of Brown’s life. Marshall began performing his show in 1997. / photo by Nicole Ambrose  Read More →
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