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Old experiences influence Gratz’s groove

Old experiences influence Gratz's groove
Saxophonist Steve Alaniz and alum drummer Mike Bennett perform the piece “Potawatomi Trail” with the Reed Gratz Band Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. This concert was the first of a series called “Sundays at the Morgan.” / photo by Stephanie Ball Kristina Bugante Arts Editor The “Sundays at the Morgan” concert series kicked off with the jazzy sounds of the Reed Gratz Band Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Heads... 

Dike reincarnated in watercolors

Dike reincarnated in watercolors
Claremont resident David Augsburger, a friend of the exhibition curator, comes to every opening in the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. This watercolor painting, “Segovia, Spain, 1931,” was made during Philip Latimer Dike’s journey through Europe. Dike’s paintings from this time later became the “California style” of landscape painting. / photo by Celine Dehban Liz Ortiz Staff... 

Music Review: Riot grrrl pioneer adapts in ‘Run Fast’

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer As musicians make the ascent from basements to bars, from smoky clubs to raucous concert halls and from talented expressers to exemplary leaders, they amass a catalogue of sound that spans and defines a generation. But there comes a time in every musician’s career when they must sift through the sounds that defined them and choose between a newer, progressive style, or... 

Happenings

LeoFM Giveaway LeoFM will give away coupons for a free 10 ounce frozen yogurt from La Verne’s Yogurtland starting Sept. 23. Listen and call 909-593-3511, ext. 4777 for a chance to win. ‘Divinity Degenerate’ The Tall Wall Space presents Mark Dean Veca’s installation project, “Divinity Degenerate,” through May 30. The reception is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the Arts and Communica­tions... 

‘Family Archetypes’ share more than DNA

‘Family Archetypes’ share more than DNA
Father and daughter artists Christopher and Sequoia Cousins display their oil and mixed media works in an exhibit titled “Family Archetypes” at Buddhamouse Emporium in Claremont. Christopher Cousins is known for his role as Ted Beneke in the AMC television series “Breaking Bad.” In 2000, he started showing his artwork around the Los Angeles area, and in 2005 he participated in his first international... 

Artistic displays open at the close

Artistic displays open at the close
Students from the Claremont Colleges gather at the opening of Art After Hours Sept. 5 at the Pomona College Museum of Art. At 9 p.m. students stopped and listened to a band before heading to one of the four galleries. The exhibition includes photographs of performance art and slow motion videos of dancers, recording the fluidity and minute details of human movement. Art After Hours is hosted by Pomona... 

Music Review: Unexpected sounds from Arctic Monkeys on “AM”

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor Fans of Arctic Monkeys are in for a surprise as their highly anticipated fifth album, “AM,” steers away from the quirky indie beat sound that skyrocketed the band as one of the post-punk revival heavyweights. Shifting towards a more serious record, the band has matured with their sound as well as their looks (i.e: frontman Alex Turner going from indie heartthrob to... 

Happenings

‘Divinity Degenerate’ The Tall Wall Space is presenting Mark Dean Veca’s installation project, “Divinity Degenerate,” through May 30. The reception for the exhibit will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Arts and Communica­tions Buil­ding. Admission is free. Film Festival The Cultural Arts Society of La Verne will present a student film festival at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Meeting... 

Photos promote awareness

Photos promote awareness
International law major Alexcess Zamora, biology major Terence McCovery and communications major Ayla Bobrove spend their photography class break discussing the aerial landscape photographs of David Maisel. The photographs are part of Maisel’s exhibit “Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime” and can be seen in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall through Oct. 11. The gallery... 

Unique buys found at Art Mart

Katie Monday Staff Writer A variety of homeade art pieces were for sale at the Friday Night Art Mart sponsored by Studio Claremont at the Packing House in downtown Claremont. The open space in the middle of the Packing House was used to set up tables where local artists could display and sell their art. “The art is all unique,” said Gabrielle Heide, founder of Studio Claremont, an art studio and... 
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