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Band festival stirs up swing dancing

Band festival stirs up swing dancing
Laura Evans and Kyle Denison, students from the University of Redlands, swing dance and entertain the audience as the Harmony Sisters and their Little Big Band perform at the sixth annual Covina Swing Band Festival. Ten swing bands performed at the Covina Park Bandshell for the festival on Saturday and Sunday. The event was organized by the festival committee and it is free to all. / photo by Mariela... 

Happenings

‘Uneasy Neighbors’ Carlson Gallery presents “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States,” photographs by Don Bartletti, through Oct. 10. Admission is free. ‘Radius Abstractus’ “Radius Abstractus,” a solo exhibit by Augusto Sandroni runs through May 30 at the Tall Wall Space in the Arts and Communica­tions Building. Admission is... 

Bartletti turns lens to immigration struggles

Bartletti turns lens to immigration struggles
Before the start of the lecture, the featured photojournalist Don Bartletti, chatted with the author of one of the exhibition reflection essays, Dr. Adrian Vazquez, Assistant Professor of Public Administration. The lecture presented the reasons people leave their home countries in Latin America. Reasons include poverty, gang violence and the search for parents who left them behind to come to the United... 

To improv or not to improv

To improv or not to improv
Members of Shakespearean improv group A Horse perform Sept. 20 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Performers Amanda Barnes, Carolyn Marie Wright, Rollin Perry and John David Williams asked the crowd for titles of plays Shakespeare might write today and performed one tragedy and comedy in the form of Shakespearean dialogue. The event, hosted by Professor of English Jeffery Kahan, was the opener for the Shakespeare... 

Communications students take home media awards

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer University of La Verne students and recent graduates earned several honors from the Hometown Media Awards in August, and the San Bernardino Valley College Film Festival in May. The team that included alumna Marilyn Mejia, who majored in broadcast journalism; alumna Ebony Williams, a broadcast major; alumna Chantal Silva, a broadcast journalism major; and Tyler Harrison,... 

Music Review: Casablancas disappoints with ‘Tyranny’

Karla Rendon Editorial Director Eager fans of Julian Casablancas will be ecstatic to hear his latest side project’s new album, “Tyranny” is simply pleasant – if you’re into inaudible lyrics and an exaggerated use of distortion. Casablancas has strayed from his garage-rock roots he grounded with the Strokes in favor of an experimental, art-rock effort. Upbeat guitar riffs have been traded... 

Photos bring insight on immigrants

Photos bring insight on immigrants
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti chats with Gale Carlson Ortega and Linda Carlson Lane, descendents of Irene Carlson, for whom the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography is named. Bartletti’s photographs are from his work dealing with immigrants from Latin America crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while risking their lives. Ortega and Lane came to La Verne to hear Bartletti’s lecture... 

Happenings

‘Uneasy Neighbors’ Carlson Gallery presents “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States,” photographs by Don Bartletti, through Oct. 10. Admission is free. ‘Radius Abstractus’ “Radius Abstractus,” a solo exhibit by Augusto Sandroni runs through May 30 at the Tall Wall Space in the Arts and Communica­tions Building. Admission is... 

Cellîola music blossoms into harmony

Cellîola music blossoms into harmony
Guitarist Peter Yates and vocalist Alexandra Grabarchuk perform with Pomona College faculty members Cynthia Fogg, viola, and Tom Flaherty, cello, in the faculty recital “Cellîola and Friends” at Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College on Saturday. Fogg and Flaherty concluded the concert by performing pieces like “Metamorphosis” and “Now I See” with Yates and Grabarchuck. / photo by Mariela... 

Charged Particles electrifies locals

Charged Particles electrifies locals
The electric jazz band Charged Particles played at the Claremont Village Plaza’s Public Square Sept. 12 for a free concert part of the Friday Nights Live series. San Francisco natives, Murray Low played keyboards, Aaron Germain played acoustic and electric basses, while Jon Krosnick was on drums. The trio blended jazz sounds with elements of Latin, classical and funk. / photo by Michael Saakyan Alyssa... 
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