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Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history

Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history
Junior theater major Alexander Freitas attended the reception for “Nowhaus: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition” at the Harris Gallery Tuesday. Curated by Dion Johnson, art gallery director, and Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, the show consists of work described as functional and aesthetic./photo by Bailey Maguire Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Walking into Harris Gallery’s... 

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism
The Guerrilla Girls characters are identified by the names of deceased famous artists. Their objective is to promote feminism by shining a light on what they believe to be inadequate representation of women in the creative world. The “Frida Kahlo” character expresses the importance of including more female artists in museum exhibitions at the group’s Feb. 5 performance. She also wants to change... 

Happenings

‘What is Love’ Open Mic Campus Activities Board is hosting an open mic from 10 p.m. to midnight Tuesday in Dailey Theatre. The slam poetry team will perform and refreshments will be served. Theater Auditions Auditions for “The Dog’s Will” by Ariano Suassuna will be held Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. A one minute monologue is... 

Symphony orchestra unites the community

Symphony orchestra unites the community
Catherine Bacus, La Verne resident and former gerontology professor at the University of La Verne, lives out the La Verne Symphony Orchestra mission of performing music written by international composers with students and community members. The orchestra rehearses every Thursday night in Morgan Auditorium. The orchestra is preparing for its Winter Concert which is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium.... 

Book Review: Poehler tells tales of titillating times

<i>Book Review:</i>  Poehler tells tales of titillating times
Michael Saakyan Book Editor She was a cool mom, not a regular mom, in 2004’s “Mean Girls,” she has hosted the Golden Globes with fellow “Saturday Night Live” cast member Tina Fey and is finishing up the final season as the ambitious and optimistic former council woman of Pawnee Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” Now she adds author to her list of accomplishments. Calling... 

Art on Tap

Art on Tap
Upland resident Joe Defazio takes a personal moment to admire his artwork while being directed by one of the teachers, Jen Rosen at Claremont Craft Ales. Defazio found Art On Tap through Groupon.com after seeing a similar establishment in northern California and wanted to try it out. Each step of the painting is explained and also demonstrated, including which brush to use and which colors to combine... 

Wecksell’s one-man show connects audience

Wecksell’s one-man show connects audience
CAB hosted comedian Evan Wecksell in Morgan Auditorium Thursday, Nov. 18. Wecksell invited freshman Jason Souriolle to act as a roommate who is constantly on the computer, and listening to KISS as Wecksell sang about the character. Wecksell also sang about what it is like to be a student at the University of La Verne and took ideas from the audience for the final song. / photo by Megan Peralez Yaya... 

Theater Review: ‘Spring Awakening’ rocks Pomona stage

Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief Stomping and frustrated German teens in wild haircuts, Doc Martens and 19th-century garb wailed their hearts out to a contemporary score in Pomona College’s rocking production of “Spring Awakening,” which ran Nov. 20-23 at Seaver Theatre in Claremont. “Spring Awakening,” a rock musical that premiered on Broadway in 2006, is based off the 1891 German play... 

Seniors showcase their final artwork

Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor An eclectic mix of vibrant sculpture and paintings filled the Harris Gallery as nine students showcased their senior projects. Each student’s project was themed and personal. Parents, professors and fellow students studied the exhibits carefully. “I’m so thrilled with the high quality of work,” said Ruth Trotter, professor of art, who advised the nine seniors... 

Happenings

Barbershop Show The Holiday Barbershop Show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free for students with a $20 suggested donation for other guests. Symphony Orchestra The La Verne Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert, directed by Danielle Rosaria Cummins, is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Winter Choral Showcase The Winter Choral Showcase is... 
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