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Students take a chance at directing

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The theater department hosted five student directed plays Thursday and Friday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. The short plays were the final product of the six-student spring directing class. The class gave six students six weeks to prepare, cast and direct a short, 25-minute one-act production. Auditions for the shows were open to the community and University students. “It... 

Annual show illustrates South Asian culture

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The 2015 Sanskriti 5C South Asian Cultural Show featured dancing, music and a skit with a unifying theme of love Saturday in Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College. The show embraced the South Asian culture by featuring performances that demonstrated different aspects of the Indian culture, like classical dancing and songs that praised their Hindu beliefs. However, the show... 

Viewers enter a realm of ‘Scientific Magic’

Viewers enter a realm of 'Scientific Magic'
Junior Brittney Britt and Professor of Humanities Alfred Clark discuss how the razor etchings on “The Falls III (Triptych)” create a three dimensional effect Tuesday during the Harris Gallery reception for “Scientific Magic.” The installation features Sarah Cromarty and Christopher Russell’s mixed media collaboration. Cromarty’s sculptural paintings and Russell’s photography parallel... 

Happenings

Piano Recital ULV professor and award-winning international solo artist Grace Xia Zhao will perform selected piano pieces featuring the works of Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Tan Dun at 6 p.m. Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Poetry and Translation’ The Department of Modern Languages is sponsoring “Poetry and Translation: Three Nights of International Poets” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 5: Student Films

  Sound meets film as the Campus Times Podcast highlights the two senior project student films at ULV. Directors Serena Ghazzawi and Melanie Rodriguez discuss the obstacles and excitement of making their respective projects.  Read More →

Students learn about Indonesia through Bali

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Music and dance group Gamelan Burat Wangi put Balinese music and culture center stage Saturday night at Pomona College with traditional Indonesian music and dance for an audience of more than 200 people. The concert was composed of eight performances. Performers played unique instruments such as gongs, jegogans and ugals along with the traditional dances Kecak and Legong... 

Promiscuity reigns in Brecht’s ‘Baal’

Promiscuity reigns in Brecht’s ‘Baal’
Daniel Ramirez, senior theater major, and Jessie Bias, sophomore theater major, star in ULV’s adaptation of “Baal.” Directed by Bo Powell, the play was shown at the Dailey Theatre last weekend. Ramirez plays Baal, a poet who goes through different forms of addiction including sex, alcohol and being one with nature. He takes an interest in and seduces the innocent, pure Johanna, played by Bias.... 

La Verne Idol contestants advance to semifinals

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Morgan Auditorium was filled with excitement, applause and talent at Mu Phi Epsilon’s La Verne Idol semifinals on Wednesday. Wesly Tan and Kat Simonelli started off the night with a mash-up of Taylor Swift’s “Style” and “Blank Space.” “I have a lot of fraternity brothers performing,” said senior kinesiology major Mikie Jimenez. “It’s always a fun event... 

Performers pay homage to ‘Women in Music’

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Students of the Claremont Chamber Choir honored brilliant, yet unrecognized women composers from the 19th century Thursday night in Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium. The concert, “Women Composers in Post-Civil War America: 1865-1900,” featured many songs that had never been played for an audience because women composed them at a time where men dominated the music... 

Happenings

Directing Projects The theater department presents student directing projects at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Admission is free. ‘Scientific Magic’ The “Scientific Magic” exhibition will run through May 15 at the Harris Gallery. This exhibit features the recent sculptural paintings of Sarah Cromarty and photography works of Christopher Russell. The gallery reception... 
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