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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 →

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 from April 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Faculty Recital Carol Stephenson and Jonathan Mack will perform with pianist Grace... 

Laureate speaks out for poetic truth

Laureate speaks out for poetic truth
Al Young presented the honors lecture, “Can Poetry Save the World?” on Tuesday. He read from his book, “Something About the Blues,” about politics and other topics. / photo by Hunter Cole Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer California Poet Laureate Al Young gave a lecture titled “Can Poetry Save our Planet?” in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday. Noelle Cozbar, president of the Honor’s Club, introduced... 

‘Mirandolina’ brings intrigue to Dailey stage

‘Mirandolina’ brings intrigue to Dailey stage
During Carlo Goldoni’s classic comedy “Mirandolina: Mistress of the Inn” last weekend, shown in the Dailey Theatre, Alex Frietas played the part of the Marquis of Forlipoppoli, who drinks a vase water to chase down the Captain Ripafratta’s spiced chocolate milk. The captain was played by Ray Del Rio. The characters offered laugh-out-loud dramatics and buffoonery prompted by their love of the... 

Young musicians display sophisticated talent

Classically trained violinist and singer Daniel Alvarez performs Violin Sonata No. 6 in D Major by Erich Wolfgang Korngold on Sunday in a concert featuring music from the early 20th century. He has been studying music for most of his life and is currently working on a teaching credential at La Sierra University in hopes of becoming a choral conductor. / photo by Chelsea Knight Karla Rendon Staff Writer Pianos... 

Bear Attack rocks Art after Hours

Bear Attack rocks Art after Hours
Brandon Bae, Eric Radloff, Mia Minichiello, Logan Shrewsbury, Nick Campbell, all students from USC and members of indie rock band Bear Attack, perform at the Pomona College Museum of Art Feb. 28 for the museum’s event, Art After Hours, which takes place every Thursday evening from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event has an art gallery and on certain nights, live music or lectures are presented. / photo by... 

Genevieve Lee performs at Pianofest

Genevieve Lee performs at Pianofest
Genevieve Lee, professor of music at Pomona College, performed a solo recital program titled “Keyboard Kaleidoscope,” as part of Pianofest 2013. Lee performed Jardins sous la pluie from Estampes by Claude Debussy, among several other works, in Morgan Auditorium Tuesday. The last performance of Pianofest will be Sunday, where Lee will perform with other professors. / photo by Katherine Careaga  Read More →

Ravelers bring back classic rock

Ravelers bring back classic rock
Guitarist Martie Echito and guitarist/lead singer Hai Muradian of the Ravelers perform in Morgan Auditorium Friday. The group has two other members, Pat Naish on guitar/vocals and Rob Haerr on drums. The group has been playing for 25 years and just came out with a new album, “Ravelers II.” / photo by Zachary Horton Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Twenty-five years of playing together has not hindered... 
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