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Guitar practice

Guitar practice
A week before their class recital, Stuart Stoddard and junior music major Ernie Reyes practice a duet for instructor Michael Ryan in Morgan Auditorium on Tuesday. The class of 14 students will perform songs together next Tuesday in the Campus Center. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

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Theater Senior Projects Theater arts department students will present their senior projects Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Piano Recital Music students taught by Grace Xia Zhao will perform their final recital at 1 p.m. Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Winter... 

A ‘Night in Rio’ to never forget

A 'Night in Rio’ to never forget
Michael Ryan, adjunct professor of music, brought together a group of peers who share a common interest in Brazilian music. Michael Ryan and Friends perform “Night in Rio” Nov. 17 in Morgan Auditorium. Michael Ryan, Adam Kaplan, Garret Wolfe, Ken Soderland, Ben Moss, and Hai Muradian play “Chega De Saudade” by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1958), a title roughly translated from Portuguese as “Enough... 

An abstract outlook on landscapes

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer An upscale shopping promenade in the city of Rolling Hills Estates is where Ruth Trotter, professor of art at the University of La Verne, currently displays her artwork. The theme of her exhibit in the Zask Gallery is “Departures.” There are a total of nine pieces, all which were available for purchase. Four were priced for more than $3,000 while there other five were... 

Movie Review: ‘Life of Pi’ beats Hollywood cliché

Robert Penalber News Editor Fans of Yann Martel’s “The Life of Pi” will rejoice when watching director Ang Lee’s film adaptation, applauding the film for not being just another one of those novel-turned-Hollywood sell-outs. Even more, “The Life of Pi” accomplishes what few movies are able to achieve nowadays- presenting an astounding 3-D film that actually contains a detailed plot. Piscine... 

Music Review: ‘¡Dos!’ gives pop-punk trilogy a second chance

Alex Forbess Editorial Director Green Day, are they here right now? Even before lead guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong had a breakdown during the iHeartRadio Festival, the band seems to be drifting from its core values. When “¡Uno!” was released on Sept. 25, it had some great song, maybe one, but overall, it was a disappointing album to start off their trilogy. Now Green Day is faced with another... 

Happenings

‘Dissent’ The Carlson Gallery presents “Alumni Alle­gories: Dissent,” a collaborative project between photography and writing. Students from Sean Bernard’s Writing 307 class will write an accompaniment to photographs by 22 alumni of the photography department. The exhibit will run through to Dec. 7. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. ‘Site’ The Harris... 

The Rose Trio blossoms on stage

The Rose Trio blossoms on stage
Rose Trio members Sarah Wallin Huff, Irene Shiao and Danielle Rosaria Cummins get in a quick rehearsal before their show in Morgan Auditorium on Friday. The Rose Trio has a wide repertoire, ranging from Delius and Debussy to Vivaldi and Bach. / photo by Ryan Gann Erica Maurice Staff Writer The Rose Trio filled Morgan Auditorium with melodic music Nov. 8. The trio consists of three violinists: Sarah... 

Chaos controlled on white walls

Chaos controlled on white walls
Site-specific installation art has brought the environment from outside the galleries inside. The current exhibit, titled “Site,” was curated by Associate Professor of Art History, Jon Leaver, and brought the work of Chad Attie and Bettina Hubby to the Harris Art Gallery. Theresa Porter, senior speech communications major, found interest in Bettina Hubby’s “Cone tribute in black”... 

Poet takes students through her life

Monique Millan Staff Writer Maggie Nelson, author, poet and art critic visited La Verne to speak about novels, life and her journey as a writer. Nelson read passages out of her novels to a group of students many of whom brought their own copies of her books to the presentation at the Chapel last Friday. “She is amazing and articulates the way she writes. I’m glad to say I got her autograph,”... 
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