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Alumni return to display photos

Alumni return to display photos
The Carlson Gallery hosts a well-attended reception for the photographers and writers in the most recent exhibition, “Dissent,” on Nov. 2. Gallery guests included Isela Peña-Rager and Raffi Zinzalian, two of the alumni photographers whose work was being shown. Alpha Chi co-sponsored the reception with the photography department and the writing program. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Karo Chakhlasyan Arts... 

Brazilian rhythms carry flirtatious beat

Brazilian rhythms carry flirtatious beat
Singer Patty Ascher sang to a South American tune this week in the Morgan Auditorium, showing not only her vocal talent, but her dancing ability as well. Her record was recorded in her native Brazil, she travels the world displaying a delightful tribute to Jazz and Samba music from her €Deu Jazz no Samba album. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Katie Madden Staff Writer A small but festive crowd enjoyed... 

Video Game Review: New ‘Halo’ rises above the rest

Robert Penalber News Editor The “Halo” franchise has continued its momentum as Xbox’s killer app, stifling any worries over Microsoft’s decision to replace developing partner Bungie with 343 Industries. Following its successful predecessors, members of Halo Nation can rejoice and be certain that the first installment of the Reclaimer Trilogy will not disappoint. Four years after falling into... 

Happenings

‘Site’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Site,” an exhibition featuring web design art from Chad Attie and Bettina Hubby. The exhibition will run through Dec. 4. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. ‘Urinetown: The Musical’ The theatre arts and music departments present “Urinetown: The Musical,” directed by three-time Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award winner... 

Chorale summons ghoulish vocals

Chorale summons ghoulish vocals
Senior Alvaro Renteria joins the barbershop quartet Leo Singing Dudes, consisting of junior Ernie Reyes, senior Stephenson Holder, senior Zachary Green, and sophomore David Vorobyov – to perform the Halloween classic “Monster Mash” Tuesday night in Morgan Auditorium. The performance was part of the University of La Verne Choral’s Halloween show, “Monster Mash Spooktacular,” which featured... 

Musical resists toilet crisis

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer When you have to go, you have to go, especially in a place called Urinetown. “Urinetown: The Musical,” was written by Greg Kotis with music by Mark Hollmann. More than 40 students from the University of La Verne’s theater and music departments will be performing beginning Nov. 8. The play has 15 songs and parodies many famous musicals like “West Side Story,”... 

Happenings

‘Dissent’ The Carlson Gallery presents 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. ‘The Soul Level’ The Sunday music concert series returns... 

Music Review: ‘m.A.A.d city’ does hip-hop justice

Brian Velez LV Life Editor Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, “good kid, m.A.A.d city” is perfect, one of the best examples of what a hip-hop album should be. Unlike some overly long hip-hop albums that include up to 18 songs, Lamar places all songs in a delicate 12-song package – a package that does not overwhelm listeners but leaves them wanting more. The subject matter ranges from love... 

Movie Review: ‘Paranormal 4’ spooks up laughter

Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief The clever silhouette placements and high-pitched ringing sounds were about the only redeemable qualities of the fourth installment of the “Paranormal Activity” franchise. Unlike the past films which left audiences shivering after the mention of the demonic storyline, this latest plot development left many people laughing rather than screaming. The story... 

Beatles ‘Help!’ debate team

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer Audience members gave all their loving to the “Paperback Writer: the Beatles Experience” concert, hosted by the La Verne debate team, as they relived the music of The Beatles in Morgan Auditorium on Sunday. Students, faculty and local residents were among the audience. “This was a great homecoming event and a way to give back,” Rob Ruiz, director of forensics, said. Jonathan... 
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