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Music Review: ‘Battle Born’ is killed in combat

Katie Madden Staff Writer Those hoping to hear something radically new from The Killers’ fourth studio album, ‘Battle Born,’ are in for quite a letdown. Those waiting for more of that endlessly catchy formulaic approach got exactly what they wanted. Taking a departure from their more daring and whimsical third effort, ‘Day & Age,’ the new album transports listeners back to Las Vegas in... 

Concert Review: 2 Chainz raises the temperature in Pomona

Brian Velez Life Editor 2 Chainz, the rapper formerly known as Tity Boi, performed at the Glass House in Pomona on Wednesday night. After opening acts Jimbo Jenkins, Monsta and Cap One warmed up the crowd, an on-stage screen began to show clips of 2 Chainz music videos, interviews – and one of him riding a Segway. Although 2 Chainz appeared on stage 40 minutes past his scheduled time, the audience... 

Artists make ‘visible’ blends of pop culture

Mariela Patron Staff Writer The Harris Art Gallery showcased drawings from Los Angeles based artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker, which included head shot portraits and artwork that combined pop culture imagery on Sept. 13. The first thing that popped out of the white walls was Yahnker’s colored pencil painting, “Fat Bastard.” “It’s a kaleidoscope... 

Family struggles brought to stage

Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief The struggle of a 1950s African American family has been brought from their living room to the stage in the Dailey Theatre’s performance of “A Raisin in the Sun.” The piece was the senior performance of three of the performers and senior technical theatre major Mike Roche. Originally written by Lorraine Hansberry, the play follows the story of matriarch... 

Happenings

‘Raisin in the Sun’ The theater department’s fall production, “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, focuses on the financial and personal struggles of a poor African American family in Chicago. The play will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 22, and 27-29 in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, $8, and $5 for students. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris... 

Los Angeles County Fair Events

Los Angeles County Fair Events
The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Labor Day weekend and will run every Wednesday through Sunday until the end of September. The Fair’s carnival zone is lined with hundreds of food and game vendors. The Los Angles County Fair, at the Fairplex – less that a mile from the University of La Verne campus – is the nation’s largest county fair, with an estimated attendance of more than... 

First concert series leaves guests jazzed

First concert series leaves guests jazzed
Steve Alaniz, instructor of woodwinds, performs “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans” with Reed Gratz’s band Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. The performance was the first of the Sunday Music Concert Series for fall 2012. / photo by Katherine Careaga Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer Reed Gratz, professor of music, led a group of jazz musicians for the opening of the Music Concert Series on... 

Low End expounds theory of hip-hop

Katie Madden Staff Writer At the Airliner Club in Los Angeles, the event every Wednesday is Low End Theory and the theme is fun through experimentation with genres and pushing the limits of music. A diverse group of guests, ranging from camera clutching hipsters to ball-cap clad bros eagerly lined up to see what Low End Theory had to offer on Wednesday. The event has become a Southern California hotspot... 

909 Fest celebrates the quirky

Karo Chakhlasyan Arts Editor The third annual 909 Film Festival screened an array of Inland Empire-inspired films, ranging from the adorable to the downright bizarre. It ended with two University of La Verne student-produced films that earned awards Sunday night at Pitzer College in Claremont. “Not only did our students have six videos accepted into the screening,” Professor of Communications Don... 

Drawing turns heads

Drawing turns heads
Junior legal studies major Cameron St. George and senior child development major Andrea Arceo stop by the Harris Gallery between classes Tuesday, to view “Visible,” the gallery’s first exhibit of the year. Patrick Lee’s graphite drawings “Deadly Friends (Head #9)” and “Deadly Friends (Head #2)” are among ten other pieces in the exhibit, which also features the work of Joe Biel, Mark... 
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