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Theater Review: ‘The Dog’s Will’ exposes hypocrisy

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Samba, Brazilian culture and comedy hit the stage in the theater department’s latest production, “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Suassuna. Directed by actress and artist-in-residence Alma Martinez, this play, originally called “Auto da Compadecida,” presents a satire of society and class structure of the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia, one... 

Concert unites musical ensembles

Concert unites musical ensembles
The New Orford String Quartet was joined on stage by members of Street Symphony for a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet at Morgan Auditorium, Monday evening. The Canada-native New Orford String Quartet picked up where the historic original Orford String Quartet left off, performing Canadian works old and new, along with obscure pieces from the last century. The New Orford String Quartet has... 

Koncept raps for Hip-Hop Night

The Brooklyn-based rapper Koncept performs in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday for Hip-Hop Night. Koncept performed all of his own work and collaborated with his partner and DJ, J57. He has also worked with rappers Macklemore, Ty Dolla $ign and Pharoahe. Koncept’s charismatic stage presence evoked enthusiastic audience participation. / photo by Bailey Maguire  Read More →

Movie Review: ‘Avengers’ sequel will satisfy Marvel enthusiasts

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer “Avengers: Age of Ultron” pairs action-packed scenes with witty remarks from the world’s mightiest super heroes, making it a tremendously satisfying sequel. The film, written and directed by Joss Whedon, is perfectly pieced together to highlight the Avengers’ reassembling to save the planet from destruction by villainous Ultron. Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey... 

Happenings

‘The Dog’s Will’ The theater department presents “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Sassuna at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in Dailey Theatre. The play is directed by guest director Alma Martinez. LaVernapalooza ASULV and CAB present the 6th annual LaVernapalooza concert featuring 2Chainz as this year’s headliner at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Fox Theater... 

Kaminsky recites poetry

Ilya Kaminsky, a poet and translator of poetry, recites and explains multiple Russian poems at the Poetry and Translation event April 17 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Kamisky, originally from Odessa, Ukraine, currently lives in San Diego and teaches English and comparative literature at San Diego State University. The Poetry and Translation event was April 15 to 17 in the Campus Center Ballroom. /... 

‘Cry Me A River’

'Cry Me A River'
Senior music major Stephenson Holder performs “Cry Me a River” by Arthur Hamilton during his senior recital Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Holder was accompanied by pianist and artist-in residence Grace Xia Zhao, Music Department Manager Steve Biondo on drums and senior Ernie Reyes on guitar. Holder’s favorite from his set of classical, jazz and pop Broadway numbers were “All I Need” by Jonathan... 

Carlson Gallery turns 25

Carlson Gallery turns 25
Stacey McCarroll Cutshaw, visiting professor of photography, and Kevin Bowman, photography department manager, rearrange thumbnails before installation of photographs for the “In the Mood: Photography and the Everyday” exhibit in the Carlson Gallery. This group exhibition marks the 25th anniversary of the gallery. Cutshaw will speak at 4:30 p.m. in the gallery on the ground floor of Miller Hall,... 

Happenings

‘The Dog’s Will’ The theater department presents “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Sassuna at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Dailey Theater. The play is directed by guest director Alma Martinez. New Orford String Quartet New Orford String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Morgan Auditorium with a special appearance by Street Symphony and introductions... 

Mayo sings ‘At Last’ to La Verne Idol win

Kristina Bugante Editorial Director Sarah Mayo, senior sociology major, was crowned the reigning champion of Mu Phi Epsilon’s fifth annual La Verne Idol singing competition Wednesday night. After an audition process and a few dozen competitors later, Mayo was selected the winner by a panel of three judges out of the four remaining finalists. Her prizes included a $100 gift card, a trophy and her... 
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