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Music Review: Casablancas disappoints with ‘Tyranny’

Karla Rendon Editorial Director Eager fans of Julian Casablancas will be ecstatic to hear his latest side project’s new album, “Tyranny” is simply pleasant – if you’re into inaudible lyrics and an exaggerated use of distortion. Casablancas has strayed from his garage-rock roots he grounded with the Strokes in favor of an experimental, art-rock effort. Upbeat guitar riffs have been traded... 

Photos bring insight on immigrants

Photos bring insight on immigrants
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti chats with Gale Carlson Ortega and Linda Carlson Lane, descendents of Irene Carlson, for whom the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography is named. Bartletti’s photographs are from his work dealing with immigrants from Latin America crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while risking their lives. Ortega and Lane came to La Verne to hear Bartletti’s lecture... 

Happenings

‘Uneasy Neighbors’ Carlson Gallery presents “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States,” photographs by Don Bartletti, through Oct. 10. Admission is free. ‘Radius Abstractus’ “Radius Abstractus,” a solo exhibit by Augusto Sandroni runs through May 30 at the Tall Wall Space in the Arts and Communica­tions Building. Admission is... 

Cellîola music blossoms into harmony

Cellîola music blossoms into harmony
Guitarist Peter Yates and vocalist Alexandra Grabarchuk perform with Pomona College faculty members Cynthia Fogg, viola, and Tom Flaherty, cello, in the faculty recital “Cellîola and Friends” at Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College on Saturday. Fogg and Flaherty concluded the concert by performing pieces like “Metamorphosis” and “Now I See” with Yates and Grabarchuck. / photo by Mariela... 

Charged Particles electrifies locals

Charged Particles electrifies locals
The electric jazz band Charged Particles played at the Claremont Village Plaza’s Public Square Sept. 12 for a free concert part of the Friday Nights Live series. San Francisco natives, Murray Low played keyboards, Aaron Germain played acoustic and electric basses, while Jon Krosnick was on drums. The trio blended jazz sounds with elements of Latin, classical and funk. / photo by Michael Saakyan Alyssa... 

Happenings

Shakespeare Experience Performance The theater department will present “A Horse: Impro­vised Shakespeare with a Modern Twist” at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. ‘Uneasy Neighbors’ Carlson Gallery presents “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States,” photographs by Don Bartletti, through Oct. 10. ‘Radius Abstractus’ “Radius... 

Hopi culture shines in Katsinam

Hopi culture shines in Katsinam
Larry Melendez of the Butterfly/Badger clan was one of 16 Katsinam doll carvers whose work was included in the exhibition, “Katsinam: A Hopi Living Tradition” at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California. Melendez, who was inspired by the Hopi nation and Mexican traditions, uses cottonwood roots and carves the dolls with a knife and rasp and colors them with mineral paints.... 

‘Laramie Project’ approaches gay rights issues

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor Center stage stood six chairs, all in a circle facing the audience, below a perimeter of transparent screens that outlined the ceiling of the Jane Dibbell Cabaret, projecting images related to each scene. “The Laramie Project,” performed by the theater department, shared a poignant message about a hate crime that happened in the city of Laramie, Wyoming back in 1998. In... 

Gallery shows ‘Pictures of Everything’

Gallery shows ‘Pictures of Everything’
Brandon Czworniak, freshman administration major, Julian Vega, freshman kinesiology major and Atianna Williams, freshman theater major, discuss the texture of the acrylic paint on a canvas. The untitled painting by artist Phil Argent was featured in the reception of “Pictures of Everything” at the Harris Gallery on Tuesday. The exhibition features abstract paintings of 10 artists and it will be... 

Happenings

Shakespeare Performance The theater department presents “A Horse: Impro­vised Shakespeare with a Modern Twist” at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. ‘Uneasy Neighbors’ Carlson Gallery presents “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States,” photographs by Don Bartletti, through Oct. 10. The lecture is 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Campus... 
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