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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... 

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‘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... 

Happenings

Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. The exhibit runs from Aug. 27 to Oct.12. The reception will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 24. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca... 

Alumnus starts the year with laughter

Alumnus starts the year with laughter
On Monday, August 27th, the ASULV, Campus Activities Board, and the Residence Hall Association kicked off the semester with comedian Brian Moote, who was graduated from the University of La Verne in 2004. Moote, who played basketball as an undergraduate, performed for a full crowd in the Campus Center, where he told jokes about his family, especially the things his mother said to him. / photo by Katherine... 

Garcia touches hearts with words

Monique Millan Staff Writer Cuban born poet Gabriela Garcia returned to La Verne to offer a spoken word performance Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Garcia, a UCLA graduate, has a variety of passions in art including poetry and music. She even opened for the Black Eyed Peas in 2006. “I hope my words from times of struggle will inspire at least one person,” Garcia said. Her performance was composed... 
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