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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... 

Psychedelic show is a family affair

Katie Madden Staff Writer  Hidden in an unmarked building in the middle of Los Angeles’ Fashion District lies the Think Tank Gallery, home to “A Psychotropic Summer Volume 3,” which took place Aug. 30. Musicians, artists, disc jockeys, and a wide array of guests gathered to celebrate the impending conclusion of summer. Past the narrow and creaky stairs, the building opened up to a vast gallery... 

Happenings

Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display at the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. The exhibit runs from Aug. 27 to Oct. 12. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free. 909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival celebrates the work of filmmakers who live and/or produce films in the 909 area code. Six... 

Performers sing the sound of spring

Performers sing the sound of spring
Conductor James Calhoun works through warm up exercises with the Chamber Singers and University Chorale before the start of the Spring Choral Concert in Morgan Auditorium May 11. The performance featured passionate renditions of songs by Mozart and Stevie Wonder, among others. / photo by Zachary Horton Mariela Patron Staff Writer University of La Verne choral and chamber singers came together and sang... 
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