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MOCA remembers multi-talented artist Mike Kelley

Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer The Museum of Contemp­orary Art in Los Angeles paid its respect and admiration to one of its most influential artists, Mike Kelley. On Feb. 18 MOCA opened its newest exhibit “A Tribute to Mike Kelley,” after his death on Feb 1. Kelley was an artist, critic, curator, art historian and wrote for art and music journals as well. He was also a teacher at the Art Center... 

‘Pillowman’ play goes dark with twisted plot, humor

Shelby Nelson Staff Writer A twisted plot line and a smidgeon of humor are just some of the reasons why senior theater arts major Daniel Bride chose “The Pillowman” for his directing thesis. Tuesday night’s dress rehearsal of “The Pillowman” unveiled molestation, abuse and murder, yet it still cleverly maintained a humorous approach to how the whole story unfolded. “What’s not to love... 

Happenings

‘Mirror of the Soul’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Mirror of the Soul,” an exhibition of 27 bronze sculptures by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation lent the sculptures to the Univer­sity. The exhibit closes March 29. Admission is free. ‘Rinconada de Oro’ The Carlson Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled, “Rinconada de Oro” by Los Angeles Times... 

Concert is a mix of jazz and politics

Concert is a mix of jazz and politics
Israeli-born Gilad Atzmon, a political activist known for his views on Israel and Palestine, played a jazz concert on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The concert was originally planned for Atzmon to play solo, but he invited adjunct professor of music Gayle Serdan to join him. / photo by Katherine Carega Veronica Orozco Staff Writer Jazz musician and writer Gilad Atzmon played an energetic and exciting... 

Brother shares bloody bedtime stories

Brother shares bloody bedtime stories
Katurian, played by Jordan Randall (right), tells the story of The Pillowman to his younger brother Michal played by Zachary Green, in the play “The Pillowman,” which was written by Martin McDonagh. The play will run from March 8 to 10 with free previews from March 5 to 7 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. “The Pillowman” is the senior directing thesis of Danny Bride. / photo by Cassandra Egan Ingrid... 

Music builds a bridge from Africa to Appalachia

Music builds a bridge from Africa to Appalachia
Joti Rockwell tunes his mandolin before Trans-Atlantic Steel: Appalachian Strings and Zimbabwean Keys, a faculty recital in Pomona College’s Lyman Hall on Saturday. Rockwell performed an unusual combination of African and Appalachian music with Tony Perman, who played several Zimbabwean instruments including the Mbira, a keyed instrument used mainly in rituals honoring ancestral heritage. / photo... 

Music review: Fun.’s talents muffled by over-production

Allison Lavelle LV Life Editor Supported by driving percussion, clever lyrics and striking piano, Fun.’s “Some Nights” is a clear evolution in the band’s musical style. The indie pop band, comprised of Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost, released their sophomore effort on the record label Fueled By Ramen on Feb. 21. The album begins with the enchanting “Some Nights Intro” where the... 

Happenings

‘The Vagina Monologues’ University of La Verne students will hold a benefit performance of “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 p.m. March 2 and 3, and at 2 p.m. March 4 in Morgan Auditorium. All proceeds will be donated to “Who’s Your Hero.” Admission is $10. ‘Mirror of the Soul’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Mirror of the Soul,” an exhibition of 27 bronze sculptures by French... 

Choral consortium flows together

Choral consortium flows together
The Pomona College Choir performed “Water Ruminations” in both parts during the second half of the performance Saturday in cooperation with the Millennium Consort Singers. “Water Ruminations” was written by Tom Flaherty, as part of a series of six poems written throughout the 13th century by poet Rumi. The performance was directed by Millennium Consort Singers conductor Martin Neary. / photo... 

California gets old-fashioned look

California gets old-fashioned look
Artist Tom Oliver discusses the subjects in his paintings with gallery visitor Nancy Curtis. Oliver, a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona, hosted his first exhibition at the Arts Colony in Pomona. The historic Walker House, located in San Dimas, was completed in 1887 and is home to the San Dimas Historical Society and the San Dimas Festival of Arts. / photo by Christian Uriate Mariela Patron Staff Writer People... 
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