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Norwegian pianist visits Pomona

Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer All the way from Norway, for one night only, the talented pianist Annabel Guaita performed Saturday at the Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College. With 120 people in attendance, the hall was filled with classical music fans, listening intently to the enchanting music of Norway. “The performance was interesting and impressing,” Moira Dietrich, a local resident, said.... 

Movie Review: ‘Hunger Games’ feeds fans

Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Excitement has been building for the release of “The Hunger Games” since plans for the film adaptation of the novel were announced in early 2009. The resulting film has not only established the beginning of Hollywood’s next big movie franchise, but also lived up to, and possibly even exceeded, all the hype surrounding it. “The Hunger Games” began in 2008 as the... 

Student composers, writers combine art forms

Mariela Patron Staff Writer University of Southern California students brought music and lyrics together by presenting their original compositions in a collaborative concert titled, “New and Newer: An Evening of World Premieres” on March 28 at the Boston Court in Pasadena. About 50 students and professors attended the concert. It was the second presentation for the “Writers and Composers” class... 

Practicing the craft

Practicing the craft
Myron Woods practices for his piano test on the top floor of the Campus Center on Monday. Woods, a junior criminology major, has been playing piano for about a year, and enlisted the help of freshman music major Khayree Jones to help him practice. / photo by Warren Bessant  Read More →

Happenings

‘The Agony of Colin Powell’ Dailey Theatre will host performances of Ralph Soldana’s senior directing thesis “The Agony of Colin Powell” at 7:30 p.m. April 19 and 20. Written by Professor of English William Cook, the play is a dramatic monologue in one act. It is a fictitious portrayal of a person in spiritual and emotional pain confronting his dark night of the soul. Tickets are $5 for general... 

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology; Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry; and Michael Robinson Chávez, Los Angeles Times photographer, discuss the effects of gold mining in Rinconada, Peru, during a panel discussion March 8 that also included, Professor of Spanish Gabriella Capraroiu and Professor of Political Science Gitty Amini. The panel, which took place in Morgan Auditorium, dicussed... 

Pomona draws crowds for Art Walk

Pomona draws crowds for Art Walk
David Cone helps artist Rachel Walker sell her drawings at the Pomona Art Walk on March 10. Cone was also selling skateboards with his own personal designs. The Pomona Art Walk starts at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month and 6 p.m. on the last Saturday. The Art Walk serves as a place to admire local talent as well as a place for artists to sell their work. Various art galleries take part... 

Class works on new set

Class works on new set
Sabrina Consiglio, a sophomore theater major, works on the set for the theater program’s next play, “The House of Atreus,” which opens May 3. Her stagecraft class is responsible for building the sets for all the theater program’s productions. / photo by Katherine Careaga  Read More →

Theater Review: ‘American Idiot’ fights ordinary beat

Alex Forbess Staff Writer When news spread that Green Day allowed musical drones from New York to create a Broadway musical based on their best-selling album “American Idiot,” I felt my heart sink. I never felt more betrayed to know my idols – wise men who raised me with the sacred gospel of punk – sold out in such a fashion that I considered sacrilegious. Before throwing them out of my life,... 

Movie Review: ‘80s show ’21 Jump Street’ makes film debut

Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief An update of the 1980s television show of the same name, “21 Jump Street,” comes a surprisingly entertaining comedy that strays from the stereotypical slapstick film. The duo Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill created great situational comedy and plenty of laughs for the audience to enjoy. Instead of stealing the original story of a cop being taken off the street... 
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