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Yoko Ono Exhibit Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s “Year of Peace” exhibition will continue through Dec. 15 in the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit focuses on the ideals of peace and love, and follows the work of Ono and Lennon as solo artists and as a couple. It also includes a selection of Ono’s recent avant-garde art. For more information contact Dion Johnson at djohnson@laverne.edu. ‘Memory... 

Yoko Ono advocates peace through art in Harris exhibit

Yoko Ono advocates peace through art in Harris exhibit
Professor of Art Keith Lord and sophomore Rosana Chavez stamp “Imagine Peace” on large maps in the Harris Gallery on Monday. Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace gallery invites the visitor to contribute to the installation by participating in a giant chess game, or by adding a stamped phrase to the maps, evoking a personal experience for the observer. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Julian Burrell Associate... 

Commentary: ‘Twilight’ saga fails to sparkle

<i>Commentary</i>: ‘Twilight’ saga fails to sparkle
Amanda Nieto, LV Life Editor With next Friday’s release of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part One,” many fans are rereading books and polishing lines from the movies. However, for those who have managed to evade the disease that is “Twilight,” I commend your dedication to entertainment and literary standards. I am obviously far from being a Twihard, and in all honesty I cannot understand... 

Photographs document evolving structures

Photographs document evolving structures
  President Devorah Lieberman was one of the guests at the Carlson Gallery reception for Tavo Olmos’ “Memory Space” exhibition Nov. 3. Olmos talked with students and faculty about his pictures, which feature buildings and structures before they were torn down or remodeled. / photo by Danielle Navarro Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The final memories of buildings that are gone have... 

Artist silk-screens historical figures

Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Bunny Gunner art gallery in downtown Pomona has been showcasing artist Oscar Magallanes’ “Heuristic” exhibit this past month, and continued through Nov. 8 with a technique called silk screening. Magallanes is a passionate artist who depicts historic revolutionary figures. He is inspired by people who have influenced him, socially and culturally from his upbringing. Magallanes... 

Happenings

Guest Music Recital Violinist Paul Stein and cellist David Garret will hold a guest recital from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Students can attend for free, general admission is $8. Student Recital Students in the piano workshop class will perform in Morgan Auditor­ium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 17. Admission is free. ‘Red Noses’ The theater department’s latest production,... 

Kenneth Marcus channels history through music

Kenneth Marcus channels history through music
Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, is part of the band Crown City Trio that performed at President Devorah Lieberman’s inauguration reception. Marcus livens his classes by playing music during class. He believes music helps students memorize assignments more easily. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Artists are often seen penetrating other realms of society through use... 

Film festival scopes out the 909

Brianna Means Staff Writer The creativity of the 909 area code was showcased with the second annual 909 Film Festival rescreening put on by the University of La Verne’s communication department. All eighteen films played at the film festival fell within the time span of nine minutes and nine seconds. The festival was held at 7 p.m., Oct. 28 in ACB 212 and featured documentaries on the Los Angeles... 

Music Review: Florence + The Machine ascend to new heights

Branden del Rio Editor in Chief Describing Florence + The Machine’s “Ceremonials” as a mixture of strangeness and charm would be far too easy. The album takes what made the band’s 2009 debut, “Lungs” a success, Welch’s billowy voice laid over disenchanted gospel music, and refines it to the point of near-perfection. “Ceremonials” is bigger, brighter and filled with more melodrama. Welch... 

Friday screenings revisit past ages of music

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor Every Friday at 1 p.m. the Morgan Auditorium is turned into a time capsule that, when opened, transports you back in time with music from every era. Music Movie Fridays, started on Oct. 14, gives audiences a chance to watch movies that take viewers back to a time when music altered cultures. “I wanted to bring people into the auditorium that might not have... 
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