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Music, poems enlighten students

Music, poems enlighten students
Antonio Cortez Appling, an English teacher at Soledad Enrichment Action Charter School in South Gate, shares a passionate poem about his grandmother at the Open Mic Night held on Nov. 10 in Dailey Theatre. / photo by Britney Slater-Shew Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The lights dimmed as a man warmed up his guitar on the stage, creating the feel of a small jazz club. The audience was starting to fill... 

Artists touch the sky with ‘Skylines’ exhibit

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The Bunny Gunner Gallery opened it’s door this past Saturday for the new exhibit “Skylines” which contains oil paintings by the artist Joe Farkin and digital photographs by Crystal Yachin Lee. The clouds and rain didn’t stop people from going to the gallery to check out the exhibit. The wine also helped people stay warm while checking out the art. The artists... 

Art Fiesta returns after 52 years

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor Music and craft demonstrations filled the grounds of the Padua Hills Theatre last Sunday. The Claremont Museum of Art recreated the Padua Hills Art Fiesta for the first time in 52 years. The fiesta was an annual event produced by the Claremont artists from 1953 to 1959. This year, the outdoor art fair featured 20 invited artists showing their work, art demonstrations,... 

Happenings

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... 
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