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Music Review: Jhene Aiko’s ‘Souled Out’ thrives under ‘Pressure’

Des Delgadillo Online Editor A veritable saga of start and stop, “Souled Out,” the debut studio album for neo-soul singer Jhene Aiko was finally released this week on Def Jam. Originally slated for a 2012 release, the album went through a number of delays before finally hitting music stands digitally and otherwise Tuesday. Most notably featuring on Big Sean’s 2013 hit “Beware,” Aiko’s... 

Chris Williams and company jazz up the Morgan

Chris Williams and company jazz up the Morgan
Paying tribute to Ray Charles, jazz vocalist Chris Williams and friends perform “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” to close the first Sundays at the Morgan event Sept. 7. Williams, who grew up in the Pentecostal faith, had a childhood similar to that of Ray Charles. Williams said he connected with Charles, who “…was kind of a rebel for writing this song because he was not allowed to say Hallelujah... 

Angel artworks define Latino history

Angel artworks define Latino history
Graciela Horne Nardi, founder of the Latino Art Museum in Pomona, showcases her abstract paintings that represent the idea of life as a labyrinth. The museum also displayed the “Earth Angel For Peace,” an exhibition made up of the work of artists from around the world, each of whom represented the spirit of angels in their paintings. The Latino Art Museum hosts the “Earth Angel For Peace,”... 

Answer throws back to classic rock

Answer throws back to classic rock
Van Mosley, lead singer and bass guitar player in classic rock band “The Answer,” closes the Claremont Summer Concert series on Labor Day in Memorial Park with “YMCA,” made popular by the Village People in 1978. Claremont had cut its budget for the summer concerts, but the Kiwanis Club stepped up with fundraisers to sponsor the event. / photo by Amanda Duvall Erum Jaffrey Assistant Arts Editor Families,... 

Social problems recognized through artwork

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The Pomona College Museum of Art is showcasing its exhibitions “Petrochemical America,” “Allied Against AIDS” and “Project Series 49: Sam Falls” on social issues through Dec. 19. The art exhibition is a resource not just for the Pomona College campus but also for the public. “Students come and have fun, but we want the museum to be an accessible place,” museum... 

Happenings

‘The Laramie Project’ The theater department’s production of “The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman will run in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret at 7:30 today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $12. Faculty, staff and seniors are $8 and students are $5. ‘Pictures of Everything’ Harris Gallery’s exhibit, “Pictures of Everything” features abstract paintings from... 

La Verne’s Finest offers diversity

La Verne's Finest offers diversity
Sophomore music major and soprano Brianna Nemback performs “Vissi D’arte” by Tosca in Morgan Auditorium Sunday for the La Verne’s Finest concert with pianist and adjunct professor of piano Jennifer Cruz. It was the last Sundays at the Morgan performance for the semester. The show ranged in variety from contemporary classical, jazz, barbershop quartet and classical. / photo by Austen Beck Hayley... 

Book Review: Young writer brings laughs and gore

<i>Book Review</i>: Young writer brings laughs and gore
Michael Saakyan Book Editor Their skin is decomposed and smells rancid. The expression on their face looks like they were punched in the face with a shovel. They can’t think, they can’t run and they live on a well-balanced diet of brains. These creatures are zombies and there has recently been an outbreak of them in Los Angeles. The first person to get caught up in the middle of the zombie apocalypse... 

Chamber orchestra debuts talent

Chamber orchestra debuts talent
Sophomore music major Caelin Eager plays with violinist Danielle Rosaria Cummins at the La Verne Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. The duo played two pieces, “Sonatina” by Schubert and “Arioso” by Bach. The concert was the finale of the orchestra’s studies this semester. / photo by Austen Beck Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor Musicians of different ages and different... 

‘Missing Marissa’

‘Missing Marissa’
The ULV Theater Department released its last set of directing projects last week. Senior theater major Jake Tittl starred in “Missing Marissa” by John Patrick Stanley, which was directed by senior theater major Jordan Randall. The production featured only two characters that were both missing the same elusive woman. / photo by Alison Rodriguez  Read More →
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