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Zhao tells stories with piano

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Sundays at the Morgan this month featured the La Verne Artist-in-Residence Grace Zhao. She performed a solo piano concert with six sets of pieces composed by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and more Friday in Morgan Auditorium. “I thought her set list was really cool, to transition from Baroque to Romantic music to modern, it was like a historical timeline,” said freshman... 

LineVernapalooza

Students wait in line Wednesday morning for LaVernapalooza concert tickets for rapper 2Chainz. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Fox Theater in Pomona, and doors open at 7 p.m. The ticket line extended from the Campus Center to Fasnacht Court to get a limited number of pit tickets. Complementary T-shirts were also given out with the free tickets. / photo by Michelle Leon  Read More →

Latin history inspires music

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Latin American history and harmonies of string instruments echoed the halls of Balch Auditorium at noon on Friday at Scripps College. The departments of music at Pomona and Scripps College presented “Music of Latin America,” a concert of mid-nineteenth century to late twentieth century pieces by famous Latin American composers. Performers included Rachel V. Huang (Scripps)... 

Happenings

Poetry and Translation The Poetry and Translation Symposium event is 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Campus Center. It will feature poetry readings, discussions and conversations in different languages. Everyday Photography The Carlson Gallery of Photography presents its final exhibition of the academic year, “Photography and the Everyday” through the end of May. This exhibit marks the 25th... 

Bernard pens vivid characters

Bernard pens vivid characters
Sean Bernard, associate professor of creative writing and director of Honors Program, reads an excerpt from his first published book of fiction, “Desert Sonorous” at the release of his book at the Last Bookstore in Los Angeles Friday. Author Richard Lange, who read from “Sweet Nothing: Stories,” joined him in the event. Bernard’s book won the 2014 Juniper Literary Prize for Fiction. Among... 

Students take a chance at directing

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The theater department hosted five student directed plays Thursday and Friday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. The short plays were the final product of the six-student spring directing class. The class gave six students six weeks to prepare, cast and direct a short, 25-minute one-act production. Auditions for the shows were open to the community and University students. “It... 

Annual show illustrates South Asian culture

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The 2015 Sanskriti 5C South Asian Cultural Show featured dancing, music and a skit with a unifying theme of love Saturday in Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College. The show embraced the South Asian culture by featuring performances that demonstrated different aspects of the Indian culture, like classical dancing and songs that praised their Hindu beliefs. However, the show... 

Viewers enter a realm of ‘Scientific Magic’

Viewers enter a realm of 'Scientific Magic'
Junior Brittney Britt and Professor of Humanities Alfred Clark discuss how the razor etchings on “The Falls III (Triptych)” create a three dimensional effect Tuesday during the Harris Gallery reception for “Scientific Magic.” The installation features Sarah Cromarty and Christopher Russell’s mixed media collaboration. Cromarty’s sculptural paintings and Russell’s photography parallel... 

Happenings

Piano Recital ULV professor and award-winning international solo artist Grace Xia Zhao will perform selected piano pieces featuring the works of Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Tan Dun at 6 p.m. Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Poetry and Translation’ The Department of Modern Languages is sponsoring “Poetry and Translation: Three Nights of International Poets” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 5: Student Films

  Sound meets film as the Campus Times Podcast highlights the two senior project student films at ULV. Directors Serena Ghazzawi and Melanie Rodriguez discuss the obstacles and excitement of making their respective projects.  Read More →
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