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Abstract rotation spans Tall Wall Space

Abstract rotation spans Tall Wall Space
Junior art major Robert Oshodin visits the installation “Radius Abstractus” by Augusto Sandroni in the Tall Wall Space of the Arts and Com­munications Building. The installation runs until May 30. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun Cody Luk Arts Editor Emily Lau Staff Writer Eighteen abstract art pieces are placed in a circle together to form Augusto Sandroni’s solo exhibit “Radius Abstractus” in... 

Queer history reflects present day

Queer history reflects present day
LGBTQA community advocate Pablo Alvarez reads an excerpt from the book “Queer in Aztlan” during the reception at the West Gallery, located on the second floor of the Campus Center. A reception for the exhibition, “The Child and the Archive: Locating a Queer Past to Establish a Queer Present,” was held Oct. 9. As a gay Hispanic male Alvarez said he believes it is important for the archive to... 

Recital presents Hispanic heritage

Recital presents Hispanic heritage
The music department kicked off its Fridays at Noon concert series Oct. 10 with a recital of songs and arias from Spain and Latin America, performed by soprano Myra Garcia, accompanied by pianist Grace Xia Zhao, assisted by Caelin Eager. Following the performance, the musicians attended a small reception with audience members in Fasnacht Court. / photo by Daniel Torres Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor Songs... 

Happenings

‘Dramatis Personae’ The ULV theater department presents “Dramatis Personae,” a one-man show from the Hollywood Fringe Festival featuring alumnus Kris Bicknell 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The play is written and directed by Sean Dillon. Homecoming Week Homecoming Week starts Monday and ends Friday; ’90s Karaoke Night is 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Abraham Campus... 

Concert Review: Conor Oberst captivates at concert

Karla Rendon Editorial Director The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles reached maximum capacity on Tuesday as Conor Oberst played an intimate show for 80 people. Oberst’s fans were greeted with complimentary copies of his new CD “Upside Down Mountain” and an exclusive question and answer session hosted by Scott Goldman, vice president of the Grammy Foundation. “Each song has three different lives,”... 

JazHarp Quartet brings the funk

JazHarp Quartet brings the funk
Jazz harpist Lori Andrews performed her first song of the night, “Plucking Blues,” as part of the Sundays at the Morgan series. She has performed for celebrities, former U.S. presidents, and even the king and queen of Spain. Andrews performed at the University of La Verne about 15 years ago. / photo by Amanda Duvall Cody Luk Arts Editor The sounds of harp, bass, drums, piano and saxophone joined... 

Happenings

‘Dramatis Personae’ The theater department presents “Dramatis Personae” featuring alumna Kris Bicknell 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 17 and 18 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The play is written and directed by Sean Dillon. ‘Pictures of Everything’ Harris Gallery’s exhibit, “Pictures of Everything” features abstract paintings from 10 different artists. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30. Admission... 

Pianos astonish families at ‘B’ak’tun’

Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor Two pianos sat side by side on the stage at Bridges Hall of Music during the highlight piece of the “Music for a New B’ak’tun” concert Sunday. “Bounce,” composed by Adam Schoenberg, proved to be the audience favorite of the six piano pieces performed by Nadia Shpachenko-Gottesman, a Los Angeles-based composer and Cal Poly Pomona associate professor of music... 

Book Review: Roboticist ponders the hypothetical

<i>Book Review</i>: Roboticist ponders the hypothetical
Michael Saakyan Book Editor During October 2006, roboticist Randall Munroe found out NASA would not be renewing his contract with the Langley Research Center. With new free time on his hands, Munroe began to work on his webcomic series, “xkcd.” Munroe uses stick figures in “xkcd” to bring humor to technology, science, mathematics and pop culture. The webcomic quickly became a fan favorite... 

Band festival stirs up swing dancing

Band festival stirs up swing dancing
Laura Evans and Kyle Denison, students from the University of Redlands, swing dance and entertain the audience as the Harmony Sisters and their Little Big Band perform at the sixth annual Covina Swing Band Festival. Ten swing bands performed at the Covina Park Bandshell for the festival on Saturday and Sunday. The event was organized by the festival committee and it is free to all. / photo by Mariela... 
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