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Movie Review: Small girl hits the big screen

Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer From the writer of such award-winning films such as “Spirited Away” and “Ponyo,” Hayao Miyazaki gives movie-goers another emotionally-captivating animated film that expresses the important message that life should be lived to the fullest. Based on Mary Norton’s 1952 fantasy novel “The Borrowers,” “The Secret World of Arrietty” tells the story about a... 

Exhibit rekindles clay’s beginning

Exhibit rekindles clay's beginning
The work of John Mason, Ken Price and Peter Voulkos is currently showcased at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. Price’s piece “S.L.Green” was made in 1963 from clay and paint. The exhibition runs through April 8 and is free to the public. / photo by Candice Salazar Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Walking into the white room at the Williamson Gallery at Scripps College,... 

Kayono discusses manga in a new way

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Manga artist Kayono discussed her influence and showed some pages for her series, “Shojo Girls Comics in Action.” On Feb. 15 at Pomona College, about 60 people went to learn more about manga, a Japanese genre of cartoons, comic books and animated films. “Manga is basically media on paper,” Kayono said. Since her mother was a freelance manga artist, Kayono was exposed... 

Happenings

‘Mirror of the Soul’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Mirror of the Soul,” an exhibition of 27 bronze sculptures by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation lent the sculptures to the Univer­sity. The exhibit closes March 29. Admission is free. ‘Rinconada de Oro’ The Carlson Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled, “Rinconada de Oro” by Los Angeles Times... 

Neverever’s new old school pops

Neverever's new old school pops
Jihae Meek dances to the old school power-pop music playing at the Aladdin Jr. 2 in Pomona. Jihae is joined by her husband, guitarist Wallace Meek, along with band members Shaun Puklavetz, Eric Fisher and Sharif Dumani. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer The Middle Eastern techno beats were just loud enough to catch the attention of attendees in the patio area, positioned away... 

Trotter’s abstract paintings engage mind’s eye

Trotter's abstract paintings engage mind's eye
The Historic Gas Company Lofts in Los Angeles hosted a reception for Ruth Trotter, professor of art, Saturday. Trotter’s exhibit, titled “Informal,” will be shown until Feb. 24. The work behind Ruth Trotter, left, and her friend Peggy Zask, right, is titled “Carcassonne.” / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Brian Velez Staff Writer  A selection of paintings by University of La Verne art professor... 

Photographs shine light on bleak living

Photographs shine light on bleak living
Michael Robinson-Chávez’s photographs revolve around Rinconada, a gold mining town that he compares to a lawless town with no political representation or consequences. The rock in the gallery was brought in by photography students to relate to the burden and size of the rocks the workers carry. / photo by Warren Bessant Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Los Angeles Times photographer Michael Robinson-Chávez... 

Happenings

‘Three Penny Opera’ The theater department’s performance of “Three Penny Opera” continues with shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and a matinee show at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Dailey Theatre. Tickets cost $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors, faculty and staff and $5 for all students. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. ‘Mirror of the Soul’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Mirror... 

‘Three Penny Opera’ sings for the money

'Three Penny Opera' sings for the money
In the Dailey Theatre production of “Three Penny Opera," Mack the Knife, seated (Alvaro Renteria), and his gang (Cody Goss, Cole Wagner and Jake Tittl) try to set up the perfect wedding reception for Mack’s bride, Polly (Sierra Taylor). “Three Penny Opera” runs Feb. 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m., with a closing 2 p.m. matinee Feb. 19. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Brian Velez Staff... 

Rodin captures the human spirit

Rodin captures the human spirit
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Al Clark guides honors colloquium students Ariel Cole, Persephonie Romero, Emily Martin, Steve Reyes, Andra North, and Lisa Keyan through the Auguste Rodin “Mirror of the Soul” exhibit in the Harris Gallery. Each student was advised to pick his or her favorite sculpture and explain what interested them about it. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4... 
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