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Concert Review: West London folk musicians land in Hollywood

Amanda Nieto Life Editor Laura Marling and Alessi’s Ark brought the West London folk scene to a crowd of about 200 eager fans at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Troubadour. The West London folk scene has included other similar acts such as: Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit, Noah and the Whale and the ever-growing popular Mumford & Sons. Alessi’s Ark started off the night with her lovely British... 

Happenings

Movie Night CAB will present the movie “Bad Teacher” in the Campus Center Ballroom at 10 p.m. Monday. Free food will be served. ‘One Book, One University’ The “One Book, One University” lecture series centered on the book “How Does it Feel to be a Problem?” continues in the Morgan Auditorium at 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Author Moustafa Bayoumi will... 

9/11 concert marks somber anniversary

9/11 concert marks somber anniversary
Professor of Music Reed Gratz performed personal compositions in remembrance of the victims of 9/11 on Sunday. The concert, titled “Music Meditation – A Decade After,” attracted an audience for an evening of jazz, meditation and reflection and remembrance. / photo by Candice Salazar Karlie Bettencourt Copy Editor Reed Gratz, professor of music, and Gary Colby, professor of photography, collaborated... 

Concert Review: The Horrors deliver a full house at the Glass House

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor If you were deaf and relied solely on your vision, you may have mistaken the five-piece English-based band the Horrors for portraying witches dancing around a pot of boiling fog on stage for an early Halloween special at 7 p.m. Monday at the Glass House in Pomona. With slender, lanky cat-like bodies garnered in dainty crisp clothing, jumping around colorful stage lights,... 

Katherine Frey captures ‘American Dream’

Katherine Frey captures ‘American Dream’
Professor of Photography Gary Colby and University President Devorah Lieberman speak with photographer Katherine Frey via Skype video chat at the opening of Frey’s Carlson Gallery exhibit Sept. 8. The exhibition, “American Dream,” features some of her best Washington Post photographs that capture the human side of the recession. / photo by Danielle Navarro Branden del Rio Editor in Chief Lauren... 

‘Gray Matter’

‘Gray Matter’
The paintings in Leia Steingart's recent "Gray Matter” exhibit at the Bunny Gunner Gallery in Pomona illustrated her transition from the black and white clarity of childhood to the gray areas of adulthood, with flowers and faces. The gallery’s current show, featuring Stan Welsh, runs through Oct. 4. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Frey captures ‘American Dream’

Professor of Photography Gary Colby and University President Devorah Lieberman speak with photographer Katherine Frey via Skype video chat at the opening of Frey’s Carlson Gallery exhibit Sept. 8. The exhibition, “American Dream,” features some of her best Washington Post photographs that capture the human side of the recession. / photo by Danielle Navarro Branden del Rio Editor in Chief Lauren... 

International artists cover new ground

International artists cover new ground
Ruth Trotter, professor of art, is a Los Angeles based painter working in pictorial representation using references from architecture, landscape, media and psychology. Michael Frantz, professor of mathematics, asks about her acrylic abstract painting, “Curve.” The “Covering Ground” exhibition in Harris Art Gallery./photo by Denisse Leung Julian Burrell Staff Writer Brenna von den Benken Arts... 

Music Review: Have the Chili Peppers lost their sizzle?

Julian Burrell Staff Writer After a five year self-imposed exile, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have made their return to music with their 10th studio album, “I’m With You.” While die-hard fans of the band are no doubt excited to see the funk rockers from Southern California make their return, the Chili Peppers latest unfortunately comes off as a scatterbrained mess of ideas that is not quite sure... 

FYF Festival rocks out L.A.

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor Over 20,000 wayfarer sunglass-wearing punk and indie rockers gathered for an entire day’s worth of live music for the annual FYF Festival Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles. “Today is the best day of summer,” was the headlining phrase that flashed on widescreens and posters that hung all across the park, advertised by Altamont... 
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