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Artist silk-screens historical figures

Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Bunny Gunner art gallery in downtown Pomona has been showcasing artist Oscar Magallanes’ “Heuristic” exhibit this past month, and continued through Nov. 8 with a technique called silk screening. Magallanes is a passionate artist who depicts historic revolutionary figures. He is inspired by people who have influenced him, socially and culturally from his upbringing. Magallanes... 

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Guest Music Recital Violinist Paul Stein and cellist David Garret will hold a guest recital from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Students can attend for free, general admission is $8. Student Recital Students in the piano workshop class will perform in Morgan Auditor­ium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 17. Admission is free. ‘Red Noses’ The theater department’s latest production,... 

Kenneth Marcus channels history through music

Kenneth Marcus channels history through music
Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, is part of the band Crown City Trio that performed at President Devorah Lieberman’s inauguration reception. Marcus livens his classes by playing music during class. He believes music helps students memorize assignments more easily. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Artists are often seen penetrating other realms of society through use... 

Film festival scopes out the 909

Brianna Means Staff Writer The creativity of the 909 area code was showcased with the second annual 909 Film Festival rescreening put on by the University of La Verne’s communication department. All eighteen films played at the film festival fell within the time span of nine minutes and nine seconds. The festival was held at 7 p.m., Oct. 28 in ACB 212 and featured documentaries on the Los Angeles... 

Music Review: Florence + The Machine ascend to new heights

Branden del Rio Editor in Chief Describing Florence + The Machine’s “Ceremonials” as a mixture of strangeness and charm would be far too easy. The album takes what made the band’s 2009 debut, “Lungs” a success, Welch’s billowy voice laid over disenchanted gospel music, and refines it to the point of near-perfection. “Ceremonials” is bigger, brighter and filled with more melodrama. Welch... 

Friday screenings revisit past ages of music

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor Every Friday at 1 p.m. the Morgan Auditorium is turned into a time capsule that, when opened, transports you back in time with music from every era. Music Movie Fridays, started on Oct. 14, gives audiences a chance to watch movies that take viewers back to a time when music altered cultures. “I wanted to bring people into the auditorium that might not have... 

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Yoko Ono Exhibit “Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s Year of Peace” exhibition will open Monday in the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibition focuses on the ideals of peace and love, and follows the work of Yoko Ono and John Lennon as solo artists, as a couple in the 1960s. It also includes a selection of Ono’s recent avant-garde art. For more information contact Dion Johnson at djohnson@laverne.edu... 

Dancers enter the dark side

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The Inland Pacific Ballet hosted the Halloween spectacular “Vampires, Ghosts and Black Swans” Ballet Saturday and Sunday at the Bridges Auditorium in Claremont. The production included “Dracula,” “The Other Side” and “Swan Lake.” The dancers appeared in their white dresses and white painted faces with dark makeup around their eyes. As they came toward... 

Artists practice otherworldly rituals

Tennille Wright Staff Writer When you walk into Nichols Gallery, your eyes are immediately drawn to a black and white virtual image projected carefully high on the wall with a waterfall streaming down from the eyes of the man in the photo. The striking image on display is part of the current exhibition, “Synthetic Ritual,” at the Nichols Gallery in the Broad Center at Pitzer College. “The Synthetic... 

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909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival will feature short films made by young filmmakers who live in or make films set in the 909 area code. The event will take place 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in Room 212 of the Arts and Communications Building. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4277. Julie Hebert The Theatre Seminar will host writer and director of television, film and theater, Julie Hebert... 
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