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Exhibit revisits medieval artwork

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The 57 Underground gallery in the Pomona Arts Colony is currently showcasing the “Fantasy” exhibit composed of abstract, fantasy and medieval styles of paintings. The exhibit features four artists Jeanne Anderson, Barbara McLaughlin, Rick McGregor and Mary Hughes. Paintings range from skeletons with snakes around them and a man lying in a tub, to paintings of women... 

Judy Chicago promotes feminist issues

Judy Chicago promotes feminist issues
Addressing a full house at the Rose Theatre on the Pomona College campus, feminist author, artist and educator Judy Chicago revealed her experiences as a female artist in the male dominated art world of the 1960s and 1970s. During her lecture, Chicago explained the choices she made to promote feminist issues in her art. / photo by Andrew Vasquez  Read More →

Colleges unite in orchestra

Colleges unite in orchestra
Conductor Eric Lindholm and his Pomona College Orchestra finish up Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F Sunday afternoon in Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College in Claremont. The orchestra consists of students from all five Claremont colleges. / photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →


‘American Dream’ The final day to view the “American Dream” photography exhibit by Kather­ine Frey is today in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. ’60s Movie Screening CAB will host a ’60s themed movie screening at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Sneaky Park as part of Homecoming week, featuring the film “Taking Woodstock.” ‘Covering Ground’ The current exhibition in the Harris Art Gallery... 

Performer articulates ‘Life on the Swerve’

Performer articulates ‘Life on the Swerve’
Rhodessa Jones sings with audience participation in her performance of “Life on the Swerve: Observations from the Place Where the World Weeps,” Tuesday in the Garrison Theater at Scripps College. The explicit and graphic performance of the stories of her time spent in the prison systems teaching women performing arts was accompanied by videos of past shows preformed by the inmates. / photo by Scott... 

Concert Review: Beirut gets a taste of L.A.

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor The repulsive smell of a blunt being passed around by four people sitting in front of me on the north terrace didn’t put a damper on the circus-like performance that was delivered by Beirut. The inconsistent sprinkles of rain in 66 degree weather at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at the outdoor Greek Theatre added to the challenge of attempting to enjoy the night without any... 

Concert series expresses nostalgia

Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor The Friday Noon Concert greeted eager listeners like an early evening breeze after a warm day with Rachel V. Huang, adjunct professor of music at Scripps, on violin and Paul R. Bishop, Scripps performance staff, on piano. At 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 30, the Boone Recital Hall at Scripps College Performing Arts Center welcomed about 50 people to luxuriate in the pleasure of Johann... 

Music Review: Blink-182 reflects on maturity

Lauren Creiman News Editor Blink-182 joined numerous bands in the quest back into music with the end of its six-year self-imposed hiatus and the release of its sixth studio album, “Neighborhoods.” The issues that drove the Southern California pop-punk band apart were set aside in the wake of a 2008 plane crash in which drummer Travis Barker was one of two survivors and remained in the hospital... 

Artifacts on display

Artifacts on display
To promote Scripps College’s new undergraduate “art conservation” major, the Clark Humanities Museum on the Scripps campus is exhibiting the show “A New Major and the Future of the Past.” Among the artifacts on display are these ceramic pieces, examples of a technique of repair called “fills.” The exhibition, curated by Wilson Conservation interns Robin Dubin and Wendy Lindsey, together... 

Comedians poke fun at audience

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer Kira Soltanovich entertained the crowd by picking on members of the audience and making jokes about being a new mom. Soltanovich headlined at the Flappers Comedy Club at the Packing House in Claremont on Saturday. The lineup included comedians Alli Breen and Tyler Boeh who started the show. Breen joked about suffering because she had sand all over her body couldn’t... 
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