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Barbara Morrison Enjoy an evening of jazz and blues with vocalist Barbara Morrison at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free but seating is limited. ‘Eyes on the Ball’ “Eyes on the Ball,” an exhibit of University of La Verne alumnus Alex Gallardo’s photojournalism work will be on display in the Irene Carlson Gallery until May 20. Harris Gallery The exhibit “Inside-Out,”... 

Sculptor Keith Lord crafts his creative growth

Sculptor Keith Lord crafts his creative growth
This yet-to-be-named wood sculpture represents only one facet of the artistic media used by Keith Lord, professor of art. Lord’s mixed media pieces include the use of unusual household items, such as hollowed books used as containers to house miniature sculptures. Recently he has taken a turn toward the use of wood in his work. / photo by David Bess Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor Keith... 

Tall Wall art is here to stay

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer The Tall Wall Space in the Arts and Communications Building currently features an exhibition titled “Plane Suite,” by Almond Zigmund, which is in the process of being added to the University of La Verne’s permanent collection. Since the building was transformed in 2001 from an auto parts distribution site to the ACB, the wall that spans the height of the building has... 

Concert Review: Rise Against continues to rise

Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor There is a point during every band’s career where its increasing popularity can quickly become a noose, waiting to tighten at the first sign of a mistake. Chicago-based punk rock band Rise Against surely faced such pressure on April 7 at the Long Beach Arena, but managed to pull off an authentic punk rock performance that proved some things do get better with age. Rise... 

Poets’ work fights the mainstream

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer In honor of the Ceasar Chavez and “Gaypril” celebrations the Scripps College Queer Straight Alliance had the group Climbing PoeTree perform on April 8 in the Score Living Room. With roots in Haiti and Colombia, Climbing PoeTree shared their revolutionary spoken word pieces, as well as excerpts from their multimedia show “Hurricane Season: the Hidden Messages... 

Husband, wife duo perform original sonatas

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Kristen Caliendo, a student from Claremont Graduate Uni­versity, held a small concert on Tuesday in Kresge Chapel at the Claremont School of Theology. Musicians Caliendo, her husband Christopher Caliendo and Wendy Caldwell performed music from various composers and genres. The concert consisted of four compositions, including one which featured the husband and wife as... 

Happenings

L.A. Opera Young Artists Members of the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. La Verne Idol Finals for the first La Verne Idol will be held at 10 p.m. on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Tickets are $2 at the door. Harris Gallery The exhibit “Inside-Out,” by California artists, is on display at the Harris Art Gallery until April 28. The Harris... 

Concert helps give aid for Japanese relief

Concert helps give aid for Japanese relief
  Claremont Psyko Taiko, a drumming group that includes students from all the Claremont Colleges, performed Sunday during a benefit concert to raise aid for those suffering from the catastrophes in Japan. Claremont Colleges For Japan, a Facebook based student group, organized the benefit. The day-long event concluded with an evening concert at Garrison Theater at Scripps College. / photo by Allison... 

Scholarship recognizes performers

Scholarship recognizes performers
Freshman Sierra Taylor of Covina and sophomore Jordan Randall of Upland relax in Dailey Theatre. They share the distinction of being selected as the 2011 Performance Scholarship Theater Art recipients. Both aspire to be successful actors in the film industry. / photo by David Bess Karlie Bettencourt Associate Arts Editor While waiting in line for the theater performance scholarship audition last... 

Variety show brings broad talent to campus

Variety show brings broad talent to campus
Gabriela Garcia performed the art of the spoken word on April 1 during the La Verne Student Variety Show as part of the Morgan Auditorium Dedication Week. A spoken word artist, Garcia performed such poems as “The World’s Greatest Magician,” which chronicles the story of Medina’s parents as they work to support their family on a tight budget, and “Four Women,” which tells the story of... 
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