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Prism Review launches new issue with reading

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The Prism Review magazine held a launch party for its 13th issue at 4 p.m. Thursday where staff members read excerpts from the new literary magazine and the winner for the creative writing undergraduate contest was announced. Prism Review is an on-campus literary magazine where students take a course that teaches the creativity and art of being an editor. About 28... 

Happenings

‘The Power of Hope’ The Theater and Community class will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Dailey Theatre. The theater pieces address issues that the students found needed to be addressed on stage. Admission is free. Singing Workshop The singing workshop class will be performing student selected pieces at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The performance will be in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Musical... 

‘The Screens’ offers an abstract view of war

'The Screens' offers an abstract view of war
In this scene from “The Screens,” Mother and Madani, portrayed by sophomore Stephanie Aguilar and junior Kevin Ray, try to talk to the dead. The play, written by Jean Genet and directed by Georgij Paro and Sean Dillon, was written during Algeria’s struggle for independence from France, and depicts several characters in a reality that is both otherworldly and human. Performances continue at 7:30... 

Concert celebrates the spring season

Concert celebrates the spring season
Charles Kamm conducts the Chamber Choir of the Claremont Colleges last Friday in the Balch Auditorium. Kamm has served as the Claremont Concert Choir conductor for the Joint Music Program since 2005. A tenor and countertenor, Kamm has performed throughout the United States and recorded with professional choirs such as the Finnish Radio Chamber Choir. / photo by Candice Salazar Brenna Von Den Benken Staff... 

From lyrical to jazz dance

 From lyrical to jazz dance
Scripps College students Lisa Kau, Elena Hernandez, L.M. Ellzey and Lee Ann Allen dance to the song “Bless the Lord.” Dance teams from the Claremont colleges presented self-choreographed pieces at the Pendleton Dance Center at Pomona College on Friday. The event featured a range of dance genres ranging from ballroom to hip-hop. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

Movie Review: ‘Fast Five’ revamps vehicular mayhem

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Waiting for the movie theater lights to dim I could not figure out if “Fast Five” was merely a cash cow marketing scheme to squeeze more life out of a franchise or if it was an actual attempt to revitalize and continue a story for the sake of the bigger picture. The change of the movie’s title from something without the word furious in it to “Fast Five” made me... 

Happenings

‘The Screens’ The theater department will present the play “The Screens” by Jean Genet at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For reservations call the box office at 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Mu Phi Epsilon Concert There will be a Mu Phi Epsilon Concert at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. The concert will feature vocal performances and instrumental... 

Choir fills Chapel with heavenly voices

Choir fills Chapel with heavenly voices
The chapel was filled with the sounds of praise on Friday as James Calhoun, assistant professor of music, presented an evening of gospel music performed by the La Verne Gospel Choir, featuring guest soloist Vickilyn Reynolds. She is a singer and actress whose credits include the role of Chris Tucker’s mom in the film “Friday” and a co-starring role on the CBS sitcom, “Sugar & Spice.”... 

L.A. Times Festival of Books promotes active readers

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer The Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California celebrated the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, one of the Southland’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations, with its 16 anniversary on April 30 and May 1 at USC’s University Park Campus. Angelenos of all ages interested in famous authors, celebrity appearances, speaker panels, superstar... 

Orchestra, choir celebrate the spring season

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The Claremont Concert Orchestra and Claremont Concert Choir came together at Garrison Theater, located on the Scripps College campus, to give a two part performance titled “Spring” and “Coronation.” The performance began with Symphony No. 1 in B flat Major, Op. 38, “Spring” by Robert Schumann which marks the joyous season of spring, and was followed by... 
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