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Students learn about Indonesia through Bali

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Music and dance group Gamelan Burat Wangi put Balinese music and culture center stage Saturday night at Pomona College with traditional Indonesian music and dance for an audience of more than 200 people. The concert was composed of eight performances. Performers played unique instruments such as gongs, jegogans and ugals along with the traditional dances Kecak and Legong... 

Promiscuity reigns in Brecht’s ‘Baal’

Promiscuity reigns in Brecht’s ‘Baal’
Daniel Ramirez, senior theater major, and Jessie Bias, sophomore theater major, star in ULV’s adaptation of “Baal.” Directed by Bo Powell, the play was shown at the Dailey Theatre last weekend. Ramirez plays Baal, a poet who goes through different forms of addiction including sex, alcohol and being one with nature. He takes an interest in and seduces the innocent, pure Johanna, played by Bias.... 

La Verne Idol contestants advance to semifinals

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Morgan Auditorium was filled with excitement, applause and talent at Mu Phi Epsilon’s La Verne Idol semifinals on Wednesday. Wesly Tan and Kat Simonelli started off the night with a mash-up of Taylor Swift’s “Style” and “Blank Space.” “I have a lot of fraternity brothers performing,” said senior kinesiology major Mikie Jimenez. “It’s always a fun event... 

Performers pay homage to ‘Women in Music’

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Students of the Claremont Chamber Choir honored brilliant, yet unrecognized women composers from the 19th century Thursday night in Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium. The concert, “Women Composers in Post-Civil War America: 1865-1900,” featured many songs that had never been played for an audience because women composed them at a time where men dominated the music... 

Happenings

Directing Projects The theater department presents student directing projects at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Admission is free. ‘Scientific Magic’ The “Scientific Magic” exhibition will run through May 15 at the Harris Gallery. This exhibit features the recent sculptural paintings of Sarah Cromarty and photography works of Christopher Russell. The gallery reception... 

‘Universe’ honors women artists

'Universe' honors women artists
Artist Rosa Elena Osicka discusses her work with Karen Feuer-Schwager, another artist featured in the 11th annual Women International Exhibit at the Latino Art Museum in Pomona March 14. Osicka’s piece, “My Own Universe – Autumn,” is a collage made of embroidery, lace, other fabrics and oil paints. The collage features nine trees, which Osicka has rendered to represent different facets of life.... 

Happenings

‘Baal’ The theatre department presents “Baal” by Bertolt Brecht at 7:30 p.m Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theater. The story revolves around Baal, a drunken poet, who contradicts the practices of the bourgeois society. ‘Essence in Pictures’ The Carlson Gallery exhibit “Essence in Pictures: Photography as a Collective Microtome” runs through April 10. The exhibit... 

Movie Review: ‘Duff’ promotes positive body image

Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor “The Duff” is a charming teen comedy based on the novel by Kody Keplinger, featuring Mae Whitman (“Arrested Development,” “Parenthood”) as the main character, Bianca. Bianca is a spunky high school senior whose world turns upside down when she finds out she is known by the student body as a “duff.” Duff is an acronym for “designated ugly fat friend.”... 

Play depicts life on the streets

Play depicts life on the streets
Senior theater major Sonora Hernandez (Lily), argues with senior theater major Destiny Guillory (Dahlia) over helping each other out during hard times. Senior theater major Chase Montaño (Jasmine) is in the middle of it trying to calm them down in the “The Flower Society,” directed by alumna Maryanne Householder. It tells the story of homeless women on the streets and their will to survive out... 

Happenings

‘Baal’ The theater department presents “Baal” by Bertolt Brecht, opening at 7:30 p.m March 25 in Dailey Theatre. The play will run through March 28. The story revolves around Baal, a drunken poet, who contradicts the practices of the bourgeois society. Piano Solo The Sundays at the Morgan series introduces ULV professor and award-winning international solo artist Grace Xia Zhao as she will... 
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