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Movie Review: ‘Gnomeo’ reanimates a classic

Michael Phillips Copy Editor With movie theaters lacking a slew of romantic comedies this Valentine’s Day season, Touchstone’s “Gnomeo and Juliet” is the best bet. The film is a modern take on the Shakespeare classic. The film opens with a garden gnome saying that this is the story of Romeo and Juliet, the tragedy that has been told countless times, though the gnome promises that this version... 

Exhibit combines the art and science of clay

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The opening reception of “Ceramics for the New Millennium” took place Saturday at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona where art and science are combined in an intriguing display. A large room divided into various areas presented the work of engineers and scientists that show the numerous applications for ceramics. About 40 guests attended the show to... 

Happenings

Albert Mc Neil Jubilee Singers The Albert Mc Neil Jubilee Singers will perform 7 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Morgan Auditorium. The performance will also feature Director of Choral Activities James Calhoun. Admission is free with limited seating available on a first come, first served basis. For more information, visit sites.laverne.edu/music. Carlson Gallery “Remnants” by Beau Comeaux is currently on... 

Students run the show; rejects have their day

Students run the show; rejects have their day
Amanda Novoa plays the role of Death in “A Lonely Business” as she confronts a diverse group of characters, including such notables as the Mad Hatter and Superman, traveling their life’s journey to critical crossroads. The play, presented on the main stage of Dailey Theatre, was produced by the Blue Tape Tribe, made up of the 12 students of the January Interterm class. / photo by David Bess Karlie... 

Clever artist Michael Woodcock leaves patrons smiling

Clever artist Michael Woodcock leaves patrons smiling
Nathan Callahan helps Michael Woodcock entertain guests at the Harris Gallery reception honoring Woodcock. Callahan, a writer, critic and lifelong friend of Woodcock, wrote an essay for the gallery book titled “Michael Woodcock as God.” The gallery will be showing Woodcock’s paintings until March 4. The Harris Gallery is open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Warren Bessant Christina... 

OBJCT Gallery show blends reality, perception

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Featuring the work of 12 master of fine arts candidates at Claremont Graduate University, “EMERGENT 12” reflects an artistic movement through various media in the OBJCT Gallery at the Claremont Village. The exhibition, which opened Feb. 4 in the Packing House in Claremont, represents the next generation of emerging artists that live and work in the community. The... 

Happenings

Reed Gratz Band Professor of Music Reed Gratz will perform a Valentine’s Day concert Monday at 7:30 p.m. This will be the first musical performance in the Steve and Ann Morgan Auditor­ium. Admission is free. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4921. Carlson Gallery The new collection of edited photographs by Beau Comeaux titled “Remnants” is currently on display in the gallery until... 

Theater Review: ‘Last 5 Years’ is small but mighty

<i>Theater Review</i>: ‘Last 5 Years’ is small but mighty
Annie Curasi and James Ellis performed Jason Robert Brown’s “The Last 5 Years,” which opened Dec. 2 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. A one-act musical originally produced in Chicago in 2001, is a unique story about the failed relationship of the two characters, Jamie and Cathy. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer Annie Curasi took an interesting approach to her senior project... 

Directing class showcases variety

Directing class showcases variety
Alvaro Renteria and Ariana Harris enact an emotionally intense scene from Richard III, Act I Scene II, directed by Zach McGreen, for the Introduction to Theatrical Directing class. The students will present their final directing projects at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The theater department hosted student-directed... 

Dance recital packs house

Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer Spectators were awed as students of the Claremont Colleges performed an all student choreographed fall dance recital titled “In The Works; a Concert of Student Dance Works” on Saturday in the Pendleton Dance Center at Pomona College. The turnout was great, as the Pendleton Dance Center was filled with approximately 120 people, leaving only standing room for... 
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