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Alumni return for evening of music

Alumni return for evening of music
Melissa Stahly, soprano, sings “Donde Lieta,” with Eunyong Sohng playing piano, in the University Chapel for the Music Department Alumni Recital. Stahly, who completed her bachelor’s degree in music at La Verne, has performed in many choirs and has also performed in the opera “The Medium.” Sohng graduated from La Verne as a major with an emphasis in piano and works as a music tutor for... 

‘The Soloist’ encourages creativity

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s music department present “The Soloist” featuring Dennis Trembly and Grace Xia Zhao, at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 in the Campus Center Ballroom A. The small concert had a great turn out and a simple set up, consisting of a minimal number of empty seats and a large piano in the center of the stage, or just simply the front of the room. Together... 

Scripps offers Friday night easy listening

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Offering a relaxing environment and good music, Scripps College presented Levitt on the Lawn on Oct. 1. “This is such a chill atmosphere,” Samantha Vasquez said, while she enjoyed her evening. People walked around with food and sat on the grass with their mats and lawn chairs while taking in the musical performance of Darla provided by Levitt Pavilions, a non-profit... 

Happenings

Seth Kaufman Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibit will be shown through Thursday at the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit is a series of sculptures created from unusual objects and includes Kaufman’s self portrait on one wall. Admission is free. ‘From the Car’ The Carlson Gallery will show “From the Car,” a black and white photography exhibition through today. The exhibit showcases photographs taken... 

ULV alumni screen at 909 Film Festival

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Friends of the Pomona Fox and 909Junkie partnered to present the first annual 909 Film Festival on Sunday at the Fox Theater in Pomona. Laughter, gasps and cheering could be heard throughout the theater all night. “This film festival offers filmmakers an opportunity to represent the 909 in their own way,” Eddie Gonzalez of 909junkie, said. The movies had to be under... 

Ryan Bueter gets down and dirty

Ryan Bueter gets down and dirty
Piano player Ryan Bueter invites Auneet Nijjar and Amanda Flores up front Monday night to sing along to his cover of Lady Gaga’s “Papparazzi.” Bueter took requests and played covers on his piano late into the night at the Campus Center Ballroom. Students also enjoyed nachos, hot wings and mocktails provided by the Campus Activities Board. Bueter is known for entertaining crowds at the bar Piano,... 

Art Review: Windows cause double take

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Art can appear in many places in many forms: graffiti and sidewalk art are testaments to this. Sides of buildings can become art when painted with murals just as cars painted with whimsical designs and colors can become an expression of art. But an abandoned storefront creatively decorated can be a form of art, too, as proven by Jennifer Bolande’s “Plywood Curtains.” These... 

Happenings

Harris Gallery Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibit will be shown through Oct. 14 at the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit is a series of sculptures created from unusual objects and includes Kaufman’s self-portrait on one wall. Admission is free. Carlson Gallery The Carlson Gallery will show “From the Car,” a black and white photography exhibition, through Oct. 8. The exhibit showcases photographs taken... 

Calhoun looks to strengthen choir

Calhoun looks to strengthen choir
James Calhoun, the new director of choral activities, said he hopes to promote a thriving choir by giving it stability and focus. He has played the piano since he was a young child and worked as an organist for the oldest African American congregation in Southern California for 24 years. /Photo by Warren Bessant Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The music department hopes new choir director James Calhoun... 

Wilson offers a unique perspective

Wilson offers a unique perspective
“From the Car,” an exhibition of photographs of people in their cars by Lillian Elaine Wilson, is on view in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography. Wilson, who works at the J. Paul Getty Museum, took the pictures during her travel time commuting to work from Burbank. The reception for Wilson was held in the Carlson Gallery, on Sept. 16 and will be open through Oct. 8./ photo by Warren Bessant Brittany... 
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