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Commentary: Empty plots butcher modern horror

<i>Commentary</i>: Empty plots butcher modern horror
Christina Collins Burton, Managing Editor It is Halloween, a time I usually like to celebrate by going to see the latest installment of a horror movie franchise that studios love to beat to death. This year it will be “Paranormal Activity 3,” which I have very little hope for. Last year it was the final “Saw” film, which only confused me and made me very angry with the Jigsaw legacy. I am beginning... 

College honors former sculptor, photographer

Karlie Bettencourt Staff Writer The tradition of Raku in pottery making was kept mainly in Japan’s borders until Paul Soldner developed a low-temperature salt firing form of Raku and brought it to America. Wall pieces, monoprints and Raku are the highlight of the works done by Paul Soldner, who died in January. The work is currently on display at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. The... 


‘American Dream’ The deadline to see Katherine Frey’s “Ameri­can Dream” photography exhibit has been extended through Homecoming weekend in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. 909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival will feature short films made by young filmmakers who live in or make films set in the 909 area code. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 28 in Room 212 of... 

Vampires drain the market as supernatural themes invade popular culture

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor Halloween is a time of ghosts, scares and the paranormal to come to the front of everyone’s mind and surround themselves with the unknown world of the supernatural. The supernatural genre has grown steadily in the limelight over the years, capturing people’s imagination and fascination with the unknown. “I love the suspense,” junior child development... 

‘Bobathon’ exhibit raises funds

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Finger foods and fine wine was the serving choice for the “Bobathon” exhibition at the Southern California Artists Project Gallery during Pomona’s bi-weekly artwalk. Southern California Artist Project Gallery, located in downtown Pomona, is a nonprofit organization. The goal of the organization is to trigger new ideas and educate people on the arts. The SCA members... 

Exhibit revisits medieval artwork

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The 57 Underground gallery in the Pomona Arts Colony is currently showcasing the “Fantasy” exhibit composed of abstract, fantasy and medieval styles of paintings. The exhibit features four artists Jeanne Anderson, Barbara McLaughlin, Rick McGregor and Mary Hughes. Paintings range from skeletons with snakes around them and a man lying in a tub, to paintings of women... 

Judy Chicago promotes feminist issues

Judy Chicago promotes feminist issues
Addressing a full house at the Rose Theatre on the Pomona College campus, feminist author, artist and educator Judy Chicago revealed her experiences as a female artist in the male dominated art world of the 1960s and 1970s. During her lecture, Chicago explained the choices she made to promote feminist issues in her art. / photo by Andrew Vasquez  Read More →

Colleges unite in orchestra

Colleges unite in orchestra
Conductor Eric Lindholm and his Pomona College Orchestra finish up Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F Sunday afternoon in Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College in Claremont. The orchestra consists of students from all five Claremont colleges. / photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →


‘American Dream’ The final day to view the “American Dream” photography exhibit by Kather­ine Frey is today in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. ’60s Movie Screening CAB will host a ’60s themed movie screening at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Sneaky Park as part of Homecoming week, featuring the film “Taking Woodstock.” ‘Covering Ground’ The current exhibition in the Harris Art Gallery... 

Performer articulates ‘Life on the Swerve’

Performer articulates ‘Life on the Swerve’
Rhodessa Jones sings with audience participation in her performance of “Life on the Swerve: Observations from the Place Where the World Weeps,” Tuesday in the Garrison Theater at Scripps College. The explicit and graphic performance of the stories of her time spent in the prison systems teaching women performing arts was accompanied by videos of past shows preformed by the inmates. / photo by Scott... 
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