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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... 

Gratz jazz band entertains crowd

Gratz jazz band entertains crowd
Monday night’s jazz show featured Reed Gratz, professor of music, and his band of La Verne alumni musicians. Nine jazz compositions featured were all written by Gratz. The Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater was filled with standing-room-only for the performance./ photo by Jakeh Landrum Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer Jazz was in the air on Monday as Professor of Music Reed Gratz played the piano alongside... 

Music Review: Sister Hazel shows country soul

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Sister Hazel’s new CD “Heartland Highway” is a mixture of soft-rock ballads and toe tapping country songs. The Gainesville, Fla., natives – vocalist Ken Block, guitarist/vocalist Drew Cope­land, lead guitarist Ryan Newell, drummer Mark Trojanowski and bassist Jett Beres – are set to release their eighth studio album on Oct 12. “Stay a While,” their first single,... 

Happenings

‘The Soloist’ Students are invited to attend “The Soloist: Celebrating Beeth­oven and Virtuoso Double Bass” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Ludwick Conference Center. Dennis Trembly, the principal bassist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Grace Xia Zhao, a university artist-in-residence, will perform. Harris Gallery Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibit on display until Oct. 14 at the... 

Seth Kaufman proves less is more in Harris exhibit

Seth Kaufman proves less is more in Harris exhibit
Felicia Beardsley, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was one of many guests at the Harris Gallery for the reception for Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibition on Tuesday. Kaufman’s three pieces from “The Breeder Series” are made from wood, adhesive and paint, and vary in height. The artist made the piece “Filial Rhapsody” by etching his name into ceiling “popcorn”... 
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