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Dave Trautz discovers a new sound

Michael Escañuelas Arts Editor Establishing a folk music sound is not an easy task, but artist Dave Trautz is beginning to find his voice through his passion and honesty in his first double solo release, “Good News” and “Saviors.” “I wasn’t really any good at being a musician so much, but I was pretty decent at writing and giving orders,” Trautz said. Released on his website for free... 

One act plays showcase talent

One act plays showcase talent
Theater students, Ali Franco and Jordan Randall perform “California Suite,” written by Neil Simon and directed by senior Brittnay Lokar, as part of the One-Act Festival on Monday night. “California Suite” was offered among six plays in the annual festival at Dailey Theatre. Stage designers Caitlin McCarthy, Jen Scarr and Annie Curasi prepared the set and props for the play. The shows is scheduled... 

Chamber Music class provides entertainment

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Sounds of the Americas were heard last Friday afternoon in the University Chapel as the Chamber Music class provided entertainment from vocal to instrumental performances as part of their Spring recital. The performance, hosted by the ULV Music Department and music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon, featured an array of selections that involved the students and some faculty members... 

Prism Review goes to print

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Writing aficionados, creative writing students and supporters united at the Harris Art Gallery last Thursday evening for a night dedicated to the 12th edition of Prism Review. The publication is a ULV student-based compilation of many literary works that comes out annually. The Night included a reading of featured students and faculty reciting their favorite pieces as well... 
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Sean Dillon's film earns award

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Assistant Professor of Theater Arts Sean Dillon won the New Belgium Indie Feature Film Award, which honors independent feature films. Dillon’s film “Something Blue” was shown at the 2010 Sonoma International Film Festival from April 15-18. It was among one of four films chosen to be screened in the 2010 INPUT Conference held in Budapest, Hungary from May 8-12. Dillon... 

Happenings

Video Screenings The communications department’s annual Senior Video Screening will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. There will be food with a dessert reception following the show. Admission is free. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4277. Art Festival Southern California’s Festival of the Arts will take place this weekend: Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10... 

Photos capture intensity of wrestling

Photos capture intensity of wrestling
Photographer Thomas McGovern, a professor at Cal State San Bernardino, chats with visitors at the reception for his “Hard Boys + Bad Girls” photography exhibit and book launch at Andi Campognone Projects Gallery in Pomona on Saturday. The exhibit is the culmination of a five-year project to record the lives of amateur wrestlers in the Empire Wrestling Federation in San Bernardino. The exhibit... 

Happenings

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Florida natives Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will play tonight at 7 p.m. in the Athletic Pavillion. Opening the show will be Heartstop and Oh My Stars. Tickets are free for students and $15 for guests, faculty and staff and are available at the front desk of the Office of Student Life in the Campus Center. For more information contact the Office of Student Life at 909-593-3511, ext.... 

Movie Review: ‘Nightmare’ does not supply scares

Michael Phillips Staff Writer The long awaited remake of Wes Craven’s horror film “Nightmare on Elm Street” was released to theatres around the country last Friday April 30. The original was released in 1984 and was a groundbreaking and creative film that changed the face of the horror genre. However the remake is not as creative as Wes Craven’s original, but it manages to mimic a few of its... 

Alumni celebrate artist’s work

Alumni celebrate artist’s work
University of La Verne faculty and alumni engaged in a day of the art of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the early 20th century painter, on Saturday. The event, hosted by Alumni Relations, began with a lecture by Jon Leaver, assistant professor of art history, in the President’s Dining Room. Leaver then escorted guests to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to see Renoir’s work up close. / photo by Christopher... 
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