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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”... 

Happenings

‘From the Car’ The Carlson Gallery will show “From the Car,” a black and white photography exhibit, through Oct. 8. The exhibit showcases photographs taken of passengers in cars during a daily commute by Los Angeles-based photographer Lillian Elaine Wilson. Admission is free. Dirty Projectors KXLU presents the Dirty Projectors at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Glass House in Pomona. Dominique Young... 

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours
Steven Comba, Assistant Museum Director, was among the guests at “Art After Hours,” a weekly event hosted by Pomona College Museum of Art. The Museum invites visitors each Thursday evening to see the current exhibitions while enjoying food, refreshments, and live music. Work in the Museum includes Steve Roden’s sculpture and painting installation titled “When Words Become Form” and... 

Music Review: For Lynch, going solo is all you need

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer To say that Keith Lynch is the man behind the music of Unknown Component is an understatement. Lynch is the band’s only member; he writes the lyrics, plays all the instruments, records the vocals, mixes and masters the CDs and releases and promotes them himself. Lynch will release his latest album “The Infinite Definitive” Oct. 12. To date, the project consists of... 

Happenings

Harris Gallery The reception for Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibit will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit is a series of sculptures created from unusual objects. This exhibit will remain up until Oct. 14. Admission is free. Carlson Gallery The Carlson Gallery will host the reception for “From the Car,” a black and white photography exhibition from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.... 
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