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Carlson Gallery exhibit showcases natural beauty

Carlson Gallery exhibit showcases natural beauty
Photographer Francis Schanberger attended a virtual reception in his honor in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography last week. Fred Yaffe, director of the Institutional Review Board, and Kevin Bowman, photography department manager, spoke with Schanberger about his technique using a flat-bed scanner to make negatives for contact printing onto hand-coated art papers. Called “Van Dyke Brown,”... 

Music Review: Weatherbox stands out at The Wire

Michael Escañuelas Arts Editor A majority of Upland missed out on one of the best shows at The Wire venue in the downtown area on Thursday, Feb 4. Experimental rockers Weatherbox proved how satisfying it is to see a band with this much talent and individuality. Weatherbox, who hails from San Diego, stems from the mind of Brian Warren. With a reputation of flaky band rotation, Warren recruited three... 

'Rabbit Hole' delivers emotional entertainment

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Not a single soul present in Friday night’s audience at the University of La Verne’s Dailey Theatre was left unmoved by the theater arts department’s rendition of the 2007 Pulitzer Award-winning drama, “Rabbit Hole.” David Lindsay-Abaire’s drama was the senior thesis production of three La Verne students Joshua Prisk, Brittany Lokar and Jennifer Scarr. “At... 

Happenings

‘Rabbit Hole’ The University of La Verne’s theater department will hold its final three performances of “Rabbit Hole” in Dailey Theatre on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors, faculty and staff, and $5 for students. House of Blues Motion City Soundtrack will headline a concert at the House of Blues in Anaheim... 

Choir spreads the Christmas spirit

Dan Sayles Sports Editor On a chilly Saturday evening at the Church of the Brethren in La Verne, the University of La Verne’s music department hosted a Christmas concert with choir and instruments in an Antonio Vivaldi performance. “It was a great, heartwarming performance,” said Jonathan Reed, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who attended the performance. The concert was held inside... 

West African Drum Ensemble brings full house

Traditional rhythms are explored in the drumming group’s performance. Marla Bahloul Arts Editor Crowds gathered in the Dailey Theatre to witness Steve Biondo’s musical masterpiece, the West African Drum Ensemble as they entertained students Wednesday. The music department brought together both drumming classes to make this event possible and explored the traditional rhythms of what was once... 

Happenings

Passion Pit The acclaimed Passion Pit will headline a show at the Fox Theater on Saturday, providing those east of Los Angeles another opportunity to see the band. Hailing from New York, the MTV-featured band will perform alongside Band of Skulls and Plague Vendor. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25.For more information, visit foxpomona.com. Anthony Green The Glass House will host Good Old... 

Music Review: Jules’ long awaited act is an indie hit

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor Strokes frontman, Julian Casablancas, has created a revolutionary album, straying from the norm of indie stardom created by the New York band, and stepping onto a synthpop, alternative platform. Yes, “Phrazes For The Young” differs greatly from the successes of The Strokes’ past albums, but Casablancas has done it yet again. It has been long awaited as other members... 

Movie Review: Wes Anderson does it yet again

Samantha Sincock Arts Editor/Editorial Director Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” has kept true to its title and is in fact quite the fantastic movie this fall, offering a stop-motion film of Roald Dahl’s tale of mischievous foxes, badgers and various other animals. George Clooney and Meryl Streep voice the Foxes, the sophisticated Nick and Nora Charles of the vulpine world, and successfully... 

Happenings

Drum Ensemble The La Verne West African Drum Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday on the main stage of Dailey Theatre. Through the semester, Steve Biondo, director, has taught students the values and traditions tied to the instruments used in his class. General admission is $5. Students get in free. For more information contact the music department at 909-593-3511, ext. 4921. Vocal Ensemble The... 
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