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Nico Vega shatters Glass House

Nico Vega shatters Glass House
The band Nico Vega, from Los Angeles, perform at the Glass House in Pomona on Feb. 25. The band’s lead singer, Aja Volkman, came out full of energy as the band showed its musical and vocal talents for the crowd of about 100. The band played the following day in Los Angeles for a much larger crowd which marked the final stop on its tour. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Carly Hill News Editor Sitting... 

La Verne alumna makes the cut in film festival

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer This year’s Honolulu International Film Festival has accepted a film made by University of La Verne alumna La Verne resident Jennifer Hoge and two University broadcast faculty members. Hoge’s documentary, “Damien Making A Difference God Making a Saint,” was one of the 41 films selected from several hundred submissions from all over the world. Shane Rodrigues, University... 

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Vagina Monologues As part of the V-day celebration, the 5th Annual presentation of the Vagina Monologues will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in Daily Theatre. Proceeds will benefit the David and Margaret Home and the women of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Admission is $5 for students and $8 for general. ‘God Grew Tired of Us’ The film “God Grew Tired of Us” will be played... 

Swellers expand through success

Swellers expand through success
Hailing from Flint, Mich., The Swellers have signed with Fueled by Ramen and are now traveling the country. Fueled by Ramen is an independent record label based in New York City dealing mostly with punk inspired rock/pop bands. Their new album, “Ups and Downsizing” focuses on our struggling economy and how to find the silver lining. The Swellers will also be touring in Eurpose during the Spring... 
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Helen Pashgian exhibit lights up Pomona gallery

Helen Pashgian exhibit lights up Pomona gallery
Terry Laurents visited the Pomona College Museum of Art to see Helen Pashgian’s exhibit “Working in Light.” Pashgian captured qualities of light and space in her work to engage the visitors in an unusual optical experience. The exhibit will remain in the gallery through April 11 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. / photo by Christopher Guzman Rachel Smith Staff Writer Helen Pashgian,... 

Music professor dazzles audience

Music professor dazzles audience
Yih-Mei Hu, a visiting professor at Scripps College, performed music of Claude Debussy, George Crumb and Franz Liszt as a part of the Friday Noon Concert series in Balch Auditorium on Feb. 19. Each piece was unique, including Crumb’s “Five Pieces for Piano,” which required not only the playing of the keys but the plucking of the piano strings. / photo by Christopher Guzman Carly Hill News Editor The... 

'Vagina Monologues' preview sparks emotion

Kristen Campbell News Editor The production of “The Vagina Monologues” is back at the University of La Verne with new interpretations and entertainment for everyone. Celebrating its fifth year of performing on Dailey Theatre’s main stage, the cast and crew of this year’s production are hoping for a successful turnout. “There’s so much darkness and secrecy surrounding them—like the Bermuda... 

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Chain Reaction Southern California rockers Lower Definition will be headlining a concert tonight at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim with support from Hyde Your Monster, Rive, Mid Air Crisis, Seiri, Alaska Young and Rosalynn. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. General admission is $12 at the door. ‘All U Can Eat’ The Bunny Gunner Gallery in the Pomona Arts Colony will hold its last... 

Latin culture inspires exhibit

Latin culture inspires exhibit
  An exhibition titled “Collector’s Choice,” is now on display at the Latino Art Museum on Second Street in Pomona. Armando Durón, a Los Angeles area art collector, selected many works, including paintings by Luis Soto, left, and Yolanda Gonzalez, right. For the exhibition, Durón challenged the artists with loosely based rules and themes to bring out works from within their professional... 

Drama, comedy offered in bite-sized chunks

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Excitement, joy, peace and anger were some of the feelings displayed on stage at the “10-Minute Play Festival 2010.” in the Dom’s Lounge at the Smith Campus Center at Pomona College. The Dom’s Lounge was so packed with people that many of them had to stand. The audience was composed of friends and family members cheering on their loved ones. The first play entitled... 
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