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Walker House hosts abstract art in gallery

Walker House hosts abstract art in gallery
The San Dimas Festival of Arts featured artist Ken Sheffer’s solo art show, “Colorfields of Abstraction.” San Dimas City Councilmember, Denis Bertone, was one of 20 guests present on Friday night. The 2nd Story Gallery is located in the Walker House near the corner of Bonita Avenue and San Dimas Avenue in San Dimas. The Walker House showcases an eclectic collection of new art exhibits opening... 

Music Review: ‘Concepts’ debut hits post-punk gold

Samantha Sincock Arts Editor/Editorial Director Toronto-based band Little Girls hits post-punk gold with their first full-length album, “Concepts,” after three earlier EPs. The recording genius of one man, Josh McIntyre has created a realm of lo-fi-tinged pop that takes listeners back to the days of post-punk and goth. Beginning as a side project, the band has taken off to become more widespread... 

The Reed Gratz Band plays in the Campus Center

The Reed Gratz Band plays in the Campus Center
The Reed Gratz Band performed an intimate concert Friday night in the ballroom of the Campus Center. Gratz played the piano, accompanied by Andrew Ford on bass, Mike Bennett on the drums and Steve Biondo on percussion. Gratz is professor of music; Ford graduated from La Verne in 1982; Bennett graduated in 2004. Biondo is the music department coordinator and founder and director of the West African... 

Rap sensation Diz Gibran headlines ULV concert

Rap sensation Diz Gibran headlines ULV concert
Freshmen Brittany McDonald, Princess Russell and Alexa Palacios rush the stage with Los Angeles rapper Diz Gibran in Founders Auditorium on Nov. 12. Gibran recently released his new album, “Soon You’ll Understand,” produced by Crooks and Castles. Gibran’s songs have been played on BET and Power 106. / photo by Cindy Harder  Read More →

Carlson Gallery exhibit explores new work

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer The photography department is exploring the meaning of the words “invited” and “uninvited” with an exhibit that opened this week in the Carlson Gallery. The gallery allows aspiring photographers to display their work, inviting students, faculty and staff to view their exhibits. The exhibit, which will be on display until Dec. 4, was divided into two separate... 

Happenings

LeoFM LeoFM will be giving away tickets to Laser Island in Upland on Nov. 23 and 24. Listen all day for the Laser Gobble Giveaway. If you call in and give your best gobble on air, you will be eligible at winning four-pack of tickets. Listen to LeoFM for a chance to win. Bootleg Theater The Bootleg Theater will host a Neil Young tribute Friday to support the non-profit Children’s Music Fund. More... 

University Advancement office showcases student art

Charlie Neff Staff Writer Ashley Contreras, a studio art major, was recently selected to have her student project series displayed in the University Advancement lobby. Contreras produced her student project series during an advanced painting class last spring when she used photography as a base to form a painting. Contreras created five paintings during the project, each displaying silhouettes of power... 

'Blood Wedding' evokes passions

The theater department’s production of the Lorca classic is superb Charlie Neff Staff Writer The theater arts department debuted Federico Garcia Lorca’s challenging play “Bodas de Sangre,” or “Blood Wedding,” last weekend, and the production was explosive. The production continues this weekend with performances tonight and Saturday and a matinee Sunday. After just the first few moments... 

Hellogoodbye greets Upland arts festival

Hellogoodbye greets Upland arts festival
Hellogoodbye was one of several bands to take the stage at the Upland Music and Arts Festival on Friday. Frontman Forrest Kline introduced new songs from the band’s latest EP, “When We First Met.” The three-day festival featured a battle of the bands and other performances as well as various activities for the community to enjoy. Hellogoodbye performed 10 songs, ending their set with their... 

Elucidating black magic

Elucidating black magic
The connection between black magic and Charles Baudelaire’s “Les Fleurs Du MaI” was made clear through Jon Leaver’s presentation “The Aesthetics of the Occult: Black Magic in Baudelaire’s ‘Les Fleurs Du Mal.’” Leaver is an assistant professor of art history. His research focuses on 19th century French art and criticism as well as 20th century art and critical theory. He is currently... 
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