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Musikabend concert explores German culture

Musikabend concert explores German culture
Musikabend, hosted by the Scripps College German and Music Departments on Tuesday, offered an evening of German poetry and music. Closing the evening’s event, Charles W. Kamm, conductor of the Claremont Concert Choir and the Claremont Chamber Choir of the Joint Music Program, directed two pieces, “Abendlied” and “Der Abend,” by Johannes Brahms. Kamm earned a bachelor’s degree from Earlham... 

New exhibit encourages exploration

New exhibit encourages exploration
Artist hopes to inspire students with Carlson Gallery show.   Professor of Photography Gary Colby and student Krishne Chelliah chat with photographer Marc Mailin via iChat during the reception for his exhibition in the Carlson Gallery, “Phenomenal Conciousness,” which features infra-red photographs. The reception was held March 25 and the exhibition will remain in the Carlson Gallery until... 

Concert Review: Manchester Orchestra sells out Troubadour

Michael Escañuelas Arts Editor It is hard to believe that only three years ago Manchester Orchestra came out with a little known album called “I’m Like a Virgin Losing a Child.” The album struck a chord with many people with its diverse sound of quiet guitars, rocking breakdowns, and emotional lyrics. Now the band has released their second full length album, “Mean Everything to Nothing”... 

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‘The Message’ The Muslim Student Association will show the film “The Message” at 5 p.m. Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The film follows the story of Hamza, the Muslim prophet Moham­mad’s uncle and their struggle in turning people in Mecca away from idolatry and toward Allah. The event will be first come, first served and will include free pizza, snacks and drinks. For more information... 

Bunny Gunner Gallery offers a feast for the eyes

Bunny Gunner Gallery offers a feast for the eyes
Patrons take a bite out of the ‘All U Can Eat’ exhibit. The Bunny Gunner Art Gallery is showing the “All U Can Eat” exhibition. The show features several artists with some simple guidelines. Phillip Graffham views the art which features a variety or works ranging from photography to ceramic tile paintings. The “All You Can Eat” gallery exhibition will be open through Tuesday. The... 

Claremont Symphony hits all the right notes

Claremont Symphony hits all the right notes
The music of composers Carl Maria von Weber and Ludwig van Beethoven filled the air at the Garrison Theater on Saturday. / photo by Christopher Guzman Tiffany Spears Staff Writer The music of composers Carl Maria von Weber and Ludwig van Beethoven filled the air at the Garrison Theater on Saturday. During the Claremont Orchestra’s Winter Concert, performers enchanted an audience of about 120 people... 

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... 

Happenings

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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