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Concert Review: Cymbals Eat Guitars gives Troubador dream show

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor It was 9:45 p.m. on Santa Monica Boulevard when New York-based Cymbals Eat Guitars begins to play at the Troubadour on Sept. 19. Joseph D’Agostino, 20, fronts the band, putting on what he claims to be their best performance. The venue is old with eroding concrete walls. The staircase leading to a bands only lounge can scarcely hold itself up. Even so, this doesn’t seem... 

Sculpture adds flair to La Verne

Sculpture adds flair to La Verne
Before the rains come, construction workers put the final touches around the “Inhale/ Exhale” sculpture, adding shrubbery, rocks and woodchips Tuesday. Designed by Phillip K. Smith for the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden, “Inhale/Exhale” was installed Sept. 29. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Movie Review: Moore skewers Wall Street with ‘Capitalism’

Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The greedy vultures of Wall Street, who use our capitalistic system to pull the strings of puppets in government, have not flown over Michael Moore’s dead body. Moore, the directive voice for all things political, makes his case for ridding our capitalistic society and returning our nation to its democratic roots in his new documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story.” Moore,... 

Happenings

‘Eternity’ Senior theater major Jordan Wycoff will direct “Eternity,” this Oct. 22. The show runs through Sunday, with the final performance being held on the 24th. The production was written by Brian J. Lambert, Wycoff’s brother, whose play is centered around a damsel in distress. The protagonist is taken by a coven of vampires whose boyfriend attempts to save her. To see whether or not... 

Happenings

Senior Recital Tenor Michael Fausto will perform his senior recital at 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the La Verne Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of E Street and Bonita Avenue. Admission is free. For more information, visit laverne.edu/academics/arts-sciences/music/concert. Film Screening La Verne Community Television will host a free screening of the winning entries from the My Home Town Video Contest... 

Sunday freshness at the Claremont farmers market

Sunday freshness at the Claremont farmers market
Five dollars on any given Sunday could buy a mixed bouquet at the Sunday Farmers and Artisans Market in Claremont. Vendors sell fresh local and organic produce, plants, flowers and cheeses, gifts and jewelry, some of it made by local craftspeople. The Sunday Farmers and Artisans market sponsored by The Claremont Forum, is open Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Second Street and Indian Hill Boulevard.... 

Concert Review: The Kids get up again

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer The ‘90s died in 2005, as devastated fans learned that the Get Up Kids were calling it quits putting to rest 10 years work as a band. Now, after over four years of being on hiatus, the Get Up Kids have reunited and rocked the Glass House in Pomona on Wednesday night, headlining once again, gaining a positive response from the crowd with an energetic live set. Hailing... 

Movie Review: ‘Informant!’ releases laughs

Samantha Sincock Arts Editor/Editorial Director Matt Damon goes from irresistible hunk to pudgy office man to play a far from glamorous corporate whistle-blower in one of the most well written comedies of 2009, “The Informant!” Damon reportedly gained 30 pounds to reunite with his “Ocean’s 11” director Steven Soderbergh to deliver one of the best performances of his career. Based on the true... 

Landscape relationships on display in Carlson Gallery

Landscape relationships on display in Carlson Gallery
Dion Johnson, director of university art galleries, produced the installation of photographs by Alexander Heilner in the Irene Carlson Gallery. The exhibit “Aerial Photographs and Microbe Studies,” is the result of Heilner’s interest in artificial and natural relationships in the earth’s landscapes. Heilner will be visiting the gallery Oct. 12. The display is located on the bottom floor of... 

Taking a walk on the abstract side

Community art work is displayed at the monthly Pomona Arts Colony Art Walk. Charlie Neff Staff Writer The Pomona Arts Colony Art Walk was held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 26 in Metro Pomona, attracting many artists and potential buyers. Over 25 local galleries stayed open past their normal hours to portray artwork by the various artists included in the Art Walk. Each gallery had a different theme,... 
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