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'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... 

Movie Review: A serious dilemma for a serious man

Dan Sayles Sports Editor There are many movies that try to depict the life of a man going into shambles with dysfunctional family members, work problems and the unfortunate process of seeking guidance that ultimately leads to disappointment, or even further confusion. Even fewer movies are able to go about such heart-rending events with a thick, syrupy black humor that the Coen brothers have. With... 

Happenings

‘Blood Wedding’ Federico García Lorca’s “Blood Wedding,” will be again held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12-14 in Dailey Theater. A matinee performance will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are priced at $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors and $5 for students with an I.D. For more information, contact the Theater Arts Department at 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Reed Gratz Band Reed Gratz will... 

Music Review: Hockey unleashes ‘Chaos’

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor Hailing all the way from the “green city,” Portland’s very own Hockey has finally composed its first full-length album. Fusing both funk and power pop, “Mind Chaos” finds itself being radio-friendly, providing listeners with a pleasurable experience. It is a danceable album, with a new-wave, soul type of feel, drawing inspiration from a number of musical styles. Its... 

Concert Review: El Rey Theater hosts the White Rabbits

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor Wilshire Boulevard was flooded with indie fanatics waiting to be let into the El Rey Theater for Los Angeles band Local Natives, and New York bands Glass Ghost and White Rabbits, who headlined the show. The KROQ van was stationed alongside the venue, hyping everyone up for the show and passing out keychains. As Glass Ghost opened the act, a crowd shuffled toward the pit of... 

Spanish classic 'Blood Wedding' to come to ULV

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor The Spanish tragedy “Blood Wedding,” will be brought to life in the Dailey Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, as well as Nov 12-14. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. Dramatist Federico García Lorca wrote the play in 1932, with its first performance being brought to life in Madrid a year later. The avant garde playwright lived a tumultous... 

Geoff Keith raises laughter at ULV

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Comedian Geoff Keith performed at the University of La Verne on Wednesday night in Founders Hall bringing laughs, observations, and insightful conversation. ULV’s Campus Activities Board held the comedy night in correlation with the several Homecoming events of the week. Keith’s comedy has been featured on several television special like “Comics Unleashed,”... 

Happenings

Irene Carlson Gallery The Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography will exhibit “Uninvited” by Leah Gose and Ashlae Shepler. The exhibit will run through Dec. 4. The gallery will be open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., or by appointment. For more information, visit laverne.edu/academics/arts-sciences/art-history/carlson-gallery. ‘Blood Wedding’ La Verne will be hosting Federico García... 
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