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Open mic performers open hearts

Open mic performers open hearts
Snaps and applause filled the Dailey Theater Tuesday, February 17 during the “What is Love?” Open Mic Night presented by University of La Verne’s Slam Poetry team. Audience members were given the opportunity to get up to the microphone and perform their own poetry or sing songs to a receptive and encouraging crowd. Junior music major, Christian Garay, and sophomore history major, Patrick Swart,... 

Bird songs take audience on flight

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Classical and contemporary songs about birds, titled “Bird Songs – Flights of Avian Fancy” were sung with glee at noon last Friday at Scripps College. The performance was harmonized and presented by five faculty members: Anne Harley (soprano), Charles Kamm (tenor and harpsichord) and Rachel Huang (violin) from Scripps College, Ellen Rentz (soprano) from Claremont Mckenna... 

Happenings

Muqarnas Roberto Catalano, Mehdi Bagheri and Peter Hannalla will perform music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and students are free. ‘Breaking Illusion’ The La Verne College of Law will host a reception for “Breaking Illusion: Artist as Scientist,” exploring the connections between art and science 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the La Verne Law Art Gallery. Admission... 

German hymn sets soothing tone for spring

Emily Lau Metro Editor The Contori Sine Nomine choral ensemble filled the room with sounds of a soothing German solemn hymn at the first Sundays at the Morgan concert of the spring semester Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Led by Maestro Stephen Gothold, the choir, accompanied by an organist and cellist, performed “Musikalisches Exequien,” a sacred choral piece composed by Heinrich Schütz for the... 

Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history

Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history
Junior theater major Alexander Freitas attended the reception for “Nowhaus: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition” at the Harris Gallery Tuesday. Curated by Dion Johnson, art gallery director, and Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, the show consists of work described as functional and aesthetic./photo by Bailey Maguire Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Walking into Harris Gallery’s... 

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism
The Guerrilla Girls characters are identified by the names of deceased famous artists. Their objective is to promote feminism by shining a light on what they believe to be inadequate representation of women in the creative world. The “Frida Kahlo” character expresses the importance of including more female artists in museum exhibitions at the group’s Feb. 5 performance. She also wants to change... 

Happenings

‘What is Love’ Open Mic Campus Activities Board is hosting an open mic from 10 p.m. to midnight Tuesday in Dailey Theatre. The slam poetry team will perform and refreshments will be served. Theater Auditions Auditions for “The Dog’s Will” by Ariano Suassuna will be held Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. A one minute monologue is... 

Symphony orchestra unites the community

Symphony orchestra unites the community
Catherine Bacus, La Verne resident and former gerontology professor at the University of La Verne, lives out the La Verne Symphony Orchestra mission of performing music written by international composers with students and community members. The orchestra rehearses every Thursday night in Morgan Auditorium. The orchestra is preparing for its Winter Concert which is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium.... 

Book Review: Poehler tells tales of titillating times

<i>Book Review:</i>  Poehler tells tales of titillating times
Michael Saakyan Book Editor She was a cool mom, not a regular mom, in 2004’s “Mean Girls,” she has hosted the Golden Globes with fellow “Saturday Night Live” cast member Tina Fey and is finishing up the final season as the ambitious and optimistic former council woman of Pawnee Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” Now she adds author to her list of accomplishments. Calling... 

Art on Tap

Art on Tap
Upland resident Joe Defazio takes a personal moment to admire his artwork while being directed by one of the teachers, Jen Rosen at Claremont Craft Ales. Defazio found Art On Tap through Groupon.com after seeing a similar establishment in northern California and wanted to try it out. Each step of the painting is explained and also demonstrated, including which brush to use and which colors to combine... 
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