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Orchestra performs movie soundtracks

Orchestra performs movie soundtracks
The music department and the La Verne Symphony Orchestra presented “Music of the Movies” Saturday at Morgan Auditorium. Conductor Emmanuel Lagumbay led the orchestra in songs from “The Hobbit,” “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The orchestra is made up of students enrolled in MUS 119 taught by Danielle Rosaria Nahas.... 

Alonzo revisits childhood with music

Alonzo revisits childhood with music
Sarah Alonzo, junior music major with a minor in biology, performed at the Fridays At Noon Student Recital in Morgan Auditorium May 15. Alonzo did three different numbers, and the last song she soloed, “I Bought Me a Cat” by Aaron Copland, is an old children’s song, where she had to sing animal noises. / photo by Celine Dehban  Read More →

Happenings

‘Big Screen Barbershop’ The University of La Verne music department presents barbershop choruses at 6 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Carol and the Belles and 3rd St. Sound will produce a combined ensemble highlighting music songs from movies. There is a $10 suggested donation and students are free. Senior Video Screening The communications department will screen the department’s senior broadcast... 

Theater students return to Fringe Festival

Celene Vargas Staff Writer University of La Verne theater students are immersing themselves in the Los Angeles theater scene by participating in the annual Hollywood Fringe Festival happening in June. Senior theater major James Powell, junior theater major Jordan Klomp, junior theater major Sara Haddadin and sophomore business administration and theater double major Delaney Poe are four of the six... 

Students jam to ‘Little Talks’

Students jam to ‘Little Talks’
Freshman music major Andrew Medina and senior sociology major and music minor Jessica Felix perform “Little Talks” by Of Monsters and Men Tuesday in Sneaky Park. The jam session was sponsored by the Mu Phi Epsilon fraternity, of which Medina and Felix are members. The concert was open to anyone who wanted to perform. / photo by Celene Vargas  Read More →

Theater Review: ‘Selvaggio’ promotes creative passion

Kristina Bugante Editorial Director For any person who longs to create — whether it be a writer, a photographer, a designer, a musician, or in this case, an artist — the best type of inspiration comes from when you surrender yourself to the thing that you are most afraid of. This rings true in “Mission Selvaggio,” a meaningful and original play written by Cole Wagner and directed by Cody Goss. Wagner,... 

La Verne stays T.R.U. to 2 Chainz

Melissa Gasia Assistant Editor Students formed circles in the pit and danced exuberantly at the sixth annual LaVernapalooza concert May 7 at the Fox Theater in Pomona. The Associated Students of the University of La Verne and Campus Activities Board hosted the event featuring this year’s headliner, rapper 2 Chainz, who took to the stage before hundreds of students and friends. LaVernapalooza, the... 

Happenings

Theatre in Community Students of the Theatre and Community class will perform short plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Dailey Theatre. The performance is under the supervision of director of theater Steve Kent and artist-in-residence Alma Martinez. Chamber Orchestra The La Verne Chamber Orchestra will perform under the supervision of Danielle Cummins at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Audi­torium. Admission is... 

Gallery blends multiple art forms

Gallery blends multiple art forms
Local artist Charles Fogg paints a portrait of Charles Davis, a 1948 University of La Verne alumnus, May 1 at Hillcrest Retirement Community. Hillcrest opened a gallery for the residents to showcase their creative works. The gallery included paintings, photography, knitting and sculptures. Fogg included two portraits that he had painted of some residents. / photo by Bailey Maguire Michaela Bulkley Staff... 

Album Review: Mumford and Sons diverge from folk origins

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer If you are a fan of Mumford and Sons, then you are well aware of their musical formula. Mumford and Sons, a folk rock band that has brought banjos to a modern age, utilizes catchy lyrics and soulful music to paint beautiful pictures for fans. However, their new album “Wilder Mind” abandons folk and produces a much more electronic alternative vibe. The album is slightly... 
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