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‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit
Several wooden sculptures stand tall for the world to see in the Harris Art Gallery. Titled “Natural Subjects,” the two-person exhibit by Keith Lord and Nancy Macko is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer As viewers walk into Harris Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Natural Subjects,” they approach with an insect-sized point-of-view... 

Book Review: Pugilist presidents will knock you out

<i>Book Review</i>: Pugilist presidents will knock you out
Michael Saakyan Book Editor Have you ever wondered what it would be like to battle one-on-one with the most powerful men in history? Punch Richard Nixon in that long Tricky Dicky nose or kick slavery loving Franklin Pierce in that pretty boy face of his. If your answer is yes then Cracked.com’s Daniel O’Brien has the right book in mind for you. “How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against... 

PianoPiano is a key place for fun

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer The audience cheered as pianists Steven and Jim dueled at Claremont’s PianoPiano on Tuesday night. Dueling pianos is audience driven entertainment. Two pianos are positioned in a face-off center stage. Audience members on each side of the piano become part of a team. Pianists take requests from the audience and switch off playing. Genres range from hip-hop, contemporary... 

Happenings

‘Stage Fright’ Spoken Wordplay is hosting “Stage Fright” at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Sneaky Park. Movie Night CAB will host a movie night with “Monsters University” at 10 p.m. Tuesday in La Fetra. Open Mic Night Spoken Wordplay will host an open mic night featuring Simply Kat at 10 p.m. Thursday. The location is to be determined. ‘OrganiZm’ Morgan Auditorium will host “OrganiZm,” featuring... 

Directors take on Croatian humor: Students present their midterms in directing festival

Sophomore Mona Lutfi plays the role of Jasna in Gavran’s “All About Women” last Saturday night. The play dealt with two sisters who finally reconcile on their mother’s birthday after seven years of misunderstanding. Senior Jordan Randall directed the piece. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor Student directors showcased their projects on Croatian playwright Miro Gavran’s... 

Musicians present fantasy in recital

Musicians present fantasy in recital
Guest pianist Timothy Durkovic and violinist Sam Fischer perform music by Franz Schubert at Sundays at the Morgan with clarinetist Phil O’Connor. Fischer prefaced this piece with background information about the composer and context on the song for the audience. Along with Schubert’s music, works by Tartini, Broughton and Stravinsky were performed. The next performance is the L.A. Opera Placido... 

Commentary: Artists can’t make up their minds

<i>Commentary</i>: Artists can't make up their minds
Des Delgadillo, Copy Chief A gaggle of Harry Potter fans were stunned into anxiety when author J.K. Rowling expressed regrets for pairing lovable goofball Ron Weasley and girl genius Hermione Granger at the end of her seven-book series. In her interview with “Time,” Rowling said Hermione and Harry would have been a much better fit, with apologies to poor Ginny, of course. Not only does this reinforce... 

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed
The Scripps College Ceramic Collection presented “Best Kept Secret” featuring many different pieces. The event took place at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in downtown Pomona. / photo by Keenan Gilson Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Colorful clay platters lined the wall, complimenting the ceramic vases, culture-rich sculptures and mural presented at American Museum of Ceramic Art. The Ruth Chandler... 

Happenings

Directing Projects The Directing Studio class will present comic plays by Croatian playwright Miro Gavran at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The plays featured will differ each night. Admission is free. Sundays at the Morgan Sundays at the Morgan will feature the L.A. Opera and Placido Domingo Young Opera Singers in a concert at 6 p.m. April 13 in Morgan Auditorium. There... 

La Verne Idol begins audition process

La Verne Idol begins audition process
Freshman biology major Abril Casias sings a Bruno Mars song at day one of La Verne Idol auditions March 26. Casias got the “golden ticket” to go on to the next stage of the competition. The finals will be April 17. / photo by Stephanie Ball Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Singing in front of judges for the first time may not be the easiest thing to do, but for University of La Verne students, it was... 
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