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Wecksell’s one-man show connects audience

Wecksell’s one-man show connects audience
CAB hosted comedian Evan Wecksell in Morgan Auditorium Thursday, Nov. 18. Wecksell invited freshman Jason Souriolle to act as a roommate who is constantly on the computer, and listening to KISS as Wecksell sang about the character. Wecksell also sang about what it is like to be a student at the University of La Verne and took ideas from the audience for the final song. / photo by Megan Peralez Yaya... 

Theater Review: ‘Spring Awakening’ rocks Pomona stage

Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief Stomping and frustrated German teens in wild haircuts, Doc Martens and 19th-century garb wailed their hearts out to a contemporary score in Pomona College’s rocking production of “Spring Awakening,” which ran Nov. 20-23 at Seaver Theatre in Claremont. “Spring Awakening,” a rock musical that premiered on Broadway in 2006, is based off the 1891 German play... 

Seniors showcase their final artwork

Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor An eclectic mix of vibrant sculpture and paintings filled the Harris Gallery as nine students showcased their senior projects. Each student’s project was themed and personal. Parents, professors and fellow students studied the exhibits carefully. “I’m so thrilled with the high quality of work,” said Ruth Trotter, professor of art, who advised the nine seniors... 

Happenings

Barbershop Show The Holiday Barbershop Show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free for students with a $20 suggested donation for other guests. Symphony Orchestra The La Verne Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert, directed by Danielle Rosaria Cummins, is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Winter Choral Showcase The Winter Choral Showcase is... 

‘Spelling Bee’ comes to life with audience

‘Spelling Bee’ comes to life with audience
Jessie Bias, left, plays the imaginary mother of shy Olive (Katie Ochoa) in the duet “The I Love You Song.” “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical directed and choreographed by La Verne alumnus and professional director Zach Johnson, opened Nov. 13 in Dailey Theatre and continues through this weekend. The musical touched on the rigors of competition, with each participant of... 

Happenings

Student Recital The music department will host a student recital at noon Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘We Sold a Winner’ The Carlson Gallery exhibit “We Sold a Winner: On Resilient American Dreams” by Edie Bresler runs through Dec. 12. Admission is free. Barbershop Show The Holiday Barbershop Show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free... 

Flores has ‘Gift’ for pop culture

Flores has ‘Gift’ for pop culture
Azusa Pacific University is hosting “Gift,” an art exhibit of works by David Flores. Junior Warner Trejo and senior Joey Antos of Azusa Pacific University discuss Flores’ portraits of celebrity icons, such as Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Thumper. “Gift” will be on display in the Duke Gallery through Dec. 12. / photo by Megan Peralez Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Azusa Pacific University... 

La Verne wins big at film festival

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor Advanced video production students and La Verne faculty and staff took home five WAVE awards and had their documentaries screened at the 909 Film Festival on Oct. 24. The Alliance for Community Media’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards honor the best television and public access TV productions in the Western United States. “Bonita Pop Show 2014,” directed by the... 

Happenings

‘Spelling Bee’ Musical The theater department presents the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 23. The production is directed and choreographed by La Verne alumnus Zach Johnson and Instructor of Music Carol Stephenson. General admission is $10 and student, faculty and alumni admission is $8. ‘We... 

Songs remember lost ones

Songs remember lost ones
Sarah Alonzo, Katie Ochoa, Cora Kane and Annie Johnson, members of the Sister Notes, perform a medley on songs at the “Songs of Remembrance” concert in Morgan Auditorium on Sunday. The recital showcased the chamber and barbershop singers as they performed songs about loved ones who died. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor As barbershop quartet Make No Mention swiftly unbuttoned... 
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