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Movie Review: ‘Avengers’ sequel will satisfy Marvel enthusiasts

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer “Avengers: Age of Ultron” pairs action-packed scenes with witty remarks from the world’s mightiest super heroes, making it a tremendously satisfying sequel. The film, written and directed by Joss Whedon, is perfectly pieced together to highlight the Avengers’ reassembling to save the planet from destruction by villainous Ultron. Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey... 

Happenings

‘The Dog’s Will’ The theater department presents “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Sassuna at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in Dailey Theatre. The play is directed by guest director Alma Martinez. LaVernapalooza ASULV and CAB present the 6th annual LaVernapalooza concert featuring 2Chainz as this year’s headliner at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Fox Theater... 

Kaminsky recites poetry

Ilya Kaminsky, a poet and translator of poetry, recites and explains multiple Russian poems at the Poetry and Translation event April 17 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Kamisky, originally from Odessa, Ukraine, currently lives in San Diego and teaches English and comparative literature at San Diego State University. The Poetry and Translation event was April 15 to 17 in the Campus Center Ballroom. /... 

‘Cry Me A River’

'Cry Me A River'
Senior music major Stephenson Holder performs “Cry Me a River” by Arthur Hamilton during his senior recital Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Holder was accompanied by pianist and artist-in residence Grace Xia Zhao, Music Department Manager Steve Biondo on drums and senior Ernie Reyes on guitar. Holder’s favorite from his set of classical, jazz and pop Broadway numbers were “All I Need” by Jonathan... 

Carlson Gallery turns 25

Carlson Gallery turns 25
Stacey McCarroll Cutshaw, visiting professor of photography, and Kevin Bowman, photography department manager, rearrange thumbnails before installation of photographs for the “In the Mood: Photography and the Everyday” exhibit in the Carlson Gallery. This group exhibition marks the 25th anniversary of the gallery. Cutshaw will speak at 4:30 p.m. in the gallery on the ground floor of Miller Hall,... 

Happenings

‘The Dog’s Will’ The theater department presents “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Sassuna at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Dailey Theater. The play is directed by guest director Alma Martinez. New Orford String Quartet New Orford String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Morgan Auditorium with a special appearance by Street Symphony and introductions... 

Mayo sings ‘At Last’ to La Verne Idol win

Kristina Bugante Editorial Director Sarah Mayo, senior sociology major, was crowned the reigning champion of Mu Phi Epsilon’s fifth annual La Verne Idol singing competition Wednesday night. After an audition process and a few dozen competitors later, Mayo was selected the winner by a panel of three judges out of the four remaining finalists. Her prizes included a $100 gift card, a trophy and her... 

Zhao tells stories with piano

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Sundays at the Morgan this month featured the La Verne Artist-in-Residence Grace Zhao. She performed a solo piano concert with six sets of pieces composed by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and more Friday in Morgan Auditorium. “I thought her set list was really cool, to transition from Baroque to Romantic music to modern, it was like a historical timeline,” said freshman... 

LineVernapalooza

Students wait in line Wednesday morning for LaVernapalooza concert tickets for rapper 2Chainz. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Fox Theater in Pomona, and doors open at 7 p.m. The ticket line extended from the Campus Center to Fasnacht Court to get a limited number of pit tickets. Complementary T-shirts were also given out with the free tickets. / photo by Michelle Leon  Read More →

Latin history inspires music

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Latin American history and harmonies of string instruments echoed the halls of Balch Auditorium at noon on Friday at Scripps College. The departments of music at Pomona and Scripps College presented “Music of Latin America,” a concert of mid-nineteenth century to late twentieth century pieces by famous Latin American composers. Performers included Rachel V. Huang (Scripps)... 
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