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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... 

Claremont store doubles as museum

Claremont store doubles as museum
The Folk Center Music in the Claremont Village began as a tiny shop in 1958 and today it continues its legacy by providing unique instruments, skilled instrument repair and lessons to Claremont’s eclectic residents, as well as the surrounding communities. The Center holds open mic nights the last Sunday of every month and is open to all ages and all styles of music. / photo by Katie Madden Karla... 

Dueling musicians roast students

Dueling musicians roast students
Dueling pianists Mark Michaels and Adam Browne played the audience’s song requests such as “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Sweet Home Alabama” on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The duo took turns playing music and engaging the audience on stage. Jezyca Hernandez, freshman computer science major, came on stage to sing and dance along with the performers to “The Chicken Dance.” / photo by... 

Book Review: Handler tries to handle South Africa

<i>Book Review:</i> Handler tries to handle South Africa
Michael Saakyan Book Editor After having ACL surgery for a bad knee, the best thing to do is take plenty of time to relax, stay off your feet and maybe work from home. But for E! Network’s Chelsea Handler, knee rehab consists of planning a safari in South Africa with plenty of friends, booze and Xanax. “Uganda Be Kidding Me” is the new memoir of the “Chelsea Lately” host. Revolving around... 

Happenings

Sundays at the Morgan Sundays at the Morgan will feature a piano concert featuring Bach’s “The Goldberg Variations” with pianist Timothy Durkovic in Morgan Auditorium 6 p.m. Sunday. There is a $20 suggested donation with free admission for students. Dakaboom Concert CAB will host a concert with Dakaboom, a comedy duo, 10 p.m. April 1 in the Campus Center. Directing Studio Class The Directing... 
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