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Artistic displays open at the close

Artistic displays open at the close
Students from the Claremont Colleges gather at the opening of Art After Hours Sept. 5 at the Pomona College Museum of Art. At 9 p.m. students stopped and listened to a band before heading to one of the four galleries. The exhibition includes photographs of performance art and slow motion videos of dancers, recording the fluidity and minute details of human movement. Art After Hours is hosted by Pomona... 

Community News: Davis’ speech in league of its own

Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer Actress and activist Geena Davis spoke about women’s presence in the media at Scripps College in Claremont last week. The entire Garrison Theatre was packed with people eager to hear Davis’ presentation. Since the age of 3, Davis said she knew she wanted to be an actor. She refers to herself as an actor and not an actress because the dictionary definition of the word... 

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Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. The exhibit runs from Aug. 27 to Oct.12. The reception will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 24. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca... 

Happenings

‘American Dream’ The deadline to see Katherine Frey’s “Ameri­can Dream” photography exhibit has been extended through Homecoming weekend in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. 909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival will feature short films made by young filmmakers who live in or make films set in the 909 area code. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 28 in Room 212 of... 

Happenings

Open Auditions Auditions for the play “Red Noses” by Peter Barnes will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday in Dailey Theater. Performances are scheduled from Dec. 1-3 and Dec. 8-11. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. ‘American Dream’ The last chance to see Katherine Frey’s “Ameri­can Dream” exhibit is Oct. 7 in the Irene Carlson... 

From lyrical to jazz dance

 From lyrical to jazz dance
Scripps College students Lisa Kau, Elena Hernandez, L.M. Ellzey and Lee Ann Allen dance to the song “Bless the Lord.” Dance teams from the Claremont colleges presented self-choreographed pieces at the Pendleton Dance Center at Pomona College on Friday. The event featured a range of dance genres ranging from ballroom to hip-hop. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

Annual festival showcases international appreciation

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The Claremont McKenna College Quadrangle was filled with the tastes and sounds of cultures from around the world on Saturday afternoon. Families came to the college’s 33rd annual International Festival to enjoy the sunshine and the family-oriented activities it had to offer. “I love seeing students so involved in representing and showcasing their own country,” Joan... 

Bill Gates stresses giving in Claremont talk

Bill Gates stresses giving in Claremont talk
A large crowd arrives for “A Conversation With Bill Gates” on March 10 at Bridges Auditorium in Claremont. Gates spoke about agriculture, defense spending, health care and more. / photo by Candice Salazar Branden del Rio News Editor Bill Gates led a question-and-answer session on March 10 in Bridges Auditorium in Claremont in front of students from Pomona College and Harvey Mudd College. Gates... 

Musical history preserved at Claremont museum

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Approximately 1,400 Ameri­can, European and ethnic instruments dating from the 17th century to present day of most types are displayed in three thematic rooms at the Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of Musical Instru­ments at the Claremont Colleges. The Fiske Museum is the only major museum of musical instruments in the Western United States. According to the mission statement... 

Dance recital packs house

Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer Spectators were awed as students of the Claremont Colleges performed an all student choreographed fall dance recital titled “In The Works; a Concert of Student Dance Works” on Saturday in the Pendleton Dance Center at Pomona College. The turnout was great, as the Pendleton Dance Center was filled with approximately 120 people, leaving only standing room for... 
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