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Performers get lost in the rhythm

Performers get lost in the rhythm
Juan Carlos Blanco and Kati Hernandez perform the rumba yambú, a traditional Cuban couples dance, in Lyman Hall at Pomona College. Blanco, born in Havana, had been performing professionally for 15 years before coming to the United States and has also founded his own Afro-Cuban music company Omo Aché. Hernandez, also a native of Cuba, has been dancing since age 9 and graduated from the Escuela... 

Claremont faculty bring classics to life

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Sweet sounds bounced off towering, white walls as Concordia Clarimontis, the faculty period-instrument ensemble of Claremont Graduate University, began its opening piece Tuesday afternoon in Kresge Chapel. The ensemble’s first piece, a sonata by Dietrich Buxtehude, was a great sample of what these musicians could do together. Synthesizing the distinct sounds of each of their... 

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Juggling Josh Casey will showcase his comedy juggling routine at 10 p.m. tonight in La Fetra Hall. The event is part of Homecoming Week events. Admission is free. Heartstop The band Heartstop will perform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday in Sneaky Park. The musicians are based in Los Angeles. Admission is free. Bill Cunliffe The Fall Music Series continues at 8 p.m. Nov. 12 as acclaimed composer... 

Soprano crosses language barriers

Carly Hill Arts Editor Faculty from Claremont Graduate University provided a multicultural performance for listeners Tuesday at Mudd Theater in the Claremont School of Theology. The performance was given by adjunct professor Ursula Kleinecke-Boyer, soprano vocals, and accompanied by Kyungmi Kim on piano. Dressed in black and white, Kleinecke-Boyer put on a very emotional performance in four different... 

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Azure Ray Azure Ray will perform songs from their new album, “Drawing Down the Moon,” at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tom Fite and Whisper­town will open the show. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, visit theglasshouse.us. Boston Court The Fall Music Series at the Boston Court Per­forming Arts Center continues tomorrow at 8 p.m. with a performance of Tom Peters scoring... 

Series 41 inspired by daily life

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Starting with a blank canvas is no easy task for an artist. So artists draw inspiration for their work from travel, nature, literature and film. But artist Ginny Bishton, whose work is currently featured at Pomona College Museum of Art in Project Series 41, has created an exhibit inspired by none other than her daily life. “I’ve been a big fan of Ginny’s for a long,... 

Art Review: Roden showcases rainbow in new way

Carly Hill Arts Editor Artist Steve Roden recently installed an innovative creation at the Pomona College Museum of Art in Claremont. Roden is a Los Angeles based artist that works in a mixture of mediums, including drawing, painting, sculpting, performance and sound installation. Roden created the installation “bowrain” specifically for the Pomona College Museum of Art. The sculpture is created... 

Scripps offers Friday night easy listening

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Offering a relaxing environment and good music, Scripps College presented Levitt on the Lawn on Oct. 1. “This is such a chill atmosphere,” Samantha Vasquez said, while she enjoyed her evening. People walked around with food and sat on the grass with their mats and lawn chairs while taking in the musical performance of Darla provided by Levitt Pavilions, a non-profit... 

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Seth Kaufman Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibit will be shown through Thursday at the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit is a series of sculptures created from unusual objects and includes Kaufman’s self portrait on one wall. Admission is free. ‘From the Car’ The Carlson Gallery will show “From the Car,” a black and white photography exhibition through today. The exhibit showcases photographs taken... 

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours
Steven Comba, Assistant Museum Director, was among the guests at “Art After Hours,” a weekly event hosted by Pomona College Museum of Art. The Museum invites visitors each Thursday evening to see the current exhibitions while enjoying food, refreshments, and live music. Work in the Museum includes Steve Roden’s sculpture and painting installation titled “When Words Become Form” and... 
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