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Art Fiesta returns after 52 years

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor Music and craft demonstrations filled the grounds of the Padua Hills Theatre last Sunday. The Claremont Museum of Art recreated the Padua Hills Art Fiesta for the first time in 52 years. The fiesta was an annual event produced by the Claremont artists from 1953 to 1959. This year, the outdoor art fair featured 20 invited artists showing their work, art demonstrations,... 

Claremont boutique brings fashion to Village

Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Customers of Nectar have no need to worry about seeing their recently bought dress on someone else. The clothing boutique in Claremont offers original pieces that are limited in stock and frequently rotated. With Nectar’s affordable and fashion-forward merchandise, customers are learning that it is a one-of-a-kind retail store. “The store has an eclectic style that... 

Several beers pour into Claremont

John Bottala Staff Writer  The California Beer Festival brought thousands of people out to the Claremont Village for four live bands, mouth-watering food and 60 craft brews on tap. This is the second consecutive year the Village has hosted this event, with many visitors coming back for the second year. Some proceeds from the festival go to the Gen Giammanco Foundation, which provides financial support... 

Happenings

‘American Dream’ Katherine Frey’s “Amer­ican Dream” photography exhibit, about the human effects of the Great Reces­sion, has been extended to Oct. 14 in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. Diane Rodriguez The La Verne theater arts seminar will host artist, director, writer and performer Diane Rodriguez at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Rodriguez is an Obie award recipient... 

Claremont Farmers Market reaps what it sows

Claremont Farmers Market reaps what it sows
endors Karen Marquez and Rafael Corona do not stop moving for five hours serving customers every Sunday morning at the Claremont Farmers Market. They sell fresh grapes, peaches, nectarines, lemons, grapefruit and avocados from Atkins Nursery in Fallbrook. The market brings more than 100 growers and artisans sharing their products throughout the year. / photo by Zachary Horton Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor At... 

Happenings

‘The Power of Hope’ The Theater and Community class will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Dailey Theatre. The theater pieces address issues that the students found needed to be addressed on stage. Admission is free. Singing Workshop The singing workshop class will be performing student selected pieces at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The performance will be in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Musical... 

First Person Experience: Walk raises bird interest

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer As I stepped onto the grounds at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont my ears were immediately greeted by the cheerful chirps of various bird species. The people who attended the bird walk Sunday were split into two separate tour groups as pairs of birds flew overhead chasing after one another and making loud yet sweet noises. This behavior from the birds... 

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens offer beauty and education

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont offers a variety of tours, events and programs – and a beautiful place to escape and commune with nature, right in our back yard. It is home to an extensive collection of more than 6,000 native plants. “We offer plants that most people would not even know existed,” Laura Perry, garden... 

Faculty recital ties strings together with notes

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Bridges Hall of Music in Claremont hosted a faculty recital featuring two highly accomplished artists Saturday: composer and musician Andrew McIntosh, who performed with a violin and a viola, and professor Gayle Blankenburg who performed on the piano. Upon entering the elegant music hall, attendees were struck by the awesome sight of the Hill Memorial Organ, the intricate... 

Loft Beats shows passion for green

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer For most art venues the paintings are what draw in the people, but for the Loft Beats Art Shows the sound of DJs and local musicians enhances the art experience. Located up a long stairway of squeaky brown steps, down a dimly lighted hallway, in the Pomona Arts Colony, art enthusiast can find a loft full of affordable art by talented artist, and hear the beats of local... 
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