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‘Divinity Degenerate’ The Tall Wall Space is presenting Mark Dean Veca’s installation project, “Divinity Degenerate,” through May 30. The reception for the exhibit will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Arts and Communica­tions Buil­ding. Admission is free. Film Festival The Cultural Arts Society of La Verne will present a student film festival at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Meeting... 

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‘Raisin in the Sun’ The theater department’s fall production, “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, focuses on the financial and personal struggles of a poor African American family in Chicago. The play will run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the final performance at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, $8, and $5 for students. Photo Exhibit Photographs... 

La Verne has its day at the L.A. County Fair

Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Every year the Los Angeles County Fair takes over Pomona and attracts thousands of people to its prizes and greasy food. Wednesday was La Verne Day at the Fair, so many University of La Verne students took advantage of the free admission. “It was a great opportunity since the fair prices have been ridiculously expensive so to be able to go for free and hang out with my... 

Los Angeles County Fair Events

Los Angeles County Fair Events
The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Labor Day weekend and will run every Wednesday through Sunday until the end of September. The Fair’s carnival zone is lined with hundreds of food and game vendors. The Los Angles County Fair, at the Fairplex – less that a mile from the University of La Verne campus – is the nation’s largest county fair, with an estimated attendance of more than... 

Chemist experiments with stained glass

Chemist experiments with stained glass
Mark Nelson, professor of chemistry, points out the details in the stained glass art he has displayed in his office, a piece that took more than 100 hours to create. Nelson started stained glass artwork in 2009, and his pieces have already won two best in show awards at the Los Angeles County Fair. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor After working with students and chemicals in the... 

L.A. County Fair tries to clear the waters on shark myths

Karlie Bettencourt Copy Editor This year the Los Angeles County Fair has a Live Shark Encounter exhibit that lets audience members laugh and learn some quick facts while watching a diver interact with the animals as if they were not sharks at all. The show attracts so many audience members that a majority of them have to stand because all of the seats are taken before the show even begins. The fun... 

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair
Yankee Dan suffered heat exhaustion after winning the fourth race of the first day of racing at Fairplex Park as part of the 73rd Racing Season on Friday. Outrider Jesus Camacho struggled to keep the horse calm as trainers doused the horse with hoses and buckets of water. It is uncommon for horses to suffer from heat exhaustion of such magnitude. / photo by Warren Bessant John Bottala Staff Writer When... 

Kids show off art talent at Los Angeles County Fair

Kids show off art talent at Los Angeles County Fair
Harry Fuqua, 4, enjoys one of the many activities offered at the America’s Kids “A Time Long Ago” exhibit at the Los Angeles County Fair on Sept. 17. The overall theme for the pavilion is set in Medieval times where children can dress as knights, learn about and build their own castles and practice archery. Also on display is local grade school art. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Christina Collins... 

Animals are key to the L.A. County Fair experience

Animals are key to the L.A. County Fair experience
Katie Wold cares for Smokey, a 12-year-old Shetland pony, at her temporary home in the Fairview Farms section of the Los Angeles County Fair. Smokey is due to give birth in two weeks and Wold hopes that the birth will take place during the Fair. Smokey is staying right outside of the Big Red Barn at the northeast section of the fairgrounds. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer ... 

First Person Experience: A fair amount of fried food

<i>First Person Experience</i>: A fair amount of fried food
Piles of fried onion rings, French fries, zucchini and frog legs at Chicken Charlie’s await orders from hungry fair goers. Chicken Charlie’s is among the most popular fried food venders at the L.A. County Fair, offering everything from vegetables to fish and desserts, including Oreos and Klondike Bars. The business has two separate locations at the fair. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Carly Hill Arts... 
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