California Poet Laureate Al Young gave a lecture titled “Can Poetry Save our Planet?” in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday.
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The moment you walk into the Harris Gallery, you are overcome with a feeling of tranquility and serenity, setting the perfect mood for a poetry reading. In this setting, Nicky Schildkraut, poet and writing professor, read 10 pieces from her first book, “Magnetic Refrain” Monday.
Campus and community arts events for the week of March 1, 2013.
Maggie Nelson, author, poet and art critic visited La Verne to speak about novels, life and her journey as a writer.
Cuban born poet Gabriela Garcia returned to La Verne to offer a spoken word performance Sunday in Morgan Auditorium.
Christian Orozco Sports Editor Dailey Theatre was filled with students, fans and supporters of poetry Wednesday night for the Black Student Union Black Poetry Showcase in honor of Black History Month. Host DeAntwann Johnson got the crowd ready for the night by singing the black national anthem and reciting a poem of his own. […]
On Nov. 10, the Black Student Union hosted its fourth annual Open Mic Night in Dailey Theatre.
In honor of the Ceasar Chavez and “Gaypril” celebrations the Scripps College Queer Straight Alliance had the group Climbing PoeTree perform on April 8 in the Score Living Room.
Snaps, daps and roaring cheers filled Dailey Theatre on Tuesday evening for an open mic night hosted by the members of the Black Student Union. Around 70 students and outside supporters filled the building to experience the talents of more than 20 poets, singers and even a beat-boxer, all accomplished in their own right.
La Verne’s first Poet Laureate and ULV Professor Emeritus Cathy Henley-Erickson took her audience through a reflective look at her poetry, which mixes her favorite elements: seasons and family.