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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... 

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... 

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,... 

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... 

Music professor dazzles audience

Music professor dazzles audience
Yih-Mei Hu, a visiting professor at Scripps College, performed music of Claude Debussy, George Crumb and Franz Liszt as a part of the Friday Noon Concert series in Balch Auditorium on Feb. 19. Each piece was unique, including Crumb’s “Five Pieces for Piano,” which required not only the playing of the keys but the plucking of the piano strings. / photo by Christopher Guzman Carly Hill News Editor The... 

Drama, comedy offered in bite-sized chunks

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Excitement, joy, peace and anger were some of the feelings displayed on stage at the “10-Minute Play Festival 2010.” in the Dom’s Lounge at the Smith Campus Center at Pomona College. The Dom’s Lounge was so packed with people that many of them had to stand. The audience was composed of friends and family members cheering on their loved ones. The first play entitled... 
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