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Diverse melodies unite cultures

Diverse melodies unite cultures
Mehdi Bagheri, composer and master of the kamanche, plays Saturday in Morgan Auditorium along with Peter Hanna and Robert Catalano. Bagheri hails from Iran and holds concerts around the world. The kamanche is an Iranian bowed string instrument that is played with a variable-tension bow. He started his musical career as a percussionist playing the tonbak. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Emily Lau Metro... 

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Muqarnas Roberto Catalano, Mehdi Bagheri and Peter Hannalla will perform music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and students are free. ‘Breaking Illusion’ The La Verne College of Law will host a reception for “Breaking Illusion: Artist as Scientist,” exploring the connections between art and science 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the La Verne Law Art Gallery. Admission... 

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‘What is Love’ Open Mic Campus Activities Board is hosting an open mic from 10 p.m. to midnight Tuesday in Dailey Theatre. The slam poetry team will perform and refreshments will be served. Theater Auditions Auditions for “The Dog’s Will” by Ariano Suassuna will be held Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. A one minute monologue is... 

Trio takes audience to ‘Crossroads’

Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor A trio of musicians took the audience to the Mediterranean and the Near East at “Mediterranean Crossroads” on April 19 in Morgan Auditorium. Roberto Catalano, senior adjunct music professor and mandocello player; Mehdi Bagheri, a kamancheh and sitar player; and Peter Hanna, an oud player, performed as a trio for the first time with traditional music selections, original... 

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‘Stage Fright’ Spoken Wordplay is hosting “Stage Fright” at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Sneaky Park. Movie Night CAB will host a movie night with “Monsters University” at 10 p.m. Tuesday in La Fetra. Open Mic Night Spoken Wordplay will host an open mic night featuring Simply Kat at 10 p.m. Thursday. The location is to be determined. ‘OrganiZm’ Morgan Auditorium will host “OrganiZm,” featuring... 

Guitar trio plays jazz extravaganza

Guitar trio plays jazz extravaganza
The jazz trio, The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet, performed Nov. 30 in Morgan Auditorium. The band includes Sean Hagstrom, Roberto Catalano and Sean Longstreet. This is their second year playing at the University. The first piece was “The Maze,” from jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock’s first solo album, “Taking Off.” / photo by Stephanie Ball Liz Ortiz Staff Writer After several... 

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‘Bette and Boo’ Christopher Durang’s black comedy “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” will finish its run at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. Student Recital The music department will host a student recital at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Jazz... 

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‘Bette and Boo’ Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” will show at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Nov. 21-23, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in Dailey Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. ‘44 Days’ Carlson Gallery is displaying photographer David Burnett’s “44 Days – Iran and The Remaking of The World”... 

Mediterranean culture comes through music

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer Enzo Fina and Roberto Catalano performed songs about Italian tradition and culture using exotic instruments to an intimate crowd Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. The Mediterranean sounds were part of the duo’s “Musi­cantinca: Music and Culture from Mediterranean Italy” concert. Some of the instruments they used were guitar, mandolin, jaw’s harp, bells, shakers and tambourine. Fina... 

Guitar trio prefers to play with the ‘Blondes’

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Taking inspiration from the Marilyn Monroe movie “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” three gentlemen, The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet performed their show titled “Blondes Prefer Gentlemen” in Morgan Auditorium on Saturday. The gentlemen were Roberto Catalano, a music professor at the University of La Verne; Sean Hagstorm; and Sean Longstreet, a graduate of the University... 
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