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Latin history inspires music

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Latin American history and harmonies of string instruments echoed the halls of Balch Auditorium at noon on Friday at Scripps College. The departments of music at Pomona and Scripps College presented “Music of Latin America,” a concert of mid-nineteenth century to late twentieth century pieces by famous Latin American composers. Performers included Rachel V. Huang (Scripps)... 

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Poetry and Translation The Poetry and Translation Symposium event is 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Campus Center. It will feature poetry readings, discussions and conversations in different languages. Everyday Photography The Carlson Gallery of Photography presents its final exhibition of the academic year, “Photography and the Everyday” through the end of May. This exhibit marks the 25th... 

Annual show illustrates South Asian culture

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The 2015 Sanskriti 5C South Asian Cultural Show featured dancing, music and a skit with a unifying theme of love Saturday in Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College. The show embraced the South Asian culture by featuring performances that demonstrated different aspects of the Indian culture, like classical dancing and songs that praised their Hindu beliefs. However, the show... 

Performers pay homage to ‘Women in Music’

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Students of the Claremont Chamber Choir honored brilliant, yet unrecognized women composers from the 19th century Thursday night in Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium. The concert, “Women Composers in Post-Civil War America: 1865-1900,” featured many songs that had never been played for an audience because women composed them at a time where men dominated the music... 

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‘Baal’ The theater department presents “Baal” by Bertolt Brecht, opening at 7:30 p.m March 25 in Dailey Theatre. The play will run through March 28. The story revolves around Baal, a drunken poet, who contradicts the practices of the bourgeois society. Piano Solo The Sundays at the Morgan series introduces ULV professor and award-winning international solo artist Grace Xia Zhao as she will... 

Bird songs take audience on flight

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Classical and contemporary songs about birds, titled “Bird Songs – Flights of Avian Fancy” were sung with glee at noon last Friday at Scripps College. The performance was harmonized and presented by five faculty members: Anne Harley (soprano), Charles Kamm (tenor and harpsichord) and Rachel Huang (violin) from Scripps College, Ellen Rentz (soprano) from Claremont Mckenna... 

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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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‘Dramatis Personae’ The theater department presents “Dramatis Personae” featuring alumna Kris Bicknell 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 17 and 18 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The play is written and directed by Sean Dillon. ‘Pictures of Everything’ Harris Gallery’s exhibit, “Pictures of Everything” features abstract paintings from 10 different artists. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30. Admission... 

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed
The Scripps College Ceramic Collection presented “Best Kept Secret” featuring many different pieces. The event took place at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in downtown Pomona. / photo by Keenan Gilson Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Colorful clay platters lined the wall, complimenting the ceramic vases, culture-rich sculptures and mural presented at American Museum of Ceramic Art. The Ruth Chandler... 

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Sundays at the Morgan Sundays at the Morgan will feature a piano concert featuring Bach’s “The Goldberg Variations” with pianist Timothy Durkovic in Morgan Auditorium 6 p.m. Sunday. There is a $20 suggested donation with free admission for students. Dakaboom Concert CAB will host a concert with Dakaboom, a comedy duo, 10 p.m. April 1 in the Campus Center. Directing Studio Class The Directing... 
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