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Concert helps give aid for Japanese relief

Concert helps give aid for Japanese relief
  Claremont Psyko Taiko, a drumming group that includes students from all the Claremont Colleges, performed Sunday during a benefit concert to raise aid for those suffering from the catastrophes in Japan. Claremont Colleges For Japan, a Facebook based student group, organized the benefit. The day-long event concluded with an evening concert at Garrison Theater at Scripps College. / photo by Allison... 

“Homeboy” Father Boyle presents new book

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Father Gregory Boyle, founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, presented his book “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion,” as part of the Katharine Howard Miller Endowed Speakers Program on Tuesday at Scripps College’s Balch Auditorium in Claremont. About 200 guests, more than a full house, filled the auditorium to welcome Father... 

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Flappers Comedy Night Next Tuesday through Friday LeoFM will be giving away 30 pairs of tickets to the Flappers Comedy Club in downtown Burbank. Listen for the sound of the touch tones and call 909-593-3511, ext. 4777. The correct caller wins a pair of tickets. Bubblin’ Music Listen to LeoFM every Thursday from 10 to 11 p.m. to hear DJ Kristine Acosta on her new show. The new music show includes... 

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‘Mad Mother’ “The Sport of My Mad Mother” continues at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a closing matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. The show features fighting, smoking and cursing, and is for mature audiences only. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors, faculty and staff, and $5 for students. For reservations, call 909-593-3511, ext. 4551, or for more information,... 

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Faculty Recital Artist-in-Residence Grace Xia Zhao will play the piano for a faculty recital at noon Friday in the Steinway Studio, located in Founders Hall Room 105. Admission is free. Directing Projects The theater arts department’s student directing projects will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 to 11 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Admission is free. The Stars The doors will open at 7 p.m. for a... 

Scripps offers Friday night easy listening

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Offering a relaxing environment and good music, Scripps College presented Levitt on the Lawn on Oct. 1. “This is such a chill atmosphere,” Samantha Vasquez said, while she enjoyed her evening. People walked around with food and sat on the grass with their mats and lawn chairs while taking in the musical performance of Darla provided by Levitt Pavilions, a non-profit... 

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Crime in Stereo Long Island rock band Crime in Stereo will headline a show at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Chain Reaction in Anaheim. The band will play its first release, “The Troubled Stateside” in its entirety at the show. The album was released in 2006. Opening acts include Robbers, Forever Came Calling and Shadows. Show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door. For more information visit allages.com. JJ Indie... 

Claremont recital evokes emotion

Claremont recital evokes emotion
Rachel Huang and Tatiana Thibodeaux performed a violin and piano duet for a faculty recital Saturday at the Boone Recital Hall in Scripps College in Claremont. With Huang on violin and Thibodeaux on piano, the two performed Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Sonata in A Major,” a piece dedicated by Beethoven to Rodolphe Kreutzer, who was widely considered the finest violinist of his day. / photo by Christopher... 

Panel challenges view of single life

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer A panel of three speakers at Scripps College expressed, using a variety of examples, that people don’t need to be traditionally coupled-up to be happy. The Wednesday event “Being Single, Gay Marriage, and In-Between,” looked at relationships and the pressures society places upon them. “I’m 56, I’ve been single all my life and I love it, except for being singled... 

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Owl City Electronica meets pop as Minnesota’s Owl City plays at the Pomona Fox Theatre Wednesday. Since the mainstream popularity of its single, “Fireflies,” the band has been selling out concerts throughout its headlining tour. Opening acts include Lights and Paper Route. Doors open at 6:40 p.m. and tickets are $20. For more information visit foxpomona.com. Claremont Colleges Join the community... 
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