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University of La Verne Lyceum Series Presents Pianist Timothy Durkovic

Guatemalan pianist Timothy Durkovic will provide an evening of chamber music at the University of La Verne’s Morgan Auditorium on April 23. Durkovic was born and raised in Guatemala City, receiving his musical education from the National Conservatory of Guatemala, the Juilliard School, Salem College, and the Thornton School of Music at USC. He has been […]


The Three Sisters

Set in pre-revolutionary Russia in the late 1800s, Anton Chekhov’s “The Three Sisters” follows the story of three young educated women and their brother who were raised in upper-class society in Moscow. “Sometimes it seems as if they are people simply sitting at a table eating dinner or playing cards, but at the same time, […]


Symphony to Perform “Music of Myth and Legend”

From the epic battles of King Arthur, to Orpheus’ quest to rescue his wife from Hades, the University of La Verne Symphony Orchestra is set to bring mythological stories to life through music May 22. “Music of Myth and Legend,” will be performed by students and community members, including active and retired music faculty. Danielle Rosaria, […]


Carlson Gallery’s “Riverrun” to Feature Water Panel Discussion April 28

Southern California water resources and issues pertaining to the Los Angeles River will be addressed during a panel discussion April 28, coinciding with Carlson Gallery’s “Riverrun” photo exhibit. Panelists for the discussion, “The River Narrates Itself,” include veteran photographer Ray Carofano, whose work is featured in “Riverrun,” Biology Instructor Pablo Weaver; Char Miller, Environmental Analysis […]


“Electricidad” by Luis Alfaro Opens April 26

A contemporary urban tragedy embedded in East Los Angeles gang culture opens at the University of La Verne’s Dailey Theatre April 26. “Electricidad,” by MacArthur “Genius” Award-winning playwright Luis Alfaro, draws on Sophocles’ classic Greek play “Electra,” exploring the repetitive cycle of familial love, revenge and honor that appears throughout history from the Greeks to modern […]


La Verne Symphony Orchestra to Perform Video Game Compositions

It is the music heard while sword-wielding heroes fight monsters and other enemies. The University of La Verne Symphony Orchestra is set to perform selections from popular video games such as World of Warcraft, the Legend of Zelda and God of War during its “Music of the Virtual Worlds” on April 10. Video game concerts are […]


La Verne Chamber Singers and Chorale Present “Heroes & Legends”

The University of La Verne Chamber Singers and University Chorale are set to perform a diverse selection of music from classical, to world and even video game music for the “Heroes & Legends” concert March 5. The concert features music from history’s best choral composers such as Johannes Brahms, Giuseppe Verde, Claudio Monteverdi and Robert Schuman, […]


“The Three Sisters” Opens March 1 at Dailey Theatre

A renowned drama centering on three upper-class, educated sisters who long to return to Moscow is set to open at the University of La Verne on March 1 at the Dailey Theatre. “The Three Sisters,” a play written by Anton Chekhov, concerns the sisters and their brother, who were raised in Moscow, but find themselves living […]


New Carlson Gallery to Focus on Central Valley Drought

Photo credit: Michael Robinson Chávez Los Angeles Times Photographer Michael Robinson Chávez plans to present images of arid agricultural land, struggling farmers and shattered dreams in a Pulitzer Prize-winning series about the effects of severe drought in the San Joaquin Valley. The new Irene Carlson Gallery exhibit “The Driest Seasons: California’s Dust Bowl” is set […]


West Gallery Presents “Recent Works” by Jessica Wimbley

Incorporating female fashion model photography with hand-applied colors and textures, Claremont artist Jessica Wimbley will present a solo exhibition at the University of La Verne starting Feb. 23 called “Recent Works” in the Campus Center’s West Gallery. The exhibit features work produced during Wimbley’s artist residency with the University of La Verne Department of Art and Art […]