Campus and community arts events for the week of May 12, 2017.
David Cubek, director of the Claremont Concert Orchestra and assistant conductor of the Pasadena Symphony, conducts the choirs and orchestra of the Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and the Scripps Colleges as they performed Mozart’s Requiem in D minor in the Garrison Theater at the Claremont Colleges Saturday.
Students, faculty and friends and family of the performers filled Morgan Auditorium for their last concert of the year, titled “125 Years of Barbershop” Sunday.
Centuries of culture and heritage decorated the Pitzer Square with an after party encompassing local musicians.
Campus and community arts events for the week of May 5, 2017.
Strings of light twinkled against black curtains. The sound of hula music and thirty people clapping to the beat filled the room as 7-year-old Lola Sanchez’s hips swayed rhythmically.
What should have been a weekend of self-expression through slam poetry quickly turned into a boycott of the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational when keynote speaker Mark Smith performed a racist poem to a conference full of diverse millennials.
Comedy and poetry collided in the theater department’s opening of “Tartuffe” April 20 in Dailey Theatre.
In the dimly lit First Christian Church, the University of La Verne Chamber Singers and Aldersgate Chorale joined forces to perform as the Mountainside Master Chorale Sunday in Pomona for their Earth Day concert, “Big Blue Marble.”
After months of tireless delegation and compromise, community members of the city of Pomona and local Native American tribes gathered Saturday afternoon for the dedication of 13 wood sculptures in Ganesha Park.