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Marcus discusses exiled composer

Professor of History Kenneth Marcus talked about a European Jewish composer who fled Nazi Germany and settled in Los Angeles during his presentation “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” at noon Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the faculty lecture series.

Immigration shapes artists’ work

Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

A quartet’s twist on Chinese music

With the help of bolts, screws, felt and a regular drinking glass, the “East Meets West” performance at the Little Bridges Hall in Claremont entertained with traditional Chinese music and a twist of historical poetry.

Marcus lectures on modernistic art

Kenneth Marcus, associate professor of history, discussed the crisis of modernism in the arts on Oct. 21 in the President’s Dining Room.

Marcus shares work of L.A. composer

A story of an immigrant composer in Los Angeles was the focus of “Exile in Paradise? Arnold Schoenberg and the Los Angeles Emigres” presented by Ken Marcus, associate professor of history, Tuesday as part of the Faculty Research Lecture series.

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