Musicians of all ages filled the Morgan Auditorium stage for a jam session on Wednesday night to honor Steve Biondo, operations manager of the music department and longtime instructor for West African drumming, who died April 13 in his La Verne home at the age of 58.
Friends and family gathered Wednesday in Founders Auditorium to celebrate the life of Robert D. Mathieson, former sound engineer and valued friend at the University of La Verne. Mr. Mathieson, 51, died on Oct. 7 in his home.
The Kids Music Club held its first concert of the year Saturday in Founders Auditorium. The second annual concert series kicked off with Jonathan and Cindie Rothe presenting “Bring Your Hands and Ears.”
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.