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  • Frederic W. Goudy Lecture in Book Arts:
    DARK ARCHIVES, Andre Bradley

    4:15 PM
    Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College
    Scripps College
    981 N. Amherst Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-4089

    A provocative exploration of one black man's memories of childhood. It interweaves Bradley's writing and photographs with pictures from his family archive. Part story, part lyrical investigation, "Dark Archives" aims to upset the linguistic and visual constrictions placed on black males. Bradley powerfully combines image and text in this deeply moving meditation on narrative agency, on the family as archive, on being a young black man, and on being Andre Bradley. Andre Bradley (b. 1987) lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. Bradley is a graduate of Hampshire College where he was selected in 2008 as a James Baldwin Scholar and in 2012, was a recipient of the first annual Elaine Mayes Award for Photography. Bradley received a Master's of Fine Art from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2015 where he was selected as a president's scholar and was recipient of the T.C. Colley Award for Photographic Excellence.

  • ART AFTER HOURS at Pomona College Museum of Art

    5:00 - 11:00 PM
    Pomona College Museum of Art
    Pomona College
    330 North College Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-7543

    Art After Hours offers a variety of programming including live music concerts sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM, lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings, and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and in partnership with student and academic groups across the campuses. Art After Hours expands access to the museum as a dynamic venue that presents art as an integral part of campus life. If you are a student, group, or department interested in planning and/or sponsoring events during Art After Hours, please contact Justine Bae at justine.bae@pomona.edu or (909) 607-7543. For schedule of events, visit www.pomona.edu/museum/art-after-hours

  • Hixon Center Black, Gold & Green Speaker Series:
    Kevin de León, California Senate

    6:30 - 8:00 PM
    Shanahan Center
    Harvey Mudd College
    320 East Foothill Boulevard
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-7623

    In the fourth segment of the Hixon Center's "Black, Gold and Green" Speaker Series, California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) will discuss the implications of the Trump administration and how its policies affect tackling climate change and other environmental issues. He will address how the state plans to respond and move forward on these issues.

  • Scripps Faculty Recital - Anne Harley, soprano

    7:30 PM
    Garrison Theatre
    Scripps College
    Scripps College Performing Arts Center,
    241 E. 10th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3266

    On Thursday, March 23, Soprano Anne Harley will perform a recital of world premières in Garrison Theater at 7:30 p.m. entitled Female Esoterics in Song. Harley commissioned Karola Obermüller's PERSEVERE, a 20-minute work for voice, harp, and live electronics. This NEA ArtWorks commission juxtaposes the Ther?g?th? ['Verses of the Elder Nuns'], the oldest known collection of women's literature, in its original Pali language with Tibetan texts from female Tibetan esoterics. Moshe Shulman's Seven Prophetesses, a 2015 Fromm Foundation Commission, incorporates poetry written by poet Juli Varshavsky. Varshavsky's text describes the seven prophetesses in the Jewish tradition. The recital also features selections from Jodi Goble's song cycle Valentines from Amherst. The cycle won second place in the 2017 National Teachers of Singing's Annual Art Song Competition. Goble's work for solo voice and piano sets poetry by Emily Dickinson.

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