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  • Sullivan Memorial Lecture:
    The Salton Sea in 2017: Salinity, Shrinkage and Solutions

    4:15 AM - 6:30 PM
    Broad Center
    Pitzer College
    1050 N. Mills Avenue
    Mills and 10th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8219

    The future of the Salton Sea, California's largest yet fast shrinking lake, continues to be debated as an indispensable wetland for migratory birds, an unfolding toxic catastrophe with dire environmental justice consequences and an artificial ecosystem of our own creation. Hear from a panel of experts and activists who contend with the environmental challenges posed by the Salton Sea on a daily basis, and who are charged with charting a path forward.

  • Fine Arts Foundation:
    Ramona Bowl Fresco, A National Treasure

    2:00 PM
    Hampton Room, Malott Commons
    Scripps College
    345 E. 9th Street
    9th and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
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    (520) 255-4775

    Established in 1923, the Ramona Bowl in Hemet is the site of the longest running outdoor drama in the U.S. Maria and Hal Baker will present a brief history of the Ramona Bowl and describe the process her father Milford Zornes, wife Pat and his Otis art students used to prepare for and paint a large fresco depicting the story of Ramona in 1942. The Bakers will also speak about the current campaign to restore the fresco to its original condition

  • Jonathan Zimmerman P'18: "Impolitic Politics: How We Lost the Ability to Speak Across Our Difference

    6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
    Claremont McKenna College
    385 East 8th Street
    From Indian Hill Blvd., east on 10th to Columbia, right on Columbia to 8th St., left on 8th street.
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8244

    Professor of history of education, University of Pennsylvania

  • Student Recital

    8:15 PM
    Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building
    Pomona College
    340 N. College Ave.
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-2671

    Students perform selections they've worked on during the semester.Free admission with open seating, no tickets.

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