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  • Kumeyaay Ethnobotany - Author Talk

    3:00 - 5:00 PM
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    1500 N. College Avenue
    Claremont, CA, 91711
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    (909) 625-8767

    Please join us for a talk by "Kumeyaay Ethnobotany" author, Michael Wilkin-Robertson! Kumeyaay Ethnobotany explores the remarkable interdependence between native peoples and native plants of the Californias through in-depth descriptions of 47 native plants and their uses, lively narratives and hundreds of vivid photographs. It connects the archaeological and historical record with living cultures and native plant specialists who share their ever-relevant wisdom for future generations.

    $5

  • CANCELLED: Christine Brandes, soprano with pianist Eric Moe

    8:00 PM
    Bridges Hall of Music
    Pomona College
    150 E. 4th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-2671

    Doors open 30 minutes prior to the concert.

    Noted for her radiant, crystalline voice and superb musicianship, Christine Brandes brings her committed artistry to repertoire ranging from the 17th century to newly composed works. She enjoys an active career in North America and abroad, performing at many of the world's most distinguished festivals and concert series in programs spanning from recitals and chamber music to oratorio and opera. She will perform music by Debussy, Schoenberg, Schubert, Barbara White and Eric Moe.

    PROGRAM:
    Debussy: 3 Chansons de Bilitis
    Schoenberg: Das Buch der hängenden Gärten
    Barbara White: I hear a clear stream singing, beneath these frozen tears
    Schubert: excerpts from Schwanengesang
    Moe: excerpts from song cycles written for Ms. Brandes

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