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  • Viral Culture: How CRISPR Genome Editing is Reshaping Humanity and the Humanities

    8:00 AM
    Rembrandt Hall, Room #104

    Pomona College
    135 E. Bonita Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-7112

    This daylong, interdisciplinary symposium, taking place on alumni weekend, will be a gathering of artists, art historians, scientists, literary scholars, social scientists and the general public to explore the societal implications of contemporary biomedical technology.

  • Eyre Faire @ The Children's School

    12:00 - 3:30 PM
    CMC Children's School
    Claremont McKenna College
    654 E. Sixth Street
    Corner of Claremont Boulevard and Sixth Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8086

    Come join us for our 48th annual Eyre Faire! Carnival games, cake walk, mystery walk, food, silent auction and more!

  • Cypress: A 13,000 Year History

    12:15 PM
    Oldenborg Center
    Pomona College
    350 N. College Way
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-8001

    Sheila Pinkel will navigate through the history of Cyprus via archeological building sites.

    5C students swipe in and 7C faculty/staff sign in; community members may attend at Oldenborg's discretion and incur a charge.

  • Friday Noon Concert: Quartet Euphoria perform a Haydn string quartet

    12:15 PM
    Balch Auditorium
    Scripps College
    10th and Columbia
    1030 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3266

    Rachel V. Huang (Scripps), violin; Jonathan Wright (Pomona), violin;
    Cynthia R. Fogg (Pomona), viola; Tom Flaherty (Pomona), cello. Sponsored by the departments of music at Pomona and Scripps Colleges. Doors open at noon. Admission is free and open to the public. Food is not permitted in the auditorium. All artists and programs subject to change.

  • 2018 Good Run: Senior Thesis Art Exhibition Opening Reception

    4:00 - 7:00 PM
    Chan Gallery (formerly Studio Art Building)
    Pomona College
    370 N. Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8079

    Join us to celebrate our senior art majors who will be exhibiting their artworks throughout Studio Art Hall.

  • Levitt on the Lawn:
    Levitt on the Lawn: Meklit

    6:30 - 8:00 PM
    Bowling Green
    Scripps College
    1030 Columbia Ave.
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-8508

    "She sings of fragility, hope and self-empowerment, and exudes all three. What's irresistible, above all, is her cradling, sensuous, gentle sound. She is stunning."
    --The San Francisco Chronicle
    Meklit's fusion of jazz and folk is filtered through her native Ethiopian musical lens. A Yale graduate who now calls San Francisco home, her music is wry and exuberant -- one only need watch the video for "Kemekem [I Like Your Afro]" to appreciate this subtle and mesmerizing songstress.
    This program is presented in partnership with Reunion Weekend and is part of an ongoing series supported by the Levitt Foundation and Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch '74.

  • 2018 Scripps Senior Exhibition Reception

    7:00 - 9:00 PM
    Williamson Gallery
    Scripps College
    11th and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-3397

    The opening of the Senior Art Show at Williamson Gallery includes a reception with music and light refreshments from 7 to 9 pm. An annual exhibition of final thesis projects created by graduating studio art majors, the Senior Art Show is a cornerstone of the studio art major at Scripps. In addition to producing the works displayed, seniors conceptualize the show, install their pieces, write artist statements and design publicity for the exhibition. Works are displayed in the gallery for two weeks, through May 19. 

  • Pomona College Jazz Ensemble

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

    Director Barb Catlin leads the Pomona College Jazz Ensemble with world-renowned flutist, saxophonist and spoken word artist Katisse in a program of contemporary music and poetry.

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