“In Their Own Words—Oral Histories of CGU Art,” curated by Jill Thayer, PhD, with featured art by Karl Benjamin, Roland Reiss, Michael Brewster, Connie Zehr, Mowry Baden, Ted Kerzie and John Frame. Exhibit runs through September 21 at Claremont Graduate University.
Steve Rushingwind and Michael Mucklow’s song Cahuilla Sunrise—off their 2011 album Among the Ancients—won Best Native American Flute Song at the 9th Annual 2012 Indian Summer Music Awards held in Milwaukee recently.
The song Spirit of the Wolf, from the same album, took the Best Traditional Instrumental Song at the award ceremony.
“Paintings” by local Claremont artist John Cullen features mixed-media collage, which focus on icons, idols and ritualistic images. The exhibit runs through September 28 at Buddhamouse Emporium, located at 134 Yale Ave., Claremont.
Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast in partnership with Claremont High School is this weekend at Memorial Park. The COURIER focuses on accurate, updated calendar information that's of particular interest to our local readers. We also have other links to galleries, nightlife and performing arts in the gray Calendar tab at the top of the page.
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein will be showcased at Fox Theater Pomona in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Universal Pictures. A panel discussion will be conducted with Bela Lugosi's son, Lon Chaney Jr.'s grandson and Oscar-winning makeup artist Bill Corso. The event takes place Sunday, September 9 at 2 p.m.
Claremont Artist Barry Cisneros presents “Near and Far, A Collection Of Recent Works,” at rhe Claremont Community Foundation from September 3 to 28. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, September 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the gallery.
A native of Claremont, Mr. Cisneros showed an interest in art at an early age, and continue to draw and paint throughout high school. His parents met at Pomona College, and Mr. Cisneros grew up surrounded by many of the talented people residing in Claremont