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September 2011 Events at Pomona College

Baritone Thomas Hampson performs "Song of America" at Pomona College on September 16

Baritone Thomas Hampson performs "Song of America" at Pomona College on September 16

Pomona College, one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges, is sponsoring the following on-campus events. Each of these events is open to the public and free of charge unless otherwise noted.

August 30 - November 6

“It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973: Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona” — 24 hours, seven days per week, Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). From 1969 to 1973, a series of radical art projects took place at the far eastern edge of Los Angeles County at the Pomona College Museum of Art. The first part of the "It Happened at Pomona" exhibition focuses on the academic year of 1969-1970, when Hal Glicksman was the curator/director. “Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona" features artists Michael Asher, Lewis Blatz, Judy Chicago, Ron Cooper, Tom Etherton, Lloyd Hamrol and Robert Irwin. During this exhibit, the Museum is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week from August 30 through November 6, as part of Michael Asher's 2011 No Title work. This show is part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980, a collaboration of art institutions across Southern California. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu, or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 1

Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Conference — 4:30 p.m., Pomona College Stover Walkway (East end of Harrison Ave., Claremont). The 24th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Conference presents the summer research work of students and faculty, via abstracts and posters on display. Students available to discuss their work. Contact: sandra.fenton@pomona.edu.

September 11

Concert: Celliola and Friends — 3 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th St., Claremont). Pomona College music faculty and Celliola members, violist Cynthia Fogg and cellist Tom Flaherty will join soprano Gwendolyn Lytle, violinist Rachel Huang, pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee and singing audience performing music by Eric Moe, Roger Zahab, Tom Flaherty, and Maurice Ravel. Contact: (909) 607-2671 or concerts@pomona.edu, or visit www.music.pomona.edu/calendar.shtml.

September 14

Reading: That Paris Year with Joanna Biggar ‘64 — 12:15 p.m., Pomona College Oldenborg Dining Hall (350 N. College Way, Claremont). Joanna Biggar (Class of '64) will read from her novel, That Paris Year, based on her experience as a junior abroad in Paris. In That Paris Year, five smart, adventurous young women arrive on the banks of the Seine in 1962 for study abroad. What they get is an education of a different sort. As they move from the grueling demands of the Sorbonne by day to late nights of discovery in smoky cafes, the young Americans discover a mythical country shaped not only by the upheavals of history, but by the great French writers of the 20th-century, a place where seduction is intellectual as well as sexual. Contact: (909) 621-8949 or mwaller@pomona.edu.

September 15

“Art After Hours” — 5-11 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Live entertainment accompanies special “Art After Hours” event at the Museum. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu,  or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 16

Concert: “Song of America” with baritone Thomas Hampson — 8 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th St., Claremont) Internationally acclaimed baritone Thomas Hampson will perform selections from his “Song of America” collection, a program he has been touring across the country in collaboration with the Library of Congress. The recital features music by Bernstein, Copland, Foster, Ives, Still and other American composers. He is one of the most respected, innovative and sought-after soloists with The New York Times praising his “ceaseless curiosity.” Free admission with ticket. Tickets are available at Honnold-Mudd Library Connection office for students, faculty and staff beginning August 22, and the general public starting September 8. Contact: (909) 607-2671 or concerts@pomona.edu, or visit www.music.pomona.edu/calendar.shtml.

September 17

Museum: Keynote Lecture “It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973” — 4 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th St., Claremont). Well-known art historian and art critic Thomas Crow Class of ’69 will deliver the opening lecture for the exhibit. During "Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona" The Museum will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week from August 30 through November 6, 2011, as part of Michael Asher's 2011 No Title work. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu, or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 17

Museum: Conversation with Hal Glicksman and Mowry Baden '58 — 5 p .m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th St., Claremont). Conversation about Pomona College Museum of Art exhibit, “It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973: Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona”—with artists Hal Glicksman and Mowry Baden (Class of '58) moderated by art historian and art critic Thomas Crow. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu, or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 17

Museum Opening Reception: “It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973: Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona” — 6 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Opening reception of “It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973 Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona,” as part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 collaboration. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu, or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 22

“Art After Hours” — 5-11 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Live entertainment accompanies special “Art After Hours” event at the Museum. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu, or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 25

Lecture & Recital: A Tribute to French Organ Builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll (1811–1899) — 3 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th St., Claremont). William Peterson, Pomona College Professor of Music and College Organist, will present a lecture and recital highlighting 19th-century French organ-builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll (1811-1899), on the anniversary of his birth, and offer organ music by French composers Eugène Gigout and Alexandre Guilmant. Contact: (909) 607-2671 or concerts@pomona.edu, or visit www.music.pomona.edu/calendar.shtml.

September 26

Lecture: “We Who Feel Differently” — 7 p.m., Pomona College Hahn Building, Room 101 (420 Harvard Ave., Claremont). Artist Carlos Motta will discuss his most recent project "We Who Feel Differently," a database documentary that addresses the politics of sexual difference and other critical issues of contemporary queer culture. "We Who Feel Differently" attempts to reclaim a queer “We” that values difference over sameness, a “We” that resists assimilation, and a “We” that embraces difference as a critical opportunity to construct a socially just world. Contact: ian.byersgamber@gmail.com or visit http://wewhofeeldifferently.info.

September 29

“Art After Hours” — 5-11 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Live entertainment accompanies special “Art After Hours” event at the Museum. Contact: (909) 621-8283 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit www.pomona.edu/museum.

September 30

Concert: Violin and Cello Recital — 8 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th St., Claremont). Todor Pelev (violin) and Pomona College music faculty Roger Lebow (cello) will perform music by Bach, Britten, Glière, and Kodály. Pelev has performed from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to the California Theater, home of the San Bernardino Symphony where he is concertmaster. His solo recitals and broadcasts have taken him to Bulgaria, Japan, Italy, Russia and beyond. Roger Lebow was principal cellist of the LA Mozart Orchestra. He currently performs with the LA Opera and other local groups. He can be heard on many movie soundtracks and has soloed at numerous music festivals. Contact: (909) 607-2671 or concerts@pomona.edu, or visit www.music.pomona.edu/calendar.shtml.