New Artist serpentwithfeet Mixes Gospel and R&B to Create Fearless Vulnerability

Last year, serpentwithfeet released its debut EP, “blisters” – an appropriate title for the sweltering collection. With the production of Haxan Cloak, the stunning vocals of Josiah Wise, and the collaborative efforts of Bjork, “blisters” arises as a meld of neo-soul and gospel, occupying a unique space that feels both futuristic

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Top LA Concerts to Satisfy Your Leftover Teen Angst

Porches with Japanese Breakfast Friday, Sept. 16, @ 8 p.m. Echoplex, Los Angeles $10.50 – $16.50 Porches, led by Aaron Maine, has developed a unique style that infuses chill electronic beats with indie sulkiness. This year, Maine released a second full-length record, featuring moody atmospheric hits like “Underwater” and “Be Apart.” Check

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Survivor Support Week Takes a Stand

From Apr. 25 to Apr. 30, Survivor Support Week took place at Pomona College. Organized by the Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault, each day of the week saw an event intended to increase visibility and support for survivors. On Monday, the Advocates hosted a Survivor Storytelling dinner at the HEART Center. Designed as a confidential safe space

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Urinetown Flushes Out Issues with Capitalism

  Wildly clever and entertaining, Pomona College’s latest musical production, Urinetown, captivated its audience with the story of a futuristic dystopia where a long drought has led to government-controlled urination. The state has established public bathrooms called “amenities,” all of which require a fee for entrance, and these amenities are under the authority

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Indigenous and Intellectual: Leanne Simpson Speaks at Pitzer College

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson steps up to the podium, smiles kindly, and begins speaking in one of the languages of the Anishnaabeg. She then pauses, draws her gaze toward the audience, and says in English, “Hi, friends.” She translates her introduction, saying she’d addressed us with a greeting that the Anishnaabeg

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Woe and Wisdom, Musings from the Pen of Louise Glück

On Monday, one of America’s most beloved poets, Louise Glück, performed a poetry reading at Claremont McKenna College’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum. Glück’s poetry possesses a unique ability to transport audiences to a world made of equal parts myth, misery, and ecstasy. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including the Pulitzer Prize

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