Folk, Hip-Hop and Electronic at This Weekend’s Kohoutek Music and Art Festival

This weekend, the Pitzer mounds will transform into festival mode—complete with bands, artists, vendors, day-drinking and free food—for the college’s annual Kohoutek Music and Art Festival. Kohoutek is a chance for students of the 5Cs to attend a free music festival right in their backyard. This year’s festival marks the

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No-Chella Provides A Cheap Alternative to Coachella

Students and musicians came together on April 14 for the free 5C music festival, No-Chella.  Developed in response to the popular albeit expensive Coachella festival, which started last weekend., and presented by PEC Live Arts, No-Chella seeks to challenge the corporate sponsorship model for popular music festivals like Coachella, organizer Amaru Tejeda

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Claremont Colleges to Host Trans Performer, Poet, Activist Ryka Aoki

Ryka Aoki, Asian-American transgender performance artist, activist and poet, comes to the Claremont Colleges tomorrow. The Asian American Resource Center’s Queer and Asian Committee organized a three-part series of events surrounding Aoki’s visit. The Queer and Asian Committee strives to bring a diverse range of queer individuals, like Aoki, to

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Musician Ferraby Lionheart Discusses the Ups and Downs of Songwriting

Los Angeles-based musician Ferraby Lionheart performed at the Motley Coffeehouse Feb. 18. Lionheart, a folk- and country-inspired singer-songwriter, primarily plays the piano, guitar and harmonica and captivates audiences with his romantic lyrics and gentle voice. The Motley performance was sponsored by Scripps Live Arts and organized by member Edie Adams SC

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The Sweet Nothings Play Shakedown Cafe Opening

Pitzer-based band The Sweet Nothings performed an acoustic show at The Shakedown Café’s spring semester opening Feb. 5. The Shakedown Café, Pitzer’s student-run organic eatery located in the Gold Student Union, provides students with local and organic produce and is committed to sustainability. The café, which first opened in the

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Lenzner Gallery Debuts 6th Installment of Emerging Artists Series

Pitzer’s Lenzner Family Art Gallery hosted the opening reception of Vanitas, an exhibit by Long Beach-based artist Matthew Ohm on Jan. 21. Ohm’s project is the sixth edition of the Lenzner Gallery’s Emerging Artist Series, which has been in progress for the past four years. The series showcases up-and-coming artists

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