Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rembrandt and the Jews Symposium

The museum hosts a symposium, “Rembrandt and the Jews,” on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Winter Hall’s Darling Foundation Lecture Hall (Room 210). more

Rembrandt and the Jews Symposium

The museum hosts a symposium, “Rembrandt and the Jews,” on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Winter Hall’s Darling Foundation Lecture Hall (Room 210). more

FAITH & VALUES CALENDAR: Feb. 28, 2015

Rembrandt and the Jews Symposium: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Westmont College, Room 210, 955 La Paz Road. Includes talks by Shelley Perlove, professor emeritus of art history at the University of Michigan; Ann Jensen Adams, history of art and architecture professor at UCSB; and Nadine Orenstein, curator of prints and drawings for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. $35, includes lunch. 565-6162. more

CBB: Westmont bats give Harmening plenty of support

By the time right-hander Russell Harmening had taken the mound, Warrior sluggers had already provided more than enough firepower to win the game. A lead-off double by Michael Stefanic and back-to-back home runs by Blake Matthias and Michael Pollex paved the way for Westmont Baseball’s 7-0 Golden State Athletic Conference blanking of the Mustangs of The Master’s College (17-5, 12-4 GSAC). With the win, the Warriors improved to 16-5 overall and 10-4 in GSAC play. more

ART CALENDAR: Feb. 27, 2015

“Double Vision Mom, Double Vision Son” Sherri and Gino Belassen. Through March 28. Opening reception Sat. 6-8 p.m. Elizabeth Gordon Gallery, 15 W. Gutierrez St., 963-1157, elizabethgordongallery.com … “Rembrandt and the Jews:The Berger Print Collection” Featuring 21 Rembrandt etchings and also a drawing by Pieter Lastman, Rembrandt’s teacher, and an etched “Self-?Portrait with Plumed Cap and Lowered Sabre” from 1634. Through March 28. “Rembrandt and the Jews: A Symposium” Sat. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $35. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art at Westmont College, 955 La Paz Rd., 565-6162, westmontmuseum.org more

High School Soccer’s Big Loss, Big Win

Soccer can be a cruel game. In the CIFDivision 1 play-offs against Los Alamitos last Friday, Dos Pueblos High’s Chargers went through prolonged torture in a 1-0 defeat, and the Santa Barbara Dons inflicted sudden death in a 1-0 double-overtime victory over Redondo Union. …“We lost,” he said, tears in his eyes. “I didn’t feel like getting applauded.” Heiduk, who will play at Westmont College next season, gave his goalie a hug. more

Orchestra, Singers Perform Concerto

The Westmont Orchestra performs works by Leonard Bernstein, Giacomo Puccini, and Franz Liszt at the Concerto Concert of Friday, Febrary 20, at 7 pm in Westmont’s Page Multipurpose Room. more

Jupiter Jumps into View

The gas giant Jupiter will be the star attraction at this month’s free public viewing on Friday, February 20, beginning at 6:30 pm and lasting several hours at the Westmont Observatory. more

Panel Examines Presidential Leadership

Westmont professors Tom Knecht and Rachel Winslow explore presidential leadership in a free, public lecture on Thursday, February 19, at 5:30 pm in the University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara Street. more

Give and Receive

Community movers and shakers Peter and Gerd Jordano were lauded for their first volunteerism and charity work when they received the third annual Father Virgil Remarkable Life Awards at LifeChronicles’ gala at Fess Parker’s Doubletree. …Both have been involved with Westmont College for more than two decades. more