The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue Arrives at the Claremont Colleges

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2009) — The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue, presented by Pitzer College and Pomona College, will be performed one day only on December 2, 2009.

The Provenance of Beauty, produced by New York-based Foundry Theatre, is a poetic travelogue originally performed on a bus touring through the South Bronx. Traveling the streets of the neighborhood, writer Claudia Rankine's evocative text points out and reflects upon the sites that pass by outside the windows to asks what creates a neighborhood in a city, in a country, in the world.

The performers will bring the South Bronx to Claremont through a multimedia production that incorporates video footage, live performance and discussion.

Event:The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue
Date:December 4, 2009
Time:4:15 p.m.
Location:Rose Hills Theatre, Pomona College
 333 North College Way
 Claremont, Calif. 91711
 The event is free and open to the public.

This performance is sponsored by Intercollegiate Media Studies, the Center for California Cultural and Social Issues, the Pomona College Department of English and the Pitzer College Campus Life Committee.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

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