Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Bishop Conaty's books

The archive at Los Angeles Loyola High School is recovering some of Bishop Conaty's books donated to the school back in the early 1900's.  

 This is an 1872 French first edition of Latin chant published in Montreal with stamping from Montreal College.  There are dated annotations in Conaty's hand on the end papers.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

7:30pm Strub Theater ---Trial by Fire! you are invited! Feb 23rd...

The Loyola Marymount University College of Communication and Fine Arts and Mayme A. Clayton Museum invite you to a rare reading performance of the George Dunne, S.J. (LHS ’22; LU’26) play Trial by Fire.

Recently “re-discovered” in the university archives, this courtroom drama depicts an overwhelming local racial tragedy and the staggering injustice that followed.  Based on a true story from a 1946 murder case in a Los Angeles suburb and directed by LMU’s Marieclare Costello, an extraordinary cast of twenty-eight students, alumnae and faculty are gathering tell this meaningful and shocking story.   In addition the audience is brought into the action of the play by serving as coroner’s jury and inquest spectators. 

On Thursday February 23rd at 7:30pm in the Strub Theater on the beautiful Westchester campus of Loyola Marymount University join us for this first public performance of this powerful play in over fifty years.  Future dates are being lined up in a former Los Angeles County Superior Courtroom that now is home to the Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum. 

For more information contact Dr. Dean Scheibel at Loyola Marymount University or Neil Bethke at Loyola High School.