PERFORMING ARTS: Claremont theater listings

BALCH AUDITORIUM: 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. (909) 607-2671.

—Friday, February 28: Friday Noon Concert featuring Los Angeles Woodwind Quintet and chamber music by Francisco Castillo. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, March 7: Friday Noon Concert featuring Quartet Lykos and music by Menzies and others. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, April 4: Friday Noon Concert featuring music by Schoenberg and Pärt. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, April 11: Friday Noon Concert featuring Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1. 12:15 p.m.

BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box-office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (909) 607-1139. Tickets may be purchased online; you can easily choose seats at

—Saturday, April 5: Western Semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate a cappella. This family-friendly event will feature the top two placing groups from each of the five Western Quarterfinal events who will compete for first-place and to continue on to the International Finals in New York. 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at, or through the box office.

BRIDGES HALL OF MUSIC: Pomona College, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. (909) 607-2671.

—Friday, February 28: Pomona College Orchestra featuring Johnny Wang on piano conducted by Eric Lindholm. 8 p.m.

—Saturday, March 1: China Tour Preview Concert featuring Susan Lamb-Cook on cello and Gayle Blankenburg on piano. Music by Beethoven Chopin and others. 8 p.m.

—Sunday, March 2: Pomona College Orchestra featuring Johnny Wang on piano conducted by Eric Lindholm. 3 p.m.

—Saturday, March 8: Senior recital featuring Roger Sheu on piano. Music by Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin. 8 p.m.

—Sunday, March 16: Free Claremont Symphony Orchestra concert titled “Let’s Dance” with orchestra associate conductor Ruth Charloff. Selections include Tchaikovsky’s Waltz from Eugene Onegin, Arnold’s Four Cornish Dances and Delibes’ Sylvia Ballet Suite. 3:30 p.m.

­—Sunday, March 30: Chamber Music of Aaron Copland featuring pianist Robert Edward Thies and members of the Long Beach Symphony. Music from “The Red Pony” and “Rodeo.” 8 p.m.


CANDLELIGHT PAVILION: 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening shows: dinner at 6 p.m., performance at 8:15 p.m.; Sunday evening shows: dinner at 5 p.m., performance at 7:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees: lunch at 11 a.m., performance at 12:45 p.m. (909) 626-1254, ext.1 or

—Through March 16: My Fair Lady.

DRINKWARD RECITAL HALL: 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont at Harvey Mudd College.

—Tuesday, March 11: The Eclipse String Quartet of Los Angeles will present a program of music by women composers, including Gubaidulina, Beyer, Wolfe, Jeanrenaud and Saariaho. Free admission. 8 p.m.


GARRISON THEATER: 231 E. Tenth St., Claremont. Scripps College Performing Arts Center. (909) 607-2634 or visit

—Tuesday March 4: “Miss Rose Coyote plays her last Big Trick.” Catch her act down at the intersection of Gender, Ethnicity, Race, Power, and Social Justice. 7:30 p.m.



LYMAN HALL: Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont.

—Wednesday, March 5: Student recital. 8:15 p.m.

—Tuesday, March 11: Pomona College Jazz Ensemble with director Barb Catlin and music for big bands from across the decades. 4:30 p.m.

—Wednesday, April 2: Student recital. 8:15 p.m.



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LAEMMLE’S CLAREMONT 5 THEATRE: 450 W. Second St., Claremont. (909) 621-5500 or visit for movie listings. General admission $11; students with ID $8.50; children under 12 $8; seniors 62+ $8; bargain price $8 on Monday through Friday for all shows prior to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays prior to 2 p.m.

—Now playing: The Monuments Men [PG13], Philomena [PG13], Non-Stop [PG13], Tim’s Vermeer [PG13], The Great Beauty (subtitles) [NR].

—Saturday and Sunday, March 1 and 2: The 2014 Oscar-Nominated Shorts Animated [NR] at 11 a.m., The 2014 Oscar-Nominated Shorts Live Action [NR] at 11a.m., Like Father, Like Son (subtitles) [NR] at 11 a.m.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: Fax: (909) 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.




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