PERFORMING ARTS: Claremont theater listings

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

—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.

—Saturday, and Sunday, May 3 and 4: The nationally-recognized Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company returns with this year’s Annual Spring Concert, Hollywood Revisited. It’s one of the largest shows of its kind in the country, showcasing over 100 dancers performing formation routines and solos in ballroom, Latin and social dancing styles. Show times are Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 4 at 11 a.m.

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

­—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 April 27: Crazy For You is a show that is perfect for the entire family, blending the classic Gershwin standards with a new theatrical vision from Broadway power-hitter Susan Stroman. This musical’s classic mix of music, laughter, dancing, sentiment and showmanship are what the great American musical is all about. Featuring the songs “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Embraceable You,” “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” and the show-stopping “I Got Rhythm,” this toe-tapping gem is one you won’t want to miss.

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

—Tuesday, March 25: ARTEK Early Music Ensemble. New York City’s renowned ARTECK ensemble comes to Claremont with a program of 16th and 17th century northern European works. 8 p.m.

HAUGH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora at Citrus College. Discounts available for students, seniors and youth. (626) 963-9411 or

—Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22: Battle of the Big Bands.

—Sunday, March 23: Driving Miss Daisy. 2 p.m.

—April 4 though 6: Mirror, Mirror. Citrus Little Theatre.

—April 11 through 13: Shrek: The Musical.

—Saturday, April 19: “Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music.” 2 p.m.

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

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



Movie Listings:

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: Muppets Most Wanted [PG], Divergent [PG13], The Face of Love [PG13], The Grand Budapest Hotel [R], 300 Rise of an Empire [R], Enemy [NR], Le Week-End [R].

—Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23: Omar (subtitles) [NR] at 10:30 a.m. and The Rape of Europa [PG13] at 10:30 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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