PERFORMING ARTS: A cappella competition to take place at Bridges

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.

—Sunday, April 6: “Performing the Sacred: A concert in honor of Katherine Hagedorn” featuring international and local artists from Bali, Cuba, Estonia, India, Japan, Zimabwe and Claremont at 3 p.m. Preconcert lecture: The Music of Mali” with Ingrid Monson (Harvard University) in Lyman Hall at 2 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.

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

—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.


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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