PERFORMING ARTS: SCAMFEST 2012 comes to Claremont; theater listings for the week of October 31

ALLEN THEATRE: Pomona College, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont. 607-4375.

—Thursday, November 1: Writer, performer and teacher Susan Suntree of East Los Angeles College investigates the dynamics of science, art and spiritual philosophies as they engage contemporary life. Her current one-women performance and forthcoming book, Sacred Sites: The Secret History of Southern California, explores the prehistory and sacred geography of Los Angeles. 7 p.m. Pomona College Allen Theatre in the Seaver Theatre Complex, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont.

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

—Friday, November 2: Friday Noon Concert with Jack Sanders on Baroque guitar performing music from Franciso Guerau’s Poema Harmonico, 1694. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, November 9: Friday Noon Concert with music by Beethoven. 12:15 p.m.

BOONE RECITAL HALL: 241 E. 10th Street, Claremont.

—Tuesday, November 6: Student recital with performances by students of the Scripps music department. 7:30 p.m.

—Thursday, November 15: Student recital with performances by students of the Scripps music department. 7:30 p.m.

—Thursday, November 29: Student recital with performances by students of the Scripps music department. 7:30 p.m.

BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box office hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 621-8032. Tickets may be purchased online at Military discounts are available through box office for most shows.

—Friday, November 9: Claremont Shades presents SCAMFest 2012, showcasing the best of collegiate a cappella music. Tickets for the 17th annual SCAMFest (Southern California A Cappella Music Festival) are $5 in advance or $10 the day of the show.

—November 17: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Tickets start at $20. 2 p.m.

—December 2: British stand-up comedian and actor Eddie Izzard. $35. 8 p.m.
—December 8 and 9: TESOCAL presents A Christmas Carol; a musical retelling of Charles Dickens’s classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. Tickets are $28 for general admission with discounts for seniors, children, groups of 10 or more and the military. 2 p.m.

—December 15, 16, 22 and 23: Celebrating its eighteenth season, critically-acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet brings The Nutcracker to life with beautiful sets, dazzling costumes and more than 100 dancers on stage. $37 to $51, with discounts for seniors and children. Show times are 1 and 7 p.m.

—February 28: Country music singer-songwriter Willie Nelson. $45 to $65. 8 p.m.

—April 20 and 21: Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella is an enchanting version of this classic story featuring music of the famous waltz king, Johann Strauss. $29 to $39 with discounts for seniors and children. Showtimes are 1 and 7 p.m.

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

—Saturday, November 3: “Five Conversations About 2 Things” featuring Aron Kallay, piano, and Andrea Moore, percussion. Music by Bill Alves, Edmund Campion, Tom Flaherty, Joseph Koykkar and Caroline Miller. 8 p.m.

—Saturday, November 10: “Key and Sticks” featuring music by Bresnick and Cage. 8 p.m.

—Sunday, November 11: Third Coast Percussion featuring music by Cage, Flaherty, Reich and Thomas. 3 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. The summer concert series takes place on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Dinner will not be served, but beverages and desserts will be available for purchase. 626-1254, ext.1 or

—Wednesday, November 7: Company B: The Andrews Sisters Tribute Act.

—Through November 18: Anything Goes.

KRESGE CHAPEL: 1325 N. College Ave., Claremont at Claremont School of Theology.

—Wednesday, October 31: Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology present “Classic Art Songs and Arias” featuring soprano Candace Radeboldti with works by Gluck, Mozart, Leoncavallo, Gershwin and more. 4:15 p.m.

—Wednesday, November 7: Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology present “Latin American Guitar Music of the Twentieth Century: The Music of Villa-Lobos, Barrios and Brouwer” featuring Matthew Butler on guitar. 4:15 p.m.

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

—Wednesday, October 31: Student recital. Free admission. 8:15 p.m.


Movie Listings:

FOX THEATER POMONA: 301 S. Garey Ave., Pomona.

LAEMMLE’S CLAREMONT 5 THEATRE: 450 W. Second St., Claremont. 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 Perks of Being a Wallflower [PG13], Seven Psychopaths [R], Looper [R], Argo [R], The Paperboy [R], Struck by Lightning [NR], Yogawoman [NR].


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: At least one week before date of the event. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Phone: 621-4761. Email: Fax: 621-4072. There is NO guarantee that all items submitted will be published. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, CA 91711. 


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