PERFORMING ARTS: Friday noon concert features works by Beethoven; recitals and theater the week of November 7

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

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

—Friday, November 16: Music of Copland, Fauré and Brahms for voice and piano featuring Lisa Stidham (soprano) and Gayle Blankenburg (piano).

—Friday, November 30: Friday Noon Concert with Brahms’ Sonata in A Major. 12:15 p.m.

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

—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’ 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 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.

—Friday, November 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m.: Pomona College Band conducted by Graydon Beeks and featuring Stephen Klein on tuba. Music by Dickow, Ellerby and others.

—Sunday, November 25: “Russian Extravaganza,” featuring music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin and Tchaikovsky. 3:30 p.m.

—Friday, November 30: Pomona College Choir conducted by Donna M. Di Grazia. 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. 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.

—Wednesday, November 14: The Ravelers Twenty-fifth Anniversary Concert. $20. 7:30 p.m.

—Through November 18: Anything Goes.

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

—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.

—Wednesday, November 14: Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology present “Works by Prokofiev and Rachmaninov.” 4:15 p.m.

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

—Saturday, November 17: “Spiral Bound,” a new musical by Katie Bent. 8 p.m.



Movie Listings:

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: Wreck-It Ralph [PG], The Perks of Being a Wallflower [PG13], The Sessions [R], Argo [R], Cloud Atlas [R].

—Thursday, November 8: Doctor Faustus, Shakespeare’s Globe on the Big Screen. [NR]. 7 p.m.

—Tuesday, November 13: Coldplay Live 2012 [NR]. 7:30 and 9:55 p.m.



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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