PERFORMING ARTS: A Christmas to Remember, now showing at Claremont’s Candlelight Pavilion; theater listings the week of December 19

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.

—December 22 and 23: Celebrating its eighteenth season, the 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. Showtimes 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.

—Sunday, December 23: Claremont Symphony Orchestra’s “Annual Messiah Sing,” a holiday sing-along for the community. 1:30 and 4 p.m.

—Saturday, January 26: “Concert for Young People.” 10:30 a.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. 626-1254, ext.1 or

—Through December 26: A Christmas to Remember

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

—Saturday, January 12: Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience. 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

—Sunday, January 13: The Highwaymen: A Musical Tribute. 2 p.m.

—Sunday, January 27: Nunset Boulevard starring Cindy Williams (of Laverne & Shirley). 2 p.m

LEWIS FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga. Call 477-2752 or visit

—Friday, December 21: Moscow Boys Choir – Christmas Around the World.

—Friday, January 11: Stars of Doo-Wop.

—Saturday, January 12: Peking Acrobats.

—January 26 through February 10: Aladdin’s Luck


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: Hitchcock [PG13], The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey [PG13], Anna Karenina [R], Silver Linings Playbook [R].


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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