PERFORMING ARTS: Latest listings in Claremont theater

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

—Friday, February 1: Friday Noon Concert Series featuring Trio Lykos. Music by Villa-Lobos. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, February 8: Friday Noon Concert Series featuring Catalan songs by Mompou and Toldrá.

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.

—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, January 26: “Concert for Young People.” 10:30 a.m.

—Sunday, January 27: Organ music from Claremont with music by Pomona College and Claremont composers including William G. Blanchard, John Cage, Joseph Clokey, Tom Flaherty, Wilbur Held, Karl Kohn, Orpha Ochse and more. This performance features William Peterson. 3 p.m.

—Friday, February 8: “Violin and Piano” featuring music by Brahms, De Falla, Mozart and Vladigerov.

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 February 3: I Left My Heart: A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett.

—February 8 through March 24: The Sound of Music.

—March 29 through May 5: Sweet Charity.

GARRISON THEATER: 241 E. Tenth St., Claremont. Scripps College Performing Arts Center. 607-2634 or visit

—Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 3 p.m.: The Claremont Concert Orchestra conducted by David Cubek featuring violinist Hee Yeon (Sarah) Chung.

—Saturday, May 4 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m.: The Claremont Concert Orchestra and Concert Choir, conducted by Charles W. Kamm and directed by David Cubek.

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

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

—Sunday, February 10: An afternoon with GARRISON KEILLOR. The charming, witty and always-entertaining writer Garrison Keillor is nationally known for his widely popular radio show A Prairie Home Companion. In his one-man performance, true to his radio form, Mr. Keillor shares anecdotes about growing up in the American Midwest, the people of Lake Wobegon and “late-life fatherhood.” With his dry sense of humor, Mr. Keillor remains one of the most popular American storytellers of all time. 2 p.m.

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

—January 26 through February 10: Aladdin’s Luck.

—March 2 through 10: The Fantasticks.

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

—Friday, February 1 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 2 at 8 p.m.: Ussachevsky Memorial Festival featuring electro-acoustic music by Cage, Davidovsky, Flaherty and guest composer Frances White. Lecture/demonstration: Saturday, February 2 at 3 p.m. with Frances White and James Pritchett.



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: The Impossible [PG13], Les Miserables [PG13], Zero Dark Thirty [R], Gangster Squad [R], Rust and Bone [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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