PERFORMING ARTS: Claremont current theater listings

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

—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.

—Friday, February 8: “Violin and Piano” featuring music by Brahms, De Falla, Mozart and Vladigerov. 12:15 p.m.

—Saturday, February 9: “Eclipse Quartet” featuring Sarah Thornblade and Sara Parkins on violin, Alma Lisa Fernandez on viola and Maggie Parkins on cello. Music by Kurtág, Kohn, Johnston and Reich. 8 p.m.

—Friday, February 15: “Bluegrass and Old-Time Music” featuring Richard Greene on fiddle, Tom Sauber on banjo and Joti Rockwell on guitar. Music by Richard Greene, Bill Monroe and more. 8 p.m.

—Saturday, February 16: “Music of Karl Kohn” featuring Karl and Margaret Kohn on piano, Rachel Rudich on flute, Joti Rockwell on banjo, Sarah Thornblade on violin and Roger Lebow on cello. Music by Karl Kohn from 1961 to 2011. 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. 626-1254, ext.1 or

—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, 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

—Through February 10: Aladdin’s Luck.

—March 2 through 10: The Fantasticks.


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: Life of Pi [PG], The Impossible [PG13], Quartet [PG13], Stand Up Guys [R], Argo [R].

—Sunday, February 10: La Scala’s Don Carlo [NR] opera. 10 a.m.

—Tuesday, February 12: La Scala’s Don Carlo [NR] opera. 7:30 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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