PERFORMING ARTS: Local theater listings

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

—Friday, October 11: Friday, Noon Concert featuring Ken Foerch on saxophone and Stephen Klein on tuba. Music by Barbara York and more. Free admission. 12:15 p.m.

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

—Sunday, October 13: “Paris and Eastward” performed by Rachel Huang on violin and Tatiana Thibodeaux on piano. Music of Germaine Tailleferre, Janacek and Bartok. Admission is free. 3 p.m.

BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box-office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 607-1139. Tickets may be purchased online; you can easily choose seats at

—Through October 16: The Courage to Remember, a traveling Holocaust exhibit. Free and open to the public in the Bridges Auditorium main lobby. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

—Thursday, October 31: Screening of the psychological horror film The Shining, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. Not recommended for children or the faint of heart. $10. 10 p.m.

—Wednesday, November 6: An Acoustic Evening with Ben Harper. Ben Harper is a musician, artist and activist. Whether it’s through the soul of southern gospel, ‘70s funk, blues, reggae or straightforward rock and roll, Mr. Harper and his trademark Weissenborn guitar have been stunning audiences with incendiary live performances and timeless songwriting for years. Tickets are $30 and $49.50. 8 p.m.

—Saturday, November 16: OLIVER! Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Tickets will be available soon. 2 p.m.

—Friday, November 22: SCAMFest—The annual Southern California A Capella Music Festival. Tickets will be available soon. 7:30 p.m.

—December 7 through 15: Inland Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker. Shows on December 7 and 8 include a live orchestra. Show times are December 7 and 14 at 1 and 7 p.m., and December 8 and 15 at 1 p.m.

—Sunday, December 22: Christmas in Ireland, one special performance this holiday season. $25. Discounts available for students and seniors. 1 p.m.

—Sunday, January 19: New Shanghai Circus. Fearless performers with boundless energy bring you more than two thousand years of Chinese circus traditions. $25. Discounts available for students and seniors.

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

—Saturday, October 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 13 at 3 p.m.: Pomona College Orchestra conducted by Eric Lindholm featuring soprano Gwendolyn Lytle.

—Sunday, October 20: Opening its 61st season, the Claremont Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the centennial birthdays of three well-known composers. Music director Robert Sage will lead the orchestra in Benjamin Britten’s “Simple Symphony” as well as pieces by Giussepe Verdi and Richard Wagner. Free admission. 3:30 p.m.

—Friday, October 25: “Baroque Masters” featuring JungHae Kim on harpsichord and Josh Lee on viola da gamba. Music by Boismortier, Marais, D’Anglebert, Corrette, Telemann and Bach. Free admission. 8 p.m.

—Sunday, October 27: “Songs of Celebration” featuring Millennium Consort Singers and conducted by Martin Neary. Music by Tom Flaherty accompanied by the Pomona College Choir. Free admission. 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

—Through October 13: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

—October 18 through November 24: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

—November 30 through December 28: Because it’s Christmas.

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

—Saturday, October 12: A Conversation with Edith Head. In her six decades of costume design, Edith Head dressed most of the great stars from Mae West to Elizabeth Taylor, received 35 Academy Award nominations and won an unprecedented 8 Oscars. Susan Claassen stars as Edith Head in this behind-the-scenes feast of great movie lore and stories filled with humor, ambition and, above all, glamour. Complimentary tea and light refreshments will be served starting at 1 p.m. The show begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $32 or $30 for students and seniors.

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

—Wednesday, October 30: Student recital. Free admission. 8:15 p.m.



Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.




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