PERFORMING ARTS: Latest local theater listings

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

—Friday, November 8: Friday, Noon Concert featuring Jonathan Wright (violin), Roger Lebow (cello) and Stephan Moss (piano). Music by Beethoven and Fauré. Free admission. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, November 15: Friday, Noon Concert featuring Trio Lykos with music by Schubert. Free admission. 12:15 p.m.

—Friday, December 6: Friday, Noon Concert featuring Quartet Euphoria with music by Beethoven. Free admission. 12:15 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

—Saturday, November 16: OLIVER! Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Tickets are $22 and $18. 2 p.m.

—Friday, November 22: SCAMFest—The annual Southern California A Capella Music Festival. Tickets are $10. 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 children, seniors and military. 2 p.m.

—Sunday, January 19: New Shanghai Circus. Fearless performers with boundless energy bring you more than 2000 years of Chinese circus traditions. $25. Discounts available for children, seniors and military. 2 p.m.

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

—Friday and Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. and November 24 at 3 p.m.: Pomona College Band conducted by Graydon Beeks with music by Ives, Shepherd and others. Free admission.


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 November 24: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

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

DRINKWARD RECITAL HALL: 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont at Harvey Mudd College.

Saturday, November 16: “Quartertone Incandescence” featuring Los Angeles pianists Vicki Ray and Aron Kallay bends ears with virtuosic works for retuned keyboards. 8 p.m. 

—Saturday, November 23: “Electronic and Visual Music,” new abstract computer videos show with music performed on electronic keyboards, guitars, gongs and other instruments. 8 p.m.

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

—Saturday, November 23: Pomona College Jazz Ensemble directed by Barb Catlin. 8 p.m.

—Monday, December 2: Pomona College Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble directed by Joe Addington. 8 p.m.

—Wednesday, December 4: Pomona College Sea Chanty and Maritime Music Ensemble directed by Gibb Schreffler with songs and chanties from the “Age of Sailing Ships.” 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: All is Lost [PG13], Great Expectations [PG13], About Time [R], Twelve Years a Slave [R], Thor: The Dark World [R].

—Sunday, November 10, morning screenings: Muscle Shoals [PG], Muse – Live at Rome Olympic Stadium, July 2013 [NR], The Human Scale [NR], The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers [NR].


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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