ArtWalk is ready and getting revved up as local art galleries display the work of talented artists from all around the Claremont area. The ArtWalk is a monthly event that is scheduled the first Saturday of every month. Welcome back!
On Saturday, March 13 a little slice of “the before times” will return when Last Name Brewing hosts its eighth annual Shameless Saturday celebration, complete with live music and folks gathering together. You read that right: the Upland brewery’s outdoor all-ages St. Patrick’s Day fest will feature human beings playing live music, and other human beings enjoying fresh beer whilst listening.
The Darrow family, in collaboration with David Shearer of OBJCT Art + Design, presents DARROW + Friends, an exhibition and sale of a significant part of Claremont’s art history. Located inside the historic Claremont Packing House and open to the public on weekends through January 31 and by appointment for a private tour. Limited capacity, masks and social distancing enforced.
Most picture a solitary singer/songwriter with a dreadnaught acoustic guitar singing earnest protest songs. The truth is it’s a panoply of styles and instrumentation. Its roots go back much further than the popular American boom of the 1950s and ’60s, to 19th century Europe, and further back still to Africa and the forebears of that big, booming acoustic guitar. Photo by Danny Clinch
A message of hope, unity, resilience, beauty and responsibility voiced by retirees. This is an immersive artwork created by a collaboration between Mt. San Antonio Gardens and ET Projects (https://elizabethturkstudios.com/et-projects/who-we-are/) to remind us of what is possible, together. Staged at and by residents of MSAG, a ‘kaleidoscopic-rose window’ was created by filming the scene using drones.
Ophelia’s Jump Productions’ online production of It’s a Wonderful Life 2020, an updated adaptation of the beloved original classic, continues with two final shows at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 26 and 5 p.m. Sunday, December 27.
Adapted and directed by Beatrice Casagran with original music by Janette Combs, this online production brings the tale of overcoming trials and finding a new lease on life with family and friends.
Just in time for the holidays, Ophelia’s Jump Productions is presenting online, It’s a Wonderful Life 2020, an updated adaptation with all the humor and heart of the beloved original classic. Adapted and directed by Beatrice Casagran with original music by Janette Combs, this online production brings this heartwarming and timely tale of overcoming trials and finding a new lease on life with family and friends.
Ophelia's Jump is pleased to present A Poison Squad of Whispering Women by award winning Southern Gothic playwright Kelly McBurnett-Andronicos, on August 9 as part of the online OJP Happy Hour Play Reading Series. The performance is presented on a "pay what you can" basis.
Back in May, Hillside Fine Art gallery owner Steve Harrison had a big decision to make. His gallery had been shut down since early March, and the prospects for returning to in-person shows looked dim.
With his husband John Ibson now retired from Cal State Fullerton, he considered whether perhaps it was just time to put that chapter of his life away and move on.