Western Semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate a cappella. This family-friendly event will feature the top two placing groups from each of the five Western Quarterfinal events, who will compete for first place and to continue on to the International Finals in New York. 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at Bridges Auditorium in Claremont.
The Annual Silent Art Auction for the Friends of the Bernard Field Station (FBBFS) includes paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more by local artists that can be seen in the window of the Folk Music Center. The FBBFS is a local nonprofit dedicated to education and the environment. The auction ends at 5 p.m. on March 31.
The COURIER’s premier “Black and White and ‘Read’ All Over” was the first Party Parade event to be hosted by the Claremont COURIER. It's time to review the complete photo take from the event last week. We also have our link to the "Claremont After Hours" blog reviewing the event with the last Claremont gossip.
The second concert of the Claremont Chorale’s 2013-2014 season will be held Saturday, March 22 at 3 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music in Claremont. The performance will feature music that reflects poets’ fascination with the Gypsy life. The program includes Brahm’s “Zigeunerlieder” and Costelnuovo-Tedesco’s “Romancero Gitana” for chorus and classical guitar.
General admission tickets are $15, students and seniors, $12. Tickets may be purchased online at www.claremontchorale.org, in person at Rio de Ojas, 250 N. Harvard Ave., or at the door. Advancecd tickets are discounted $2.
ARToon student cartoons from El Roble Intermediate School are being printed onto vinyl that will be installed onto the 8 ft. by 24 ft. “Art Wall” located on the east patio next to the Claremont Packing House. 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21. Light refreshments will be served.
Claremont High School Choir Department presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid In Concert March 14 and 15 at Bridges Auditorium. $8 for general admission or $7 with CHS ASB card. 7 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (909) 624-9053, ext. 30462. Tickets are not available through the Bridges Auditorium box office. Tickets are only available through the Claremont High School.
“At Your Service,” featuring weavings, altars, prints, spirit dolls and drawings by Jan Wheatcroft is being featured at Claremont Community Foundation Art Gallery through March 31. The opening reception takes place Friday, March 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Put on your snazzy black or white attire for an evening at The Depot for the COURIER’s first-ever Party Parade event: Black and White (and Read All Over). Guests will be treated to beer, wine and an array of hors d’oeuvres. Come mingle with the press off-the-record and make headlines in the photo booth. Select photos will be featured in an upcoming edition of the COURIER. It will be a night to remember, as long as no one ends up in the Police Blotter! 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $40 per person. Limited to 75 guests.
The Scripps Ceramic Annual, on view through April 6, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. It is the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation.
Scripps is paying homage to the show’s storied history by highlighting
60 works from 20 artists who have served as curators for the Annual, from the show’s earliest days in World War II to the present.