One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Claremont artist Dan Van Clapp takes this saying literally, using castoffs to create “treasure” from his imagined expeditions that appear, quite honestly, real as can be.
“Bin-diving, thrift stores and people give me trash,” the artist said, explaining how he comes across his material.
SOCIAL SATIRE WITH URINETOWN Pomona College’s Seaver Theatre hosts the hit futuristic social comedy and musical satire Urinetown. Performances are $6 for students, staff, faculty and seniors; $11 for all others. Friday’s show begins at 8 p.m.
ECLECTIC PIANO CONCERT: Bridges Hall of Music hosts “Music for Two Pianos, Assorted Instruments and Electronics” at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2. The free concert features Pianists Aron Kallay and Genevieve Feiwen Lee playing selections from Beil, Daoust and Rohde. 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. More information is available at (909) 607-2671 or pomona.edu/music-calendar.
FILM?SCREENING Screening of The Cooler Bandits, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker. In 1991, four teenagers engaged in a series of robberies without considering how the consequences of their actions would irrevocably alter their lives. Although no one was physically injured, these young men received sentences of up to 20 years.
DISNEY CONCERT Claremont High School’s Choral Department performs “The Musical World of Disney,” (also Saturday, March 19) at Bridges Auditorium. Kids are invited to come dressed as their favorite Disney character and take part in a costume parade at 6:45 p.m. Showtime is 7 p.m. Admission is $8 or $7 for students. Bridges is at 450 N. College Way.
Square i Gallery presents “Mothers to Humanity” mosaic works by Donna Hollander at this month’s Claremotn Art Walk on Saturday, March 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Visit claremontartwalk.com for details about the monthly event.
Authors Marsha de la O and B.H. Fairchild will conduct a poetry reading presented by Friends of the Claremont Library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 28. The even takes place at the Claremont Library, located at 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.
"Sundays at the Morgan" presents the Afro-Cuban folkloric music of SitaraSon on Sunday, February 21. The Los Angeles-based group plays popular Cuban dance music including son, boleros, descarga, cha cha cha and more. The band features legendary singer and drummer Lázaro Galarraga and dance sensation Kati Hernandez, both natives of Havana, Cuba.