Visit Claremont Village art galleries for a series of opening receptions for this month’s featured artists at participating locations from 6 to 9 p.m. Stroll the Village to hear free live music performances with this week’s performers: Dynamite Dawson (soft rock) at the Public Plaza and Sax Quartet (jazz/standards) at the Claremont Chamber.
“Celliola and Friends” featuring Cynthia Fogg (violin), Tom Flaherty (cello), Aron Kallay (piano) and Yuri Inoo (percussion). Music by Benjamin Broening, Evan Chambers, Tom Flaherty, David Sherr and Frances White. 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 15 at Bridges Hall of Music.
“David Michalek: Figure Studies,” work applies the technology of high-speed HD video to the recording of human movement. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pomona College Museum of Art, 333 N. College Ave., Claremont.
Catch the Claremont Shuttle in front of Eureka Claremont for transportation to and from the California Beer Festival at Bonelli Park on Saturday, September 7. 10:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Festival tickets range from $25 to $70. Shuttle passes must be obtained prior to the event at www.californiabeerfestival.com.
The Courage to Remember, a traveling Holocaust exhibit will be on display from October 7 though 16. An opening ceremony takes place on Monday, October 7 at 4 p.m. Representatives from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and a Holocaust survivor will speak. Free. The exhibit will be on display and open to the public Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Legendary rhythm and blues saxophonist Big Jay McNeely will perform at the Claremont supper club and lounge Hip Kitty Jazz and Fondue on Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Big Jay scored his first Billboard hit in 1949 with an instrumental titled “The Deacon’s Hop” and, on the strength of his flamboyant “honking” style, remained popular throughout the 1950s and early 1960s.
“David Michalek: Figure Studies” held September 3 through December 22 at Pomona College Museum of Art. Mr. Michalek’s work applies the technology of high-speed HD video to the recording of human movement.
Israeli folk dance class on Monday, August 26. Learn basic steps from 7 to 7:30 p.m., followed by intermediate instruction and open dancing until 10 p.m. Classes are $5 and are taught by Yael Steinfeld weekly at the Masonic Lodge, 272 W. Eighth St., Claremont.
It has been a long road filled with rewrites, complicated layouts and multiple edits, but we have finally come to the end: The 2013-2014 COURIER Almanac is finished!
It took several weeks to complete the massive annual publication headed by COURIER editor Kathryn Dunn. Photo editor Steven Felschundneff had the great idea for the cover, taking bird’s-eye photography out of high-flying Howard Bunte’s plane. Peter Weinberger designed the cover, with a little graphics help from Jenelle Rensch. COURIER photo/Jenelle Rensch
Columbia Artists presents Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, costumed dancers perform authentic Hungarian folk dances supported by both a folk orchestra playing traditional instruments and the world-famous Gipsy Orchestra on Friday, September 27 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center.
90 Proof plays some ‘90s rock from 9 p.m. to midnight on Friday, August 16 at Casa de Salsa. Check out Los Bandidos (rock en Espanol/dance) on Friday, August 23. Casa de Salsa is located at 415 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.
Women's Perspectives in the Dharma Traditions (and Beyond): 2013 Jain Conference. In this conference, diverse and many-sided voices will take on 2 primary tasks: First, to examine how texts and traditions pose concrete obstacles to the full citizenship of women. Second, to articulate new approaches, cultivate alternative readings and re-frame marginalized perspectives of those very same texts and traditions in order to usher in social equity, gender inclusion and the co-shaping of abundant communities. The conference takes place August 23 and 24 at Claremont Lincoln University’s Mudd Theatre.