Maria Bamford is the first female comic to have 2 half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. She starred in the Comedy Central series, The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix´s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She has made multiple late-night appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Conan O´Brien and Jimmy Kimmel Live, as well as not-so-late appearances on John Oliver´s New York Stand Up Show, Premium Blend, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and The World Comedy Tour: Melbourne 2003. Ms. Bamford appeared regularly on Adult Swim´s Tim and Eric: Awesome Show and guest starred on The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. See her comedic act at Flappers Comedy this Friday and Saturday.
Check out a movie screening of the 1962 Agnés Varda film "Cleo from 5 to 7" at 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. Admission is $6 for the “Film School” screening series every Sunday on the Hip Kitty Jazz and Fondue patio. 502 W. First St., Claremont Packing House.
Company B: The Andrews Sisters Tribute Act performs at Candlelight Pavilion Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9 and 10. The Candlelight Pavilion will host a variety of musical tributes throughout the summer including Revisiting the Orbison Years, Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience, Surfin’ Safari: The Ultimate Tribute to the The Beach Boys, The Sound of Motown, The Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John and DSB: America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey.
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion lets visitors interact with real butterflies. The Lantz Outdoor Classroom features activities for families, including nature-based art and craft projects. Butterfly gardening enthusiasts can learn about creating the habitats that butterflies need to survive. $2 exhibition admission, plus standard garden admission through July 28.
The Fourth Annual Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk featuring over 30 beverage and food tasting sites plus live music takes place this Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $35 per person or $40 the day of the event, if not sold out. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
Claremont's own Village Dance Arts presents "Footnotes: A Night in the Library" at Citrus College's Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora on Saturday, June 22. The one-time-only performance takes place at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 for presale or $15 at the door. For more information, call 624-1415.
Jerry Owens’ collection of watercolors, “Landscape Savoir-Faire.” Composition, line, color and subject are the cornerstones of Mr. Owens’ work. Each piece has a limited but powerful palette crafted with museum-quality materials and mounted on hardwoods. This exhibit takes place through June 30 at Square i Gallery in Claremont.
The first day of summer is Friday, June 21. Start it off right with local summer events including Dale Bros. Summerfest on Saturday, June 22, Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk and the Claremont Heritage Annual Gala on the following Saturday.
A faculty concert featuring Margaret Thornhill (clarinet), Twyla Meyer (piano) and guest Ray Tischer (viola) begin the Claremont Clarinet Festival series at 2:30 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music this Saturday.
There are plenty of summer activities right here in Claremont—from Friday Nights Live, to the opening of community wading pools for toddlers and the much anticipated Claremont Folk Festival at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The event features live music, garden tours, art and craft booths, and of course gourmet food—all happening this week.