Brothers Curt and Andy Dale bring their distinctively California beers to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Musicians provide a soundtrack to viewing the garden and David Rogers’ “Big Bugs” art exhibition. Learn fun facts about the “bug-of-the-night” and enjoy handcrafted beer for guests 21 and older.
The Kiwanis Club of Claremont presents Route 66 Party featuring dancing on the patio to The Ravelers, casino games, Texas hold ‘em tournament (additional fee), silent auction with over 40 theme baskets and a live auction. 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 at the DoubleTree Hotel.
Claremont Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Sage, will perform Sunday, June 10 honoring Great Britain, site of the 2012 Olympic games. After the performance will be a fundraiser after party at Casa de Salsa, which will donate a percentage of food orders to CSO.
Transatlantic Steel is scheduled to perform a free show at Folk Music Center Sunday, June 10 featuring Appalachian strings and Zimbabwean keys. Joti Rockwell and Tony Perman bring together instruments of southern Appalachia with the indigenous instruments of Zimbabwe using guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and mbira.
PermaDirty Project Space hosted an after party following the art exhibition at Heirloom on Friday. PermaDirty’s current display, “Teen Love, Angst and Prepubescent Awkwardness,” features a wide variety of artwork within the theme. The exhibition at Heirloom, “Small Work in a Small Space,” was part of what PermaDirty owner and director Cynde Miller called a “PermaDirty take over,” in which artists from the Inland Empire display their works at an off-site location in conjunction with PermaDirty.
There is something unique about Hip Kitty Jazz and Fondue that has allowed it to stand strong, and even expand, while other Packing House businesses have come and gone. It is one of only a few businesses that have survived since the redevelopment’s opening in the summer of 2007.
June 1 through 29, Loft204 will display “Creative Adventure,” drawings and assemblage by Alan Swartz. An opening reception will be held Friday, June 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 532 W. First St. #204, Claremont in the Packing House.
Comic Book and Collectibles Show featuring art demonstrations, private collectors, book publishers, free giveaways and more. Art dealers from around Southern California will have new and vintage comic books, graphic novels, original art, prints, action figures, games and collectibles for purchase. Sunday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Packing House, 532 W. First St., Claremont.
It all started with a trapeze. Now, a year and a half after opening in town, Claremont’s Pilates Studio M—an unconventional exercise venue offering Pilates, yoga and circus arts—is twirling, spinning and contorting itself to international recognition.
The unique gym is getting an extra boost as 12-year-old student Caroline Redfield prepares to go to Montreal’s National Circus School this summer to train under the guidance of performers from Cirque du Soleil. Established in 1981, it is the largest North American school devoted to advanced circus arts. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
“Celebrating the Traditional and Modern Arts of Japan” on display through September at the Petterson Museum of Intercultural Art at Pilgrim Place. The museum contains collections of international fine art, folk art and material culture from 10,000 B.C. to the present contributed by Pilgrim Place residents and locals.