Our spooktacular Halloween guide is sure to keep you entertained at local festivities in Claremont, Upland, Montclair, Ontario, La Verne, Pomona, Glendora and Covina. While you're out and about, don't miss the decorated homes in Claremont. Banana-quat the mummy is one of the rather realistic looking spooks haunting the Rhodes family home in Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The first 100 children under 12 years of age that arrive in costume at Eureka! Gourmet Burgers & Craft Beer on Halloween will get a free kids meal or a gift card equal to a “kid” burger and fries as well as a limited production collectible temporary tattoo.
“An Afternoon of Kabuki Dance” with a performance by students of the award-winning Fujima Kansuma School in Los Angeles takes place on October 21 in Decker Hall at Pilgrim Place. “Japanese Prints: The Christian Perspective of Sadao Watanabe, 1913-1996” is also currently on display at Pilgrim Place’s Petterson Museum of Intercultural Art, Friday to Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. View the gallery at 730 Plymouth Road, Pilgrim Place and check the COURIER’s gallery listing for more information on exhibits at the Petterson Museum.
Kira Soltanovich performs at Flappers Comedy this weekend. She was born in the former Soviet Union and was raised by immigrant parents in San Francisco: “Like most kids, my parents took me to Disneyland—not for the rides, for the lines. They assumed there’d be food at the end of them.”
Pomona College will host an author reading on October 25 with Pulitzer-Prize winner Paul Muldoon, who has been called “the most significant English-language poet born since World War II.” Mr. Muldoon is poetry editor for The New Yorker, has published more than 30 collections of poetry and is professor of English at Princeton University.