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CALENDAR: Your week in 9 days; Michael Ryan & Friends perform "Rhythms of Rio"

Friday, November 15

LECTURE Charles Armstrong: “North Korea and the World, a Complicated Relationship.” The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University and author of Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1990 (2013) and The Koreas (2007). Noon to 1 p.m. Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E. Eighth St., Claremont. 621-8244.

CHINA’S EARLY ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY Robert Marks of Whittier College will discuss the environmental history of China from prehistory to 1800. 3 p.m. Pearsons 101 on the Pomona College campus, located at 333 N. College Way, Claremont. 607-3075.


Saturday, November 16

JOHN YORK IN CONCERT Mr. York is a singer, composer and guitarist, who is well-known as a former member of the Byrds with Roger McGuinn, Clarence White and Gene Parsons. A portion of ticket sales will benefit the Prison Library Project. Tickets are available at the Claremont Forum. 7 p.m. $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Claremont Forum, 586 W. First St., in the Claremont Packing House.

REEL ROCK FILM TOUR The eighth annual Reel Rock Film Tour brings the best in climbing and adventure films to local audiences across the globe. Prize giveaways and a pre-film open house will be held at the Outdoor Education Center. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for Claremont Colleges students, staff and faculty. Watch the trailer at http://youtu.be/iRQh50lAl4Y. Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theatre in the Smith Campus Center, 170 E. Sixth St., Claremont. Contact oec@pomona.edu or 607-2531.


Sunday, November 17

LIVE JAZZ performance on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 946-1398.

NATIVE AMERICAN ART The Rembrandt Club of Pomona College invites guests to view the Native American Collection Study Center for a private tour and lecture. Refreshments will be served. 1:30 to 4 p.m. $35 for adults or $20 for children. Bridges Auditorium, downstairs in the Native American Study Center, located at 450 N. College Way, Claremont. RSVP to pcarlson@walthcarecapital.com or call 374-1491.

TWO AMONG THE RIGHTEOUS FEW: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust. Temple Beth Israel and Claremont Presbyterian Church present author Marty Brounstein, who will share a true story of interfaith courage and compassion—how Frans and Mien Wijnakker, a Christian couple in the Netherlands, despite great risk and danger, helped save the lives of two dozen Jews during World War II. 7 p.m. Temple Beth Israel, 3033 N. Towne Ave., Pomona.


Monday, November 18

LECTURE Deborah Lipstadt, Dorot professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies, Emory University and author of The Eichmann Trial (2012) and History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving (2006). 6:45 to 8 p.m. Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E. Eighth St., Claremont. 621-8244.


Tuesday, November 19

MEN & BOYS CMC professor Ronald Riggio will speak about “Are Men and Boys in Trouble? The Demise of Guys,” with suggestions on how to overcome the academic and social difficulties of today’s males and the implications for parents, teachers and leaders. Buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $12 or dessert and coffee for $6. The University Club meets each Tuesday at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.

LECTURE Award-winning artist and 2010 MacArthur Award recipient Elizabeth Robbins Turk ’83 lectures at noon at the Tuesday Noon Academy on “Nothing is Everything: How the Negative Defines the Positive” in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, 345 E. Ninth St., Claremont.

ASK THE GURU Tom Deno leads “Guru Night.” Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7 p.m. Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.


Wednesday, November 20

LECTURE Dana Bah'?gai Eldridge, policy analyst, Diné Policy Institute at Diné College, Tsaile, Arizona, Navajo Nation, lectures at noon on “Indigenous Perspectives on Food Sovereignty: Efforts on the Navajo Nation to Rebuild a Self-Sufficient Food System” in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, 345 E. Ninth St., Claremont.


Thursday, November 21

EDUCATION Arlene Andrew, Betsey Coffman and Dave Nemer will discuss education and the Core Curriculum at a meeting hosted by the League of Women Voters. 9:30 a.m. Mt. San Antonio Gardens building 4, located at 875 E. Bonita Ave.

FARM STAND Produce, fruit and herbs from Pomona College’s Organic Farm will be available for purchase. The proceeds from the sale will go directly towards Farm supplies. 4 to 5:30 p.m., Pomona College Smith Campus Center Courtyard, located at 170 E. Sixth St., Claremont. Contact farm@pomona.edu for more information.

PHYSICS IN THE MUSEUM Art After Hours presents an artist workshop with “Project Series 47” artist Krysten Cunningham on “Sensing Your World Line in the Fabric of Space/Time,” and a talk on biophysics and the high speed camera given by Pomona College Professor of Physics Dwight Whitaker. 5 to 11 p.m. Pomona College Museum of Art, located at 330 N. College Ave., Claremont.  Contact 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

ACTIVE CLAREMONT Speaker Sara Estevez Cortez will discuss social enterprise, “Fallen Fruit from Rising Women.” 7 p.m. Hughes Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. 753-9832.

THEATER Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance Theatre for the Claremont Colleges presents Free as Air, a performance exploring the subject of air: a vast library on whose pages is written all that has ever been said. November 21 though 23 at 8 p.m. plus November 23 and 24 at 2 p.m. $10 general admission or $5 for seniors, students, staff and faculty. Pomona College’s Allen Theatre, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont. For more information visit www.theatre.pomona.org or call 607-4375.


Friday, November 22

LECTURE “Women Adrift: Modern Japanese Women Writers and the Imperial Body” Prof. Noriko Horiguchi (University of Tennessee) will discuss three modern Japanese women writers and their support of imperial Japan. 3 p.m. Pomona College’s Hahn 108, located at 420 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. Contact ge004747@pomona.edu or 607-3075.

SCAMFest 2013 The Annual Southern California A Capella Music Festival showcases the best in collegiate a capella music, as a capella groups from all over southern California and the Claremont Colleges show off their vocal talents. 7:30 p.m. Pomona College Bridges Auditorium, located at 450 N. College Way, Claremont. Contact 607-1139 or kathleen.etter@pomona.edu or visit the Claremont Shades website at www.claremontshades.com.


Saturday, November 23

RHYTHMS OF RIO Michael Ryan & Friends perform music, song and dance. 8 p.m. $40 includes reception benefit performance for the Claremont Community Foundation. Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 241 E. Tenth St., Claremont. Concert tickets are available at www.claremontfoundation.org or call 398-1060.

POMONA COLLEGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE Under the leadership of Barb Catlin, the ensemble will perform selections from across the jazz spectrum. 8 p.m. Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music, located at 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. Contact concerts@pomona.edu or 607-2671 or visit: www.music.pomona.edu.



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