Mary Lynn Rasjkub is an actress, comedienne and singer best known as a co-star of Kiefer Sutherland on the popular television series 24. Ms. Rajskub made her debut on television in 1995 as one of the original cast members of Mr. Show with Bob and David. In 1999 she joined the cast of the television series Veronica's Closet, appearing in 15 episodes of the show. As a skilled guitar player, Ms. Rajskub has also been part of the comic duo called Girls Guitar Club and appeared on the NBC's Late Friday TV show. In the 2000s she ventured into more dramatic roles, most notably her role as analyst Chloe O'Brian on the popular TV series 24. While she has been mainly a television star, Ms. Rajskub also offered performances in Mysterious Skin, Sweet Home Alabama, Punch-Drunk Love, Firewall, and Little Miss Sunshine. She has been nominated for 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards. See her perform at Flappers Comedy May 31 and June 1.
Attendees of the Rotary Club of Claremont’s 14th annual Taste of Claremont will get an extra hour to kick up their heels next Saturday, April 20, at the Claremont University Consortium from 5 to 9 p.m.
Event Chair Tim Harrison and Rotary volunteers have extended the event this year to let revelers dance and dine to their hearts content.
“Last year, it closed at 8 p.m. and we felt like we were kicking people off the dance floor,” Mr. Harrison explained. “And the dance floor will be bigger this year, so people can do a little more dancing.”
Want to see the Rolling Stones? The Candlelight Pavilion’s season is heating up along with the weather with a slate of performances sure to put a smile on your face.
The venue’s current show is the musical “Sweet Charity.” While working at the seedy Fandango ballroom, Charity Hope Valentine finds it difficult to find the man of her dreams but, being the eternal optimist, she stays and hopeful that someday her ideal man will materialize. With book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and Bob Fosse-inspired dances, this groovy 1960s musical includes songs like “Big Spender,” “If My Friends Could See Me Now,” “There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than This” and “Baby.
Inland Valley Repertory Theater continues its 2013 season on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Candlelight Pavilion with their production of “Cabaret,” opening on Wednesday, April 17.
Based on a book by Christopher Isherwood, the decadent and jazzy musical is set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power. The story revolves around nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub and follows the English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the American writer Cliff Bradshaw.
A bittersweet sub-plot involves the doomed romance between German boarding house owner Fräulein Schneider and her elderly suitor Herr Schultz, a Jewish fruit vendor.