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NIGHTLIFE: Holiday jam at Hip Kitty; Claremont concerts and shows

CASA DE SALSA: 415 W. Foothill Blvd. This is a restaurant that offers weekly live entertainment. 445-1200.

Thursdays: Michael Ryan and Friends. 6 to 9 p.m.

—Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: Romantic guitarist Vicente Victoria. 5 p.m.

—Sundays: Mariachi San Pedro. Brunch. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

EUREKA CLAREMONT: 580 W. First St., Claremont. Open from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday; closes at 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. “Hoppy” Hour daily from 2 to 6 p.m. 445-8875.

—Mondays: Local Mondays featuring $3 Dale Bros. Brewery pints.

—Tuesdays: 50 percent off all wines by the glass.

—Wednesdays: Steal-the-Glass craft beer of the week. Meet the brewer first Wednesday of every month.

—Thursday, December 19: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka Thursday Night Music featuring Mick Rhodes Band.

THE FOLK MUSIC CENTER: 220 Yale Ave., Claremont Village.

—Open mic night, the last Sunday of every month. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m.; performances run from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Admission is $1. Info: 624-2928 or www.folkmusiccenter.com.

FLAPPERS COMEDY: 540 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. 18+. Show times: Friday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

—Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14: Jimmy Shubert, a Philly native, began performing stand-up right out of high school. After he moved to Los Angeles, Sam Kinison included him as one of the original Outlaws of Comedy. His hour-long stand-up comedy special won Punchline’s top 10 comedy DVDs for 2010. A plethora of television credits include recent appearances on Two Broke Girls and Off Their Rockers. He also has been seen in a recurring role (17 episodes), his character appropriately named Jimmy, on CBS’s King of Queens for five seasons.

—Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 19, 20, 21: Preferred Parking Comedy Tour featuring Samuel J. Comroe.

FOX THEATER POMONA: 301 S. Garey Ave., Pomona. www.foxpomona.com.

—Saturday, December 21: The Cult Electric 13 World Tour.

HIP KITTY JAZZ & FONDUE: 502 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. Tuesday through Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Live jazz every night. Admission: Two-drink minimum. Info: 447-6700 or www.hipkittyjazz.com.

Friday, December 13: Lounge O Rama “Xmas Show” (big band). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Saturday, December 14: The Kid and Nic “Xmas Show” (oldies/blues/swing) 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Sunday, December 15: Solid Ray Woods (roots/R&B/soul). 7 p.m.

—Tuesday, December 17: Technopagan (electronic). 9 p.m.

—Wednesday, December 18: Jaxx Sessions presents The Jam Christmas Special with host Sean Amato (blues). 8 p.m.

—Thursday, December 19: Skirt & Suit. 7 p.m.

Friday, December 20: The Lindy Sisters Xmas Show (swing/jazz/1940s). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Saturday, December 21: Santa Baby Live “Xmas Show” featuring Cheryl Conley (jazz/vocal) 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

THE PRESS RESTAURANT: 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont Village. Thursday through Saturday until 2 a.m. Live DJ every Thursday at 11 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m. Standing room only after 9:30 p.m. No cover. 625-4808.

—Friday, December 13: The Herbert Bail Orchestra (folk/international). 10 p.m.

—Saturday, December 14: Corima (progressive rock). 10 p.m.

—Sunday, December 15: Piano Sunday featuring Patrick Vargas at 6 p.m., followed by Cinema Sundays featuring They Mighty Boosh (2003) at 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 17: King Trivia Night. Answer trivia questions for a chance to win beer. 9:30 p.m.

—Wednesday, December 18: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing. Joe Atman performs at 9:30 p.m.

—Thursday, December 19: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz) at 8 p.m. followed by KSPC DJ “Ike Rhythm” at 11 p.m.

—Friday, December 20: Diamonds & Rust (cello/guitar/electro). 10 p.m.

—Saturday, December 21: The Woolly Bandits (garage/rock). 10 p.m.

PIANO PIANO: 555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Live dueling piano show times: Wednesday and Thursday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. 21 and over. $5 cover charge on Fridays and Saturdays after 8 p.m. (no cover charge with student ID). 547-4266.

—Tuesdays: Taco Tuesday with $1 tacos, $2 Coronas and $3 margaritas. Rock the mic or jam with the band.

Wednesdays: “Rockstar Karaoke.” Rock the mic or jam with the band. $2 Bud Lights and $4 Vodka Rockstars. 9 p.m.

WALTER’S RESTAURANT: 310 Yale Ave., Claremont. VIP and fire pit lounge open from 7 to 10 p.m. Happy hour specials are only valid in the bar and lounge areas. 767-2255.

—Margarita Mondays: $2 house margaritas, $3 house wine, $3 delirium tremens and $3 bolawnies.

—Tequila Tuesdays: $2 house tequila, $3 house wine, $3 Coronas and $3 nachos.

—Whiskey Wednesdays: $2 house scotch or bourbon, $3 house wine, $3 Stella and $3 bruschetta.

—Thirsty Thursdays: Half-off all drinks and appetizers all evening.

—Finest Fridays: $2 house vodka, $3 Pomona Queen, Green Flash and Hanger 24. Plus $3 house wine, $4 nachos and $6 classic burger and fries all evening. Kimera performs Gypsy Kings-style music.

—Saturdays and Sundays: $3 Bloody Marys, mimosas and Afghan fries from opening to closing. Live jazz music is performed on weekends.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.


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