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NIGHTLIFE: Tim Gill All-Stars perform a holiday show at Hip Kitty; concerts and shows the week of December 19

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

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

Friday through Sunday: Romantic guitarist Vicente Victoria. 5 p.m. to closing.

Sunday: Mariachi San Pedro. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

EUREKA! GOURMET BURGERS & CRAFT BEER: 580 W. First St., Claremont. Open daily from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 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 20: All Tito’s Vodka drinks $2 off and Eureka! Thursday Night Music featuring Mick Rhodes and the Hard Eight (rock ‘n roll).

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 and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

—December 21 and 22: Bil Dwyer is commonly seen at the Improv, Laugh Factory, Luna Park, Largo and the HBO Workspace.

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: 2-drink minimum. Info: 447-6700 or www.hipkittyjazz.com.

Wednesday, December 19: Open Jam Night with Menno and Friends (jazz). 8 p.m.

Thursday, December 20: The Lounge Trio at 7 p.m. and Beat Cinema (DJ) at 10 p.m.

Friday, December 21: “Courtney Lemmon, Gina Saputo, and the George Kahn Group Xmas Show.” 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

Saturday, December 22: “The Tim Gill All-Stars Xmas Show” (jazz/swing/R&B). 8 p.m. $5 cover charge.

—Sunday, December 23: Amanda Castro (jazz/vocal). 7 p.m.

—Tuesday, December 25: Closed for Christmas.

—Monday, December 31: New Year’s Eve at the Hip Kitty with Christ Williams’ Electric Quorum. $20 cover charge. Package deals are $180 per couple and include two cover charges, 4 course “dinner for 2,” bottle of Fat Cat wine and Champagne toast. $130 per couple includes two cover charges, salad, cheese, chocolate fondue and Champagne toast. Tax and 18 percent gratuity will be added to the bill. Bottle service and VIP booths are available. Call 447-6700 or visit www.hipkittyjazz.com to make a reservation.

HOTEL CASA 425: 425 W. First St., Claremont. Call 624-2272 or visit www.casa425.com.

—Monday, December 31: Casa 425 New Year’s Eve Masquerade features a dinner buffet, sparkling wine toast, DJ, dancing by the outdoor fountain, photo booth and party favors. Wear your festive, semi-formal attire and bring a mask. Reservations are $85 per person for open seating or $95 per person for outdoor fire pit seating (fire pit reservations require a 10-person minimum, 14-person maximum). All guests must be at least 21 and present a valid ID. Ask about the event hotel package starting at $340. The event takes place from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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

—Wednesday, December 19: Half-off Wine Wednesday. 11 a.m. to closing. Joe Atman performs at 9:30 p.m.

—Thursday, December 20: Baldy Mountain Jazz Band (jazz). 8 p.m.

—Friday, December 21: Gene Louis. 10 p.m.

—Saturday, December 22: Jetpacks and Laser Guns (indie rock/synth). 10 p.m.

—Sunday, December 23: Dining music at 6 p.m. followed by Sunday Night Living Room Jam at 9 p.m.

—Tuesday, December 25: Closed for Christmas.

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+. $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.

—Monday, December 31: New Year’s Eve “The Final Countdown 2013” includes 5 hours of live music/dueling piano show, party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight. $15 per person presale or $25 per person at the door. 21 and over only. Show contains adult humor.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: At least one week before date of the event. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Phone: 621-4761. Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. There is NO guarantee that all items submitted will be published. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, CA 91711.