PERFORMING ARTS: Theater listings; Bridges Auditorium presents "Christmas in Ireland"
BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box-office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 607-1139. Tickets may be purchased online; you can easily choose seats at www.pomona.edu/bridges.
—Through December 15: Inland Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker. Show times are December 14 at 1 and 7 p.m. and December 15 at 1 p.m.
—Sunday, December 22: Christmas in Ireland, one special performance this holiday season. $25. Discounts available for children, seniors and military. 2 p.m.
—Sunday, January 19: New Shanghai Circus. Fearless performers with boundless energy bring you more than 2000 years of Chinese circus traditions. $25. Discounts available for children, seniors and military. 2 p.m.
BRIDGES HALL OF MUSIC: Pomona College, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. 607-2671.
—Sunday, December 22: The annual Messiah Sing-along, George Frideric Handel. Claremont Symphony Orchestra. 1:30 and 4 p.m.
—Saturday, January 25: Claremont Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition winners Gaeun Moon (violin) and ShihZan Yao (cello) present a “Concert for Young People” at 10:30 a.m.
CANDLELIGHT PAVILION: 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening shows: dinner at 6 p.m., performance at 8:15 p.m.; Sunday evening shows: dinner at 5 p.m., performance at 7:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees: lunch at 11 a.m., performance at 12:45 p.m. 626-1254, ext.1 or www.candlelightpavilion.com.
—Through December 28: Because it’s Christmas.
DRINKWARD RECITAL HALL: 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont at Harvey Mudd College.
—Sunday, December 15: Student computer music concert. 7 p.m.
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