PERFORMING ARTS: Theater the week of December 12
BALCH AUDITORIUM: 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. 607-2671.
—Friday, December 14: Charles W. Kamm conducts a Claremont Chamber Choir holiday concert featuring Mass for Four Voices and other works, including seasonal favorites. 12:15 p.m.
BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box office hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 621-8032. Tickets may be purchased online at www.pomona.edu/bridges. Military discounts are available through box office for most shows.
—December 22 and 23: Celebrating its eighteenth season, the critically-acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet brings The Nutcracker to life with beautiful sets, dazzling costumes and more than 100 dancers on stage. $37 to $51, with discounts for seniors and children. Show times are 1 and 7 p.m.
—February 28: Country music singer-songwriter Willie Nelson. $45 to $65. 8 p.m.
—April 20 and 21: Inland Pacific Ballet's Cinderella is an enchanting version of this classic story featuring music of the famous waltz king, Johann Strauss. $29 to $39 with discounts for seniors and children. Showtimes are 1 and 7 p.m.
BRIDGES HALL OF MUSIC: Pomona College, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. 607-2671.
—Sunday, December 23: Claremont Symphony Orchestra’s “Annual Messiah Sing,” a holiday sing-along for the community. 1:30 and 4 p.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 26: A Christmas to Remember.
GARRISON THEATER: 241 E. Tenth St., Claremont. Scripps College Performing Arts Center. 607-2634 or visit www.scrippscollege.edu.
—Saturday, December 15 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m.: David Cubek conducts the Claremont Concert Orchestra.
HAUGH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora. Discounts available for students, seniors and youth. 626-963-9411 or www.haughpac.com.
—Through December 16: Citrus Fine and Performing Arts Department presents Christmas Is…
KRESGE CHAPEL: 1325 N. College Ave., Claremont at Claremont School of Theology.
—Wednesday, December 12: Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology present a faculty concert with works by Brediceanu, Barberis, Jora, Lipatti, Donceanu and Gheorghe. 4:15 p.m.
LYMAN HALL: Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont.
—Tuesday and Wednesday, December 11 and 12: Student recitals. 7 p.m.
MUDD THEATER: 1325 N. College Ave., Claremont. 621-5330.
—Wednesday, December 12: Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology present works by Bach, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.
LAEMMLE’S CLAREMONT 5 THEATRE: 450 W. Second St., Claremont. 621-5500 or visit www.laemmle.com for movie listings. General admission $11; students with ID $8.50; children under 12 $8; seniors 62+ $8; bargain price $8 on Monday through Friday for all shows prior to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays prior to 2 p.m.
—Now playing: Life of Pi [PG], Skyfall [PG13], Lincoln [PG13], Anna Karenina [R], Silver Linings Playbook [R], Room 237 [NR].
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