PERFORMING ARTS: Claremont theater listings
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 June 16: The Full Monty. Seeing how much their wives enjoy watching male strippers during their girls’ night out, unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York come up with a bold way to make some quick cash. In the process they find renewed self-esteem, the importance of friendship and the ability to have fun. As the guys work through their fears, self-consciousness, feelings of worthlessness and anxieties, they come to discover that not only are they stronger as a group, but that the strength they find in each other gives them the individual courage to face their demons and overcome them. Due to subject matter, recommended for mature audiences.
—Monday, May 22: Jumping Jack Flash: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Rolling Stones. Jumping Jack Flash recreates a Rolling Stones live performance by delivering what audiences come to see—the theatrics and power of the “Greatest Rock-n-Roll Band in the World” in its prime, with guests in the front row. Performing song selections from all periods of The Stones’ legendary career, the audience can depend on hearing the band perform the hits they still sing along to. The greatest care has been given to the smallest details to insure that song performance, wardrobe, instrumentation, etc., are spot-on re-creations of the real thing. Tickets are $20 each. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m. curtain for this performance. No dinner is included, but beverages and desserts will be available for purchase.
RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN: 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. The gallery is open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Admission to the garden is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (65+) and students with valid ID, $4 for children 3 to 12, no charge for children under 3 and members. 625-8767 or www.rsabg.org.
—Saturday, June 15: The 30th Claremont Folk Festival. There will be 2 stages featuring live music as well as workshops, kid’s activities, garden tours, art vendors, craft booths and gourmet food and libations. The musical line-up includes David Lindley, Henry Rollins, Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys, Moira Smiley and Voco, Leon Mobley with Da Lion and more. The festival will open at 10 a.m. Tickets are $25, children 12 and under are free. For further information, visit www.folkmusiccenter.com or www.facebook.com/folkmusiccenter.Contact the Folk Music Center at 624-2928 or by email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: Star Trek Into Darkness [PG13], Ironman 3 [PG13], The Great Gatsby [PG13], Mud [PG13], The Iceman [R].
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