PERFORMING ARTS: Local theater listings
BALCH AUDITORIUM: 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. 607-2671.
—Friday, November 8: Friday, Noon Concert featuring Jonathan Wright (violin), Roger Lebow (cello) and Stephan Moss (piano). Music by Beethoven and Fauré. Free admission. 12:15 p.m.
—Friday, November 15: Friday, Noon Concert featuring Trio Lykos with music by Schubert. Free admission. 12:15 p.m.
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.
—Wednesday, November 6: An Acoustic Evening with Ben Harper. Ben Harper is a musician, artist and activist. Whether it’s through the soul of Southern gospel, ‘70s funk, blues, reggae or straightforward rock and roll, Mr. Harper and his trademark Weissenborn guitar have been stunning audiences with incendiary live performances and timeless songwriting for years. Tickets are $30 and $49.50. 8 p.m.
—Saturday, November 16: OLIVER! Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Tickets will be available soon. 2 p.m.
—Friday, November 22: SCAMFest—The annual Southern California A Capella Music Festival. Tickets are $10. 7:30 p.m.
—December 7 through 15: Inland Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker. Shows on December 7 and 8 include a live orchestra. Show times are December 7 and 14 at 1 and 7 p.m., and December 8 and 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 two thousand 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.
—Saturday, November 2: “Music of the Middle East,” music and dance from Arab Turkish, Persian, Armenian and other cultures. Features the University of California, Santa Barbara Middle East Ensemble. Free admission. 8 p.m.
—Friday and Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. and 24 at 3 p.m.: Pomona College Band conducted by Graydon Beeks with music by Ives, Shepherd and others. Free admission.
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 November 24: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
—November 30 through December 28: Because it’s Christmas.
LYMAN HALL: Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont.
—Saturday, November 23: Pomona College Jazz Ensemble directed by Barb Catlin. 8 p.m.
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: All is Lost [PG13], Captain Phillips [PG13], About Time [R], Twelve Years a Slave [R], The Counselor [R].
—Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3 morning screenings: Muscle Shoals [PG], The Human Scale [NR].
—Sunday, November 3: Nabucco (with subtitles). Opera in Cinema from the Teatro alla Scala, Milan. 10 a.m.
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