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ICCA West Semifinals

INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF A CAPPELLA           Saturday      March  28th       7PM

Hosted by  The Afterschool Specials from the Claremont Colleges.

Boots 'n' Cats | Central Washington University
PLUtonic Acappella | Pacific Lutheran University
The SoCal VoCals | University of Southern California
ScatterTones | UCLA
Mind the Gap | University of Oregon
On The Rocks | University of Oregon
Chapman SoundCheck | Chapman University
Cloud 9 A Cappella | University of California, Santa Cruz
CatCall Acappella | University of Arizona
The UCSD Tritones | University of California, San Diego

The Varsity Vocals International Championship of A Cappella is the only international tournament that showcases the art of student a cappella singing.  If you thought the movie Pitch Perfect was “aca-awesome”, here's an event that you’ll definitely find “aca-mazing”.  The Western Semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) is taking place, for the second year,  at Bridges Auditorium on the beautiful Pomona College campus in Claremont, CA.  This family-friendly event will feature the top two placing groups from each of our five Western Quarterfinal events.  They will compete for first-place and to continue on to the International Finals in New York.

For more information, please visit this website: 

Genl Adm: $29; 7C Students: $19**; Other Students: $24; Youth/Children: $24; A Cappella $14**   **available through box office only -phone or at window


Claremont High School Choir presents The Music of Hairspray

 Friday, 3/20 & Saturday, 3/21      @7pm

Come see Hairspray the musical in concert performed by the CHS Choir! The songs include 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues.The Claremont High School Choir is one of the top choral groups in the nation.

Tickets are $8 and only available through the ASB office at 909-624-9053 X30462


Quilt Exhibition: "American Spring: A Cause for Justice"

Using the powerful medium of story quilts, “American Spring: A Cause for Justice” narrates the response to the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida. The 23 quilts from the Fiber Artists of Hope Network, reveal the reactions to Trayvon’s death and hopes for a better America.

The exhibition will be open Feb. 23 to March 8, 2015, in the Bridges Auditorium Main Lobby at Pomona College. Admission is free to the public. 

Hours for Viewing- M,T,W,F & Sat.: 10am-4pm; Thurs. 1pm-7pm; Sun.:12noon-3pm. 

Opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 26, with lectures at 6 p.m. and the reception at 7 p.m.

For additional information click the following link:

Comedian Hannibal Buress

Saturday, February 28th      8pm

Hannibal Buress, the 2012 winner of Comedy Central’s award for Best Club Comic, has been lauded by Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and Variety for his stage presence and wit.  In addition to co-hosting The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim, he has released two one hour specials, regularly appears on Broad City and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, has guest-starred on The Mindy Project, and appeared in the film Neighbors alongside Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.  As a stand-up comedian, he’s been consistently featured throughout the late-night circuit, including the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and the Late Late show with Craig Ferguson.


$14 7C Students through the box office only                     $29 General Adm


Eyes on Africa presents FATOUMATA DIAWARA

Thursday, April 2nd - 8PM

Malian singer-songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara has created a unique modern folk sound based around the traditional Wassoulou music of West Africa, jazz, and blues. Diawara’s powerful material is drawn from her own history and voices the spectrum of the contemporary African experience. The dulcet tones of her voice and guitar have won her accolades and many famous fans including Damon Albarn, Herbie Hancock, and Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. In addition to touring the world, Diwara has performed at the Glastonbury festival in Scotland and shared the stage with Paul McCartney for the 2012 African Express finale concert.

FREE for all Faculty, Staff and Students of the Claremont Colleges. A ticket is required for entry, just pick one up at the box office.

$14 for the General Public.

Check Website, Facebook and Twitter for further updates

TESOCAL presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Saturday, April 18th - 2PM

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis.

Tickets will go on sale April 13th, 2015

$22 & $26



Saturday, April 4th    8pm

The 5C South Asia cultural Show: featuring dance, music, killer beats, drama, culture, laughs, irony, and possibly love. FREE FOOD, FREE SHOW, and an amazing South Asian cultural experience all in one night.

IPB's Beauty and the Beast

Saturday, April 25 - 1pm & 7pm

Sunday, April 26 - 1pm

$38-$46 with reduced price for seniors and children.**Except for Premium Section**

Faculty/Staff of Claremont Colleges receive a discount


Groups of 15+ Use Code:GROUP20

Groups of 25+ Use Code: CORP30

Beauty and the Beast is Inland Pacific Ballet’s newest original ballet creatively adapted from adventure filled stories.Living at the edge of a mystical forest,Beauty is a young girl pure of heart,whose father is accosted by a mysterious Beast after picking a single white rose from the Beast’s beloved garden.To save her father,Beauty offers herself in exchange for his freedom, and begins a journey of love and transformation for both herself and the Beast.Stunning costumes and amazing theatrical effects.

Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Spring Concert

Saturday, May 2nd @7pm & Sunday, May 3rd @11am

The nationally recognized Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company Spring Concert! One of the largest shows of its kind in the country, showcasing over 100 dancers performing formation routines and solos in Ballroom, Latin and Social Dancing styles. Not to be Missed!


Claremont High School presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY

Friday May 29th - 7:30pm

Saturday, May 30th - 2pm & 7:30pm

Claremont High School Theatre is very excited to present this coming spring musical The Addams Family. This fun musical comedy follows the lives of a ghoulish, quirky, eccentric family with a likeness for things we might find gruesome or morbid.

Tickets will go on sale in the Spring. Keep checking the CHS ASB website for ticket information:,  or for additional information call: 909-624-9053 X30463


Bridges Auditorium is one of the premier college venues in Southern California, showcasing the best in lectures, music, and the performing arts.  Located on the campus of Pomona College in Claremont, Bridges Auditorium was built in 1931.  This 2,500-seat theatre is a historic venue modeled after the opera houses and concert halls of Europe and is of the Italian Renaissance architectural style.

Box Office Information

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  • Hours are 10AM-4PM, Monday through Friday & 2 hours prior to all performances
  • Number is 909-607-1139. If you don’t reach the box office staff due to high volume, please leave your contact info and your call will be returned promptly as possible.
  • Credit Cards American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
  • Seniors are 60 and above. Children are 12 and under. EVERYONE needs a ticket for admission.
  • If you require special seating, contact the Box Office direct.
  • Discounts:Many events have special pricing for Claremont College students, faculty and staff which can be purchased over the phone or at the window, just ask.
  • Receipts/tickets shown electronically on phones, tablets, etc. will not be accepted.
  • Parking is free and located in the South Campus two-level parking structure at 1st and Columbia. To enter the 2nd level, exit the east end of the 1st level, go left and enter 2nd level at NE corner of parking structure.
  • * IMPORTANT - See Policies regarding RESALE OF TICKETS *

Ticketing Fees

To ensure our patrons receive the quality service and ease of access that they deserve, Bridges Auditorium incorporates Convenience and Handling fees which are standard in the ticketing industry.

  • Ticketing Operations and Processing Fees: These fees go toward covering expenditures related to promptly fulfilling your ticket order, including staffing, equipment, supplies, and postage.  Our Convenience Fee applies to online orders only.  This fee specifically covers the various costs incurred to operate our website and allows you the opportunity to choose your own seats, pay for your order, and print your tickets in the comfort of your home or office 24 hours a day.

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Sharon KuhnEvents Manager (909) 621-8031(909) 607-7774
Kurt BeardsleyProduction Manager (909) 607-8580(909) 607-7774
Matt PaveyTechnical Director (909) 607-8281(909) 607-7774
Kathy EtterBox Office (909) 607-1139(909) 607-7774
Tamsin OffnerMedia and Marketing (909) 607-7707(909) 607-7774

Mailing AddressPomona College, Bridges Auditorium, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711

Phone(909) 621-8031

Fax(909) 607-7774

Campus LocationBridges Auditorium