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Bill McKibben: “Climate Warming as a Crisis of Civilization”

Whitehead Conference - Keynote Address -  Free Lecture Series

Thursday, June 4, 2015    7pm - 9pm

Bill McKibben, Founder of, author of "Eaarth" and "The End of Nature," writer for National Georgraphic, Rolling Stone and New York Times. 

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Vandana Shiva: “The Misuse of Science in the Global Crisis”

Whitehead Conference - Free Lecture Series

Friday, June 5, 2015        7pm - 9pm
Vandana Shiva, Author, co-leader of International Forum on Globalization and one of India's most important environmentalists.

This lecture is free and open to the public.


Sheri Liao: “Ecological Politics”

Whitehead Conference - Free Lecture Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015   7pm - 9pm

Sheri Lao, Activist, journalist, president of Global Village of Beijing and perhaps the most important environmentalist in China today.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Wes Jackson: "Ecological Agriculture"

Whitehead Conference - Free Lecture Series

Sunday, June 7, 2015       9am

Wes Jackson, Eco-agricuture pioneer, author, founder of The Land Institute.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

John Cobb Jr.: "A Whiteheadian Response to the Global Crisis"

Whitehead Conference - Free Lecture Series

Friday, June 5, 2015         9am

John Cobb Jr., American philosopher, theologian, environmentalist and the preeminent scholar on the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Herman Daly: "Ecological Economics"

Whitehead Conference - Free Lecture Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015      9am

Herman Daly, Father of eco-economics, former Senior Economist for the World Bank, Emeritus Professor, University of Maryland.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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 *


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.

Performance Schedule 2014/15 and Secure Ticket Ordering



















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