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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.

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TESOCAL presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Saturday, April 18th - 2PM

Presented by local theatre group TESOCAL, 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.Suitable for all ages and great entertainment for the whole family.

$26=Premium;$22=Reg;Group of 15+=$19.

Tickets will go on sale April 13th, 2015


Saturday, April 4th    8PM    Doors at 7:30PM                  Food on North Patio @7PM

Join India Travel Co. at Sanskriti 2015! Come with Parth and Nidhi as they tour through South Asia with India Travel Co.,

Discovering fantastic food, music, dance, and culture along the way. Free admission AND refreshments!

This year, Ekta will be holding its second annual bone marrow drive before and after the show. The bone marrow drive is organized through the South Asian Marrow Association of Recruiters (SAMAR). Currently, there are not nearly enough South Asian individuals registered in the national bone marrow registry, leaving many patients in need of transplants without donors. SAMAR's mission is to reach out to the South Asian community and increase the number of minorities in the national bone marrow registry overall. If you are interested in being registered, please take 5 minutes to visit the bone marrow table on the North Patio at Sanskriti next Saturday!

This show was made possible through the generous sponsorship of: EKTA, PEC, ASCMC, SAS, Claremont Tamasha, Big Bridges, the Motley, SCORE, AARC, Pomona Dance Dept., Pomona Theater Dept., Adboard, I-Place, CAPAS, APAC, Pomona Dean's Office, ASHMC,  SARLO, Multicultural Spring Events Committee, and Pomona Academic Deans's Office, and many more. 

Thank you all for your generosity!

IPB's Beauty and the Beast

Saturday, April 25 - 1pm & 7pm

Sunday, April 26 - 1pm

$46=PREMIUM;2nd Section: $38=ADULT;$34=SENIOR;$28=CHILD;

Faculty/Staff of Claremont Colleges receive a discount


Groups of 15+ Use Code:GROUP20 20% off entire order except premium

Groups of 25+ Use Code: CORP30  30% off entire order except premium

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 - Icons of Music: Legends and Divas

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

The Nationally Recognized CCBDC's Annual Spring Concert returns with this year's theme: “Icons of Music: Legends and Divas." This annual event is one of the largest shows of its kind in the country, showcasing over 100 dancers performing formation routines and solos in International Ballroom and Latin, Swing, and Salsa pieces. Runs 90 minutes with intermission. Not to be Missed!

Fac/Staff/Alum:$11  7C Students: $6  Seniors/Children: $11  Genl Adm: $21

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