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Bill McKibben - “Climate Warming as a Civilizational Crisis”

Whitehead Conference - Keynote Address -  Thursday, June 4   7pm-9pm

Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist. His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages. He is founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement. The Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize, and holds honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities; Foreign Policy named him to their inaugural list of the world’s 100 most important global thinkers, and the Boston Globe said he was “probably America’s most important environmentalist.” A former staff writer for the New Yorker, he writes frequently a wide variety of publications around the world, including the New York Review of Books, National Geographic, and Rolling Stone. He lives in the mountains above Lake Champlain with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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

Whitehead Conference - Public Plenary Speaker

Friday, June 5   7pm-9pm

Vandana Shiva is an Indian physicist who has long understood that science is being used in the service of unsustainable practices. She has helped thoughtful people everywhere to understand what “development” has done to women and to the poor. She is one of the leading world figures calling for redirecting our policies and practices.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Sheri Liao - “Ecological Politics for an Ecological Civilization”

Whitehead Conference - Public Plenary Speaker

Saturday, June 6  7pm - 9pm

Sheri Liao is perhaps the most important environmental activist in China. She is personally totally dedicated. Since the Szechuan earthquake, she has devoted herself to creating ecological villages in the devastated areas. She is working passionately against China’s move to depopulate the countryside and produce its food by industrial methods.

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: https://webstores.activenetwork.com/school-software/claremont_high_schoo/,  or for additional information call: 909-624-9053 X30463

TICKETS NOT AVAILABLE AT BRIDGES AUDITORIUM

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.

Performance Schedule 2014/15 and Secure Ticket Ordering

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff
Name/ContactTitlePhoneFax
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