Thurs / 8/25
MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN’ TIME COMEDY TOUR
Last week it was Will Ferrell crazy comedic talents and now this week we have another great Hollywood funny-guy for you: Martin Lawrence. Martin Lawrence has been missing from live stages for almost eight years so you can be sure he’ll be bringing his A game.
Thurs, Aug. 25. 6:30pm. $50-$70. San Manuel Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland, (800) 359-2464; www.sanmanuel.com.
Fri / 8/26
THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
If you were born in the era of ’50s and ’60s music, if your favorite songs are “Lollipop” and “Dream Lover” then this musical is one you don’t want to miss. The story revolves around four young girls (Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy . . . did we miss anymore overly popular girl’s names?) attending their High School Prom.
Opening Fri, Aug. 26. $54-$68. Candlelight Pavilion, 455 West Foothill Blvd., Claremont, (909) 626-1254; www.candlelightpavilion.com.
Sat / 8/27
18TH IDYLLWILD JAZZ IN THE PINES
This gathering isn’t just your average concert; it’s a plethora of enjoyable music. From acoustic to a capella, full bands to individual artists, spanning three different venues within the Idyllwild performance area. This year’s festival will feature seven-piece swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. The group originally formed in Ventura, and has even performed at a Super Bowl half-time show. Go Daddy-O!
Opening Fri, 10am. Idyllwild Arts Foundation Amphitheatre. 52500 Temecula Rd., Idyllwild, (951) 659-2171; www.idyllwildjazz.com.
Sun / 8/28
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
Take a blast to the past by checking out some awesome vintage cars and watching the ever famous screening of Rebel Without a Cause at the historical Pomona Fox Theatre. Whether or not you’re a rebel, there’s plenty of history to behold and enjoy.
Sun, Aug. 28. 1pm. $8.00. Friends of the Pomona Fox. 101 W. Mission Blvd. Suite 110-300, Pomona, (909) 753-7903; www.pomonafox.org.
Mon / 8/29
RANCHO CUCAMONGA QUAKES
Catch this last game as the neighborhood Quakes take on the San Jose Giants. Summer is ending soon and along with it the Minor League Baseball games of the season are also coming to a close so grab a deliciously unhealthy hot dog, get some sun and enjoy the last days of August.
Mon, Aug. 29. 7:05pm. The Epicenter, 8408 Rochester Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, (909) 481-5252; www.rcquakes.com.
Tues / 8/30
This collection of treasures presents various works from the museum’s personal collection. Many of these different and unique pieces have been connected to famous literature by UCR students who have worked to create their own written works in response.
Tues, Aug. 30. 10am. $8. Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, (951) 684-7111; www.riversideartmuseum.org.
Wed / 8/31
The art of the photographic portraits has evolved through the years finding perfection in both expectant and candid photos. Check out this photographic analysis and evolution of eye contact in three phases: 19th century, prior to WWII and post-WWII subjects.
Wed, Aug. 31. UCR Museum of Photography, 3824 Main St., Riverside, (951) 827-4787; www.cmp.ucr.edu.