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“With Strings Attached: Art in the Craft of Sound”

Sun, Oct. 27 Music is essential to life, and for this reason it is widely celebrated throughout the world. With little recognition given to those whose craft is crucial to musical excellence, the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundati...


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Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare

Thru Sat, Nov. 2 If you’ve ever woken up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat and had to tell yourself “it was only a dream,” then you may not be tough enough to face the Halloween…


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Army of Darkness

Fri, Oct. 18-Sat, Oct. 19 With that frightfully fun time of the year right around the corner, there’s a number of ways to get into the spirit of things. Some people like to get dressed up in fancy costumes while…



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“Measure of Duration”

Thru Nov. 30 “Measure of Duration,” an exhibit showcasing the accomplished works of William Catling, promises to be an evocative look into the interconnections of symbolism and spirituality. Catling diverges the title of a ...


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Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Shoot Out

Sat, Oct. 12 For decades, there’s been one question asked by music fans that no one can seem to agree on . . . Beatles or Stones? Both bands have created numerous hit songs, both were from England and part…


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John Heffron

Thurs, Oct. 10-Sat, Oct. 12 There comes a time in life when you realize that your priorities need to be set straight. Taking risks and reacting instinctively is difficult for many people. But for Michigan-born comedian John Hef...



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Joe Rogan

Fri, Oct. 4-Sun, Oct. 6 The stunts you are about to see are extremely dangerous and should not be performed by anyone at anytime, anywhere. . . wait—no, this isn’t Fear Factor. This hit reality T.V. show that Joe Rogan&...


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“Recent Devotional Paintings”

Thru Nov. 22 Riverside City College presents “Recent Devotional Paintings,” an exclusive exhibit by the talented New Zealand native Matthew Couper. A self-proclaimed “journeyman,” Couper was making art for over a decade...


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“Confessions*”

Thru Oct. 26 Street photography is a prevalent form of photojournalism, showcasing the world through an artist’s lens. Using a Leica M4, Garry Winogrand sporadically clicked the shudder release on his camera while briefly loo...



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Sweeney Todd: The Demon of Fleet Street

Thurs, Sept. 26-Sat, Sept. 29. Taking place along the chilly streets of 19th century London, comes a grim tale of one man’s revenge. Armed with a set of blades only intended to graze, a fuming barber embarks on a dismal…


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EnduroCross

Sat, Sept. 21 As if balancing on two wheels while speeding across a winding dirt track and racing against competitive opponents isn’t dangerous enough, The 2013 GEICO EnduroCross is upping the ante. Across the United States, ...


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Cinema Diverse: Palms Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Thurs, Sept. 19thru Sun, Sept. 23 Cinema Diverse presents the always exciting Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival this weekend. In its sixth consecutive year, the festival is featuring two dozen feature films and over 30...



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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Sat, Sept. 14 Godspeed You! Black Emperor is a new kind of band that’ll have you enthralled by its musical experience. I know you probably hear this all the time, but it really does sound like nothing you’ve heard before.&h...


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Tim Lee

Fri, Sept. 13-Sat, Sept 14 Go to college and get a degree so you can get a good job . . . aren’t those some words of advice many of us hear in our lifetime? Some of us choose to…


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“Hirokazu Kosaka: On the Verandah Selected Works, 1969-1974”

Thru Thurs, Oct. 3 Hirokazu Kosaka is—to say the least—a character. Well into his ’60s, the man behind a compelling series of images and films executed in the early ‘70s, is still making headlines. A vessel of innovativ...



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Sky Parade

Sat, Sept. 7 There is nothing better than spending a weekend under the beautiful stars of the high desert, because with so little fog and pollution from the cities, you can actually see a star and not just a dim…


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“Chasing Daylight: Phillip Latimer Dike 1927-1943”

Thru Oct. 13 Phillip Latimer Dike was described as a shy and private man. His meek demeanor, however, couldn’t remotely halt the artistic innovations he was destined to make. As a vital member of the California Watercolor Soc...


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Hostage Calm

Wed, Sept. 4 Have you ever had one of those days where you feel like a prisoner of your own society? Like the world is against you and the sad feelings of defeat and heartache are all around? Well you…



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“Staff Selects”

Thru Sep. 22 Claremont’s First Street Gallery is an art exhibition space like few others in the Inland Empire. Supplying a resource center for individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities, they, as well as the general...


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Throw the Goat

Sat, Aug. 24 You haven’t lived until you’ve had the pleasure of experiencing what its like to Throw the Goat! It may sound like a cute name at first, albeit a little odd, but don’t let that fool you because…


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Jimmy Brogan

Fri, Aug. 16-Sat, Aug. 17 Flappers Comedy Club in Claremont will be presenting industry veteran Jimmy Brogan next weekend for an exclusive four performances. Brogan has made a name for himself over the years for his self-acclai...



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Snake and Mongoose

Sat, Aug. 17 The great battle between the mongoose and the snake has always been talked about, but which fearsome animal would win? In the animal kingdom, it’s anybody’s guess (although I think the mongoose has a slight edg...


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Beauty and the Beast

Fri, Aug 9 – Sat, Aug 10 We’re all familiar with the classic love story of Beauty and the Beast, where a poor merchant’s daughter becomes the mistress of a horrific beast living in a luxurious castle. For months this…


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“Pure Imagination”

Thru Sep. 25 Prepare to be submersed into a fantastical world, one consisting of great wonder and imagery. “Pure Imagination,” presented by the Riverside Art Museum (RAM), is an exhibit with layers to digest for the viewing...



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Northern Faces

Thurs, Aug. 1 Music should evoke a feeling in you. When you hear a song, it should bring back memories and transport you to a different time and place, even if it’s just for the few brief minutes for which…


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The Redlands Theatre Festival

Thru Aug. 24 The gift of theatre has been practiced and performed for more than 2500 years. Realizing the effectiveness of performance art, we continue to utilize the gift of the craft as entertainment and means of information ...


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Andrew Dice Clay

Sun, July 28 Now introducing, fighting out of the red corner; a man who’s loud and proud and will never be afraid to back down. Standing as the undisputed heavyweight king of comedy. Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, it’s An...



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Charlie Worsham

Tues, July 30 Mississippi born rising star Charlie Worsham has been on an upward climb to stardom for over two decades—which is saying a lot for a guy who’s 27 years young! Beginning his venture into instrument experimentat...