Entertainment Briefs

Piano Festival

Guest artist Althea Waites will be performing in the second of a series of concerts entitled PianoFest at 8 p.m. tonight at Founders Auditorium. Performing to the music of Bach, Haydn, Brahms, Saylor and Cacioppo. Admission is free.

Jazz Concert

The Nairobi Trio will be performing at the Claremont Metrolink Depot tonight at 8 p.m. The trio, which is actually a six-piece group, infuses a “hard-hitting, swinging style” that focuses on classics from the ’50s and ’60s. Admission to the show is free. The Claremont Depot is located at 200 W. First St. For more information, call (909) 399-5490.

Benefit Concert

Elton John is headlining a fund-raiser for AIDS charities on Dec. 12 at the Universal Amphitheatre. Other artists slated to perform are Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Craig David, LeAnn Rimes, Matchbox 20, Rufus Wainwright, Pete Yorn and Sting. Tickets go on sale Sunday.


Three major movies open this weekend, each featuring different types of drama. For light-hearted drama, there is Drew Barrymore’s “Riding in Cars with Boys.” For crime drama, there is “The Last Castle,” starring Robert Redford and James Gandolfini. Finally, for suspense drama, Johnny Depp’s new flick, “From Hell,” is also opening this weekend.

— Tim Tevault

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