Ophelia's Jump’s production of “Black Super Hero Magic Mama” by Inda Craig-Galván, which opened Saturday, explores the grief of an African American mother after her son is killed by a white police officer. In it the mother withdraws from the real world into a fantasy world where she is a superhero.
The Candlelight Pavilion, a dinner theater in Claremont, will close its doors permanently on March 20 after 37 years, which included productions of "Cats," "My Fair Lady" and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," among many others.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.