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  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • "Comfort women" statue emerged as Glendale's 2013 newsmaker

    "Comfort women" statue emerged as Glendale's 2013 newsmaker
    A 1,110-pound bronze statue — and the controversy surrounding it — is Glendale’s newsmaker of the year. The “comfort women” statue in Central Park honors an estimated 80,000 to 200,000 women who suffered during a government-...
  • White House petition: Remove "comfort women" memorial

    Flooding inboxes at Glendale City Hall with emails didn’t work, neither did pleas from Japanese politicians, but now those who oppose a Glendale monument to women used as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II are trying a different...
  • 'Portraits of the Garden' opens at Sturt Haaga Gallery

    'Portraits of the Garden' opens at Sturt Haaga Gallery
    The January show at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens intimately toys with the bandwidth of botany, allowing the Los Angeles contemporary art scene to play with social media engagement and bend tradition.  At the entry of the gallery's first...
  • Third Japanese delegation bashes comfort-women statue

    Third Japanese delegation bashes comfort-women statue
    About a dozen Japanese politicians visited Glendale Thursday calling for the city to remove a monument that honors women taken from Korea, China, the Philippines and other countries to serve as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....
  • Impact fees for Glendale developers on the rise

    The City Council this week moved closer to solidifying a new rule that would more than double the fees apartment developers must pay to offset impacts to the city’s parks and libraries as a development boom in Glendale continues. The council is...
  • Portraits of intimacy at the Norton Simon

    Portraits of intimacy at the Norton Simon
    Regardless of size, a good art show can transport an audience outside of its everyday reality and into another space of consciousness, however briefly. If a small-scale exhibition does this, the possibility of a meaningful emotional connection between a...
  • Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

    Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit
    Attorneys for the city of Glendale asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....
  • Arts & Culture Commission to review video exhibits

    Glendale arts and culture officials agreed to discuss spending $30,000 Thursday on projects currently outside their scope of work, such as video exhibits and projections in public spaces as well as a photography street exhibit. The move marked another...
  • Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue

    Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on the Japanese government on Tuesday to “speak plainly” about a dark chapter in the country’s history in which Korean, Chinese and other women were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Adjusting to Common Core will take time

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Adjusting to Common Core will take time
    A while ago, my fellow Friday columnist Joylene Wagner lamented that “most of our elementary students don't receive regular musical instruction” despite evidence that show art education “can support other areas of learning”...
  • Law firm agrees to defend Glendale in comfort-women statue lawsuit

    A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...