| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:33 PM
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”...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:43 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:09 PM
More than 500 volunteers participated in Glendale’s “Great American Clean-Up” on Saturday.
Volunteers removed graffiti, pulled weeds, picked up trash, painted murals on 26 utility boxes and built a 15-bed garden at Daily High School,...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:45 PM
As soon as Patti Sustin turned to park at her office building in downtown Glendale on Monday morning, she noticed the bland utility box on the street corner had gotten a mural makeover since the weekend.
Bright images of a pomegranate tree, a peacock and...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Artists have looked at nature with a new eye, creating works in paintings, photographs, installations, drawings and printmaking for "Abstracting From Nature," an exhibition that opened Sunday at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:40 PM
John Steinbeck called it "the mother road," the same stretch of highway the novelist sent his long-suffering Joad family hurtling west in "The Grapes of Wrath." Jack Kerouac knew the same strip of asphalt just as intimately, once writing that "the road is...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie," landscapes by Constable and Turner: British art from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries will always be a hallmark of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Yet...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:26 PM
A new art exhibit in Glendale features images of Joan Agajanian Quinn, a close friend of icon Andy Warhol and the subject of portraits and other artwork by several famous artists.
On Saturday, the Brand Library Art Galleries opened its exhibit "Joan...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Artist Miriam Balcazar has been hard at work on a porcelain tile mural on a sound wall between Indiana Avenue and Union Street along the south side of Curran Street in La Caņada Flintridge.
The mural will be almost 90 feet long by 4 feet high and will...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:34 AM
YMCA branches are staples for offering family-friendly physical activities such as basketball, gymnastics and swimming.
But the YMCA Foothills Crescenta-Caņada branch is offering something different — piano lessons.
The classes, which are open...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Glendale is looking to spruce up well-known areas with original works by area artists starting this fall.
Called "You Are Here," the exhibit will showcase eight temporary public art pieces around Glendale from Nov. 1 to December 2015. The initiative...