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  • Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose

    Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose
    Educators and parents at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School on Friday unveiled a mural created by 26 students from Daily Continuation High School that was six months in the making. The 10-foot-by-20-foot mural, depicting an atlas, more accurately...
  • The nuances of Korean digital media at Pacific Asia Museum

    The nuances of Korean digital media at Pacific Asia Museum
    Our national art consciousness has long had at least a vague sense of contemporary art (and a few individual artists) in Asia. Japanese and, more recently, mainland Chinese artists have been part of America’s collective art conversation and,...
  • Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink

    Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink
    Leonor Gaviña-Valls remembers with photographic clarity the August day she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was completely shocked," the Glendale resident said of that day 15 years ago. "I didn't feel anything, didn't know anything was...
  • Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience

    Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience
    The Autry Museum's three-part La Cena Salon series concludes September 18 with tapas, booze and a quintet of Latino artists riffing about Los Angeles' urban landscape and its effect on their work. The curators of the event were smart to choose feminist...
  • Taking the Offramp to art

    Taking the Offramp to art
    When it comes to art openings, Southern California audiences have a shared experience. It usually involves driving a fair distance and arriving at the exhibition space with an attendant amount of stress. Once inside, a visitor is often greeted by steely-...
  • Accord sought over Sagebrush issue

    Accord sought over Sagebrush issue
    In the early 1990s, they called themselves the Sagebrush Committee, and their catalyst was Rose McCoppin. As a La Cañada resident living in the Sagebrush, McCoppin was forced to pull her son out of La Cañada's Palm Crest Elementary after Glendale...
  • Glendale reviews its public art deal

    A program that brought art to vacant storefronts in downtown Glendale may be expanded to other areas in the city — and it may get a new operator. The program began in 2010 as a way to brighten the empty windows that multiplied as the recession...
  • Destruction and renewal: a photographic journey

    Destruction and renewal: a photographic journey
    The scorched landscape, burned bare of any signs of life, stretched over 250 square miles. Nothing but charred land dotted with remnants of burnt trees could be seen. The devastated terrain was the result of the Station fire, Los Angeles County's largest-...
  • Mayor Dave Weaver's letter states regret about "Comfort Women" memorial

    Mayor Dave Weaver's letter states regret about "Comfort Women" memorial
    Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver expressed regret to a Japanese counterpart for the City Council's decision to place a memorial to sex slaves taken by the Japanese Imperial Army in World War II in a public park — a vote in which he was the lone dissenter....
  • City officials may clarify what sets public art funding in motion

    A city program that collects money from developers to spend on public art may get a small tweak as officials hope to clarify what triggers the fees. On Tuesday, the City Council took the first step to clarify that the urban art fee applies to all new...
  • Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest

    Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest
    Despite significant opposition both overseas and locally, the City Council Tuesday approved a 1,110-pound monument honoring Korean women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II. Members of the council received hundreds of emails...
  • Japanese nationalist protest of 'comfort women' sculpture in Glendale fails

    Japanese nationalist protest of 'comfort women' sculpture in Glendale fails
    A metal sculpture commemorating the “comfort women” used as sex slaves by Japanese troops during World War II stirred a transoceanic uproar among Japanese nationalists but the protest failed to block the project. City officials in Glendale,...