| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:27 PM
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-...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Five-year-old Angelina Vesselinov wants Glendale to have a pink hotel near a park where she plays hide-and-seek with her best friend.
So she drew one on construction paper and glued it onto a large piece of brown butcher paper rolled onto the stage at...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:18 PM
For a certain brand of young musician, a revolution came in the form of a movie called “Drive.” The stylish 2011 thriller starring Ryan Gosling wasn't a huge hit, but its brooding, '80s-inspired electronic score touched a nerve with a new...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If you've ever snoozed through art history classes, you probably heard a lot about the Italian Renaissance. The lectures in those courses often give the impression that something in the national Italian character, coupled with the rise of a prosperous...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:37 PM
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,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:18 AM
If you missed it over the summer or fall, there's still time to explore the remarkable exhibition, "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions," at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Splashes of blue, green and red shoot out in the form of an elephant; the movement of its large ears and trunk swaying among the vivid hues.
In another painting, the eye of a zebra gazes out of one-third of the canvas, its black and white stripes...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. It's expected to be a wet day with a 60% chance of rain for Los Angeles County today, Thursday, Dec. 19. Showers are expected after sunrise and could slam roads for commuters.
Here are the top headlines in the 818 area code:...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Apartment and condominium developers may have to pay more than twice as much as they currently do in development-impact fees next year as some City Council members said this week the current fees don’t fully cover how much new developments cost...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Three members of Japan's House of Representatives called on Glendale to remove an 1,100-pound statue honoring an estimated 80,000 to 200,000 women from Korea, China and other countries forced into prostitution by the Japanese Army during World War II....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:39 PM
If you should wander into the Boone Art Gallery at Pasadena City College, you'll see a grouping of large paintings that, at first glance, could be the work of a child. So simple are the spare arrangements of different colored circles and ovals in the show...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The modern art of the 20th Century didn't arrive fully formed without antecedents. In the case of the Art Deco movement of the 1920s, the style drew on the geometry, sleekness and minimalism of classicism. While Deco may have had a primary stronghold in...