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  • 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-...
  • Teen shows her stripes among festival's artists

    Teen shows her stripes among festival's artists
    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...
  • Pottery collection casts an eye on continuity

    Pottery collection casts an eye on continuity
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • A century of color and variation: The Latin American art world

    A century of color and variation: The Latin American art world
    The small exhibition installed in the alcove gallery near the ticket desk at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is somewhat unexpected. In recognition of Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month, an institution noted for the depth of its European, Indian and...
  • Video: Glendale mayor reopens 'comfort women' statue tiff

    Video: Glendale mayor reopens 'comfort women' statue tiff
    Glendale was wrong to install a controversial monument honoring Korean sex slaves taken by the Japanese Army during World War II, Mayor Dave Weaver said during an interview published Monday on a Japanese television station's YouTube channel. “We...
  • Glendale continues plan to keep the Alex

    Glendale continues plan to keep the Alex
    A plan to sell some storefronts at the downtown shopping center the Exchange but keep the Alex Theatre, an Americana at Brand open space and the building slated for the Museum of Neon Art was approved by a board of city, county and school officials this...
  • New Glendale park set to open next year

    Hoisting gold-colored shovels, Glendale politicos dug into the ground on Tuesday at the proposed Maryland Avenue Park, a project that's been on the horizon for nearly seven years. Once the home of a multi-unit building that could have become...
  • Ceiling mural discovery kicks off fundraising drive

    Ceiling mural discovery kicks off fundraising drive
    Library officials were blown away when workers started removing the “popcorn” coating from the ceiling of the Brand Library & Art Center. Below the coating, they found whimsical images painted on the ceiling sometime around 1905. There were...
  • Music allows sightless artist to fit in

    Music allows sightless artist to fit in
    “I dream what I experience.... I dream the smell of flowers, or the taste of chocolate cake....” From “Do You Dream in Color?” a poem by mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin, who was born blind. “Britten, Haydn, Mozart & Bruce...