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  • Landscapes steal the show

    The Burbank Art Association’s annual fall art show offers a particularly fine selection of paintings in this seasonal contest. The show is categorized into the customary genres, but it is the landscape class that steals this show. The Burbank...
  • Remembering a local patron of the arts

    Our family was saddened to hear of the passing of Betsy Lueke, one of our city's all-time great employees of the parks and recreation department. Startingin 1956, Betsy was a fixture at many of our city's parks through the years. Many of us know her...
  • Reception premieres pottery presentation

    One of the most ancient crafts, the production of pottery, for both utilitarian use as well as artist expression, dates back thousands of years before Christ. While the pottery collection of Burbank residents Tim and Angie Meikle doesn’t include...
  • Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary

    Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary
    Delegates and a dance theater group from Burbank’s sister city of Incheon, South Korea, commemorated the 50-year relationship this week with dance performances, dinners and, on Tuesday, the ribbon-cutting for sculptures symbolizing the friendship....
  • The grand martial of Burbank

    The grand martial of Burbank
    Former President Teddy Roosevelt is widely known to have coined the famous axiom “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Take a visit to the Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank, however, and you’ll learn he didn’t need one....
  • Playground becomes a canvas

    Playground becomes a canvas
    The blacktop at Washington Elementary School was transformed Friday into an explosive canvas of color as Nickelodeon artists helped students celebrate the 11th annual California Arts Day. “I love that we just get to express ourselves and draw what...
  • Volunteers band together to complete new patio, garden

    This post has been corrected. See details below. Jordan Middle School was a hub of activity all day Saturday as some 60 volunteers completed the literacy patio and garden dedicated to beloved former principal Betty Steinkolk, who passed away in 2009....
  • Jordan Middle School volunteers dedicate garden to beloved former Principal Betty Steinkolk

    Jordan Middle School volunteers dedicate garden to beloved former Principal Betty Steinkolk
    Jordan Middle School volunteers were up early Saturday morning building tables and benches or setting plants in neat rows for the Betty Steinkolk Literacy Patio and Garden, dedicated to the beloved former principal who died in 2009. The 3 p.m. ribbon-...
  • On the Town: Art Expo winners in spotlight

    On the Town: Art Expo winners in spotlight
    Few cities on the planet rely as heavily on the arts to fuel their economic engine as the city of Burbank. From the major studios to myriad businesses that provide ancillary support for the creative process, Burbank has rightfully earned its place as...
  • Online arts calendar coming soon

    Learning more about local arts organizations and events will soon be much easier with the launch of a new website, burbankarts.com. The website is the first major project of the Burbank Cultural Arts Commission, which was appointed in October 2010 with...
  • Burbank schools get grants for arts programs

    Burbank schools get grants for arts programs
    Burbank Arts For All recently awarded thousands of dollars worth of grants to local schools, but with more than 30 applicants, demand far outstripped available money. In all, 31 Burbank schools sent in grant applications totaling $85,565, but in the...
  • Burb's Eye View: He's enfolded by the wings of two families

    We're lucky to get one family in this life that's willing to push us when we're frustrated, when the odds are piled so highly against us that we just don't fight any more. Our families can be that wave that sends us tumbling onto the dry shore when we...