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  • On the Town: Arts for All Foundation hands out honors

    On the Town: Arts for All Foundation hands out honors
    Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., represented by Lisa Rawlins, the studio's senior vice president of studio and production affairs, Burbank teacher Beth Morrison and Burbank PTA Council President Barbara Miller were honored by the Burbank Arts for All...
  • Burbank art center steps up for 'Brand 41'

    Burbank art center steps up for 'Brand 41'
    Ongoing renovation at the historic Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale forced organizers to secure a new location for this year's annual art exhibition, but they found a willing and generous venue in the Burbank Creative Arts Center. Juror Bonese...
  • Burbank council ponders cost of art

    A $450,000 proposal to populate Lincoln Park with three sculptures was rejected by the City Council this week as being too expensive, sending city officials back to drawing board. “I think $450,000 is way too much money,” Mayor Dave...
  • Theme for parade unveiled

    Burbank on Parade President Carey Briggs has announced that “Let's Go to the Movies” is the theme for the parade on April 6. The parade committee has launched a major drive for volunteers and is getting an early start on fundraising, Briggs...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Berman eyes White House, Valley leaders remember secession efforts, and 'Meatball' has swag

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Berman eyes White House, Valley leaders remember secession efforts, and 'Meatball' has swag
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, November 8. Rep. Brad Sherman may have won a hard-fought seat in the Valley, but his rival, Rep. Howard Berman, may end up in the White House. Berman is among those mentioned to replace Secretary of State Hillary...
  • Burbank photographer, 101, dies after being struck by 91-year-old driver

    Burbank photographer, 101, dies after being struck by 91-year-old driver
    Otto Jensen, a 101-year-old photographer whose studio was a staple on Olive Avenue, was struck and killed by 91-year-old driver Tuesday night in Burbank, police said. Jensen, who reportedly shot stars and cast photos for Hollywood studios over the years,...
  • Friends of Otto Jensen express shock, sadness over his death

    Friends of Otto Jensen express shock, sadness over his death
    Those who knew Otto Jensen — the 101-year-old Burbank photographer who was struck and killed by a 91-year-old driver Tuesday night — were in a state of shock and mourning this week as they recalled a man who was as much a devoted volunteer...
  • Band will blow its own horns again

    Band will blow its own horns again
    My brother and I were the best of friends when we were in elementary school in Burbank during the mid 1960s. But that changed after I started Muir Middle School and went on to Burbank High School in the '70s. We barely saw one another, even though the...
  • On the Town: Pottery exhibit molds a hands-on approach

    On the Town: Pottery exhibit molds a hands-on approach
    Longtime pottery collector Tim Meikle, who has dedicated over half of his life to amassing unique pieces that date back to the 1880s, was delighted with the offerings of the latest exhibit — ceramic artist Robert Moore's Light and Dark series...
  • On the Town: Art show honors Betsy Lueke

    On the Town: Art show honors Betsy Lueke
    While the creation of art — a painting, statue, song, performance or literary work — is a gratifying accomplishment for the creator, it is only by means of sharing one’s work with others that art receives the breath and life it needs...
  • Burb's Eye View: A haven of beauty in a complex world

    In an increasingly complex world, art can be that one thing to slow it all down and make you forget about the hate and vitriol pouring out of the TV, the radio, the Internet. Everywhere. Enter the lofty yet noble vision of Connie Towns Burr and Bruce...
  • Burb's Eye View: A hair-styling sculptor cuts his own path

    Burb's Eye View: A hair-styling sculptor cuts his own path
    When you're on your own, you can either be the tiger or the rabbit — the opportunist or the victim. A long time ago, Robert Standlee chose to be the tiger. He would mold life the way he wanted; he would make the most of the fortune that came his...