| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The arts scene in Magnolia Park lives well beyond the vintage couture designs of its throwback shops and barista bars, beyond the art galleries and theaters that pepper its storefronts.
Starting Friday, a group of artists will demonstrate that art...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Elementary school students in Burbank will be coached by professional artists in a few months — some may gain experience that could lead to careers, others may simply grow from a nudge to come out of their shells.
A $10,000 grant from the Los...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:51 PM
At just past 8:30 a.m., the neon sign flickered to life. Guthrie's Alley Cat had put out the welcome mat for the morning beer-and-shots crowd.
The bar sits on Wall Street in Bakersfield, a narrow piece of concrete near downtown. My wife, Donna, and I...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As a seemingly endless stream of family, friends and supporters packed their way into Burbank's Creative Arts Center Gallery for the opening night reception of Nicolás Henderson's "Everywhere at Once" exhibit this past Friday evening, the artist couldn'...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Resting on scaffolding 12 feet off the ground, Randall Williams dipped his brush into black paint and made a smooth stroke that was the beginnings of an unraveling roll of film. And then, despite his precarious perch, he turned to the two dozen fifth-...
| May 21, 2011
They're twin brothers, born two minutes apart.
They are separate stars in two different sports, at two different positions.
But beyond that, there is hardly anything separating Burroughs High athletes Lucas and Tyler Yanez.
"I don't ever plan on...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Burbank’s two national championship show choirs will strut their stuff together for the first time in a public show Saturday night to raise funds in support of local visual and performing arts education.
Burbank High School’s In Sync will...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 6:34 PM
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....
| Jun 19, 2011
| 10:14 AM
Two recent fundraisers, respectively staged by Family Promise of the East San Fernando Valley and the Burbank Arts for All Foundation, brought thousands of Burbankers out to show their compassion for families in need and to support art education in...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:18 PM
A 6-foot-tall Jack Skellington from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” still needed its appendages. It sat in the Kaufmanns’ living room, along with a 7 1/2-foot tall Oogie Boogie, two singing skeletons and three singing pumpkins.