| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:23 PM
At the gala opening of her show at the Creative Arts Center Gallery, artist Thora Moeller stops a moment to allow her public a quick photo of her with her latest — and possibly most complex — creation.
The paper collage may provide commentary...
| 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'...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The four phone booths inside the Burbank Town Center Mall may have looked at home there 20 or 30 years ago. Not Monday.
A man walked past them, stopping his stride to consider for a moment what he’d just seen. Yes, there are four phone booths in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:47 PM
John Muir Middle School unveiled a mural of Yosemite Valley on Monday, which also marked the birthday of the school’s namesake on April 21, 1838.
The mural depicts images of Yosemite Valley once captured by legendary photographer Ansel Adams....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Art Wave, a warehouse specializing in original oil paintings, hand-painted reproductions and framing, is closing its doors after 13 years in business.
Highly visible from the street, the shop is known for the hanging artwork on its exterior wall at...
| 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.
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:13 PM
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.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:53 PM
In marketing class, it’s called disruption: A business does something completely out of the ordinary for its industry, and customers either say, “Dude, that was weird,” or they latch on and enjoy the ride.
Though it may not translate...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:12 PM
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...
| 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....