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  • Burton fans pay 'Nightmare' tribute

    Burton fans pay 'Nightmare' tribute
    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. Bill...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Marshaling his martial arts collection

    Burb's Eye View: Marshaling his martial arts collection
    Michael Matsuda has come home. He’s already moved in all his stuff — most of which has pointy edges and can hurt you if you even look at it wrong. Touring his “house,” you see what fuels his passion for all things martial arts....
  • Burbank artist's works featured online

    Burbank artist Charla Puryear won second place for her painting “Wintered Beach,” exhibited in an online competition by the Light Space & Time, an online gallery. In total, there were 394 entries from artists who created work using various...
  • Burb's Eye View: Better charity through music and pancakes

    In the back corner of the John Burroughs High School courtyard, about as far as you can get from the stage and still keep an ear on the action, Connie Trimble packed up the last of her cooking utensils. On that stage all Saturday morning, the varied...
  • Credit union brings art to students

    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-...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Burb's Eye View: Library photo exhibition tells many stories

    The faces in the photo tell only part of the story. They are transfixed by something off to the right. The man has his hand to his mouth, wrinkles adding depth to the wonder and dread passing his face. A woman is near him and she is expecting something....
  • 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...
  • 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....