| 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....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 5:31 PM
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....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Artist Claude Hulce, who co-founded the Creative Arts Center in 1972, is having a retrospective show featuring his paintings and clay works made between the center's opening and now.
He is dedicating the exhibit to the late Betsy Lueke, who with him co-...
| Jul 18, 2012
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:41 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, Aug. 2. The art directors behind "West Side Story" and "North by Northwest" also painted watercolors.
The work of Robert F. Boyle and Boris Levin is currently on display at Gallery 800 at the Lankershim Arts...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:10 PM
During a weak economic environment, purchasing a piece of fine art is perhaps not high on most folks’ priority list. While that is understandable, it should also be acknowledged that this is, in fact, a great time to purchase, own and enjoy a...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:05 PM
With art festivals, it can feel like once you've seen one, you've seen them all. In Burbank that's actually true — last weekend's downtown Arts Festival is sponsored by Downtown Burbank and West Coast Artists, the latter of which hits street fairs...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:26 PM
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...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:41 AM
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,...