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  • Council OKs Cultural Arts Commission

    With the city's centennial celebration fast approaching, the Burbank City Council approved the formation of the first Cultural Arts Commission. Mayor Anja Reinke, who pushed for an arts commission as part of her campaign platform, said she was excited...
  • Small, classic treasures abound

    Small, classic treasures abound
    There is much to see in the Angeles Crest Art Guild's third annual art show at Towns Burr Gallery in Burbank. But the works fit well in the space available. The gallery has added central pillars to accommodate the many paintings, animation...
  • Ceramicist has art down pat

    Ceramicist has art down pat
    It is rare to walk into an exhibition loaded with ceramic artwork of the caliber of John W. Hopkins. It is a medium with potential limitations, all of which have been overcome by this consummate artist. Hopkins' work is bright and beautiful, varied in...
  • Art exhibit opens with a touch of glass

    Art exhibit opens with a touch of glass
    From the ancient Egyptians and Romans on through to modern-day artists, the use of glass as an artistic medium has developed into a significant branch of the decorative arts. That discipline is being showcased at the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery...
  • Descanso Gardens exhibit dives into the importance of water

    Descanso Gardens exhibit dives into the importance of water
    As NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combs the planet's surface for evidence of water, visitors to Descanso Gardens can contemplate the physical and symbolic importance of water here on Earth in a new exhibit at the Sturt Haaga Gallery. "Signs of Life," which...
  • The Valley Line: Concert series' closing show draws sold-out crowd

    The Valley Line: Concert series' closing show draws sold-out crowd
    I had a great, albeit too short getaway recently. My love for art took me to San Diego's Balboa Park and the San Diego Art Museum to see a fabulous exhibit of Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida called, "Sorolla and America." An extra dollop of...
  • Piano lessons strike a chord at the Y

    Piano lessons strike a chord at the Y
    YMCA branches are staples for offering family-friendly physical activities such as basketball, gymnastics and swimming. But the YMCA Foothills Crescenta-Cañada branch is offering something different — piano lessons. The classes, which are open...
  • City of Glendale issues open call for public art projects

    Glendale is looking to spruce up well-known areas with original works by area artists starting this fall. Called "You Are Here," the exhibit will showcase eight temporary public art pieces around Glendale from Nov. 1 to December 2015. The initiative...
  • Brand Library exhibit captures artists' muse Joan Quinn

    Brand Library exhibit captures artists' muse Joan Quinn
    A new art exhibit in Glendale features images of Joan Agajanian Quinn, a close friend of icon Andy Warhol and the subject of portraits and other artwork by several famous artists. On Saturday, the Brand Library Art Galleries opened its exhibit "Joan...
  • Sound wall mural depicting life in the Foothills underway

    Sound wall mural depicting life in the Foothills underway
    Artist Miriam Balcazar has been hard at work on a porcelain tile mural on a sound wall between Indiana Avenue and Union Street along the south side of Curran Street in La Cañada Flintridge. The mural will be almost 90 feet long by 4 feet high and will...
  • Route 66: The Autry makes its show on the road

    Route 66: The Autry makes its show on the road
    John Steinbeck called it "the mother road," the same stretch of highway the novelist sent his long-suffering Joad family hurtling west in "The Grapes of Wrath." Jack Kerouac knew the same strip of asphalt just as intimately, once writing that "the road is...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...