| 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...
| 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....
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:38 PM
The Falcon Theatre, Walt Disney Co., Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon are among the creative forces that will contribute to an art exhibit at the Burbank Creative Arts Center that opens Aug. 5.
The center is celebrating 100 years of the city’s...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Paul Wee has a penchant for patience.
A key animator on FOX TV’s “The Simpsons,” he says it takes roughly six months to create one episode from script to screen — and thousands of drawings an episode.
In his Burbank office at...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:59 PM
The definition of art has become so elastic since the early 20th century as to allow for alternatives within the traditional genres of painting, literature and sculpture, expressions which reflect contemporary environment and culture. The current...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:30 PM
As the City of Burbank continues the centennial celebration of its incorporation, the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery is paying homage to the milestone with an exhibit of art and artifacts from six of the city’s most prominent businesses...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2010
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...
| May 8, 2015
| 1:41 AM
The California painters of the early 20th century are often identified by a brand of sun-kissed Impressionism. This style is so strongly identified with our state that it’s not difficult to find contemporary California painters who work...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:14 PM
The Glendale and Burbank school districts are among the majority of Los Angeles districts that partnered with more than 100 organizations to provide arts education in schools during the 2012-13 school year, which saw 71% of Burbank schools served by...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:41 PM
When art critic Peter Plagens published “Sunshine Muse: Art on the West Coast, 1945-1970” in 1974, it was a long-needed history of California’s contribution to contemporary art. Though there were the inevitable gripes (“How could...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 1:27 PM
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 2015, a number of events will be held throughout the month to “remember the lives lost and to celebrate the accomplishments of those who survived,” according to...