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Holidays

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  • It's a wrap in 48

    It's a wrap in 48
    Glendale and Burbank are well represented this weekend as hundreds of wannabe Spielbergs gather in Hollywood for the 48 Hour Film Project, a yearlong contest that travels to more than 80 cities. The participants must make a six- to eight-minute movie,...
  • Playful train provides a spark

    Hundreds of people packed the Glendale and Burbank Metrolink station platforms Saturday for the first stops of Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express — a 450-foot train decked out in sparkling lights and festive holiday ornaments. Many in attendance...
  • Food pantries meeting high demand

    Food pantries meeting high demand
    With demand for food assistance remaining high, local food pantries and service providers say they have seen increased demand in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. "When our pantry manager told us last week we had given out 120 Thanksgiving baskets...
  • Holiday tradition

    Holiday tradition
    Some families make it their holiday tradition to bake cookies together. Others have eggnog and sing carols while decorating the tree. But the Harris family of Burbank prefers dancing in "The Nutcracker" ballet with the Red Chair Production Company....
  • From the Back Pew: Christmas, Latino-style

    From the Back Pew: Christmas, Latino-style
    Next week, the community of the Church of the Incarnation in Glendale will host the church's annual posadas. And if you don't know what that is, let me explain. Las Posadas is an annual celebration held in some Catholic churches that symbolizes the...
  • Small Wonders: Holiday cheer to the letter

    Small Wonders: Holiday cheer to the letter
    Like an unwanted holiday fruitcake, with funky bits, green cherries and mystery fruit, I offer you this year's Caneday Family Christmas Letter (with a little help from my daughters): Dashing through the glow, Of a year gone past with glee, O'er...
  • Wacky mix of Nativity and the piano man

    It's time to break out the spiked eggnog again. The Troubadour Theater Company's intensely wacky improvisers, found regularly at Garry Marshall's Falcon Theatre in Burbank, are back with their annual Christmas show. "The First Jo-el" combines the giant...
  • From the Back Pew: Reaching out through remodeling

    From the Back Pew: Reaching out through remodeling
    Anytime a parish or church begins the process of remodeling its facilities, it piques my interest. What will the architect come up with? What will the new facilities look like? And most importantly, how will these new buildings help the church or parish...
  • Small Wonders: Indulging in delicious routines

    Small Wonders: Indulging in delicious routines
    I cheated. I admit it here before all seven of you readers. I cheated. Sure, my wife is disappointed. But she doesn't understand the seduction, the raw power this craving has over me, the mysterious carnal desire deep within my being. I couldn't hold...
  • A holiday feeling

    A holiday feeling
    The Towne Singers hope to create all the joyous feelings shared during the holiday season through song for their audience at their upcoming concert. Highlights include an arrangement of "Angels We Have Heard on High" and a rollicking rendition of "Up on...
  • Small Wonders: A classical take on Christmas

    Small Wonders: A classical take on Christmas
    Christmas. It's the most wonderful time of the year; with scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long, long ago. I don't have any scary stories to tell, unless you count the year my brother and I got caught snooping for presents in...
  • Wide-eyed on Black Friday

    The Glendale Galleria teemed with shoppers at the dawn of Black Friday, some from as far away as Mexico, in search of early-bird deals. When the mall officially opened at 5 a.m., caffeinated, sleepy-eyed shoppers continued their quest to finish their...