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Holidays

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  • Getting a kick out of performing

    Getting a kick out of performing
    Burbank dancers have earned the privilege to perform in a show with the famous high-kicking Rockettes during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 11 at the Nokia Theatre LA Live. The opportunity came about after the Independence Dance Company of...
  • '12 Days of Holiday Cheer' underway

    The mayor's tree-lighting ceremony at City Hall kicked off Burbank's "12 Days of Holiday Cheer" Wednesday evening, with appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, Mickey and Minnie Mouse and a taste of Santa's Downtown Wonderland. Other highlights in the...
  • Creating a holiday mood

    Creating a holiday mood
    There are classics and traditions when it comes to holiday music, but Burbank First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will not perform the same songs you might hear from a mall loudspeaker. This group has a set of contemporary songs and hymns from...
  • Lawmakers should focus on state problems

    So, with all of California's problems, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and other lawmakers have introduced legislation to “push the federal government” to recognize the Armenian Genocide (“State lawmakers take up Armenian Genocide,”...
  • O Little Town of Burbank

     O Little Town of Burbank
    More than 7,600 miles and 2,000 years separate modern-day Burbank from Bethlehem of Judea during the rule of King Herod. That time and distance seemingly evaporated as guests to the First Presbyterian Church of Burbank were transported halfway around...
  • Close-knit art

    The Art Center gallery is stuffed with knitted scarves and hats, ceramics, jewelry and beautiful hand-crafted ornaments. Students, instructors and members of the Fine Arts Federation have been working all year, honing their techniques and producing...
  • This 'Carol' is as fun as it gets

    This weekend, I went back to the scene of the crime, so to speak, of my last wonderful theatre experience, the Glendale Centre Theatre. I adored their production of "A Murder Is Announced," and so was quite excited to see their players in action once...
  • Group tries to fill food baskets

    Burbank's Coordinating Council is appealing for more volunteer support and donations as they try to bridge a food basket shortage before Christmas. Roughly 500 families with children in Burbank schools have applied to receive a holiday basket from the...
  • Brass ensemble serenades shoppers

    On Nov. 21, a Salvation Army brass ensemble played Christmas music for shoppers while they placed their donations in the familiar Red Kettle at the Pavilions market in Burbank. Ensemble members were Judy Smith, Sharon Gregg, Major Doug Peacock, Bob...
  • Trotting and treating on turkey day

    Trotting and treating on turkey day
    They say the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day. It is also reported that it takes between six and seven hours of moderate exercise to burn off that many calories. Perhaps it was that information,...
  • On the Town: Celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    On the Town: Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
    What could have been more perfect for St. Patrick's Day than to have the sun shinin' bright during a wee sprinklin' o' rain that resulted in a rainbow arched over Burbank? While, as of yet, there been no reports of any pots of gold being discovered,...
  • Holiday hosting benefits those in need

    Holiday hosting benefits those in need
    During this month in which so many traditions are honored, celebrated and continued, current and former elected officials, city staffers and representatives of the local clergy, media, business and nonprofit community gathered this past Saturday evening...