| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:36 PM
It's rare for a symphony conductor to be passionate about bringing jazz to young people. But Rachael Worby is a rarity just for being a female conductor. She is artistic director of Mus/ique, a live series that stages music in unlikely settings. True to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Despite some construction issues, the tent for the Ramos Bros. Circus went up Wednesday, just in time for performances to begin this Thursday.
While there will be free shows for needy kids like last year, there won’t be any camels, such as Atula,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
There will be no animals at the Ramos Bros. Circus set to return to Glendale next week after city officials requested that the zebras, horses and other four-legged performers, except dogs and cats, be kept out of the show, partially because a camel...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Any other year in the '40s, Frank Capra's “It's a Wonderful Life” would have picked up a couple of well-earned Oscars. But it won nothing largely due to “The Best Years of Our Lives,” a 1946 drama directed by his friend William...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A daylong festival of all things Nutcracker is planned by the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre on Sunday at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
There will be live music, singing and ornament-making classes for children in the courtyard beginning at noon....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Despite his three Oscars, Oliver Stone remains a divisive director, partly because he often reinterprets history as a form of melodrama (“JFK,” “Nixon,” “W.”). Thankfully, in his “Untold History of the United...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A 21-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of prostitution after she was discovered dancing, waving her arms and speaking to motorists on a south Glendale street, police said.
Athena Herbert was jumping and dancing about 2:45 a.m. near...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre turned out an exuberant performance featuring highlights from "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 1 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
The audience could feel a chill in the air as dancers glided across the stage — as if on an...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:33 PM
If at first you don't relate what 31-year-old Tom McNalley plays to what you know of the guitar, don't be put off. He's not approaching either the instrument or his music in a conventional way.
Distorted effects, clean picking, ferocious fusillades,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Ray Bradbury’s famed 1953 novel “Fahrenheit 451,” which tells of a dystopian future where books are banned, serves as a warning for many of the evils of censorship as well as the perils of overreliance on technology.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre is kicking off the holiday season with a daylong festival featuring interactive dance classes for children, live instrumental music and choral singing and culminating with a professional ballet performance Sunday at the Alex...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A plan to sell some storefronts at the downtown shopping center the Exchange but keep the Alex Theatre, an Americana at Brand open space and the building slated for the Museum of Neon Art was approved by a board of city, county and school officials this...