| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:53 PM
When local bluegrass band the Brombies gets to work, it always feels more like a family reunion than a professional musical performance. Now in their fourth year of an every-Monday residency at Burbank's Viva Cantina, their fast-moving style, far-...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Cambodian physician Haing S. Ngor survived torture and slave labor during the Pol Pot regime, came to Hollywood, won an Oscar for his role as a journalist in "The Killing Fields" — and lost his life in Los Angeles, shot to death during an apparent...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Burbank Emblem Club gathered for its annual summer luncheon and fashion show earlier this month.
Staged under the theme "Lazy Daze of Summer" at the Elks Lodge on Hollywood Way, club members and guests were welcomed by the event's chairwoman, Elaine...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The partnership between the Burbank Historical Society and Story Tavern continues to make history as the tavern will sponsor its second annual fundraiser for the society beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
The date, July 8, is significant for two reasons....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Swinging London in the spring of 1967 was a feverish hot house of British big beat, the very latest mod fashions and a burgeoning psychedelic culture. Music was ruled by the Rolling Stones and Beatles, yet in the Ides of March saw a version of the 20-...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:53 PM
There was no need to “ferry cross the Mersey” or even take a trip “across the pond” to enjoy the classic music of the British Invasion this past Saturday evening.
For Burbankers, just a short drive over Mount Lee to the Ford...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For many months, local theater-goers have been in a state of suspense in regards to one local institution: the financially troubled Colony Theatre in Burbank. Despite a hit show in the form of “Falling for Make Believe,” a musical about the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:21 AM
A free Zumba party kept more than 45 people movin' and groovin' to the 1980s beat at the Abaka Center for the Performing Arts in Burbank.
Participants wore 1980s-style outfits for the August event, said studio Manager Marina Artuni, and danced to...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:53 PM
You may never think of polka — or the accordion — in the same way again. And don't forget to bring a box of tissues. In her one-woman show, "Wrap Your Heart Around It," at the Falcon Theatre, accordion player, polka music superstar and five-...
| Aug 7, 2013
As the sun set behind the Starlight Bowl this past Sunday, a legend stepped into the spotlight at the Verdugo Hills amphitheater.
Engelbert Humperdinck, one of the few romantic crooners of the 1950s and '60s, who still regularly records and performs,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:06 PM
For most Southern Californians, shopping for designer clothing and accessories, vintage and celebrity-owned jewelry, or unique collectibles and furniture would entail a heavily cash-or-credit-card-fortified trip to the Golden Triangle of Beverly Hills...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:01 PM
One of my favorite things about Burbank has been the Thursday night summer dances at the AMC walkway.
Last week, I found out that the dances had been canceled due to budget cuts. I also learned last week that the City Council has hired a new primo, A-...