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  • On the Town: Stepping out to remember the British Invasion

    On the Town: Stepping out to remember the British Invasion
    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...
  • The Colony sets the stage for another act

    The Colony sets the stage for another act
    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...
  • Famed Cambodian's life portrayed on stage in Burbank

    Famed Cambodian's life portrayed on stage in Burbank
    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...
  • On the Town: Emblem Club struts its fashion sense

    On the Town: Emblem Club struts its fashion sense
    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...
  • Community: Fundraiser stems from a storied collaboration

    Community: Fundraiser stems from a storied collaboration
    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....
  • The man who stopped the Beatles

    The man who stopped the Beatles
    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-...
  • Community: Dancing to the '80s at the Abaka Center

    Community: Dancing to the '80s at the Abaka Center
    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...
  • In Theory: Faith and the decision to fight

    President Barack Obama this month asked Congress to authorize punitive military action in Syria. He made the request in response to the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus. Q: How would your faith and/or worldview guide you in...
  • Burb's Eye View: A wedding is hitched to a high school reunion

     Burb's Eye View: A wedding is hitched to a high school reunion
    Saturday's nostalgia-fueled romp across the decades proved you may get older, but some people — and hairstyles — never change. A reunion of hundreds overtook the grand ballroom of Castaway restaurant Saturday night, bringing together the...
  • Story of Triumph at Colony Theatre

    Story of Triumph at Colony Theatre
    Roland Hayes, born in 1887 to former slaves-turned-impoverished tenant farmers, was in his teens when he heard a recording of the great tenor Caruso and knew that he had found his calling. By the mid-1920s, despite being barred from some venues because of...
  • 'Wrap Your Heart Around It' masters tales, talent and the accordion

    'Wrap Your Heart Around It' masters tales, talent and the accordion
    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-...
  • On the Town: Chart-topper draws a crowd at Burbank's Starlight Bowl

    On the Town: Chart-topper draws a crowd at Burbank's Starlight Bowl
    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,...