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  • Poverty documentary asks 'What Matters'

    Poverty documentary asks 'What Matters'
    In the summer of 2009, Dan Parris, now 29, Rob Lehr, now 31, and David Peterka, now 26, challenged themselves to try to experience extreme poverty by living on $1.25 a day and journeyed across three continents to experience poverty in each country,...
  • Read On: A novel approach to the Bard

    Read On: A novel approach to the Bard
    What is William Shakespeare doing hanging out in modern-day Burbank? This is a question perhaps best answered by Diane Haithman, whose first novel, “Dark Lady of Hollywood” that's being released this weekend is actually set not in Hollywood...
  • Burbank's vintage row keeps Hollywood rolling in period details

    Burbank's vintage row keeps Hollywood rolling in period details
    When set decorator Claudette Didul needed to decorate Sally Draper's bedroom with 1960s-era clothing for an episode of "Mad Men" last season, she knew just the place. Didul went to Playclothes, a vintage clothing and furnishing store in Burbank, to...
  • Media-inspired float gets ready for action

    Media-inspired float gets ready for action
    Volunteers are working “frantically,” putting in long hours, six days a week to construct the Media City-inspired float for the 125th annual Rose Parade, according to Burbank organizers. The city’s float, with the theme “Dreams Do...
  • In Theory: Taking a stab at PG-13 violence

    Researchers have discovered that the amount of gun violence in some PG-13 movies is now greater than in R-rated films. PG-13 movies are “the ones that target children, and the violence that is shown contains guns,” according to Brad Bushman,...
  • Pass the time between pastimes with Zed Fest

    Pass the time between pastimes with Zed Fest
    If the post-Christmas, pre-New Year's Eve limbo gets down, the strange, annual horror show known as Zed Fest will definitely reinvigorate the celebration-starved brain. Founded by North Hollywood indie filmmakers Ed Stephens and Wendy Medrano in 2008, Zed...
  • Burbank's movie-themed float is ready for action

    Burbank's movie-themed float is ready for action
    It's crunch time for the hundreds of volunteers working on Burbank's 82nd entry into the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade that will roll down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena on New Year's Day. About 180 volunteers were in the Burbank Water & Power...
  • On the Town: Creative types convene on New Year's Eve

    On the Town: Creative types convene on New Year's Eve
    While the final few hours of Dec. 31 — as the hands of the clock inch ever closer to midnight — are innately a time of reflection, celebration and inspiration, when you gather an eclectic mix of writers, musicians, actors and artists of...
  • On the Town: Artist's story is in the details of his work

    On the Town: Artist's story is in the details of his work
    As a seemingly endless stream of family, friends and supporters packed their way into Burbank's Creative Arts Center Gallery for the opening night reception of Nicolás Henderson's "Everywhere at Once" exhibit this past Friday evening, the artist couldn'...
  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...
  • Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness

    Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness
    Artist Peter Adams likes a challenge. He has passions and procedures that make his paintings significantly more difficult than they might otherwise be. Known for his landscapes, Adams often likes to paint in nature, trying to capture a piece of the...
  • Burbank interview: 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too

    Burbank interview: 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too
    On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency. In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...