| May 24, 2013
| 12:24 PM
More than a thousand spectators filled the stands of Memorial Field Thursday night to cheer not for a game, but for John Burroughs High School students clearing the final hurdle.
As the 602 red-gowned members of the class of 2013 talked excitedly...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:34 PM
When she was 8 years old, Julia Swanwick had three lines in “The Three and a Half Musketeers,” her first theatrical production.
That kicked off a decade of theater during which she performed in nearly 30 plays and musicals. She played Miss...
| 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 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-...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:20 PM
There's really no way to adequately prepare one's self for a performance by the Dick & Jane Family Orchestra. The Hollywood underground quintet, who appear Friday at Burbank's Viva Cantina, squall, roar and strum through a dizzying barrage of...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Julia Swanwick, the president of the Burbank Community Theater, had a problem. A big one.
A cast of children, arriving in October for the first rehearsal of “Annie,” the company’s debut production, milled around outside the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 3:35 PM
Two beautiful and talented young women who have already made their mark on the world did the same in Burbank this past week by taking top honors in the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra and Hennings-Fischer Foundation’s 10th annual Young Artists’...
| May 26, 2011
| 5:47 PM
While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service.
Four Burbank residents completed their tours...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Another season, another work of inspired musical lunacy from the Troubadour Theater Company. This time around, the gifted troupe known for signature mash-ups of theater classics and iconic pop music has nearly surpassed itself with “Two Gentlemen of...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The John Burroughs High School Vocal Musical Assn. presented this years Alumni Pop Show, "Love is on the Way," Saturday evening.
Alumni from several years participated in the event at the high school auditorium, including Burroughs Music Director Brendan...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:56 PM
With the holiday season upon us, the odds are good that some folks may be invited to a party, imbibe a bit too much spiked egg nog or eat a few bad mushrooms, pass out, and experience visions of surreal and bizarre events and characters dancing in their...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Shakespeare, Moličre, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...