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Burbank Rose Parade float nearly complete

With just a little more than two weeks until the 2018 Rose Parade, volunteers with the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. said they are feeling confident this year’s entry will be ready in time for its debut appearance on New Year’s Day. This past Tuesday morning, a handful of volunteers were at...

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  • Burbank natives reminisce about their hometown in new book

    Burbank natives reminisce about their hometown in new book

    Burbank natives and longtime friends Wes Clark and Mike McDaniel hope their latest book about their hometown makes those who left the Media City want to come back. “Growing Up in Burbank,” which is published by the History Press, is the duo’s sequel to “Lost Burbank,” but instead of talking about...

  • Burbank City Council approves construction of historic sculptures at Lincoln Park

    Burbank City Council approves construction of historic sculptures at Lincoln Park

    Two prominent sculptors are teaming up to bring reflections of history to Burbank. The Burbank City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to allow Michael Davis and Eugene Daub to design, create and install three art sculptures that will be placed at three alcoves in Lincoln Park, located at 300...

  • Burbank artist brings puns to life

    Burbank artist brings puns to life

    Over the years, Joan Landis’ illustrations have ranged from depictions of Jewish holidays to the addition of a car and trailer to famous paintings. The 89-year-old Burbank resident is now testing her artistic talents at something different. Starting on Thursday, residents can visit the Burbank...

  • Glendale artist exhibits work in Japan as part of ‘Armenia Culture Week’

    Glendale artist exhibits work in Japan as part of ‘Armenia Culture Week’

    The Armenian Embassy in Japan invited Glendale artist Srboohie Abajian to exhibit her art earlier this month during “Armenia Culture Week” in Tokyo. At the exhibit, Abajian showed video footage of her “Murals on the Sky” project, which she displayed locally last year at Deukmejian Wilderness Park...

  • Glendale Centre Theatre stages ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

    Glendale Centre Theatre stages ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

    The Glendale Centre Theatre is presenting a version of Irving Berlin’s classic musical “Annie Get Your Gun” that incorporates both the original with its 1999 Broadway revival. “Annie Get your Gun” is about legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who joins Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show and beats gunslinger...

Music

  • Local holiday events aim to make the season bright

    There’s no place like home for the holidays, and in La Cañada that’s truer than ever as a number of local organizations put the final touches on a string of upcoming wintertime events aimed to help locals kickstart their holiday season. Festival in Lights On Friday, starting at 4 p.m., the La Cañada...

  • Keith Morris, one of the originators of SoCal punk rock, to perform in Burbank

    Keith Morris, one of the originators of SoCal punk rock, to perform in Burbank

    Punk rock isn’t as young as it used to be, originally rising from the streets and nightclubs of London, New York and Los Angeles back in the 1970s. And yet the raging, rebellious sound continues to attract new generations of young fans, which doesn’t surprise singer Keith Morris at all. “Look at...

  • Burbank student performs at the Wiltern

    Burbank student performs at the Wiltern

    Three months after joining a band made up of high school students who live across Los Angeles, John Burroughs High student Kt Harms took the stage at the Wiltern last Thursday night. The performance before hundreds of people was probably the largest crowd Kt has played in front of since she started...

  • Tribute at Alex Theatre to honor the Band

    Tribute at Alex Theatre to honor the Band

    On a recent Sunday afternoon, a small group of musicians has crowded into an Eagle Rock dining room, working to recreate a moment of rock ‘n’ roll history. “This one, we have to hit pretty hard,” says guitarist Rob Laufer, as the seven players dive into a forlorn, biting tune called “Tears of Rage,”...

  • Ministry guitarist Sinhue ‘Sin’ Quirin hopes to inspire youngsters in his hometown

    Ministry guitarist Sinhue ‘Sin’ Quirin hopes to inspire youngsters in his hometown

    The first time Ministry guitarist Sinhue “Sin” Quirin played in public was during an eighth-grade talent show at what was then John Muir Junior High School in Burbank. The Media City native has toured all over the world since then and played at numerous venues, but one site holds a special place...

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