Glendale College opens
'Ten Minute Wonders'
GLENDALE -- Works of new and not-so-new playwrights will be performed
in "Ten Minute Wonders," produced by the Glendale Community College
Theatre Arts Department. The production opens Thursday.
The intimate Studio Theatre is the backdrop for these
student-directed, 10-minute works by established playwrights Harold
Pinter, Jane Martin and Craig Lucas, by pros such as Leigh Podgorski,
Amlin Gray and Alan Brooks, and by grad students Todd Kulczyk, Kristina
Leach and Brian Dembkoski.
Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and May
11, 12 and 13. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sunday and May 14.
Admission is $7 and $5 for students and seniors. The group rate for 10
or more is $3. Reserve tickets by calling 240-1000, ext. 5618. The
college is at 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.
Due to limited seating, reservations are strongly recommended. There
will be no late seating for this production.
Children's theater produces
'Sound of Music'
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Steele Productions Children's Theater will
produce "The Sound of Music" at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday, at the
La Canada High School Auditorium, 4463 Oak Grove Drive, La Canada
Director Aaron Steele's company provides live theater experience for
children ages 6 to 18.
Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. For tickets, call
952-3214. A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to The La
Canada Flintridge Educational Foundation.
The cast includes La Canada Flintridge students Emily Wynne-Hughes,
Scott Hurst, Tricia Wolff, Kate Wooldridge, Niko Turko, Matt Ruffalo,
Carly Naples, Katherine Chapman, Kate Brown, Jessica Springer, Erin
Jamison, Robin Jamison, Holly Jamison, Nicole Cecchini, Alicia Uplegraft,
Colin La Bran-Boyd and Wesley page and from Glendale Lilianna Myers and
Neon sculpture at
Brand Library galleries
GLENDALE -- Richard Ankrom's neon sculpture exhibit continues at Brand
Library Art Galleries through May 26.
Titled "Altar to Miss Velvet," the works vary from neon roses to
space-age laser guns. One piece is done in infrared and must be viewed on
a special monitor.
Today the artist will discuss his works at 2 p.m. in the gallery.
The galleries are in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. Hours
are 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday; and 1 to 5
p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is free. For information, call
Students perform free recital
GLENDALE -- A recital by premier vocal and instrumental students in
the Glendale Community College Applied Music Program will be held at 7:30
p.m. Friday in the auditorium.
Those performing were selected through audition and on the
recommendation of their private instructors.
Admission to the recital is free and open to the public.
Applied Music students receive individual instruction from
professional musicians. They also participate in a weekly coaching
session and have regular solo and ensemble performing opportunities.
CalArts Balinese Gamelan
performs at McGroarty
TUJUNGA -- CalArts Community Arts Partnership and the Watts Towers
Arts Center Jazz and World Music program are co-sponsoring a free
performance in Tujunga by the Balinese Gamelan, a performing group of
CalArts in Valencia.
The event will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at McGroarty Art Center, 7570
McGroarty Terrace in Tujunga.
For directions to the locale, call 352-5285. For information about the
concert, call (661) 222-2710.
The program is funded by the city of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs