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Retired Disney artist joins plein-air group show

48 hours

Retired Disney artist Doug Ball of Burbank is one of 10 artists

exhibiting in a group show of plein-air painters opening Monday at

Whites Gallery in Montrose.

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“In his work, ‘Descanso Koi Pond,’ his treatment of light on the

water shows his ability to execute the medium of oil painting,”

gallery owner Linda Strack said.

Other artists showing works are Gegam of North Hollywood, Bruce

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Trentham of Burbank, Ron Chesley of La Canada Flintridge, Wie Zhao,

Linda Du Pas and Catherine Hills, all of Glendale, Michael Situ of

Irvine and Ray Harris and Roland Clark.

The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through

Saturday. This exhibit ends Jan. 30. The gallery is at 2414 Honolulu

Ave. in Montrose. For more information, call 957-4071.

SPECIAL EVENTS

KATIE STARS IN CABARET SHOW FOR KIDS

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Katie’s Cabaret, a show for kids, returns at noon today to the

Sidewalk Studio Theater in Burbank.

Katie Kidd, portrayed by Amy Elizabeth Fisher, involves the

audience in music, improvised storytelling and theater games.

Although geared to kindergartners to sixth-graders, everyone in the

family is welcome to join in and become a kid again.

Tickets are $7 and can be reserved by calling 842-0272. The

theater is at 4150 Riverside Drive in Burbank.

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Performances continue the first Saturday of the month through

June.

ON STAGE

‘SNOW QUEEN’ IS HOLIDAY EVENT FOR FAMILY

The Falcon Theatre is presenting the “Snow Queen,” a winter-themed

production for the whole family, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and

1 p.m. Sundays.

Magic hangs in the air when the Snow Queen comes to town and

transforms balmy Los Angeles into a snowy winter wonderland. Now she

has only a short time to take Emma, Alexander, and the whole audience

on a musical adventure through L.A. to show them that, though winter

comes and goes, “Love Lasts Forever.”

The play continues through Feb. 2. Tickets are $10. The theater is

at 4252 Riverside Drive, in Burbank. For reservations, call 955-8101.

A NOISE WITHIN PRESENTS CLASSICS

A Noise Within officials have extended the run of William

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” Remaining performances are at 8 p.m. Jan.

23, 24 and 25.

Tickets range from $28 to $38. For reservations, call 240-0910.

The theater is at 234 S. Brand Blvd. Glendale.

‘SEE HOW THEY RUN’ AT GLENDALE CENTRE THEATRE

Glendale Centre Theatre kicks off its new season of wholesome,

family entertainment with the British farce “See How They Run.” It

was written in the 1940s by Philip King. Burbank resident George

Strattan is directing.

The play is about an English vicarage gone nuts. With the arrival

of the Bishop, one expects the shenanigans to cease, however, the

confusion showballs.

Tickets range from $14 to $17. The play continues through Feb.

15.

For reservations, call 244-8481. Glendale Centre Theatre is at 324

N. Orange St., Glendale.

A LITTLE JAZZ WITH DINNER

JAX OFFERS SUPPER, JAZZ EVERY NIGHT

Jax Bar and Grill is a supper club offering live jazz every night.

Show times are 8 p.m. to midnight Monday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Tuesday through Thursday; 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday and

7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Happy Hour Jazz is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday through Saturday.

Tonight, the spotlight shines on Doug MacDonald. Sunday, it’s

Karen Hernandez performing. The schedule for the week is Nick

Vargenas on Monday; Daniel Glass Trio on Tuesday; Steve Blackwood on

Wednesday; Jack Sheldon on Thursday; and the Benn Clatworthy Quartet

on Friday.

Jax is at 339 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. For more information, call

500-1604.

RESTAURANT OFFERS MUSIC FROM ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s

The Oceanview Bar and Grill offers live entertainment six nights a

week for diners.

Entertainers perform a combination of piano and jazz guitar

pieces, and some accompany with vocals. Musical selections include a

mix of music from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s to opera to Celine Dion.

Some entertainers also perform their original pieces and invite

diners to sing along with them.

Jennifer Russell and Michael Gayle sing jazz while playing piano

and guitar from 7 to 10 tonight. The Oceanview Bar and Grill is at

3826 Ocean View Blvd. For more information, call 248-2722.

RUSTY PELICAN COOKS WITH LIVE MUSIC

Glendale’s Rusty Pelican, 300 Harvey Drive in Glendale, serves

dinner and Sunday brunch, but really cooks with its live singing and

music.

2AZZ1 and The Body & Soul Band, featuring Burbank residents Craig

and Mary Durst, performs at 7:30 p.m. Fridays. There is no cover and

no minimum.

There’s karaoke from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, live jazz from

7:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays and live blues from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Saturdays. For information or to make reservations, call 242-9191.

ART EXHIBITS

STAINED-GLASS CHRISTMAS WINDOWS DISPLAYED

“Light and Hope,” an exhibit of turn-of-the-century, stained-glass

Christmas windows, ends Sunday at the Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale.

The exhibit unfolds the story of Christmas, recounted through a

kaleidoscope of brilliant color and light, with seven stained glass

windows depicting the most significant events in the birth and early

life of Jesus Christ.

The windows were crafted by Franz Mayer & Co. of Munich, Germany,

in 1903, and are on display at Forest Lawn Memorial--Park & Mortuary

in Glendale, for the first time during the Christmas season.

The exhibit hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The museum is

within the Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mortuary, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Admission to the exhibit and parking are free. For

more information, call (800) 204-3131 ext. 4781.

MUSEUMS

HOWARD MUSEUM OFFERS HISTORY OF BURBANK

The Gordon R. Howard Museum Complex features exhibits of early

Burbank. Hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The complex is at

1015 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. For more information, call 841-6333.

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call JOYCE RUDOLPH at 637-3241, e-mail joyce.rudolph@latimes.com or

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