Make a date to take your sweetheart to the Road’ers Car Club’s
Valentine Cruise-In from 6 to 9 tonight at Bob’s Big Boy, 1407 W.
Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale.
Club members will present a free rose to the first 50 car show
entrants. Top cars in their categories will receive trophies. There
will be a disc jockey playing music and prize raffles. Competition is
open to all hot rods, classics and muscle cars.
During the January show, the Car of the Year trophy was given to
Jim and Pat Kitowski for their 1957 Chevy Bel Air. They came all the
way from Acton with their grandchildren to compete. The Best of Show
trophy went to Ron and Linda Kinyoun and their great 1947 Plymouth
The new officers of the club are Rick Fox, president; Terry
Pittson, vice president; Jack Smoker, treasurer; Vince Cicone,
secretary; Carl Casanova and John Willoh, co-event coordinators; and
Willy Alvarado, sergeant-at-arms.
For more information, call Fox at 240-9461.
TRACY AND HIS CREW PLAY IN HOLLYWOOD
Tracy & the Hindenburg Ground Crew will perform beginning at 9
tonight at Highland Grounds in Hollywood.
Formed in 1992, the band is a Burbank-based roots and punk
influenced alternative pop combo.
Cover charge is $5. Also appearing is Gangster Folk. Highland
Grounds is at 742 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood.
INTERNATIONAL LOCALES SUBJECTS IN PAINTINGS
All areas of the world are depicted in paintings of artists’
international travel destinations in an exhibit opening today at
Tirage Gallery in Pasadena.
Glendale residents exhibiting are Donald Hildreth, Paulette Lee
and Tony Peters.
Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Saturday. The show ends March 15. For more information, call
ARMENIAN ARTISTS BENEFIT FROM HARVEST GALLERY
Harvest Gallery brings to Glendale the works of artists living and
working in Armenia.
Works on display are by Ashot Kirakosyan, Samvel Chibukhyan, V.
Matevosyan and Hovik Aghikyan.
The gallery opened in December with the purpose of representing
works of established and emerging artists, said Aris Ajand, owner and
curator. Gallery proceeds support artists in their native country.
With hundreds of pieces in the collection, only a small fraction
is on display at a time. This makes frequent rotation possible and
provides a constantly changing selection of works.
Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The
gallery is at 938 N. Brand Blvd. For more information, call
WOMEN PAINTERS WEST HAS JURIED EXHIBIT
Women Painters West, a group founded in 1921 that supports
scholarships for promising art students, is displaying its show
”...Because I Am a Woman” at the Creative Arts Center Gallery in
Juror was Barbara Gilbert, curator for the Skirball Museum.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit ends
Feb. 26. The arts center is in George Izay Park, 1100 W. Clark Ave.,
FAMOUS BATTLE SCENES EXHIBITED AT LOCAL MUSEUM
Paintings of battle scenes by Toluca Lake resident John Pomeroy,
ranging from 9 by 12 feet to wall size, are on exhibit at the Forest
Lawn Museum in Glendale.
A supervising animator with Walt Disney Feature Animation, Pomeroy
has captured in oil such famous scenes as Alexander the Great at the
Battle of Granicus in this exhibit “Windows of War: Historical
Paintings by John Pomeroy.”
The exhibit continues through April 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. daily. The museum is at Forest Lawn, Glendale, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Admission and parking are free. For more information,
call 204-3131, ext. 4545.
PAINTER DISPLAYS AT VIVA GALLERY
Marilyn Malkov Stein of Burbank joins nine other artists of Artist
Co-Op 7 in their group show “10 of H’Arts” throughout February at the
Viva Gallery in Northridge.
Stein works in oils or acrylic and became intrigued by the human
figure while taking life-drawing classes. She prefers painting
landscapes, she said, because they make her happy.
The Viva Gallery is at 8516 Reseda Blvd., Northridge. A reception
will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to
4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is free. The show continues through February. For more
information, call 576-0775.
‘CALIFORNIA COLORS’ AT DESCANSO GALLERY
Artists Margot Lennartz, Jim Yurk and Louise Forbes are combining
their talents in a monthlong show at Descanso Gardens’ Boddy House
Lennartz will exhibit “California Colors,” a collection of oil
paintings including plein air landscapes of sea, mountain and desert
scenes from throughout the state.
Yurk, a potter whose works are functional and decorative, is
exhibiting unusual stoneware impressions of wall-hung flowers.
Forbes paints wildlife, fantasy flowers and hidden subjects in oil
on wood panels.
The Boddy House Art Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Admission is free with gardens admission. The show ends March 6.
Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Ca- nada
Flintridge. The gardens are open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily except
Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for seniors and students; $1 for
children 5 to 12, and free for members and children 5 and younger.
Parking is free.
For more information, call 949-4200.
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