Winners in the Burbank Art Assn. Spring Show will be honored during a
reception for the artists from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Burbank
Best of Show in the Honors Division will be presented to Tony
Provenzano for the entry, “India Woman.”
In the Open Division, Veli Bill Saame is receiving Best of Show
for the piece “Land of Midnight Sun.”
Other winners are first place, Honors Division, Tony Provenzano;
first place in landscape, Open Division, Dortha Enquist; first place,
Still Life, Floral and Life, Adele Styk; and Special Category, first
place, Joan Hutton.
In addition, the association will present monetary awards to
students during the artists’ reception. Winners are Carolina Bubler,
first place, John Burroughs; June Jewel, second place, Burroughs;
Wong Jong Lee, third place, Burbank High School; and honorable
mentions, Susan Estrada, Burroughs; Gina Bang, Burbank High and Aikui
Kalonyan, Burbank High.
The show runs through June 5 in the second floor auditorium of the
Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. The
auditorium is open to the public during library hours except when in
GROVE THEATRE CENTER UNVEILS ‘OTHELLO’
“Othello” is in its opening weekend at the Grove Theatre Center in
Othello follows the story of the title character, a very
successful Moorish soldier living in the very white society of
Venice. He secretly marries Desdemona, the white daughter of a
prominent Venetian, whose father immediately complains to the Duke.
But the strong love enjoyed between Desdemona and Othello carry them
through and on to Cyprus, where Othello is dispatched to repel an
invasion by the Turks. Tragedy ensues as Othello’s ensign, Iago,
craftily plays upon the trusting nature of Othello and slowly
convinces him of Desdemona’s infidelity.
Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays
through June 7 There is no performance on Sunday. Tickets are $17.50
for Fridays and Sundays and $19.50 for Saturdays. There is a $5
discount for Burbank residents.
GTC Burbank (formerly the Burbank Little Theater) is at 1111-b W.
Olive Ave., in Burbank. For reservations, call 238-9998. The box
office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and prior to
all performances. Tickets can be purchased online 24 hours a day via
the Internet at www.gtc.org.
RESIDENTS DISPLAY AT VIVA GALLERY
Two Burbank residents, Lois Ramirez and Karen Hansen, are included
in “The Spring Juried Show” presented by Women Painters West at
Valley at the Institute for the Visual Arts Gallery.
The gallery is at 8516 Reseda Blvd. in Northridge. Hours are from
noon to 4 p.m. today. The show closes today. For more information,
call 576--0775. Juror was Joni Gordon, who is the founder/director of
the Newspace Gallery.
‘MUSIC MAN’ AT CENTRE THEATRE
Glendale Centre Theatre is presenting “The Music Man” by Meredith
Willson through July 12.
Tickets range from $14 to $17. For reservations, call 244-8481.
Glendale Centre Theatre is at 324 N. Orange St., Glendale.
The children’s musical “Cinderella” plays at 11 a.m. Saturdays through June 28.
FALCON THEATRE PRESENTS ‘3 LITTLE PIGS’
The Falcon Theatre is producing “3 Little Pigs,” written by Carole
Unter and directed by Joseph Leo Bwarie, through June 22.
Embarking on a fun-filled adventure in storytelling and
architecture, the “3 Little Pigs” playfully rewrite their own classic
tale as they learn about the power of the imagination and the
importance of friendship.
Show times are 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets
are $10. The Falcon Theatre is at 4252 Riverside Drive, in Burbank.
For information and reservations call 955-8101.
BURBANK ACTOR STARS IN ‘MEET ME AT THE OAK’
Burbank actor Phil Hawn is starring in the play, “Meet Me at the
Oak,” at the Whitmore-Lindley Theatre in North Hollywood.
This is the inaugural production of The Los Angeles African
American Repertory Company, written and directed by award-winning
playwright, Layon Gray. Hawn plays Frank Beaudoin, the father of a
Caucasian family that moves into an African American Louisiana
neighborhood in 1955. When his little girl falls from an old oak tree
in a neighbor’s yard, the local law, on Frank’s behalf, informs the
AfricanAmerican family that the tree must be chopped down. They
refuse due to the history of the tree -- many of their ancestors were
hung from it.
Hawn, who appeared in the feature film “Supreme Sanction” and the
Internet short “Spoof! An Insider’s Guide to Short Film Success,”
recently completed three festival award-winning short films and TV
Show times are 8 p.m. Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays. The play runs
indefinitely. Tickets are $20 and can be reserved by calling
761-0704. The theater is at 11006 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood.
RESIDENT DIRECTING NEW PLAY IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD
Jhennifer Webberley, a Burbank resident, is directing and
producing an original play, “Sebastian and the Tattooed Love
Librarian,” at the Secret Rose Theatre in North Hollywood.
Webberley, who recently graduated with a master’s in fine arts
from USC film school, has found her way back to theater with this
contemporary comedy about relationships.
The play by Debra Neff Nathans is a story that examines the
relationships between gay men and the women who adore them. Dora, a
self-proclaimed “fag hag,” struggles to combine her flamboyant fruit
fly lifestyle with her new found secret straight love.
Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 7 p.m.
Sundays through June 8. Tickets are $20 with discounts for groups,
students and seniors. For reservations, call 845-5148. The theater is
at 11246 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood.
TRIBUTE TO MOMS AT CREATIVE ARTS CENTER
Moms are the inspiration for paintings, writings and group
installations in the Inseparable Wings exhibition, “Written On The
Body,” at the Creative Arts Center in Burbank. The event is presented
in May in honor of Mother’s Day.
Each artist is creating a new body of work focusing on separation
and the resulting growth as a woman and creator. Also explored are
the invisible imprints that their mothers have left on them and how
these imprints are reflected in their art.
The exhibit continues through Friday. The Creative Arts Center is
at 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. For information, call 238-5397.
FOOD SUBJECT OF ART EXHIBIT
Gayle Garner Roski of Toluca Lake is displaying her works of
fruits at Tirage Gallery in Pasadena.
She has had solo exhibits at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas
and the historical Los Angeles Fine Arts Building. As an artist
member of the California Art Club, her work was selected for the
90th, 91st and 92nd annual Gold Medal Exhibitions at the Pasadena
Museum of History.
Roski has been active in community endeavors. In 2002, she was
appointed commissioner to the Cultural Affairs Department for the
city of Los Angeles. She served on the Art Council for the Los
Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit continues through May 31. The gallery
is at One West California Blvd. in Pasadena. For more information,
call (626) 405-1020.
BURBANK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS EXHIBITS OF BURBANK
The Burbank Historical Society’s Gordon R. Howard Museum Complex
features exhibits of early Burbank. There are extensive collections
of vintage vehicles, costumes, dolls, cameras and special sections on
the history of Lockheed, Disney and Warner Bros. studios.
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. Parking is available at George Izay Park
lot off Clark Avenue.
For more information, call 841-6333.
BURBANK MUSEUM DEDICATED TO AVIATION
Burbank Aviation Museum is dedicated to the memory of the men and
women who made aviation history in the San Fernando Valley.
Located at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Cemetery, artifacts are
displayed in the Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation, an
ornate domed building that is listed on the National Register of
Historic Places. Visitors can enter on Valhalla Boulevard behind
Fry’s Electronics, off Hollywood Way or use the main entrance at
10621 Victory Blvd.
The aviation displays can be viewed from noon to 4 p.m. on
Sundays. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. For more
information, call 845-3300.
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