Spanish guitar, Gypsy violin and tango accordion create a lively
blend of music that has touches of classic flamenco, Latin and jazz.
Trio Norte will perform this exciting sound during a concert
presented by the Glendale Community Concert Assn., at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday at Glendale High School.
Season tickets are $45, $12 for those younger than 18. A ticket to
the Glendale concerts allows free admission to community concerts in
The school is at 1440 E. Broadway, Glendale. For more information,
call 248-4080 or 248-3133.
'CLUTTER' OPENS AT THE COLONY THEATRE
The Colony Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Mark
Saltzman's "Clutter," the true story of the Collyer brothers who
never threw anything out, opening tonight in Burbank.
The production is dedicated to Burbank Police Officer Matthew
Pavelka who was killed in the line of duty.
This true story is the engrossing murder mystery of the reclusive
brothers. One brother is dead, the other is missing and all of New
York is shocked at what police find inside these wealthy brothers'
home -- junk crammed everywhere.
Directed by Rick Sparks, the play's performances are at 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday through March 7. Tickets
range from $26 to $32 with discounts for students and seniors. For
reservations, call 558-7000. The Colony makes its home at the Burbank
Center Stage, 555 N. 3rd St., Burbank.
BRING A DRUM TO FULL MOON CELEBRATION
Ayo Adeyemi, master drummer, will present a Full Moon Drum and
Dance Celebration from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the La Crescenta
Church of Religious Science in La Crescenta.
Those attending are invited to bring a drum, any musical
instrument and dancing feet to this drum-and-dance jam for everyone
featuring high-energy West African rhythms.
Admission is $10 and there is a $5 fee for drum rental. To reserve
a drum, please call Marsha at (323) 257-8323. The church is at 4845
Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta.
COLLAGE WORK AT VILLAGE SQUARE GALLERY
Michael Hankin is exhibiting his work at Village Square Gallery in
Hankin graduated from the Southern California Institute of
Architecture with a master of architecture degree. He received
several awards while exhibiting his work at the Brand Library Art
Gallery, including the Collage Artists of America Award and the
Canvas Peddlar Merchandise Award.
Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. The exhibit ends Sunday.
The gallery is at 2418 Honolulu Ave., Suite C, Montrose. For more
information, call 541-9952.
WATERCOLOR ARTIST SHOWS AT ARTS CENTER
The paintings of watercolor artist Louis Stephen Gadal are on
exhibit at the Creative Arts Center Gallery in Burbank.
His painting subjects range from our national parks, California
landscapes, seacoasts and lighthouses, to trips abroad. Gadal's work
has been exhibited with the Arts for the Parks in Jackson Hole, Wyo.,
and with Mystic International at the Mystic Maritime Galleries in
The exhibit continues through Feb. 26. 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. For more information, call 238-5397. The gallery is
at 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank.
SCULPTOR-PAINTER AT STEPHANIE'S GALLERY
Works by sculptor-painter Emil Kazaz of Los Angeles are now on
display at Stephanie's Gallery in La Canada Flintridge.
Kazaz won one of the five gold medals for the sculpture category
in the fourth International Biennale Exhibition in December in
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and
10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is at 466-C Foothill
Blvd., La Canada Flintridge. For more information, call 790-4905. The
exhibition continues through April.
'STORIES IN WATERCOLOR' AT FOREST LAWN MUSEUM
Glendale artist Vince Takas gives a watercolor tour of Italy with
his exhibit at the Forest Lawn Museum.
His work features a visit to the Rialto, and Venice with its
canals and quaint little streets; the lush green landscapes of
Ireland, and a glimpse of everyday American life with simple scenes
such as a bicycle leaning against a house to Phillippe's Restaurant
in Los Angeles, where coffee is still only five cents a cup.
In addition to the exhibit, a series of community events,
including a painting workshop led by the artist, are planned.
Takas has worked for the Walt Disney Co. in Los Angeles since
1991. Prior to moving to California, he worked as a police officer
for the state of New York.
The exhibit continues until April 18. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
daily. Admission is free. Forest Lawn Museum is at 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. For more information, call (800) 204-3131.
IONE CITRIN EXHIBIT AT WAX POETIC
"Divas: The Art of Ione Citrin," an exhibit by Los Angeles artist
Ione Citrin, continues at Wax Poetic salon and gallery in Burbank.
Citrin's art is influenced by her travels to India, Africa, Asia,
the Middle East, Europe, South and Central America, Mexico and the
Her work often has a theatrical flair, in part, because of Ione's
entertainment industry background.
She starred in the hit morning TV show "The Prize Movie with
Ione," which aired daily in Chicago from 1967 through 1975. She's
also a voice-over artist performing celebrity characterizations and
cartoon characters for TV and radio commercials.
Every two months, owner Kerry Hite invites area artists to show
their work out of support for the local art community and because
having a rotating gallery exhibition inspires great conversations in
The exhibit continues through March 15. The salon is at 3208 W.
Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call 843-9469.
'ODD COUPLE' ENDS RUN AT CENTRE THEATRE
Neil Simon's mismatched roommates, Felix Unger and Oscar Madison,
come together again for Glendale Centre Theatre's production of "The
Odd Couple." The production ends its run today.
Prepare for an evening of riotous laughter when Mario DiGregorio,
as Oscar, and Burbank resident George Strattan, in the role of Felix,
test each other's patience and friendship. Centre Theatre veteran
DiGregorio is also director.
Tickets range from $15 to $18. There is a $1 processing fee per
ticket. Group rates are available. For reservations, call 244-8481.
The theater is at 324 N. Orange St., Glendale.
"Guys and Dolls" opens Wednesday and continues through April 3.
FALCON STAGES MUSICAL 'THUMBELINA'
"Thumbelina," a musical for the family, continues at 1 p.m. today
at The Falcon Theatre in Burbank.
The book and lyrics of this world-premiere musical are written by
Lori Marshall and Joseph Leo Bwarie, with music composed by Rachael
Lawrence. It is directed by Bwarie.
In search of a husband and her own gardening business, little
Thumbelina journeys through an enchanted tropical island. Singing and
dancing alongside friendly island animals, "Thumb" discovers that to
be happy, you must be true to yourself and follow your dreams, no
matter what your size.
Performances are 1 and 3 p.m. today and 1 p.m. Sunday through Feb.
Tickets are $12, $10 for children 12 and younger. The theater is
at 4252 Riverside Drive, in Burbank. For reservations, call 955-8101.
IN THE WINGS
'ONE SLIGHT HITCH' COMING TO THE FALCON
"One Slight Hitch," by writer/comedian Lewis Black, a regular on
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," gets its West Coast premiere
beginning with preview performances Wednesday through Friday and
opening Feb. 14 at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank.
On the day of their daughter's wedding, Doc and Delia Coleman find
themselves in all sorts of hilarious predicaments, from the
alcohol-gulping sister to the neurotic bride. Directing the cast is
actor/director Joe Grifasi.
Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m.
Sundays. Preview tickets range from $25 to $27.50 on Wednesdays and
Thursdays. Regular run tickets are $35 to $37.50 Fridays through
Sundays. For reservations, call 955-8101. The theater is at 4252
Riverside Drive, Burbank.
'THE PRICE' RETURNS TO A NOISE WITHIN
Arthur Miller's "The Price," produced by A Noise Within, will
return for four encore performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Feb. 14 and
2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 15.
In the attic of a New York brownstone, over-stuffed with furniture
and memories, two brothers, one a retiring cop, the other a
successful surgeon, struggle to come to terms with the past. Tickets
range from $20 to $40 and can be reserved by calling 240-0910. A
Noise Within makes its home at 234 S. Brand Blvd., 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
of the week.
Show times are 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 p.m.
to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Sunday. Happy Hour Jazz is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through
Tonight, the spotlight shines on Laurie Melan Blues Band. Preston
Smith & The Crocodiless perform Sunday. The schedule for the week is
Lloyd Hebert on Monday; Ponticello on Tuesday; Frank Wilson Group on
Wednesday, Jack Sheldon on Thursday; and the Karen Hernandez on
Jax is at 339 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. For more information, call
THE DOCTORS' HOUSE FEATURES GLENDALE HISTORY
The Doctors' House, tucked inside Brand Park in Glendale, is a
Victorian home in Queen Anne Eastlake-style open to the public from 2
to 4 p.m. Sundays. Built in the 1880s by real-estate entrepreneur
E.T. Byram, the house has been restored. Brand Park is at 1601 W.
Mountain St., Glendale.
BOLTON HALL FEATURES EARLY SUNLAND, TUJUNGA
Bolton Hall Museum in Tujunga, run by the Little Landers
Historical Society, features historical displays relating to the
Sunland and Tujunga areas. It is open to the public at 1 p.m.
Tuesdays and Sundays. Admission is free. The museum is at 10110
Commerce Ave., Tujunga.
For information, call 352-3420.
LOOKING BACK AT THE LANTERMAN HOUSE
The Lanterman House, owned by the city of La Canada Flintridge, is
operated by the Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation and is open to
the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and the first and
third Sundays of the month.
The house was built in 1914 by the founding family of La Canada
Flintridge. The city took ownership in 1987, and public tours have
been offered since 1995. For information, call 790-1421.
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. The Portal building is accessible from 8 a.m. to 6
p.m. daily for viewing the cenotaphs and burial stones.
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.
GO TO GIGGLES FOR SALSA, LATIN HOUSE
Giggles nightclub, 215 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale, is offering a
mixture of dancing and salsa lessons Fridays.
Salsa and merengue dancing are offered on the lower level Friday
and Saturday. On the main floor, Spanish rock and pop are played
Friday, while Latin house, trance and Top 40 are offered Saturday.
There is a strict dress code. The club is open 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Friday and Saturday. Admission is $12 both nights. Call 500-7800.
DISC JOCKEY PLAYS TOP 40 MUSIC AT THE MIX
The Mix, at 2612 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose, offers Top 40 music
played by a disc jockey from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesdays through
Saturdays. There is a dance contest every Thursday night. The cover
charge is $3 on the weekends and $3 on Tuesdays. Call 248-3040.
SKATING IS COOL FUN AT PICKWICK ARENA
Pickwick Ice Skating Arena, 1001 Riverside Drive in Burbank, has
public skating, figure skating and ice-hockey lessons. It is also
available for private parties. Public sessions are from 2:30 to 4:30
p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 8 to 10 p.m. Saturdays; 1:15 to 5:30 p.m.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and 8:20 to 9:50 p.m. Wednesdays.
Admission is $10, $9 for 17 and younger, including skate rentals.
If you have your own skates, it's $3 less. Call 846-0035.
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