Whites Gallery in Montrose.
Also exhibiting are Ken Peterson, Andrew Paiko, Cynthia Herrera,
Katherine Moeller and Julie Shafer.
On exhibit are elegant hand-blown glass, small oil paintings, bold
figurative works and dramatic photography. Colleges represented are Cal
State San Luis Obispo, Brigham Young University, Art Center College of
Design and UC Irvine art departments.
Pieces are for sale and priced affordably, said Linda Strack, owner of
Whites Gallery is at 2414 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Gallery hours are 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. today. For information, call 957-4071.
Easter egg hunts
Children can celebrate Easter weekend at Descanso Gardens by
participating in egg hunts today, sponsored by the Descanso Guild. The
first hunt begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be repeated in 45-minute
intervals until 2:45 p.m.
Tickets are $3 per child and will be available 30 minutes before each
scheduled hunt on a first-come, first-served basis. The ticket price
includes a basket and candy.
The Easter celebration is part of the Spring Festival of Flowers. The
gardens will be open on Easter Sunday. Visitors to Descanso will be met
by a flourish of blooms, including roses, daffodils, lilacs, Dutch
hyacinths, Dutch iris and other spring performers. The Tulip Promenade is
bursting with color, having been planted with some 20,000 tulips and
representing 75 varieties.
A highlight of the festival is the new topiary exhibit of nine
life-size surfing rhinos, based on characters from the book "Rhinos Who
Surf" by Julie Mammano. The topiary display was created by Pat Hammer,
owner of Samia Rose Nursery. It will remain at Descanso through May 13.
Gardens admission, which is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and
students, $1 for ages 5 to 12 and free for those under 5. Tram tours are
$2. Parking is free. Descanso Gardens, at 1418 Descanso Drive in La
Canada Flintridge, is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. For
information, call 952-4401.
get in play free
Burbank residents will be admitted free on Easter Sunday to the
musical "Working," continuing at the GTC Burbank Theater, 1100 W. Clark