introductory comments on each dance and participate in discussions
with the artists.
The three dances featured are "Overlapping," "Gottschalk Dances"
and "Angels and Wantons."
"Gottschalk Dances" is set to the music of 19th century American
composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk. "Angels and Wantons" focuses on the
complex nature of women. This dance work is accompanied by dancers'
whispers, medieval vocal and Baroque instrumental music.
The galleries are in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.
For more information, call 353-5734.
ART DEPICTS PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD
Christina Ramos is exhibiting her candid acrylic portraits of
people from Africa, China, Romania and the United States at the
Creative Arts Center in Burbank.
Profits from the sale of selected prints go to missionaries
serving orphans, victims of AIDS and the poor around the world.
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 show ends
June 24. The arts center is at 1100 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. For more
information, call 238-5397.
IMPRESSIONS OF NATURE AT BODDY HOUSE
Four artists are offering their "Impressions of Nature," in an
exhibit at Descanso Garden's Boddy House Gallery in La Canada
Vicki D. Thomas expresses her "Visions of Nature" with watercolor
in her exhibit of florals, landscapes, fairies, gardens and children
Fealing Lin returns with a new collection of watercolors that give
a Southwest tone to florals and landscapes.
Anne Sears exhibits her one-of-a-kind porcelain and stoneware
pieces with touches of basketry.
Catherine M. Scanlon Cowles creates leaf sculptures, wall sconces
Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admittance is
free with gardens admission. The exhibit continues through July 1.
Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge.
The gardens are open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Parking is free.
Admission fees are $6 for adults; $4 for seniors and students; $1.50
for children 5 to 12, and free for members and children younger than
5. For more information, call 949-4200, or visit