April 7, 2001
Paul Andersen, Weekend GLENDALE -- Members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, a resident company of The Alex Theatre directed by Jeffrey Kahane, next April will take a whirlwind four-concert tour of New England and New York City with a pair of shows at classical music's most legendary showcase, Carnegie Hall. "We're all very excited," said the orchestra's executive director, Ruth Eliel. "It will be the orchestra's first tour outside of Southern California since the early '90s, and our first performance at Carnegie Hall since 1980.
April 27, 2005
Mark R. Madler The tri-colored Armenian flag flew Sunday afternoon as the community remembered the now-90-year-old Armenian Genocide. The city ended its weeklong remembrance with an event at the Alex Theatre, while hundreds turned out at Glendale High School's athletic field for a rally. "The red represents the blood of our people, and blue is the color of the sky, which represents peace," said Torkom Pastajian, an audience member at the Alex Theatre.
April 26, 2000
Joyce Rudolph GLENDALE -- Area schools will perform a free concert, the third annual Spring Arts Festival, sponsored by state Sen. Adam B. Schiff, beginning at 7 p.m. today at The Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale. Schools from the 21st Senate District participating are La Canada High Chamber Singers, Burbank's Jordan Middle School Madrigals, Hoover High Jazz Ensemble, Glendale High Bell Choir, Temple City High Brighter Side Singers, San Marino High Dance Team, Verdugo Hills High choir, Wilson Middle School String Orchestra and South Pasadena's Monterey Hills Elementary School.
January 12, 2000
GLENDALE -- The Peking Acrobats, 28 entertainers from China, tumble into The Alex Theatre in Glendale at 7 p.m. Sunday. As part of a 50-city tour in the U.S. and Canada, these jugglers, cyclists, tumblers, contortionists and musicians bring their 2,000-year-old tradition of acrobatics to North America. Acrobatics originated from people's daily life, drawing from their experiences in work, war and sacrificial rites. Records of acrobatic acts can be found as early as the Ch'in Dynasty (225 to 207 B.C.)
March 29, 2000
Joyce Rudolph 'Great Masters' final concert for Glendale Symphony season GLENDALE -- Following the acclaimed performance accompanying Luciano Pvarotti's Los Angeles appearance and the Three Tenors concert April 22 in Las Vegas, the Glendale Symphony Orchestra will present "The Great Masters -- Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms" on May 13. The final concert of the season begins at 8 p.m. at The Alex Theatre, 216 N....
August 21, 2002
The Burbank Show Camp will perform a variety show titled "It's About Time" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at The Alex Theatre in Glendale. Sponsored each summer by the Burbank First United Methodist Church, the camp provides educational programs in arts and sciences as part of the outreach ministry to youngsters 3 to 17 in the local church and surrounding communities. During its seven weeks, the camp offers classes in dance, music, acting, tumbling, cooking, computers and musical theater.
January 26, 2002
Joyce Rudolph GLENDALE -- The Smuin Ballets/SF will perform its "Dancin' With Gershwin" at 8 p.m. Wednesday at The Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. It's the first-ever, full-length ballet to be set to Gershwin standards, said Artistic Director Michael Smuin. The show was given its world premiere in May 2001 for a sold-out three-week engagement in San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center of the Arts Theatre. The Gershwin-inspired two-part ballet's musical highlights are Al Jolson's "Swanee," Fred Astaire's "Fascinating Rhythm," Peter Gabriel's "Summertime" and Marilyn Monroe's "Do It Again."
August 16, 2008
The Burbank Masonic Lodge presents the second annual charity Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the lodge, 406 Irving Drive, Burbank. There will be live music, barbecued food and automobiles including hot rods, customs, motorcycles and race cars. For more information, call (818) 232-2362. ? Burbank?s Media City Ballet, Natasha Middleton, artistic director, will present ?An Evening of Khachaturian: The Composer and His Ballets? featuring ?Gayaneh,? ?Spartacus? and ?
November 17, 2004
A sold-out crowd of families came out to the Pickwick Gardens on Sunday afternoon for tea and ballet. "Clara's Holiday Tea Party" was presented by the Media City Ballet to give an appreciation to children and their parents about "The Nutcracker," and ballet in general. Roberta Anders, of Westlake Village, said she came to the tea with her children Natalie, 5, and James, 2, to get into the holiday spirit. "The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition," Anders said.