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October 15, 2003
Internation- ally renowned recording artist Steve Hall will appear in concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Burbank First United Methodist Church. "A Grand Concert with Steve Hall" will feature "Claire de Lune/Jesus Loves Me," "I Believe/The Impossible Dream," "The Lord's Prayer," a "West Side Story" medley and more. Hall has been playing the piano since he was 5, having been classically trained until he was 15. He enjoyed a successful management career in banking, and became known as The Banker with a Beat.
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June 29, 2002
Glendale Centre Theatre will be the backdrop for the special benefit concert starring Broadway star John Raitt at 5 p.m. Sunday. The concert will raise funds for Jason Black, a young opera star recovering from a tragic accident. At 25, Black was an accomp- ished opera singer until a tragic accident left his vocal cords paralyzed. He has starred in numerous operas from "Rigoletto" to "Carmen" on stages from Germany to Los Angeles. The concert will help raise funds to cover the necessary medical procedures to help restore his operatic voice.
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By Joyce Rudolph | July 26, 2006
International singer/songwriter Morris Albert has that special touch for bringing couples together, especially when they hear his 1974 multi-platinum hit "Feelings," known the world over for its sentimental lyrics and moving melody. Several years ago, he met a couple who had been separated for two years and were planning to meet the next day with their lawyers to divorce. They decided to spend their last night together seeing Albert's concert, to remember the song that was popular when they started dating, he said.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | July 28, 2012
It started with headaches and exhaustion. Then, in October, straight-A student Emily Barnett began falling asleep during class at Burroughs High School, and on a couple of occasions, she didn't make it to campus at all. By Thanksgiving, her mother, Lisa Barnett, was worried enough to push for a CAT scan, which revealed a cancerous brain tumor. “It was all up and down her spine,” Lisa Barnett said. The discovery set in motion an agonizing treatment regimen that began on Dec. 8 with brain surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
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February 11, 2009
Bands perform in benefit concert The Music For All Scholarship Fund and Bob?s Rock School are coordinating the Hearts & Hope concert to benefit the Music For All Scholarship Fund from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Jefferson Elementary School Auditorium, 1900 N. Sixth St., Burbank. The concert will feature Indetention, Back Talk, the Knuckleheads, PG-13, Pandemonium and other bands. Suggested donations range from $5 to $10. All donations are tax deductible through a partnership with the Burbank Educational Foundation.
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April 16, 2005
Send DATEBOOK items to The Leader, 111 W. Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, CA, 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY The Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra will present its free Classical Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Hall of Liberty in Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. Maestro Steven Kerstein conducts the orchestra. Featured performers are Jennifer Taira, clarinet soloist, and Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano.
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By ISABEL ADAMS | July 19, 2008
We start the column this month with the best of all news. If you all remember, I took over this column in February because Annie Hova- nessian was expecting an addition to her family. Well I am so very pleased to tell you all that her ?addition? has arrived! His name is Aram Missak Hovanessian , and he came into this world at Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 5, 2008, at 8:31 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. He is the cutest thing you ever saw. Congratulations to his proud parents, Annie and Vahe Hovanessian , who are elated with his arrival and enjoying every minute of it. ?
NEWS
January 5, 2000
Debbie Friedman stars in benefit concert The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance presents "Celebrate!" a concert with singer/songwriter Debbie Friedman at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Alex Theatre in Glendale. Friedman has played to sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall and has recorded more than 15 albums. Much of her music comes from traditional Jewish text, combining Hebrew prayers with American folk music, influenced by Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Judy Collins and Melissa Manchester.
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By Chris Wiebe | April 26, 2008
The green, open fields at Luther Burbank Middle School were transformed into a lush outdoor music venue Friday evening during the ?Rockin? for the Arts? benefit concert. The event was a collaborative effort between Luther and the Burbank Music Academy, a private music school, to raise money for the needs of arts programs at Luther, said Mary Cutone, event coordinator and Luther parent. The acts comprised more than 40 students from the Luther community, from beginning musicians to more advanced players, she said.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | July 28, 2012
It started with headaches and exhaustion. Then, in October, straight-A student Emily Barnett began falling asleep during class at Burroughs High School, and on a couple of occasions, she didn't make it to campus at all. By Thanksgiving, her mother, Lisa Barnett, was worried enough to push for a CAT scan, which revealed a cancerous brain tumor. “It was all up and down her spine,” Lisa Barnett said. The discovery set in motion an agonizing treatment regimen that began on Dec. 8 with brain surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
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NEWS
February 11, 2009
Bands perform in benefit concert The Music For All Scholarship Fund and Bob?s Rock School are coordinating the Hearts & Hope concert to benefit the Music For All Scholarship Fund from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Jefferson Elementary School Auditorium, 1900 N. Sixth St., Burbank. The concert will feature Indetention, Back Talk, the Knuckleheads, PG-13, Pandemonium and other bands. Suggested donations range from $5 to $10. All donations are tax deductible through a partnership with the Burbank Educational Foundation.
NEWS
By ISABEL ADAMS | July 19, 2008
We start the column this month with the best of all news. If you all remember, I took over this column in February because Annie Hova- nessian was expecting an addition to her family. Well I am so very pleased to tell you all that her ?addition? has arrived! His name is Aram Missak Hovanessian , and he came into this world at Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 5, 2008, at 8:31 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. He is the cutest thing you ever saw. Congratulations to his proud parents, Annie and Vahe Hovanessian , who are elated with his arrival and enjoying every minute of it. ?
NEWS
By Chris Wiebe | April 26, 2008
The green, open fields at Luther Burbank Middle School were transformed into a lush outdoor music venue Friday evening during the ?Rockin? for the Arts? benefit concert. The event was a collaborative effort between Luther and the Burbank Music Academy, a private music school, to raise money for the needs of arts programs at Luther, said Mary Cutone, event coordinator and Luther parent. The acts comprised more than 40 students from the Luther community, from beginning musicians to more advanced players, she said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | July 26, 2006
International singer/songwriter Morris Albert has that special touch for bringing couples together, especially when they hear his 1974 multi-platinum hit "Feelings," known the world over for its sentimental lyrics and moving melody. Several years ago, he met a couple who had been separated for two years and were planning to meet the next day with their lawyers to divorce. They decided to spend their last night together seeing Albert's concert, to remember the song that was popular when they started dating, he said.
NEWS
April 16, 2005
Send DATEBOOK items to The Leader, 111 W. Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, CA, 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY The Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra will present its free Classical Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Hall of Liberty in Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. Maestro Steven Kerstein conducts the orchestra. Featured performers are Jennifer Taira, clarinet soloist, and Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano.
NEWS
October 15, 2003
Internation- ally renowned recording artist Steve Hall will appear in concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Burbank First United Methodist Church. "A Grand Concert with Steve Hall" will feature "Claire de Lune/Jesus Loves Me," "I Believe/The Impossible Dream," "The Lord's Prayer," a "West Side Story" medley and more. Hall has been playing the piano since he was 5, having been classically trained until he was 15. He enjoyed a successful management career in banking, and became known as The Banker with a Beat.
NEWS
June 29, 2002
Glendale Centre Theatre will be the backdrop for the special benefit concert starring Broadway star John Raitt at 5 p.m. Sunday. The concert will raise funds for Jason Black, a young opera star recovering from a tragic accident. At 25, Black was an accomp- ished opera singer until a tragic accident left his vocal cords paralyzed. He has starred in numerous operas from "Rigoletto" to "Carmen" on stages from Germany to Los Angeles. The concert will help raise funds to cover the necessary medical procedures to help restore his operatic voice.
NEWS
January 5, 2000
Debbie Friedman stars in benefit concert The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance presents "Celebrate!" a concert with singer/songwriter Debbie Friedman at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Alex Theatre in Glendale. Friedman has played to sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall and has recorded more than 15 albums. Much of her music comes from traditional Jewish text, combining Hebrew prayers with American folk music, influenced by Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Judy Collins and Melissa Manchester.
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