March 7, 2009
BURROUGHS HIGH — Burroughs High boys’ cross-country runners got their share of tough competition running in the stacked Pacific League last season. However, five Indians athletes got a chance recently to show their best against some international competition. Five athletes who attend Burroughs took part in the Senior Boys’ event at the Leinster Schools Cross-Country Championships in Ireland last month. The runners were competing unattached and were not representatives of the Indians program.
May 1, 2010
It strikes you only a few minutes into ?The Playboy of the Western World? how absolutely authentic the presentation feels. The set, the costumes, the characters, the language, all of them working in harmony to quickly transport the audience like a time machine to early 19th-century Ireland. After seeing a few shows at A Noise Within over the past year, I realize now that authenticity is their calling card. ?Noises Off? plunged you into the ultra-realistic backstage drama of British theater.
July 8, 2000
Erin Park BURBANK -- When more than 400 Southern California residents hit the streets of Dublin, Ireland in October to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation, Katherine Yepes vows to be among them. Yepes, 28, a Glendale resident who recently moved from Burbank, first heard of the Dublin Marathon as she was looking for a way to get in shape. When she found out she could do so while raising money for research and awareness for arthritis sufferers, she joined up with the Arthritis Foundation's Joints in Motion Training Team.
November 9, 2012
In Irish playwright Jimmy Murphy's "The Muesli Belt," at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, a struggling pub owner and his neighbors face encroaching gentrification and the real estate feeding frenzy that was part of the stratospheric (and doomed) 1990s economic boom referred to in Ireland as the "Celtic Tiger. " Murphy's bittersweet drama, a U.S. premiere, opens in 1999 Dublin where the demolition ball of progress is banging on the door of a decrepit community in the guise of a developer intent on tearing down old properties for a new “muesli belt”: trendy bistros, health food stores and new apartments, to accommodate an expected influx of well-heeled yuppies.
June 12, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene . Unites States unable to capture 2012 Curtis Cup Match championship : Despite enjoying early leads during the three-day event, former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert and Team USA fell to a Britain and Ireland team, 10½-9½, in the event at the Nairn Golf Club in Nairn, Scotland. Britain-Ireland captured five singles matches Sunday to pull out the victory. It is Britain-Ireland's first title since 1996 and seventh in match history.
April 24, 2002
Joyce Rudolph Soprano featured with Philharmonic BURBANK -- Soprano Jessica Tivens will be featured with the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra in its "Symphonic Classics" free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hall of Liberty in Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills. Music Director Steven Kerstein will conduct the symphony in a program of Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3 in C major Op. 72b and Schumann's Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major Op. 97 "Rhenish."
April 21, 2004
Enchanting production Kaitlyn V. Ireland, 11, of La Crescenta is a fifth-grader at Valley View Elementary School. "The Magic Flute," an enchanting production brought to life by director Dimitri Toscas, who wrote the script, lyrics and musical adaptation of Mozart's comic opera, brings fantasy to your afternoon. Burbank's Falcon Theatre is turned into a magical land as Tamino, played by Paul Dean, sets out to find the Sun, locked away by the Queen of the Night, played by Roberta Wall.
February 8, 2006
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press and 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 "Cash On Delivery" continues until Saturday at Glendale Centre Theatre. Tickets range from $16 to $19. For reservations, call (818) 244-8481. The theater is at 324 N. Orange St., Glendale. THURSDAY Painter Martin Mondrus and ceramist Paul Lam are exhibiting until Feb. 23 at the city of Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery, 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank.
March 1, 2003
Molly Shore On the first Sunday of every month, the Irish, as well as Irish music lovers comhaltas ceoltoiri Eireann -- dance the music of Ireland -- at the Burbank Moose Lodge. Patty Ellis and her husband Christopher join the party most months. "A lot of time we just sit and listen to the music," Ellis said. "It's so friendly. The music goes on in the background while we visit and talk about trips to Ireland others have taken." During the afternoon, tea and Irish soda bread is served.
December 14, 2002
MARIE THERESE GEARY Marie Therese Geary, 72, died Dec. 10, 2002, in Burbank. Born July 24, 1930, in Cork, Ireland, she was a 48-year Burbank resident who worked as a cosmetic buyer for J.W. Robinson. Mrs. Geary is survived by her husband, David Geary; daugh- ters, Mary Lara and Ellen Wor- land; sons, David, George and Finnbarr; and 12 grandchil- dren. A memorial mass is at 10 a.m. today at St. Finbar Catholic Church, 2010 W. Olive Ave. The Valley Funeral Home is in charge of direction.