July 8, 2000
Paul Andersen, Weekend HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Glance over Poncho Sanchez's schedule for the next few months, it's guaranteed you will feel winded, if not full-fledged tired. He's long been called the hardest-working man in Latin jazz, and the proof is on his Website. Sanchez, who appears Sunday at the Starlight Bowl for what has become an annual visit, will criss-cross the nation and Japan in August as the summer jazz festival season heats up. So when he recently had a Saturday night cancellation, he did what anyone in his position would do -- he gladly gave his band the night off. "I can't remember the last time that I was actually home on a Saturday night," he says with a laugh.
August 15, 2009
Angel Lopez’s solo exhibition, “Different Media Y Un Solo Corazón (and One Solitary Heart),” at the Creative Arts Center Gallery in Burbank captures the vision of an artist rooted in his Latino heritage expressing himself fluidly in global media. With a generous collection pleasing in its versatility — the exhibition encompasses works in 10 different media — Lopez pays homage to notable artists of 20th-century Hispanic culture while conjuring a personal statement.
August 5, 2000
The beat goes on this summer at the Starlight Bowl. From providing top music groups touring the country to giving youngsters an education in the performing arts, employees of the city's Park and Recreation Department are working hard to ensure a season of enjoyment for all ages. Under the theme "Catch the Stars," the concerts began on the Fourth of July with the "All-American Celebration," featuring the big band sound of The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra and Bill's Lucky Stars.
December 2, 2006
DOWNTOWN BURBANK — It was almost a half an hour before the Mayor's Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday, but children were already lining up on the steps of City Hall, where Christmas lists were the business of the day. Anikka Alvarez, 5, knew exactly what she was going to ask Santa for. "I want roller skates," she said Her mother, Yolanda, quickly clarified that Anikka really wanted shoes with wheels on the soles, not actual roller...
July 26, 2000
TODAY Sign up now for vacation Bible School for Children at Burbank First Christian Church, 221 S. Sixth St. The program runs Monday through Aug. 4. Call 845-7459 for information. The Burbank Chapter of Leads Club, an international organization for business referrals, meets from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. Wednesdays at the Courtside Restaurant at the Toluca Lake Sports Center, 6711 Forest Lawn Drive. For information, call John at 623-0337. The Auld Lange Syne Bridge Club meets to play bridge, Shanghai and Mah Jongg from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For information, call Allan at 846-3814.