November 10, 2007
Zina Bethune is mixing live actors and dancers with video sequences and featuring disabled performers in her multimedia telling of Ray Bradbury’s short story “Frost and Fire.” This combination of media was not popular in her early days as a dancer and actress, said the artistic director, whose background includes dancing with the New York City Ballet, and acting on television in the CBS prime-time series “Nurses” and in Martin Scorsese’s film “Who’s That Knocking at My Door?
July 15, 2009
Historical items sought for group Mike O?Donoghue, a member of the long-running Burbank Chorale music group, is looking for former chorale members to interview for a multimedia presentation that will be shown as part of the Dec. 19 concert and 100th anniversary celebration. O?Donoghue said he was especially interested in making contact with the family of the group?s original conductor. He would also be interested in interviewing former chorale members, as well as using audio recordings of past shows and chorale-related memorabilia that can be part of the multimedia presentation.
November 18, 2009
CTN-X expo lands in late November Creative Talent Network, a virtual community of animation artists from some of the highest-grossing films will converge in Burbank for an animation expo Friday through Sunday. More than 50 presenters who have contributed to some of the highest-grossing films in the history of animation will discuss creative tips and trade secrets from design, VFX, directing and more. For more information, visit www.ctnanimationexpo.com. ?
August 9, 2006
Guests sipped beverages and nibbled on hors d'oeuvres while observing Margaret Malandruccolo's photographs and music videos during the opening reception Saturday night at Wax Poetic Gallery. "The Many Faces of Women" is the first multimedia exhibit for the gallery, owner Kerry Nicole said. Malandruccolo is a photographer, director and cinematographer. The photographs are a mix of fantasy fashion and beauty, Nicole said. The music videos are played on a new multimedia system purchased especially for this exhibit, Nicole said.
January 11, 2006
Matt Johnston recently founded Workway, a Burbank-based staffing firm specializing in serving the financial industry, to provide temporary, temp-to-hire and direct-hire employees. The company identifies highly qualified potential employees through an extensive screening process of interviewing, skills testing and reference checking. Within the financial industry, Workway fills staffing positions that include loan processors, bank tellers, escrow officers and accountants. Workway employs 45 full-time staff and has 150 customers in Burbank and several other cities and including Irvine, Oak Park, Ill.; Phoenix; Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Las Vegas.
May 19, 2007
BURBANK ? After two years of participating in the Los Angeles County Music Center's arts education program, one of three Burbank schools is dropping out. Increased costs and a change in priorities have sent Ralph Emerson Elementary School teachers away from the Music Center's summer workshop program and into a multimedia workshop provided by the Los Angeles County Office of Education. "Money is part of it," Emerson Principal Linda Acuff said of the decision not to participate in this year's weeklong summer workshop for teachers through the Music Center.
April 12, 2003
Graphic designer April Greiman will discuss her work at a free lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Woodbury University. Greiman's work encompasses environmental, motion and inter- active design. She has received the medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Chrysler Award for Innovation. The lecture begins Woodbury's annual exhibition of outstanding student graphic-arts work, including drawings, illustrations, graphics, package designs, digital images, advertisements and multi-media presentations.
September 13, 2000
Joyce Rudolph BURBANK "Everyman 2000," the classic morality play of 1495 reset in Los Angeles 2000, opens Friday at the Third Stage theater in Burbank. In this multimedia presentation, a man confronted with his own mortality strives to avoid the fires of Hell in the inpending afterlife in this dark comedy that is also about hope as well as moral conduct. The cast includes Nicholas Aguaya, Sarah Kate Anderson, Stephanie Dees, Jezlin Royer Harris, James Henriksen, Jim Hiser and Philip Wofford.
March 25, 2014
James and Wendy Etter have announced the engagement of their daughter, Darlene Ann Etter, to Timothy Joseph Gardner, son of Gregory and Kelly Gardner of Palmdale. The wedding is planned for April and the couple will honeymoon on Catalina Island. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Burroughs High School and Los Angeles Valley College, majoring in child development. She is working as an entertainment payroll scanner for TEAM. Her fiancé graduated from Paraclete High School in Lancaster and Antelope Valley College, majoring in business administration.