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By Rachel Kane | October 24, 2007
Volunteers from an Environmental Initiatives program at Warner Bros. Studios made a lasting contribution to the campus of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School on Tuesday morning. The seventh annual tree planting at the school included more than 60 volunteers from the studio who aided more than 600 students in planting 27 young trees on the grounds. There have been six other tree plantings at various schools in the district over the years, but this one held the record for most trees put in the ground, said Erin Baudo, spokeswoman for Warner Bros.
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By David Laurell | June 9, 2010
I t takes a good, healthy dose of will and dedication for one to slow the pace of our feverishly spinning world and take notice of what is really important. It also takes a good solid heap of introspective creativity to transform those things deemed significant into a tangible manifestation that can inspire others to also apply the brakes and realize just how much we render to the trivial and take the treasures for granted. Through subtle nuisances, vivid revelation and colorful clarity, that message is celebrated in the collaboration of three local artists who have joined forces to present "Three Artists — One World," the newly opened exhibit at the Burbank Creative Arts Center.
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By Joyce Rudolph | January 10, 2009
Artist Arpine Shakhbandaryan pays homage to her homeland of Armenia in a new exhibition opening today at the Brand Library Art Galleries in Glendale. One of the Glendale resident’s 11 pieces in the show is a map-based image of Eurasia, and she’s painted the pattern of the progression of the Armenian Genocide in 24-karat gold leaf. “I used gold leaf as the color choice because it is a color, after all, but a tangible material as well,” she said. “This exhibition is about the natural world.
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By Ani Amirkhanian | January 3, 2007
Avery Valentino walked up a hiking trail near the Stough Canyon Nature Center Tuesday and collected rocks and leaves and put them in a container. The 3-year-old was one of about 30 children aged 3 to 5 who took part in the nature camp with volunteers from the Stough Canyon Nature Center. The children wore sun visors and name tags as they hiked, stopping to learn about their surroundings with a little help from the nature camp's leader, Dana Bleitz. "Listen like lizards," Bleitz told the children.
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By Ani Amirkhanian | January 30, 2008
Whenever Karin Swildens looks at a door, she sees different levels of passages — for life. With that thought in mind, she sculpts clay into works of art that are meant to express a message of hope and optimism. “Doors can open passages,” Swildens said. “The whole thing for me is a metaphor for my searching of a spiritual idea.” The Los Angeles-based artist has a series of about 35 clay pieces titled “Doors” that will be on display starting Friday at the Creative Arts Center Gallery.
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April 26, 2003
Molly Shore One of the school district's best-kept secrets just might be the quarter-acre environmental garden at Washington Elementary School. But come May 3, its secret will be revealed. On that day, community members are invited to the garden's 10th anniversary party, planned by Washington's fifth-graders and students in John Burroughs High School's Interact Club. Several dedications are planned during the party, garden coordinator Dick Moskun said.
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September 29, 2004
Colony up for six Ovation Awards BURBANK -- The Colony Theatre Company in Burbank received six Ovation Award nominations, two for "Around the World in 80 Days," Jeff Marlow and Larry Cedar, for Featured Actor in a Play. The other nominations came for Featured Actor in a Musical, "Gunmetal Blues," Jeffrey Rockwell; Set Design (larger theaters), "The Ladies of the Camellias;" Lighting Design (larger theaters), "Clutter," Jeremy Pivnick; Costume Design (larger theaters)
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By DAVID LAURELL | October 2, 2009
A decade has passed since local artist Susan “Suki” Kass Susan “Suki” Kass founded Inseparable Wings, a group of women artisans from the greater Los Angeles area who have collaborated on numerous projects and exhibitions such as “Voices,” a recent visual exploration of the loving and often complicated relationship between mothers and daughters. As a follow-up, the consortium has again collaborated for “Juxtaposed — Unexpected Combinations” at the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery.
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By Lisa Dupuy | June 7, 2006
"Over the Hedge," the new animated feature from the folks at DreamWorks, is quite funny and, for the most part, stands out in the cartoon animal movie crowd. It features talented comedians for voice-over actors and a clever story that teaches a little lesson about dunder-headed thinking by over-indulgent humans. Consequently, it could easily be viewed as anti-human by some. The film centers on an adorably supportive "family" of woodland creatures ? two possums, five porcupines, one squirrel (with the energy of 20)
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By David Laurell | June 9, 2010
I t takes a good, healthy dose of will and dedication for one to slow the pace of our feverishly spinning world and take notice of what is really important. It also takes a good solid heap of introspective creativity to transform those things deemed significant into a tangible manifestation that can inspire others to also apply the brakes and realize just how much we render to the trivial and take the treasures for granted. Through subtle nuisances, vivid revelation and colorful clarity, that message is celebrated in the collaboration of three local artists who have joined forces to present "Three Artists — One World," the newly opened exhibit at the Burbank Creative Arts Center.
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By Joyce Rudolph | January 10, 2009
Artist Arpine Shakhbandaryan pays homage to her homeland of Armenia in a new exhibition opening today at the Brand Library Art Galleries in Glendale. One of the Glendale resident’s 11 pieces in the show is a map-based image of Eurasia, and she’s painted the pattern of the progression of the Armenian Genocide in 24-karat gold leaf. “I used gold leaf as the color choice because it is a color, after all, but a tangible material as well,” she said. “This exhibition is about the natural world.
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By Rachel Kane | October 24, 2007
Volunteers from an Environmental Initiatives program at Warner Bros. Studios made a lasting contribution to the campus of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School on Tuesday morning. The seventh annual tree planting at the school included more than 60 volunteers from the studio who aided more than 600 students in planting 27 young trees on the grounds. There have been six other tree plantings at various schools in the district over the years, but this one held the record for most trees put in the ground, said Erin Baudo, spokeswoman for Warner Bros.
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By Ani Amirkhanian | January 3, 2007
Avery Valentino walked up a hiking trail near the Stough Canyon Nature Center Tuesday and collected rocks and leaves and put them in a container. The 3-year-old was one of about 30 children aged 3 to 5 who took part in the nature camp with volunteers from the Stough Canyon Nature Center. The children wore sun visors and name tags as they hiked, stopping to learn about their surroundings with a little help from the nature camp's leader, Dana Bleitz. "Listen like lizards," Bleitz told the children.
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