August 3, 2011
Brand Library Art Gallery presents the exhibit, “West Coast Mud Slingers,” 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. The sculpture exhibit is on display through Sept. 9. Call (818) 548-2051. Flappers Comedy Club presents its “Funniest Females Contest” at 7:30 p.m., 102 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. Tickets cost $10 and up. There is a two-drink minimum. Call (818) 845-9721.
June 5, 2010
H undreds of airport workers, elected officials and business leaders gathered at Bob Hope Airport on Wednesday to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Bob Hope's son, Kelly, commemorated the installation of a banner bearing his father's likeness. Located on the terminal tower, the banner announced the anniversary's theme and features the relief sculpture of Hope installed recently in the terminal lobby. The airport, which was named after the comedian seven years ago, opened Memorial Day weekend in 1930.
January 22, 2000
Irma Lemus BURBANK -- Applications to attend the California State Summer School for the Arts are available for eighth- through 12th-grade students. The program was created by the California Legislature in 1987. The cost is about $1,375 for tuition, room and board. Full and partial scholarships are available. Course work in the fields of music, dance, film, video, theater, animation, digital art, printmaking, photography, sculpture and ceramics is offered.
September 24, 2008
University to honor OC philanthropist Woodbury University will host a reception in honor of Orange County philanthropist and businessman Henry Segerstrom on Sunday. Segerstrom will receive the annual Julius Shulman Award. The award honors those who understand the essentials of objective and qualitative communication. Segerstrom is the founding chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center. He has contributed to his community through gifts of land and funds, as well as commissions of architecture and environmental sculpture.
December 30, 2006
The Alexander/Rave Gallery, managed by co-presidents, Cheryl Rave, of Burbank, and McKenzie Alexander , has opened on the second floor at 12202 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. The fine art gallery specializes in the exhibition and sale of contemporary fine art by established and emerging artists including oils, paintings, glass sculpture and mixed media. The owners plan to have monthly jazz nights, industry networking evenings and Sunday salons for serious discussions of art and trends.
April 21, 2001
Gary Moskowitz MAGNOLIA PARK -- The Fine Arts Federation of Burbank will host the 31st Annual Summerfest 2001 Fine Arts and Crafts Show next week, and the public is invited to attend. Original works from artists and craftsmen will be on display and available for purchase from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29. Works will include paintings, photographs, ceramics, stained glass, woodcraft, jewelry, country crafts, clothing, soft sculpture and holiday decorations.
July 29, 2011
The definition of art has become so elastic since the early 20th century as to allow for alternatives within the traditional genres of painting, literature and sculpture, expressions which reflect contemporary environment and culture. The current exhibition in the Glendale Community College Art Gallery stretches classical techniques - drawing, intaglio printmaking, lost wax cast jewelry, encaustic painting, installation sculpture and artist books - to represent these 21st-century sensibilities.
April 29, 2011
The third bronze sculpture along Chandler Bikeway was unveiled Friday in Burbank, representing what city officials said was a piece of local history on the heels of the city’s centennial. “Trackwalker” depicts a lone figure walking along a section of the track dressed in a rail uniform, holding his lantern and tools. In the early days of the rails, it was his duty to examine the condition of the railroad tracks and pound in loose spikes. Chris Daste, director of Park, Recreation and Community Services, welcomed more than 20 people gathered at the site of Mariposa Street and Chandler Boulevard.
February 15, 2006
Large abstract works of art will enhance the landscape and brighten the drive of passing commuters.Commuters lining up at the traffic lights next to the Department of Water and Power Headquarters will be faced with drab stone walls no longer. The city on Tuesday unveiled two new works of public art at Olive Avenue and Lake Street and Magnolia Avenue and Lake Street. "This is more of a drive-by piece," said sculptor Dale Lamphere of his 17-foot-tall, 3,800-pound stainless-steel sculpture mounted on the corner of Lake Street and Olive Avenue.
January 13, 2010
Dr. David Burbank, a dentist and sheep rancher whose name lives on in the city for which he was named, was recognized Tuesday at Five Points with a statue in his likeness, capping months of anticipation and transforming the busy corner into a grassy lookout. City executives Tuesday dedicated the 12-foot-tall statue along with a time capsule and plaques recognizing Burbank’s sister cities in an upbeat ceremony at 1075 West Burbank Blvd. Children looked on from the shoulders of their parents at the 50-foot-tall pole bearing a flapping American flag as the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines presented the colors.