August 5, 2009
?Charlatan? at the Sidewalk Studio Theatre in Burbank is a perfect example of simple theater at its captivating best. It is the story of a compelling figure in Europe?s cultural history. Sergei Diaghilev, patron of the arts and founder of the Ballets Russes, the Russian Ballet company that took Paris by storm in 1909, was a passionate and emotionally driven man, fascinated by fame and beauty, sex and youth. Director, writer and veteran actor Tony Tanner brings Diaghilev to life with brilliant artistry.
August 22, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Burbank Leader, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? ONSTAGE ?Charlatan? continues at 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sidewalk Studio Theatre, 4150 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake. ?Charlatan? is a memoir of Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes arriving to Paris in 1909 and starting a revolution of the arts. Tickets are $20. For more information, call (818)
July 29, 2009
TODAY The Joslyn Adult Center is hosting Square Dance Classes for beginners at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in July. The center is at 1301 W. Olive Ave. Burbank. Dress is casual. The fee is $6 ($5 with Burbank Senior Activity Card); first session is free. For more information, call (818) 238-5353. ? DanceChatter.com presents salsa classes with professional dancer Trish Connery from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Burbank Moose Lodge, 1901 W Burbank Blvd., Burbank. From 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. is the beginning salsa class, followed by a Beyond Basics salsa from 9:15 to 10 p.m. and then a free 30-minute practice session from 10 to 10:30 p.m. The classes will run every Wednesday through Dec. 16. The class is $10 and $48 for a six-week series.