February 4, 2006
Glendale-based DreamWorks dominates annual animation awards with 25 nods.GLENDALE -- Blockbuster movies and high-tech TV cartoons helped Glendale and Burbank studios dominate the nominations for the 33rd Annual Annie Awards. The Annie Award ceremony, which will honor 2005's finest animation work in films, television and gaming, will feature a high-profile group of presenters such as William Shatner, Jason Alexander, Craig T. Nelson and "Incredibles" director Brad Bird on Saturday at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
April 29, 2009
From the steed wranglers, Stetson-adorned ranchers and cowpokes of the western frontier, to explorers of the final frontier of deep space, actor William Shatner William Shatner welcomed an eclectic array of guests to Burbank on Saturday as he staged his annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Best known for his role as television’s Captain Kirk, the commanding officer of the USS Enterprise in “Star Trek,” Shatner established this event 19 years ago to raise funds to benefit special-needs children.
February 27, 2013
Cavalia's latest traveling equestrian show, Odysseo, is galloping through Burbank again, bringing nearly 70 horses and 45 acrobats in front of audiences starting Wednesday. “It's the most magical and enthralling show,” said William Shatner, of “Star Trek” fame, during a media preview of the event Tuesday. PHOTOS: Cavalia returns to Burbank with 'Odysseo' Under a 10-story tent larger than a football field, the $30-million production will take viewers through “some of the world's most beautiful locations,” including the African savanna and desert and the American Southwest, a spokesman said.
April 28, 2004
Wreck damages eight cars on city street BURBANK -- An SUV speeding south on Golden State (5) Freeway crashed into a guardrail, sending chunks of concrete onto cars below on Hollywood Way at the Burbank-Sun Valley border. The 2002 Chevy Blazer, driving at "unsafe speeds" by a 22-year-old Glendale woman, lost control after dodging a big rig and veered into the wall about 5:30 p.m. Monday, CHP Officer Vince Bell said. Nearly 60 feet of concrete fell and wrecked eight cars, Bell said, adding that one piece flew 120 feet from the freeway.
April 30, 2013
“Harry and Mary Jane Strickland have been a great gift to Burbank,” said Emily Gabel-Luddy, the woman who, barring any unforeseen surprise, will by this afternoon have joined the ranks of 58 other men and women who over the past century have served as the city's mayor. “They have made sure our proud history is a part of our present and, more importantly, our future,” she added. An assemblage of more than 130 people joined Gabel-Ludy in showing their appreciation for the Stricklands' work in establishing the Burbank Historical Society at the Gordon R. Howard Museum this past Saturday evening.
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)
April 25, 2009
WOMEN HONORED FOR HEART AND EXCELLENCE Officials with the Glendale YWCA are planning the 12th annual Legacy Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 5 at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road, Burbank. Those being honored as the 2009 Heart & Excellence Award recipients are Ruth Charles, Janet Killian, Kathleen Powers, Sandy Schultz and Mercy Velazquez, who have contributed to the welfare of women, children and the community. Denise Hamilton is the guest speaker.
March 30, 2005
Although "Walk on Water" (in German, English and Hebrew with subtitles) has a lot of potential on the surface, it doesn't quite live up to what it could be. Helped by capable acting and a premise that could go in many directions, the result is not satisfying and leaves you thirsting for more. Eyal (Lior Ashkenazi) is an accomplished agent for Mossad, the Israeli Secret Service, who does his job well and is respected by his peers and boss, Menachem (Gidon Shemer)
September 15, 2012
Burbank-based Trekkers mostly missed out on a great afternoon event this past Sunday, as Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of “Star Trek” creator Gene, screened his documentary “Trek Nation” at the Burbank Film Festival to a sparsely populated Fletcher Auditorium in Woodbury University's Business School. Still, the crowd of approximately 20 clapped loudly enough to make Roddenberry - along his with special-guests, “Star Trek: Voyager” costars Tim Russ and Robert Picardo - feel welcome.
December 4, 1999
Joyce Rudolph Angelic is the best way to describe the voice of Dale Kristien. The Burbank soprano, best known for her portrayal of Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera," returns to The Alex Theatre Sunday for a benefit concert, A Holiday Cabaret. The concert raises funds for LA's BEST, a nationally respected after school education, enrichment and recreation program focusing on children with the greatest needs and fewest resources.