| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:21 PM
“Hoboken to Hollywood: A Journey Through the Great American Songbook,” has been playing to sold-out crowds and critical acclaim for several months at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. That trip from Hoboken to Hollywood required...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:01 PM
An outstanding performance by 17-year-old violin soloist Ani Bukujian was the highlight of the Glendale Youth Orchestra’s concert on March 13 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
Fronting an orchestra of 31 musicians ranging from 11 to 18 years of age,...
| Jul 14, 2010
As Chubby Checker sees it, his version of "The Twist" and the dance of the same name changed music history back in 1960.
The song was originally sung by Hank Ballard, and then someone passed it along to Checker, who put his spin on it.
| Jul 14, 2010
More than 100 former Hoover High School musicians dating back to 1992 gathered onstage inside the school's auditorium on June 12 to perform the music program's familiar tune, "Que te Vas Hacer," in honor of their recently retired musical instructor...
| Jul 31, 2010
While many musicians have everything from stylists, producers, publicists and perhaps most importantly, record labels making sure they succeed in a cut-throat industry, Alicia Warrington and Marlene Hammerle of the All-Girls Boy Choir are doing it all...
| Aug 2, 2010
Glendale-based musician Michael Quest, whose fourth album, "The Good Spell," debuted in May, describes his work as blues rock, with a touch of country.
"Honestly, I thought the coolest thing I could do in life was play music," Quest said as he sat in...
| Jan 12, 2011
Actor Max McLean has been working like the devil for years.
More precisely, he has been portraying a senior demon, Screwtape, in the vast bureaucracy of the Devil, in the two-person show, "The Screwtape Letters," which will be presented at 4 and 8 p.m....
| Jan 17, 2011
The sound of computer monitors thumping into large cardboard bins was music to the ears of Hoover High School band members Saturday, as the school's music program held its first e-waste recycling event.
Students, instructor Martin Rhees and booster...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Win six Grammys and get nominated for a seventh. Add three Emmys to the pile. You’d think that would make you a household name.
The name is Kevin Charles Brandon (aka Brandino). Have you heard of him? Neither have most of the people with whom he...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:15 PM
For almost three hours, members of the Armenian community sat transfixed as they heard two of their countrymen, violinist Khachik Babayan and pianist Serouj Kradjian, perform a rich and colorful execution of classical compositions Sunday evening at the...
| Aug 21, 2010
Resident installed president of state Elks
Hugh Scanlon, a native and lifelong resident of Glendale, was installed as president of the California Hawaii Elks Assn. at the annual convention in San Diego in May.
A member of the Elks for 37 years, he has...
| Aug 25, 2010
Whatever happened to jazz? It was once popular enough to have an entire decade named after it. But the last few years have not been as kind. Sure, the music is as good as ever, and there are more than a few cultish admirers who make it a point to discover...