| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:39 PM
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy will morph from a school campus to a wonderland of nighttime revelry, theater, art and music as the annual La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival kicks off its second season there starting June 24.
| Nov 27, 2010
Glendale is not exactly known as a jazz mecca. We do have Jax Bar & Grill and the occasional special event at local theaters. But now, if it's in the cards, we have one more option — Thursday nights at Notte Luna Italian and Mediterranean...
| Nov 27, 2010
Jewel City Knitters Guild of Glendale was founded on Valentine's Day 2003 as a chapter of the Knitting Guild Assn. The local organization's mission is education, philanthropy and creativity. It has more than 25 active members who knit and crochet items...
| Dec 22, 2010
Familiar Christmas songs and tunes about unrequited love were on the program in a holiday performance offered by the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra earlier this month at the Alex Theatre.
The sponsors of the concert, the New West Symphony and Glendale...
| Dec 31, 2010
Equipment checks, miles-long marches, 5 a.m. roll calls — training has begun for New Year's Day activities in Pasadena, and it's not just the football teams that are being put through the paces.
Five Glendale Unified student musicians this year...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A new instrument, in and of itself, does not make a successful musician, but it can inspire some extra practicing and inject pride into a performance.
So it is at the Glendale High School music department, which received about $20,000 in new...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:44 PM
How does a young musician prepare for the audience of a lifetime? Start with a cutthroat audition process, add instrument checks, 5 a.m. call times and 5-mile practice marches, and then follow the piccolos down Colorado Boulevard.
That is the routine for...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:07 PM
When the history of new music and avant-garde jazz is written, two institutions will figure prominently: Cal Arts and the Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock. The former figures into the monthly offering of the Center’s Open Gate Theatre series in a...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:28 PM
The Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra was just a vodka-inspired whim a little over two years ago.
Sunday, the orchestra celebrates its second birthday with a performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” narrated by offbeat...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade was a feast for the eyes. Thanks to all the talented young musicians in the marching bands in their handsome uniforms stepping in precision to their spirited music.
Young skateboarders were fun and enthusiastic. What...