| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Last December, Glendale's Alex Theatre hosted its first holiday concert with the resident Glendale Pops Orchestra. Less than a year old, the band is still in the process of finding its place in the tight-knit community and reaching out to the larger...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:44 AM
On paper, singer-songwriter Lisa Finnie seems like one more soft-strumming aspirant in that voluminous coven of often less-than-engaging soul-bearing sisters, but in performance, the Pasadena native gently conjures a mixture of lush atmospherics and...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Glendale isn't normally considered the center of modern electronic music, but for one of the genre's legendary acts, the Crystal Method, the area has been home for nearly two decades.
When Scott Kirkland and Ken Jordan, two Vegas-based DJs, moved to...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Who says classical music has to be a formal affair? Not PROJECT Trio, a classical chamber ensemble fueled by the sounds of rock 'n' roll, hip-hop and jazz, from Guns ‘N Roses to Duke Ellington.
With some 66 million hits on YouTube, appearances on...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:20 PM
It is pitch black. Slowly a dark reddish glow lights the stage. A slim woman dressed in tight black shorts and a loose tank top walks out and, chest forward, dives to the floor, landing on her hands. She lies on her side, knees bent, and slowly rolls onto...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 12:40 PM
In a rehearsal space at Pasadena Presbyterian Church on a recent February evening, the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus warmed up with physical stretches and vocal exercises, then began singing, voices soaring and ethereal in the high-ceilinged hall....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brad Keimach, will perform at 7 p.m. on March 11 at the Alex Theatre.
Fifteen-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student Sarah Worden performs a violin solo.
The program includes Beethoven:...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 3:13 PM
To anyone who missed the Glendale Pops Orchestra's free Bossa Nova concert this past Thursday night at the Americana at Brand, I can only say one thing: Your loss! OK, maybe one more thing: Are you crazy?!
The Glendale Pops, led by its talented and...
| Oct 23, 2011
The students arrived one by one to Glendale’s First United Methodist Church Thursday, where conductor Matt Catingub greeted them from a piano bench in the fellowship hall. It was the last round of auditions for the Glendale Pops Orchestra’s...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Mandolinist-guitarist-vocalist Roland White’s performance Tuesday night at Viva Cantina not only marks a homecoming for the onetime Burbank resident, but also a rare local opportunity to see a performer whose experience in traditional and...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:04 PM
For more than 20 years, a familiar sight at new music and experimental performances all over Southern California was a squat older woman who moved laboriously on a cane or a walker.
She would have been loath to claim it, but the late Dottie Grossman...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Generations of actors keep coming back to Glendale's Stepping Stone Players. One of them is veteran actor and director Allan Hunt, who first performed with the group in the role of Harold Hill in “The Music Man” in 2005, directed “...