| Feb 15, 2012
| 3:53 PM
On a brisk January evening two years ago, I made my way to a local dance studio for a story I was working on.
The silence of the street the studio was on betrayed the energy inside, where dancers leaped across the hardwood floors with such ease during a...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 10:21 PM
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — The seniors on the Glendale High boys' basketball team promised before the season that they wouldn't graduate without giving Coach Steve Snodgress his first playoff win in his 16-year tenure.
They fulfilled their promise...
| 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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:24 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Paced by a convincing showing in the doubles bracket, the St. Francis High tennis team had little trouble notching a victory in the season opener over a familiar opponent in Flintridge Prep.
The Golden Knights dropped one...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:39 PM
LA CRESCENTA — For the Crescenta Valley and Glendale high boys' tennis teams, the Pacific League season started early this year.
And early might be an understatement as the Falcons and Nitros were pitted against each other in each squad's...
| 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....
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:11 PM
As the first North American to earn a Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt before subsequently opening up Gracie Barra studios in Burbank, Pasadena and other Southern California locales, Alberto Crane knows a bit about combat sports history.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:49 PM
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the dancers of Karavan Dance Studio are collaborating with the Los Angeles Ballet Theatre, Israel National Ballet, National Ballet of Armenia and Burbank’s Creations Dance Theatre in a show featuring nearly 100...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 11:40 AM
When the November slot opened up unexpectedly in the Pasadena Playhouse’s 2011-12 season, Artistic Director Sheldon Epps remembered a play on his “one of these days” list: Pearl Cleage’s “Blues for An Alabama Sky,”...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 9:11 PM
Riding a wave of momentum and seemingly brimming with confidence and optimism, the Glendale High boys’ water polo team – along with three other local squads – found out the path that lies in front of it on its quest to win a CIF Southern...