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  • Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday

    Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday
    Johann Sebastian Bach would have turned 330 on Saturday, but his compositions are safely in the hands of some local young musicians, who paid a birthday tribute to the old master in an afternoon concert at the Larry Zarian Transportation Center — the site formerly known as the Glendale Southern Pacific Railroad Depot. The local event was part of a worldwide occasion called Bach in the Subways, now in its fourth year and celebrated everywhere from Austria to Australia, Nigeria to the Netherlands, and there’s no doubt that the King of Baroque would have been proud.
  • Bringing us back to Bach

    Bringing us back to Bach
    Taking an art form out of its natural habitat — be it theater, gallery, museum, recital or concert hall — risks diminishing the art to the extent that it’s no longer displayed to the best possible advantage. On the other hand, giving a...

    On the Town: Ascencia holds ninth anniversary gala at Union Station

    On the Town: Ascencia holds ninth anniversary gala at Union Station
    Although the Billy Strayhorn jazz hit “Take the A Train” played in the main concourse of the Los Angeles Union Station for Ascencia’s ninth anniversary gala on Jan. 31, it was the Metro Rail Gold Line from Pasadena that dozens of...

    Op-Ed: Rail critique was early and short-sighted

    Today, many Californians would be astounded to learn that the Golden Gate Bridge was almost never built. The project faced thousands of lawsuits and detractors, including the great photographer Ansel Adams, who said that it would mar the beauty of the San...

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community. Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...