and chaos ensue in this high-paced vaudevillian show for children,
including a chase, a hoedown, a surprise ending and a sing-off at
Lori Marshall and Joseph Leo Bwarie share credit for the book and
lyrics. The music is by Rachael Lawrence, and it is directed by
Shows are at 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. The final
show is at 1 p.m. Sept. 5. Tickets are $12, $10 for 12 and younger.
The Falcon Theatre is at 4252 Riverside Drive, Burbank. For
reservations, call 955-8101. The website is www.falcontheatre.com.
'PASSAGES' OPENING AT WAX POETIC
Wax Poetic salon and art gallery is showing the work of Los
Angeles painter Anahid Boghosian in an exhibit called "Passages."
The works are abstract visions of torsos -- collages of colors and
conflicting emotions representing the person within.
Boghosian is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Los Angeles.
The exhibit continues through Aug. 20. The salon and gallery is at
3208 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call 843-9469.
CONCERT LAUDS AMERICAN MUSIC, WORDS
American music is the theme for the opening concert of the
Pasadena Pops Orchestra's summer season at 7:30 tonight at Descanso
Gardens in La Canada Flintridge.
Titled "From Sea to Shining Sea," the concert will feature special
guest Billy Collins, U.S. poet laureate, sharing some of his works.
The Side Street Strutters, the swinging ragtime and jazz band that
performs regularly at Disneyland, will jazz up the evening with a
repertoire that ranges from New Orleans Dixieland and blues to big
band swing and popular standards.
Los Angeles Opera baritone Cedric Berry will sing American-themed
songs by Aaron Copland.
Also, composer and pianist Alan Steinberger will perform the world
premiere of his tone poem with the orchestra.
Rachael Worby conducts the orchestra.
Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive in La Canada
Flintridge. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for picnics, Catering and table
service are available from Patina, or guests may bring their own
picnic dinners and wine. Tickets range from $19 to $65. For