August 1, 2009
People came out in droves to fill City Hall?s outdoor atrium Friday evening for the city?s sixth annual Summer Night on the Plaza, the only fundraiser for the Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale. Last year, the fundraiser generated about $15,000 for the city commission, which supports the city?s graffiti prevention efforts as well as other beautification and community education efforts. ?We are hoping to raise more this year because we have some awesome silent auction items,?
March 5, 2005
Rima Shah A little bit of color can brighten up all kinds of places. And when the place has a bright splashing of red, blue, green, white, orange and yellow, not only does it make the place brighter, it creates a happy mood. That is exactly what artist Vladamir Atanian had in mind. His art project, hanging suspended from the walls of the Pacific Community Center, will be dedicated during a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the center. "This composition is named 'Colorama,' " Atanian said.
December 8, 2008
The city’s newest offering to business travelers and tourists finally opened its doors with little fanfare last week, but with great expectations. The Embassy Suites Los Angeles-Glendale hotel that debuted Nov. 25 features a one-of-a kind design unique to the 800 N. Central Ave. location that officials hope will attract visitors during a tough economic period. Upon entering the wide, double-glass doors, visitors to the lobby are greeted by an atrium with a dancing water display that splashes down into a turtle and koi pond.
July 13, 2005
Tasty appetizers and live music are planned for the city's A Mid-Summer Night Art Exhibit & Silent Auction from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Perkins Atrium at City Hall, 141 N. Glendale Ave., Glendale. All proceeds go to the award-winning programs of the Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale. There will be appetizers from Glendale's select restaurants and bakeries and live music. Tickets may be purchased at the event. Admission is $10, $5 for children under 12. Free parking is available at the Civic Center Visitors Parking Garage, 620 E. Wilson Ave., Glendale.
May 13, 2002
Karen S. Kim NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Handmade paper constructions, including a large paper house people can enter, will fill the Brand Skylight Gallery beginning June 1. Artist Maddy Le Mel uses translucent materials to make three-dimensional, white representations of real-life objects. Her pieces will be hanging from the skylight and emerging from the gallery's walls. In the Atrium Gallery, artist Sandra Morley's pieces of iris prints on watercolor paper will be on display.
July 30, 2004
The Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale, along with Neighborhood Services, will play host to "A Mid-Summer Night Art Exhibit and Silent Auction" from 7 to 9 tonight in the atrium and plaza at 141 N. Glendale Ave. The fundraiser will benefit the "I Love My Neighborhood" poster contest and other environmental-education programs operated by the two organizations. Artwork from 63 local elementary school children will be on display. Art donated by local artists and other items will be included in the auction.
October 13, 2001
CHU -- HOLDER Estelle Chu and Stephen Holder exchanged wedding vows at the Irvine Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dave Gibbons officiating. A reception followed at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine. The bride is the daughter of Elling and Sam Chu of West Hills. She graduated from UC Irvine with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is obtaining a teaching credential. The groom is the son of Peggy and John Holder of La Crescenta. He graduated from UC Irvine with a bachelor's degree in information and computer science.
March 7, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Marlos remembers confronting dozens of children with access to paint in a never-before-used room in a brand new building two years ago. "We worked in this very room," Marlos recalled. "There were 60 or 70 children. I lost count because they were all over the place." The paint, fabric, buttons, and scissors -- "Oh, the scissors," Marlos said, with wide eyes at the thought of children with scissors -- were put out when the Pacific Community Center celebrated its grand opening.
October 26, 2000
Joyce Rudolph BRAND PARK -- An exhibit of large three-dimensional paintings by Mark Hix opens this weekend at the Skylight Gallery at Brand Library. Titled "Projecting Relief," the paintings incorporate additional elements, such as pieces of ceramics, which jut out from their two-dimensional backgrounds. An exhibit showing simultaneously in the Atrium Gallery is "Fun for All and No Harm Meant" with works by Kurt Kornacki. The colorful show of masked characters is based on Germanic festivals dating from the Middle Ages.
July 20, 2007
Hometown photo contest extended The deadline for the "My Hometown" photo contest has been extended to Tuesday. Photos must be taken in Glendale, Montrose or La Crescenta and reflect the photographer's sense of pride in those communities. Entries in the color or black-and-white categories should be 8-by-10 and cannot be submitted digitally. Participants may submit only one photo per category. Entries should be dropped off at the Neighborhood Services office at 141 N. Glendale Ave., Room 114. All entries will be on display from 6 to 9 p.m. July 27 at the Summer Night on the Plaza event.