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April 30, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman The following incidents were taken from police reports. Glendale Avenue and Broadway: A 17-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving on a suspended license. 143 S. Verdugo Road: A woman told police someone broke into Taco Azteca and took $150 from a cash register on Sunday. Kenwood Avenue, south of Lexington Street: A man told police his car was stolen overnight Saturday. 300 block of Madison Avenue: A 34-year-old Tujunga man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of hitting his wife on the cheek.
By Michael J. Arvizu | May 24, 2010
Silvana Art Gallery, at 1731 W. Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale, is the culmination of a longtime dream of gallery owner and curator Silva Ambar, who along with her sister Hasik Sarkisian celebrated its grand opening reception on May 1. Previously, the gallery existed solely as an online operation. Ambar?s gallery has a variety of art, from the paintings of traditional Texas artist Tod Williams, to Los Angeles native, oil painter and en plein air artist Jennifer McChristian, to the miniature sculptures of Ricky Maldonado and the etchings of Tigran Sahakyan, with his piece ?
By Terri Martin | February 11, 2011
The Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale and Contemporary & Modern Print Exhibitions have curated proof of Matisse’s paternity to modern art with a presentation of 63 illustrations, rendered by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) in response to the works of French poets Pierre Ronsard (1524-1585) and Stephane Mallarme (1842-1898). Matisse’s dream — ”an art of balance, of purity and serenity — becomes manifested in this exhibition of his late work, which was the result of his pioneering in the graphic arts of etching and lithography and a leaning toward “minimalism,” a clean and economical use of line, color and subject matter.
By Melonie Magruder | August 15, 2009
Angel Lopez’s solo exhibition, “Different Media Y Un Solo Corazón (and One Solitary Heart),” at the Creative Arts Center Gallery in Burbank captures the vision of an artist rooted in his Latino heritage expressing himself fluidly in global media. With a generous collection pleasing in its versatility — the exhibition encompasses works in 10 different media — Lopez pays homage to notable artists of 20th-century Hispanic culture while conjuring a personal statement.
By Joyce Rudolph | June 20, 2009
One might say Irena Raulinaitis is at home with pressing matters. The printmaker goes back and forth between creating black ink etchings and colorful collagraphs on a press in her Glendale home. For both techniques, Raulinaitis creates images on plates. The image is cast from the plate onto paper after running them through the press. For etchings, she uses sharp instruments to create the design on metal plates. “With etchings, you create an image with acid and you end up with your image that is in grooves on the plate and patterns,” she said.
By: Sarah Hill | September 17, 2005
By painting a mural depicting a soaring eagle next to New York's Twin Towers, students at Burbank's Community Day school had a chance to show not only pride in their country but pride in their own accomplishments and creative work. The mix of high school and junior high students spentlast week painting the images underneath the words "never forget" onto a large white king-size sheet that will be a portable mural for the school as part of Patriot Day, declared by President Bush to honor the victims of the Sept.
By Robin Goldsworthy | January 27, 2006
Local artist Sarah Awad explores the complexity of the human being, reflects on her travels, and presents a variety of still life in her paintings that are currently on exhibit at Penelope's Books and Café in La Cañada now through February. Visitors to Penelope's will have the opportunity to view close to 40 pieces that Awad has completed over the past 18 months. She uses a variety of materials in her work including watercolors, gouache, and oils. One of her most intriguing pieces on display, "Further In," is a two-plate print that employs traditional etching with an aquatint that adds depth to the artwork.
By Edna Karinski and By Edna Karinski | April 15, 2014
Wilson Middle School, 1221 Monterey Road, will be the location for this year's Glendale Solar Discovery Faire from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. This free event is open to the public. Sponsored by the nonprofit Rahus Institute, demonstrations will include solar cooking, solar etching, solar whirligigs, medallions and much more. The Rahus Institute seeks to provide clean-energy solutions for a sustainable world. -- The song “Hello, Goodbye” by the Beatles describes a special flag ceremony that will be hosted at R.D. White Elementary at 8:30 a.m. on April 30. The event will let students express a proper farewell to Suzanne Risse, former principal, while officially welcoming Narek Kassabian, current principal.
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