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September 24, 2009
Meetings on winter storm preparations Officials from several government agencies will host the first of two community meetings Saturday on steps being taken to prepare for possible mud and debris flows this winter in the scorched hills above north Glendale and La Crescenta. With the Station fire consuming much of the hillside vegetation that keeps soil in place, officials are worried that forecasts of a wet El Niño weather pattern this winter could mean heavy rain run-off with the potential for mudslides and debris flows.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 9, 2009
Throngs of onlookers celebrated the Chinese New Year on Sunday with drum performances, ribbon dances and, of course, red envelopes. Chinese and Korean dance troupes took their turns on the Americana at Brand green Sunday in celebration of the annual turn, also known as the Lunar New Year, which fell on Feb. 7 this year. Brightly dressed Chinese ribbon dancers took their turns among calm, synchronized Korean drummers and the requisite lion dance while hundreds watched. The holiday is hugely popular in mainland China, proliferating into the cultures of neighboring countries, including Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and others.
NEWS
June 25, 2005
Darleene Barrientos NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Cultural festival lovers can get their fix of Filipino, Armenian, Korean and Mexican dance tonight at the Dancefest for Literacy. The Dancefest, which benefits Glendale schools, will feature the Korean Dance Academy, the Plaza de la Raza Mexican Folklorico, the Zvartnots Armenian Dance Ensembele, the Kultura Philippine Folk Arts and Flamenco Alegre. The Kiwanis Fil-Am of Glendale, which has adopted the Glendale Unified School District as its favorite cause, is sponsoring the event.
NEWS
June 27, 2001
Joyce Rudolph Descanso Gardens offers art exhibits, concerts LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- From art to music, several events are planned at Descanso Gardens in July. Maria Mareque will show her latest collection of landscape oil paintings at the Boddy House Gallery beginning July 6. She will be joined by Patricia Wiley, watercolor artist, and John Drake, ceramist. The art show continues through Aug. 2. The Boddy gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flute player Jon Sherman will perform at 1 p.m. July 7 as part of the Under the Oaks series.
NEWS
June 27, 2005
High school students from Glendale showed off their moves at the Dancefest for Literacy on Saturday, a fundraiser to benefit Glendale schools. The Dancefest featured the Korean Dance Academy, the Plaza de la Raza Mexican Folklorico, the Zvartnots Armenian Dance Ensemble, the Kultura Philippine Folk Arts and Flamenco Alegre. Each of the dance groups volunteered time to the fundraiser, which will benefit some of the members' high schools. The event was sponsored by the Kiwanis Fil-Am of Glendale, which adopted the Glendale Unified School District as its favorite cause.
NEWS
October 14, 2002
Ryan Carter News-Press VERDUGO PARK --It was a small world after all Sunday in Glendale. The world was at Verdugo Park to celebrate the city's first ever Unity Fest. As visitors strolled through the park, the sounds of cultures brought them together. As a group strummed ancient string instruments and visitors danced to the syncopated rhythms of eclectic Persian folk blends, bagpipes could be heard in the distance and the brass-heavy sounds of Latin American "banda" music echoed through the park.
NEWS
February 17, 2006
Andy, International Singer of the Year, will be performing at the city of Glendale's Centennial Celebration Saturday. Andy is of Persian-Armenian decent and has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, including his latest release "And my Heart." His works have appeared in the DreamWorks movie "House of Sand and Fog" as well as MTV's "Real World" and "Road Rules." "We're very fortunate to have someone of his caliber," Glendale Mayor Rafi Manoukian said in a prepared statement.
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By Mary O'Keefe | October 13, 2006
Eighty years ago, 29 students walked through the doors of Verdugo Woodlands Elementary and began a long history of high quality education. In the Principal's Message, Principal Janet Buhl wrote, "Verdugo Woodlands' success is built on our legacy of community and gamily involvement that was evident even in 1926 when our PTA was chartered by 17 parents." Today the PTA has almost 600 parents and family members. The school continues to grow and improve, their 2006 Academic Performance Index test score is 877, an increase of 23 points from 2005.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 15, 2006
A free, six-hour holiday spectacular of music, song and dance unfolds on the stage of the beautiful Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center Sunday, Dec. 24 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's the 47th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, L.A. County's biggest holiday show featuring more than 45 musical ensembles, choirs, and dance companies, about 1,500 performers in all, expressing the joy of the season. Enjoy big band with a Latin beat, the snow scene from the Nutcracker, favorite carols, gospel and mariachis.
NEWS
June 1, 2005
Jackson Bell Passersby stopped and curiously stared as lively African music drifted from the Mountain Avenue Elementary School auditorium on Monday. Inside, the Masanga Marimba Ensemble played traditional Zimbabwean music with an enthusiasm that quickly spread through the crowd of school children, who began clapping and singing along. "This is awesome," fifth-grader Tim McGinley, 11, said. "They let us join in. They let us clap and taught us songs.
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September 24, 2009
Meetings on winter storm preparations Officials from several government agencies will host the first of two community meetings Saturday on steps being taken to prepare for possible mud and debris flows this winter in the scorched hills above north Glendale and La Crescenta. With the Station fire consuming much of the hillside vegetation that keeps soil in place, officials are worried that forecasts of a wet El Niño weather pattern this winter could mean heavy rain run-off with the potential for mudslides and debris flows.
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