November 17, 2000
Judy Seckler Each week, Brand Avenue comes alive with the sounds and smells of the Farmers Market. Street musicians blend into the colorful landscape of fruits, vegetables and flowers as enthusiastic shoppers buy bouquets and dinner fare on Thursday. The three musicians playing steel drums make up King Swami G. Their impromptu performance adds a touch of calypso to pedestrian steps. In another part of the street, strollers can find fiddler Dave Beadle, 68, of Pasadena.
August 10, 2012
Glendale and Burbank will be well represented at this year's Los Angeles Area Emmys on Saturday with nominations in several categories from local television station and governmental access channels. The Los Angeles Area Emmys will air at 5:30 p.m., well ahead of the glitzy red-carpet primetime edition, which is scheduled to be broadcast Sept. 23 on ABC. Below is a list of the local contenders. ABC 7, Glendale “Behind the Scenes at Cirque Du Soleil Iris,” Local Color category “Witness: Watts,” Crime/Social Issues category “Witness: American Heroes,” Arts and Culture/History category “Vista L.A.,” Informational/Public Affairs Series “Pay It Forward,” Light News Story - Multi-part Report “Animal Experiments,” Medical News Story - Single Report “Dr.
July 29, 2009
James Evangelatos has made his mark in the world of independent films. Working as an executive producer on the low-budget production “Local Color” — opening Friday in Southern California — the longtime Glendale resident is proud to see his name in the final credits of a film that has a little something for everyone, he said. Although Evangelatos wasn’t attracted to a career in film in his early years, no matter what career path he chose or what project he took on, the entertainment industry seemed to be a step or two away, he said.
November 19, 2008
Give Glendale its bohemian side This letter is in response to Nora Mossessian’s (“Local color is disappearing,” Mailbag, Wednesday) and Stanton Price’s (“Glendale needs a culture shock,” Mailbag, Friday) letters criticizing the lack of arts and culture in downtown Glendale. While I don’t yet think downtown Glendale is a cultural black hole, at least not north of Broadway, investment in the arts in downtown Glendale is clearly needed.
June 20, 2008
If you’re going to name a town for its greatest asset, the town fathers of Oceanside seem to have got that one right. Today more city than town, Oceanside is dressing up the city’s three and a half miles of wide, sandy beaches by bringing in new waterfront hotels, trendy restaurants and expensive homes and condos that all combine to beckon tourists from literally around the world. The old rap on Oceanside, home to Camp Pendleton, was that it was a military town and not the place to invest millions in your new beachfront home.