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December 28, 2002
Performance to kick off at The Alex DOWNTOWN -- The Brockus Project Dance Co. will debut at The Alex Theatre on Jan. 10, kicking off a series of quarterly dance concerts featuring local companies and an out-of-town ensemble. The performance will include multicultural performances by New York City's Forces of Nature Dance Theatre Co., Pasadena's Fast Feet company and Brockus Project Dance Co. from Long Beach. Performances will follow in the series March 1, May 10 and Aug. 30. Tickets range from $10 to $35. The Alex Theatre is at 216 N. Brand Blvd.
NEWS
September 11, 2002
Symphony benefits on theater night GLENDALE -- The Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn. will have a theater night fund-raiser on Sept. 19. A dinner with members of the cast of "Me and My Girl" will be at Milano's Italian Kitchen followed by a performance of the play at Glendale Centre Theatre. Tickets are $50 and all proceeds will go to benefit the symphony association. To purchase tickets, call 500-8720. Patti Page performs for hospice gala GLENDALE -- For its second annual gala benefit, VNA Care/Home Health and Hospice of Glendale will present "The Singing Rage, Miss Patti Page" at 7 p.m. Sept.
NEWS
June 17, 2006
Library holding free mini-opera Monday The La Cañada Flintridge Library will host a free mini-opera at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The concert is co-sponsored by the county of Los Angeles Public Library and the Los Angeles Opera. The featured artists are Renee Sousa, soprano; Peter Nathan Foltz, tenor; and Paul Floyd, piano. Renee Sousa recently appeared as a Noble Orphan in "Der Rosenkavalier," as Kate Pinkerton in "Madama Butterfly" with the Los Angeles Opera, and as Marguerite in "Faust" with the Pacific Repertory Opera in San Luis Obispo.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 15, 2007
The LaOpera Education and Community Programs, together with the County of Los Angeles Public Library, present an opera concert on Monday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the La Cañada Flintridge Library. LaOpera members soprano Tammy Jenkins, tenor Daniel Montenegro, and pianist Paul Floyd will perform favorite opera and musical selections. Tammy Jenkins participated in the San Francisco Opera Company's prestigious Merola program. In 1998, she made her professional debut with the San Francisco Opera Company as Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 9, 2007
On Monday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. Lyla Forlani, Production Stage Manager for the Los Angeles Opera, will speak at the La Canada Flintridge Library. Lyla Forlani marks this season as her eighth with the Los Angeles Opera. A classically trained musician, it was while studying bassoon at Indiana University's prestigious school of music that Lyla's love for opera was sparked. In this "Behind the Scenes" program, Lyla will talk about what it's like calling a show, prepping for a show and what she does during the show.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 2008
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. The Glendale Community College Planetarium presents performances of John ?J. Walt? Adamczyk?s live animation presentation of ?Spontaneous Fantasia? at 6:30 p.m. at 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. There will be additional shows at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Admission is $10, $6 for children 12 and under.
NEWS
By Vince Lovato | June 20, 2006
In an attempt to keep libraries relevant in an age when unlimited research is as close as the Internet, branch managers are expanding their programs to serve as community and cultural centers, a library manager said. Author signings and discussions, art displays and performing arts are becoming regular offerings in conjunction with the libraries' standard services, said La Cañada Flintridge Library Manager Sue Renyer. "The way libraries are evolving, they are turning into community centers and we are emphasizing programming more than ever," Renyer said.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 10, 2005
For an exciting finale to this season's opera talks at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, the Los Angeles Opera and the County of Los Angeles Public Library are sponsoring a FREE concert on Monday, June 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tenor Robert MacNeil and-Soprano Julie Makerov accompanied by pianist Daniel Faltus, will sing opera favorites as well as selections from popular musicals. Tenor Robert MacNeil made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1998 in Britten's The World of the Spirit. This season, he returned to the San Diego Chamber Orchestra for Handel's Messiah and Orff's Carmina Burana as well as Verdi's Requiem with the Bozeman Symphony and Elijah with the Los Angeles Chorale.
NEWS
April 12, 2004
Darleene Barrientos Watch out Victoria, move over Frederick -- the Soroptimists International of Glendale's bras are this season's "in" undergarment, designed to be shown off and handled with care. About 50 of the custom-decorated bras have been donated to the Soroptimists, who have launched Bras for a Cause to raise money for the Marcia Rey Breast Cancer Center at Glendale Memorial Hospital. Tuesday is the deadline for submissions, along with the $100 entry fee. The bras will be displayed and auctioned off April 30, at the Soroptimists' fundraiser dinner.
NEWS
August 28, 2002
The Stepping Stone Players have filled top positions for their upcoming production of "Bye Bye Birdie." Kevin Lee is director/choreographer for the second year. He has directed and/or choreographed numerous productions, including "Up the Down Staircase," "Grease" and "Dear World." He has worked with Placido Domingo in the Los Angeles Opera's productions of "The Merry Widow" and "Aida," as well as having performed in touring and regional productions of shows such as "Will Rogers Follies," "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," and others.
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February 21, 2009
TODAY The ?Wealthbuilding? daylong seminar will take place from registration at 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Millionaire Academy, #202, Conference Room, 1201 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. Seminar topics include ?Goal Setting ? How to Set and Attain your Goal.? ? Needle in a Haystack will have an Introduction to Needlepoint class from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the store, 2262 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The fee is $20, which includes all supplies. For registration, call (818)
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | October 29, 2008
Tenor Liam McLachlan studied opera singing in college in the mid-1990s in Australia, but his career has taken a few turns in other music genres, including a stint with pop touring group The Ten Tenors. Now living in Glendale, he’s decided to return to opera and make it a full-time career. McLachlan is hoping to get a jump start on that dream as one of six singers performing in the 2008 Fall Performers Showcase presented by the Opera Buffs Inc. on Nov. 8 at the Zipper Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 2008
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. The Glendale Community College Planetarium presents performances of John ?J. Walt? Adamczyk?s live animation presentation of ?Spontaneous Fantasia? at 6:30 p.m. at 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. There will be additional shows at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Admission is $10, $6 for children 12 and under.
NEWS
By Ani Amirkhanian | July 30, 2007
Cross-dressing men, a Norwegian sailors' chorus and cabaret-esque dancers where met with cheers and applause as they took to the stage on Sunday at the Alex Theatre. These performers and more were part of the ensemble cast of the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles. The group performed to a full house for their 28th season show, "Divas 3: Opera Strikes Back." The men's choral group sang classical and contemporary opera and musical theater pieces that included a combination of dancing and theatrics.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 15, 2007
The LaOpera Education and Community Programs, together with the County of Los Angeles Public Library, present an opera concert on Monday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the La Cañada Flintridge Library. LaOpera members soprano Tammy Jenkins, tenor Daniel Montenegro, and pianist Paul Floyd will perform favorite opera and musical selections. Tammy Jenkins participated in the San Francisco Opera Company's prestigious Merola program. In 1998, she made her professional debut with the San Francisco Opera Company as Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 20, 2007
Plácido Domingo, the Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, announced that the LA Opera will stage Porgy and Bess this May at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Renowned as one of the greatest American operas of all time, Porgy and Bess is by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin. Internationally award-winning director Francesca Zambello helms this powerful production from the Washington National Opera, which depicts the African-American experience through a story of love found and lost, set in early 20th-century South Carolina.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 9, 2007
On Monday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. Lyla Forlani, Production Stage Manager for the Los Angeles Opera, will speak at the La Canada Flintridge Library. Lyla Forlani marks this season as her eighth with the Los Angeles Opera. A classically trained musician, it was while studying bassoon at Indiana University's prestigious school of music that Lyla's love for opera was sparked. In this "Behind the Scenes" program, Lyla will talk about what it's like calling a show, prepping for a show and what she does during the show.
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