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By Mary O’Keefe | December 7, 2007
Legend has it that the first music box was created for the amusement of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. Throughout the years inventors may have changed the style of the music box but always kept the music as the heart of the machine. In this spirit of creative design, Crescenta Valley High School Robotics Team competed with other inventors to build a better music box. The competition was the tenth annual Jet Propulsion Invention Challenge held on Nov. 30 at JPL. Paul MacNeal, a structure analysis, and system engineer and flight projects manager at JPL, started the competition.
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By Anthony Kim | February 1, 2007
It traveled more than 10,000 miles, got 110 autographs from some of the most famous musicians and actors and raised more than $110,000. It's the Harmony Piano, and tonight, a Glendale High School senior will get to play it. Suzanna Kazaryan, 18, will be the opening act for eight-time Grammy Award-winning musician Natalie Cole and singer/songwriter Josh Kelley at an exclusive fundraiser and performance at the Music Box at the Henry Fonda Theater...
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By Kyle Osborne | July 18, 2009
It’s Friday night, and you’re in the mood to hear some cutting-edge music, live. There’s just one problem. You live in Glendale. And you are close enough to Hollywood, right? Wrong! Glendale has it rough in the night-life department. Don’t get me wrong, there are things to do, and places to go, but when you think of Glendale, you definitely don’t think about it as a cool place to hang. Hey, I’m just saying. And to make matters worse, we are next-door neighbors to a city that’s known nationwide for great clubs, music and parties.
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By Andy Klein | December 16, 2011
Stieg Larsson fans know that the three Lisbeth Salander films released here last year also exist in a longer version aired as a TV miniseries in Europe. Now, in sync with the opening of David Fincher's American “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Music Box (which distributed the films in the U.S., both theatrically and on home video) has put out a boxed set of the entire miniseries. We'll do the math for you: The theatrical releases totaled seven hours and eight minutes. In the miniseries, each book was split between two nights.
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May 26, 2004
An 18-year-old Los Angeles man faces charges today of battering and kidnapping his girlfriend after allegedly carrying her against her will through the Glendale Galleria, out of JC Penney and to his car. She was able to escape. David Baez was arrested Monday after witnesses told police he punched a man flirting with his girlfriend, with whom he has two children, according to a police report. Baez hit his girlfriend and carried her out of her work at Kids Music Box, as she struggled with him and yelled for help, police said.
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November 4, 2005
Amanda Mosher, who grew up in La Crescenta and still lives there, has been nominated as Best Performer for the 2005 L.A. Music Awards in the Female Singer/Songwriter category. Founded in 1991, the Annual L.A. Music Awards are the most prestigious local awards highlighting the independent music community (www.lamusicawards.com). Past nominees and winners include No Doubt, 311, System Of A Down, and the Black Eyed Peas. Judging was held at the Whiskey a Go Go club on Sunset Blvd in West Hollywood.
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March 22, 2003
Ryan Carter Take your pick: a music box, a wildlife scene with an owl, or a one-man band. The Glendale Rose Float Assn. wants to give the community a chance to give input on these three designs, one of which will be the city's next entry in the 2004 Tournament of Roses Parade. Next year's theme is "Music, Music, Music." The association will have a booth set up for voting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today outside the new police building at 140 N. Isabel St. The building is being dedicated at 10 a.m. today.
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November 24, 2005
La Crescenta resident and Crescenta Valley High School graduate Amanda Mosher, a music personality known for her sultry, lyrical songwriting style, has won this year's award as Best Performer for the L.A. Music Awards, in the Female Singer/Songwriter category. The glittering awards ceremony, held Nov. 9, at the beautiful, historic Henry Fonda Music Box Theater on Hollywood Blvd., is set to be televised in December. The awards show, which featured breakthrough performances by cutting edge new indie musical acts, was highlighted by lifetime achievement awards to several of the unsung heroes of the music industry.
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By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | May 14, 2012
Wearing protective goggles, Alex Ionesco carefully moved his hands in the shape of an A as he clasped a large magnifying glass, focusing the sun's beam to burn a small piece of wood. “I can do this at home,” said the 11-year-old holding up his finished work. Ionescu was one of about 100 students, parents and teachers who attended the first Solar Discovery Faire at Mark Keppel Elementary School in Glendale on Saturday afternoon. The fair, sponsored by Glendale Water & Power and the Rahus Institute, a nonprofit focused on energy efficiency, taught students how to use the sun to burn wood, power a fountain and make a music box sing.
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February 2, 2000
The following incidents were taken from police reports. Glendale Galleria: A 15-year-old Glendale boy was arrested Thursday on suspicion of shoplifting $50 worth of bras from Mervyns. The boy told police that he did it on a dare, police said. San Fernando Road and Brazil Street: A 41-year-old Pasadena man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of possessing less than one ounce of marijuana. 142 S. Brand Blvd.: A 16-year-old Los Angeles boy was arrested Saturday on suspicion of shoplifting a CD from Tower Records.
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By Kyle Osborne | July 18, 2009
It’s Friday night, and you’re in the mood to hear some cutting-edge music, live. There’s just one problem. You live in Glendale. And you are close enough to Hollywood, right? Wrong! Glendale has it rough in the night-life department. Don’t get me wrong, there are things to do, and places to go, but when you think of Glendale, you definitely don’t think about it as a cool place to hang. Hey, I’m just saying. And to make matters worse, we are next-door neighbors to a city that’s known nationwide for great clubs, music and parties.
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By Mary O’Keefe | December 7, 2007
Legend has it that the first music box was created for the amusement of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. Throughout the years inventors may have changed the style of the music box but always kept the music as the heart of the machine. In this spirit of creative design, Crescenta Valley High School Robotics Team competed with other inventors to build a better music box. The competition was the tenth annual Jet Propulsion Invention Challenge held on Nov. 30 at JPL. Paul MacNeal, a structure analysis, and system engineer and flight projects manager at JPL, started the competition.
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By Anthony Kim | February 1, 2007
It traveled more than 10,000 miles, got 110 autographs from some of the most famous musicians and actors and raised more than $110,000. It's the Harmony Piano, and tonight, a Glendale High School senior will get to play it. Suzanna Kazaryan, 18, will be the opening act for eight-time Grammy Award-winning musician Natalie Cole and singer/songwriter Josh Kelley at an exclusive fundraiser and performance at the Music Box at the Henry Fonda Theater...
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