April 9, 2008
Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra officials are hoping to create a harmonious blend of the visual and performing arts at the free classical music concert on Saturday. Local high school students will display photographic illustrations they’ve created, and all ages can try out musical instruments before the concert in the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. John Burroughs High School’s advanced photography class has created the illustrations of composer Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade,” said Lynda Willner, of Glendale, who is president of the philharmonic’s board of directors.
August 15, 2003
Glendale Community College will host its monthly swap meet/flea market this weekend. The event is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the college's upper parking lot, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. The event is free and open to the public. Dealer spaces are available for $35. The parking lot is at the corner of Mountain Street and the Glendale (2) Freeway. The swap meet includes more than 70,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, vintage clothing, furniture, dolls, books, handcrafted items, tools and musical instruments.
October 10, 2002
Glendale Community College will celebrate the eighth anniversary of its monthly swap meet/flea market at a special event later this month. The anniversary will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 in the college's upper parking lot at the corner of Mountain Street and the Glendale (2) Freeway. The college is at 1500 N. Verdugo Road. The event will include two raffles at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The swap meet/flea market will include more than 70,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, vintage clothing, furniture, dolls, books, hand-crafted items, tools and musical instruments, among other things.
May 4, 2007
If you're a fan of America's show-style marching bands and want to be entertained by the best, then plan on attending the Fine Arts Festival featuring the St. Francis Drumline at the Degheri Performing Arts Center. The Center is located at St. Francis High School, 200 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge. Performances are May 7 and 8, starting at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Tye Gaddis, the St. Francis Drumline is made up of 20 students from diverse backgrounds. These talented young men, armed with their musical instruments, will command your attention with their spectacular display of choreography and musicianship.
December 5, 2003
Gary Moskowitz Live music, freshly baked cakes and hot tea are on the menu for this weekend's Hoover High School's Tour of Homes. The event is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at three private residences in northwest Glendale. Tickets are $12 in advance and can be purchased at Hoover High School, 651 Glenwood Road, and at several stores along Kenneth Road in Kenneth Village. The annual fund-raiser, hosted by Hoover High's Parent-Teacher-Student Assn.
May 24, 2003
Ryan Carter Val Grayson's clarinet still sits in his business office, even though he can't play it anymore. But the music is still playing at Grayson's Tune Town on Honolulu Avenue, even after 50 years. Val Grayson, 89, and his family will celebrate 50 years of being in business in Montrose, from 6 to 8 p.m. June 4 at the music instrument shop at 2415 Honolulu Ave. The event is part of a chamber mixer hosted by Grayson's and the Montrose-Verdugo City, La Canada Flintridge and the Crescenta Valley chambers of commerce.
November 19, 2004
The Glendale Community College monthly Swap Meet/Flea Market will celebrate its 10th anniversary Sunday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The swap meet is held each month in the college's upper parking lot, located at the corner of Mountain Street and the Glendale (2) Freeway. To celebrate the anniversary, the swap meet will hold two raffles and give away two $100 and $50 cash prizes, one at 9 a.m. and another at 11 a.m. The first 100 customers participating in the raffle will receive a free gift.
August 1, 2005
Darleene Barrientos School groups, residents and local organizations regularly donate money and gifts to the school district, for things ranging from playground equipment, to books, to musical instruments or office equipment. But a recent list of gifts impressed even longtime district officials like board Vice President Chuck Sambar, who read aloud from the list during July's board meeting. More than $77,000 in cash alone came in from groups and residents in June.
January 8, 2002
Gary Moskowitz GLENDALE -- They were asked to express feelings about music through their art, and now three Glendale student artists are finalists in this week's 2002 Music Center Visual Arts Spotlight Awards. Winners will be announced at a reception Sunday in Santa Monica. Artwork from Glendale students Anna Firsova, Peter Sriployrung and Eunice Park will be judged against 14 other works of poster art and photography submitted in November by high school students in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego and Santa Barbara counties.
February 2, 2004
Gary Moskowitz Lindsey Hansen accomplished two important goals this weekend. The 17-year-old Glendale resident organized and presented an event called Kids' Music Day on Saturday at Glendale's Pacific Park Branch Library, in an effort to get local children interested in playing musical instruments. And in the process, Lindsey earned her Gold Award, which is the top honor attainable in the Girl Scouts, comparable to an Eagle Scout Award in Boy Scouts.