July 18, 2001
Joyce Rudolph BURBANK -- Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries is the featured act for the next segment of the city's summer concert series at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Starlight Bowl. The group plays rock 'n' roll classics from the '50s and '60s with an energetic flair. Opening act is The Alley Cats, an a capella quartet specializing in doo-wop classics of the '50s and '60s. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children 3 to 12 and seniors 60 and older.
May 20, 2005
June 25, 1950: Korean War starts Sept. 26, 1950: "Bloody Street Fighting Raging in Flaming Seoul" April 18, 1952: "28 Killed in Flaming Crash of Airplane Near Whittier," La Crescenta man pilot, Burbank stewardess May 17, 1954: U.S. Supreme Court rules racial segregation in schools unconstitutional Oct. 4, 1957: Soviets launch satellite Sputnik Oct. 4, 1957: "Negros Return Without Trouble," National...
May 12, 2013
Burt Bacharach was never a fan of rock 'n' roll, even as the distinctive, graceful love songs he wrote with lyricist Hal David began sharing space on the frenetic '60s and early '70s pop charts. His metier wasn't blues or psychedelia but smooth drama and sophistication in songs that bounced with the energy of the time: "The Look of Love," "What's New, Pussycat?" and "Alfie. " The composer continued to score hits after the acrimonious breakup of the Bacharach-David partnership, which had propelled the likes of Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones and Celia Black into the pop stratosphere - first with then-wife Carole Bayer Sager and, more recently, Elvis Costello.
December 22, 2006
The Petersen Automotive Museum unveils a scale recreation of Los Angeles: The Living City, a local mural that is currently damaged by graffiti. The mural depicts the significance of the automobile in Los Angeles and highlights many of the city's iconic landmarks. December also features the work of legendary artist Ed Roth in the newest exhibit, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth ? The Original Rat Fink. Featured Exhibitions: Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth...the original Rat Fink Through June 3 Gordon R. Howard Gallery Ed "Big Daddy" Roth ?
June 10, 2009
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. ? FRIDAY Mark Keppel Elementary School?s annual Rock Concert put on by students, faculty and parents will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mark Keppel Elementary, 730 Glenwood Road, Glendale. The concert will have live music, food, rock ?n? roll, inspired accessories and hair do?s available for a nominal fee. The event is on the Virginia Street side of the campus.
April 13, 2007
Friday Night Life, a recurring music event at Calvary Chapel of the Foothills, will next take place on Friday, April 20 at the chapel in La Cañada. Presented by the chapel's Youth Ministry, the concert will feature three popular bands, 15 North, DEMIZE and Dunamis. 15 North is a lively, energetic, slap in the face Christian rock band with a passion for down right rock'n'roll. They boast that they "keep our music original and unique." To learn more about 15 North, visit www.myspace.
May 11, 2007
The La Crescenta Library is having a book sale and is happily accepting donations of used books, videos, DVDs and CDs. This is a great opportunity to do a little spring cleaning, make a donation to the community, and get a receipt (from the library) for tax purposes. Items can be dropped off at the La Crescenta Library, located at 4521 La Crescenta Ave., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The sale will be on June 9, in front of Ralphs Grocery Store, at 2675 Foothill Blvd.
April 8, 2006
Runner earns funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society After he ran and finished the Honolulu Marathon on Dec. 11 in Hawaii, C.J. Foster of Glendale is in training again to run the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon on June 4. He runs as a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training to raise funds for the society. He finished the December event in five hours, 51 minutes and earned $4,200 for the society. This time, the minimum he has to raise is $2,100. His employer, California Pizza Kitchen, 101 N. Brand Blvd.
July 18, 2002
The Alex Film Society will show a restoration print of "Bye Bye Birdie" at 2 and 8 p.m. July 27 at The Alex Theatre in Glendale. Prior to the main attraction, patrons will be treated to rare behind-the-scenes footage shot during the making of George Sidney's CinemaScope adaptation of the Broadway musical hit. The evening screening also features a special tribute to Hollywood's unsung heroes, the Gypsy Dancers, who...
April 18, 2012
Dick Clark, the legendary TV producer and host, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He had suffered a stroke in 2004 and had struggled with the effects ever since. The man known as "America's oldest living teenager," made rock music safe for Middle America and earned a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along the way. Clark hosted "American Bandstand" for more than three decades starting in the 1950s as well as game shows and "The Dick Clark Show" (1958-60). His "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" show marked its 40th anniversary this year.