Author: Lisa Paredes

Music Is Instrumental Campaign Raises Nearly $50,000 For High School Bands And Choirs

As the rousing notes of themes for "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Home Alone" and "Avatar" concluded to a standing ovation from the audience, the high school band and choir programs could also celebrate raising some much-needed funds.

Spark! Digital Media Lab Debuts At Burbank Central Library

The Burbank Central Library cut the ribbon on the new Spark! Digital Media Lab which will officially open to the public on Wednesday, January 22.

Get Out Of Town!: JPL Tour

The NASA JPL Visitor Day Tour is a fun and educational way to see the latest in Mars Rover technology, learn about the history of the storied science institution and see the monitoring of deep space satellites and space craft in real time.

Warner Bros. Breaks Ground On Frank Gehry-Designed “Iceberg” Office Towers

California Governor Gavin Newson joined architect Frank Gehry, Warner Bros. CEO Ann Sarnoff, developer Jeff Worthe and Burbank Mayor Sharon Springer at the official groundbreaking of the Second Century Project, a Warner Bros. Studios expansion featuring two Gehry-designed office towers, on Tuesday, January 14.

“A Far Off Place” Benefit Concert Slated To Raise Funds For Burbank Music Programs

Burbank and Burroughs High School advanced instrumental and vocal music students join professional studio musicians for an inspiring annual event to raise money for their music programs on Saturday, January 11.

Four Burbank Unified Elementary Schools Recognized For Exemplary Arts Education

Four of 13 elementary schools selected by the State Department of Education for Exemplary Arts Education Awards are located in the Burbank Unified School District; Superintendent Matt Hill attributes the success to the Burbank community's investment in the arts for students.

Burbank, Burroughs High School Choirs And Bands Promote Music Is Instrumental Concert

Band and choir students from Burbank and Burroughs High Schools gave an impromptu concert at the Burbank Town Center Mall to promote their upcoming collaborative Music Is Instrumental concert on January 11. The Burbank Police Department also collected toys for local needy children.

North Hollywood To Pasadena Metro BRT Survey Available Until January 1

Metro is collecting information via an online survey through January 1 regarding the North Hollywood to Pasadena Metro Bus Rapid Transit route that is in the works and planned to run along Olive Avenue in Burbank.

BCR “A Place To Grow” Holds Annual Holiday Show And Festivities

The nonprofit organization serves children and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in Burbank through a variety of programs. For the holiday season, three of the events included the annual holiday show, a December dance and a dinner and evening with Santa Claus put on by Noon and Sunshine Rotary groups.

Burbank Fire Department Unveils Paramedic Wall Of Fame

The Burbank Fire Department recently unveiled a Paramedic Wall of Fame honoring the 121 individuals who have served the community as paramedics since the service begin in 1975.

Must See: Burroughs High’s “Once Upon A Holiday Spectacular”

Burroughs High's annual holiday show will wow audiences for two more performances this weekend featuring the school's lauded dance, instrumental music and vocal music programs.

North End Pizzeria Magnolia Park Serves Up Tasty East-Coast Style Pizza, Sandwiches and Salads

The second location of North End Pizzeria has been open in Magnolia Park for a few years and serves the best Sicilian crust pizza in town, along with a variety of delicious traditional pizzas, sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Burroughs High Readies “Once Upon A Holiday Spectacular”

Every year, the Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and Dance Departments join forces to present three shows of holiday cheer. Only a few reserved tickets for 2019's "Once Upon A Holiday Spectacular" remain.