The musical production was presented by fourth-grade students at Joaquin Miller Elementary School.
The second annual concert featured a surprise appearance by film composer Michael Giacchino ("Star Trek," "Up," "Incredibles") as Burbank and Burroughs High Schools young musicians joined industry professionals for a powerhouse of a concert.
Burbank and Burroughs High School choirs and bands join forces with industry professionals from Musicians at Play Foundation to raise funds for the two high schools' instrumental and vocal music programs with a concert featuring iconic works by John Williams and Michael Giacchino and conducted by Anthony Parnther from the London Philharmonic.
Burbank Unified elementary schools celebrated Read In Day throughout the district with special attention to the importance of literacy skill and the joy of reading.
As part of Burbank's Tech Talk Series, Blake Harris stops by the Buena Vista branch of the Burbank Public Library Thursday to talk about virtual reality, Oculus, Facebook and the tech industry as examined in his new book, "The History of the Future."
The one-night only performance showcases real stories about diverse experiences and challenges. Proceeds will go to Burbank's Family Service Agency.
Tickets are still available for two shows on Saturday and one show Sunday, showcasing some of Burbank's top student talent.
Global artist Ai WeiWei's current "Life Cycle" installation closes March 3 at the contemporary art space in Los Angeles' Windsor Square. Major artists from the Marciano collection round out the stellar new art gallery's ongoing exhibitions.
With the $100,000 donation, Burbank Unified has one-third of the funding for weekly music classes at the district's 11 elementary schools for 2019-20.
Supported with a grant from Tree People, members of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School community joined forces to plant new native species and trees in many locations throughout the large campus.
Students in the drama, musical theater, vocal music, instrumental music and tech crew programs at Burroughs High School join forces for three performances of "West Side Story" on February 8, 9 and 10.
Members of the Burbank business community got an up close and personal experience at all Burbank Unified Schools as "Principal for a Day."
The $1000 grant supported games and activities at the elementary school's Family Math Night.