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  • Ukulele Advocate: Richard Barone's Tiny Tim

    It’s just been announced that Richard Barone, leader of underrated New Wave band The Bongos (“In the Congo”) will be playing Café Nine on April 25. This illustrious booking will be cause for further praise and analysis as the date...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Johnny Carson Park upgrade gets more funding

    Johnny Carson Park upgrade gets more funding
    Burbank’s Johnny Carson Park is on its way to becoming more visitor-friendly after officials received a $283,630 state grant for renovations, boosting the pool of available money for the makeover to $2 million. Burbank was one of 12 agencies to...
  • CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

    CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis
    An Evening with Branford Marsalis Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu   In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
  • Comedian Kevin Meaney To Star In "Hairspray" At Connecticut Rep

    Comedian Kevin Meaney To Star In "Hairspray" At Connecticut Rep
    Comedian Kevin Meaney will go drag when stars as Edna Turnblad in Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of the musical "Hairspray," April 25 to May 5 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. Meaney starred in the CBS sitcom,...
  • Community news: Road Kings play Santa Claus to reservist, Roberta Moody celebrates 90th birthday

    Community news: Road Kings play Santa Claus to reservist, Roberta Moody celebrates 90th birthday
    Ten members of the Burbank Road Kings took a road trip of a charitable kind the Sunday before Christmas. They played Santa Claus, but instead of arriving by sleigh, they delivered a special gift to a woman in need via classic vehicles. The car club...
  • Burb's Eye View: A fond look back at a historical year

    Someone once told me the best thing about being a journalist was that I got a first-row seat to history. What I didn't know then — and what I'm only beginning to understand now — is how one defines “history.” For example, last...
  • DVD review: 'Ted' is a vulgar display of good humor

    DVD review: 'Ted' is a vulgar display of good humor
    If you're offended by naughty language, you don't want to watch “Ted.” Seth MacFarlane's first feature is off-color throughout; it also made me laugh as much as any other film this year. MacFarlane (“Family Guy,” “American...
  • Fans Hunt for Memorabilia at Bob Hope Estate Sale

    Fans Hunt for Memorabilia at Bob Hope Estate Sale
    
TOLUCA LAKE (KTLA) -- If you've ever wanted a piece of Hollywood this weekend may be your chance. The family of famous funny man Bob Hope opened up his Toluca Lake home for a garage sale, selling off holiday decorations, old movies, and books that...
  • On the Town: The Cusumanos host their annual party

    On the Town: The Cusumanos host their annual party
    When it comes to names that one associates with Burbank, of course you have Dr. David Burbank for whom the city is named, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin and Gary Owens of “Laugh-In” fame who coined and perpetuated the phrase, “Beautiful Downtown...
  • Johnny Carson Park in Burbank to get $1.7-million grant for waterway restoration

    Johnny Carson Park in Burbank to get $1.7-million grant for waterway restoration
    Burbank will get a $1.7-million state grant to restore a storm water channel and create 8 acres of habitat at Johnny Carson Park, officials announced Wednesday. The planned project would widen, thicken and add vegetation to the Tujunga Wash creek that...
  • Kennedy Center Honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin

    Kennedy Center Honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin
    WASHINGTON -- An array of talents was on display Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors gala where President Barack Obama toasted the lifetime achievements of an iconic ballerina, a famed comedian, a timeless actor and two chart-topping musical acts. In the...