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Photo: Artist Beth Ashley displayed her paintings at the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival in Burbank April 14, 2012

Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival wraps up today

Art lovers and the curious were drawn to a blocked-off section of San Fernando Boulevard, between Olive Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard, for the biannual Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival, yesterday. The two-day event wraps up today at 5 p.m. I dropped by and was impressed with the number of talented artists who displayed their work and took time to chat with festival visitors.   Veteran street painter, Theresa Knopf Morgan, began her creation at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning. It was after 1 p.m. when I took the above photo. Morgan says... Read More →

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Photo Gallery: New Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp

The 9th stamp in the American Treasures series was released yesterday, and it featured a classic work by renowned American Painter, Winslow Homer. The new 44-cent stamp pays tribute to Homer by displaying his “Boys in a Pasture,” an oil-on-canvas painting completed in 1874. In a PR Newswire press release, U.S. Postal Service Spokesman, Ross Philo, said Homer is very deserving of the honor: “Indeed, it’s been said that Winslow Homer did for the United States what the French Impressionists did for Europe. He showed the beauty of a place and the people who lived... Read More →

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