Fri31Jul20157:00 pmBrand Library Outdoor Plaza
A touring and recording artist, vocalist Judy Wexler has headlined at jazz festivals, performing arts centers and major jazz clubs both nationally and internationally. She has released four CDs which have all topped the national jazz charts.
Known for her inventive interpretations of underexposed gems, she will perform songs associated with a diverse mix of jazz and pop legends, including King Pleasure, Louis Armstrong, Sonny Rollins, Blossom Dearie, Richie Havens, Rickie Lee Jones, and Bob Dylan. All About Jazz describes her as “more than a mere singer of songs. She’s an actress, mood painter, song archaeologist, and vocalist par excellence."
Sat01Aug20157:00 pmBrand Library Galleries
Wed05Aug20157:00 pmBrand Library & Art Center Recital Hall
The US Air Force woodwind quintet will perform Sousa, Key, Mozart, Mahler, Grainger and more! Admission is free.
The Golden West Winds is part of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base, California. They perform at many events ranging from military ceremonies and patriotic shows to educational programs, concerts for general audiences, and recitals of works for woodwind quintet. To support these events the Golden West Winds plays music of all styles including marches, patriotic, popular, and classical music.
The members of the Golden West Winds are all professional Air Force musicians working in support of Air Force and Air Mobility Command.
Fri07Aug20157:00 pmBrand Library Outdoor Plaza
Jerry Burgan is a musician, singer, songwriter, folk historian, and author who first became known as a member of We Five, the Grammy-nominated, 60's folk-rock group he co-founded with the late Michael Stewart. The group's hit recording of You Were On My Mind set a standard for vocal innovation and was #4 on Billboard's Top 100 songs of 1965 -- behind Satisfaction. Jerry has led We Five since 1968, and is the common thread appearing on all seven of their albums.
Songs & Stories blends the classic acoustic folk and roots music that shaped him with anecdotes about how the songs and musical styles of the past have evolved into what many today call Americana. Jerry performs with his wife, Debbie, and bassist Tholow Chan. His first solo CD, Jerry Burgan: Reflections, Songs & Stories, released by Global Recording Artists, is based on material from the Songs & Stories show. Jerry is the author of Wounds To Bind: A Memoir of the Folk-Rock Revolution.
Sat08Aug201510:30 amBrand Library & Art Center
Brand Book to Art Club meeting 10:30 am to 12 noon.
A new program that combines reading, discussion, and art-making! Join in for light refreshments, book discussion, and an art project based on themes from the book "Where’d You Go, Bernadette."
Art supplies will be provided.
Sign-up at Brand Library in-person, by email at email@example.com or call 818-548-2051.
Fri21Aug20157:00 pmBrand Library Outdoor Plaza
Fri28Aug20157:00 pmBrand Library Outdoor Plaza
Members are Derek Williams/Bass, Martin Rivera/Flute and Sax, Don Littleton/Congas, Peter Burke/ Vibes, Uziel Colon/ Piano.
Sat12Sep201510:30 amBrand Library & Art Center
Do you love to Sing, Play, Dance? Ages 4 + come to the Brand and have fun with the Beat Buds.
Thu24Sep20157:00 pmBrand Library Recital Hall, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale 91201
Join editor Jane Brown (with LA Times' book critic David Ulin, and prominent designer Lorraine Wild) for a discussion - with visuals - of her new photography book Both Sides of Sunset. The book vividly captures the contradictions that are Los Angeles: sunshine/noir, beaches/urban grit, wilderness/suburban sprawl, in-your-face/hidden hidden away. "Both Sides..." showcases images by masters such as Bruce Davidson, Lee Friedlander, Julius Shulman and Garry Winogrand, as well as younger artists such as Matthew Brandt, Katy Grannan, Lise Sarfati and Ed Templeton . Collectively, the 130 images in the book speak to a place where myth and reality can be indistinguishable. Both Sides of Sunset offers a decidedly unromantic vision of our beloved and scorned metropolis.
Sat26Sep20157:00 pmBrand Library Gallery
The 43rd Annual Works on Paper Juried Exhibition juried by muralist Kent Twitchell opens with an awards ceremony and reception - including libations and refreshments. Join Mr. Twitchell, meet the artists, and have a fun and visually dazzling evening to celebrate the 70 selected works. Art work is for sale and 25% of all proceeds benefit the Brand Library's free cultural programming.
Thu01Oct20157:00 pmBrand Library Recital Hall
Executive Director of the Los Angeles Mural Conservancy, Isabel Rojas Williams, will share her vast experience on mounting and preserving murals in the public viewing space. How can Glendale launch its own mural program? Ms. Rojas Williams will have a wealth of experience as L.A.'s mural queen to share with Glendale on its road to its own mural programs. Free and open to the public.