Fall Into the ARTS in Downtown Burbank

Downtown streets will be packed with artists, street painters and more than 12,000 art lovers at the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue, November 3 and 4 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival is free and open to public.

Featured will be Southern California's most talented street painters creating supersized artwork on asphalt and concrete.  Included are Arlou Somo, Bill Spiess, Gustavo Lozano, Oscar De Leon, Randall Williams, Ruth Villa, Susanne Ma and Theresa Knopf Morgan. They will be working on their temporary paintings all weekend, with the 10 foot by 10 foot images completed by Sunday afternoon (November 4).  The public is invited to pause and enjoy this art form dating from the Italian Renaissance, and to experience the artists up-close.

In addition, there will be 90 regional artists displaying thousands of paintings, sculptures and photographs, and an wide array of jewelry, fine glass, ceramics and woodwork -- with everything made by hand.

Founded by Downtown Burbank Partnership in 2003, the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival is a biannual event produced in partnership with West Coast Artists.

For more information the public is asked to please call 818.238.5180 or visit www.downtown-burbank.org

Downtown Burbank is an award-winning urban neighborhood spanning 34-blocks of retail, office, residential and entertainment destinations.  The district boasts more than 200 shops and 90 restaurants including IKEA, Flappers Comedy Club, Story Tavern and Burbank Town Center, with movie screens at the AMC 16 consistently ranking in the top five of theatrical circuits nationwide. The area is bounded by Verdugo Avenue, Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank Boulevard and the I-5, and contains more than 9,000 parking spaces.  The District is managed by Downtown Burbank Partnership, a California nonprofit mutual benefit corporation.