CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1993
Sharon Disney Lund, Southland philanthropist and a daughter of Walt Disney, died Tuesday of complications of cancer at St. John's Medical Center in Santa Monica. She was 56. Mrs. Lund was an officer of Retlaw ( Walter spelled backward) Enterprises, a successor to the corporation originally organized by Walt Disney in 1952 to further his family's personal business interests. She also was a trustee for CalArts, the school in Valencia that was originally funded by her family.
December 5, 2008
David Gordon: An article in Tuesday's Calendar section on choreographer David Gordon referred to the Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance as REDCAT's Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance. The dance school is one of the schools at CalArts, not REDCAT.
April 28, 1993 |
Educator Named to Disney Board: Walt Disney Co., the Burbank entertainment giant, has named Los Angeles educator Reveta Franklin Bowers to its board of directors. Bowers fills a vacancy created by the February death of Sharon Disney Lund, Walt Disney's daughter. Bowers, 44, has been with the Center for Early Education since 1976. She started her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher in Los Angeles, and later taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 24, 1991
Failure to take responsibility in a sexual relationship, misdiagnosis and denial are causing more and more women to contract the HIV virus and to develop AIDS, a mother whose illness was diagnosed as the virus told Pierce College students this week. More than 250 students crowded the college's Campus Center to hear the talk by Sharon Lund, 41, who has the virus, and her daughter, Jeaneen, who does not. The event was the highlight of the college's AIDS Awareness Week.
May 4, 2004 |
The California Institute of the Arts will officially rename its school of dance after the late philanthropist Sharon Disney Lund, Walt Disney's younger daughter, during the school's dance performance at Disney Hall's REDCAT on Saturday. Lund, a CalArts board member who died in 1993, was one of the school's most generous benefactors, contributing $28 million during her lifetime and through her foundation after her death.
December 17, 2009
The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance presents three new works in a highly physical and visually rich program performed by CalArts' dancers. Colin Connor's "Flying in the Face of Time" features seven dancers and a live performance of Beethoven's "Grosse Fuge." Stephanie Nugent's "Would I Then Be," inspired by the 1992 film "Orlando" and Rosanna Gamson's "Ink" explores human relationships amid a landscape created by black silk. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. 8:30 p.m. Fri. and Sat. $20. (213)