In DTLA, a new kid on the (whole) block

The big news in the Downtown art scene is the mid-March arrival of mega-gallery Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. Its opening marks a homecoming of sorts for Paul Schimmel, the former chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art who …

5.11.16

Addicted to Tech?

attentiondistraction-heroCommon Sense released a new report today titled ” Technology Addiction; Concern, Controversy, and Finding Balance.” Here is a link to the findings online. The upshot of the research roundup is this: media use is causing stress in most families, …

5.4.16

REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival 2016

The 11th annual REDCAT International Children's Film Festival is spread out across three weekends and showcases an adventurous array of short films that are easily digested by even the smallest in your crew. Each hour-long program costs $5 and features films, organized by topic and age, by acclaimed filmmakers and up-and-coming auteurs from around the globe in both live action and animation.
4.25.16

“Mamba Out”

Kobe wrapped at StaplesWednesday’s Kobe-finale was one for the record books. 4/13 proved to be a big night for basketball fans, most of whom had a hard time deciding whether to watch Steph Curry or Kobe Bryant play important games. We loved the …

4.15.16

Milk + Bookies April 17, 2016

You can celebrate a love of books this month by joining the annual fundraising celebration of our favorite local charities, Milk + Bookies.
4.13.16

Peggy Orenstein on Girls and Sex – Join us on April 17

Forgive the cliché, but the world has changed and parents can barely keep up. In fact, in Peggy Orenstein’s great new book, Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape, teenagers can barely keep up.
4.9.16

Spring Break 2016: Wonder and History in DC

Washington has always been a favorite Spring Break destination. With so many notable monuments and museums, there's something for everyone in your family. As soon as we got to town, we heard the buzz. We had to see the newly-restored Renwick Gallery Smithsonian, located right next to The White House.
4.8.16

VR: Get Ready for the Future

I recently brought an enthusiastic Virtual Reality producer to a session with 12 teen agers to explore what the new technology is all about. I had to admit a certain trepidation for this new medium, and the kids were thrilled …

3.31.16

Spring Break Recommendation: Getting Excited About Science

The Impossible Science Lab is located in the newly opened Discovery Cube LA, which promotes the wonders of science. This particular exhibit couldn’t do it better, but it is open only through March 26, making it a perfect spring break activity.
3.21.16