The Bowtie Project, Clockshop LA, and the Transformation of the LA River

It's our belief that in the next 20 years, the face of the LA River will be completely transformed, providing park and art spaces for the the public, and revitalizing the neighborhoods of an estimated one million residents that live along


The 24th Street Garden Classroom & Summer Seedlings Camp

24th Street SchoolThe 24th Street Garden Classroom is located at 24th Street Elementary School, in the West Adams neighborhood. Spanning nearly 1.5 acres, the Garden includes an orchard with more than fifty-five fruit trees, habitat gardens, Native California gardens, sixteen vegetable production beds, shaded …


Dodger Blue: Becoming a Fan

Honestly, I was never a baseball fan until my nine-year old son dragged me into the sport  – and I mean, kicking and screaming. I learned to love Little League because he was out there playing, but going to a …


A Game that Teaches Digital Citizenship to Middle Schoolers

digcompwebCommon Sense Education released an exciting new educational game today that will help middle schoolers understand the basic tenets of digital citizenship. The term "digital footprint" evokes scenarios that parents comprehend in a nanosecond, But, it takes more time for kids to learn that …


Now at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA: William Pope.L: Trinket


Pope.LwebCan a contemporary art exhibition that takes a critical look at democracy, politics, nationalism, race, and society provide an engaging experience for children? Sure thing, particularly when that exhibition features of roomful of sprouting onions, a gallery bathed in …


Things to Do With Kids in LA: Explore Leimert Park Plaza

Filmmaker John Singleton once described his neighborhood, Leimert Park, as “the black Greenwich Village,” an apt characterization of a place that is the heart of Los Angeles’ contemporary African American arts and culture scene. Located between USC and Baldwin Hills, …


Amazing Automobiles: The Ultimate Car Exhibit at the Reagan Library until May 1, 2015

reaganautoThe Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library, in partnership with The Peterson Automotive Museum, is hosting a spectacular car exhibit that is only running for two more weeks.  The cars on display are the ones that dreams (and some movies) …

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Dance Media Festival Kickoff

Come enjoy the Dance Media Festival Kickoff at the UTA Screening Room in Beverly Hills. Screening begins at 7:30pm, Cocktails and appetizers at 6:30pm, $75 Showings include Escualo, a powerful new piece from the Lombard Twins and the West Coast premiere of Dancing is Living: Benjamin Millepied. This engaging documentary chronicles Benjamin Millepied (choreographer of Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan), the newly appointed director of the Paris Opera Ballet and founder of L.A. Dance Project, as a globe-trotting ambassador for dance: in rehearsal with his company in L.A., hanging out with Lil Buck, and sharing his ideas about life and dance.
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Concert and Meditation and the Fowler Museum

This Sunday join The Fowler Museum and acclaimed Chinese musicians from the Bridges East and West Music Festival for a serene concert and meditation for all ages (2–3 pm). Experience the transforming qualities of tai-chi with Professor Shibin Zhou, contemplate an artwork in the Intersections gallery, and see how artists from the India-based Sahmat Collective shared works of art to promote peace. Then, create a fan to keep you cool during the hot summer months (3–4 pm). The Bridges East and West Music Festival will take place from May 3–8. The festival is funded by the Herb Alpert School of Music, Nelson Fund and the School of the Arts and Architecture.