Beyond the Aquarium: Long Beach Adventure (with Halloween perks!)

If you’re searching for a new weekend adventure with your kids, consider Long Beach. Normally, I only go when headed to the Aquarium or whale watching -- both of which are always fun. But two weeks ago we headed south for the Longines Master (a Grand Prix horse jumping event) and last weekend we set out to see a play at the International City Theater and took the time to discover the many wonders of Long Beach.

Digital Citizenship and Device Free Dinner

Learn how to raise kids who are savvy about their use of technology at school and at home, why we must all be upstanders (and not bystanders) when it comes to cyberbullying, and how to take Common Sense Media's #DeviceFreeDinner challenge.

Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in LA

A new show is open at the Skirball Cultural Center that explores Roy Lichtenstein‘s relationship with LA — how the artist traveled to our sunny coast each year when NY winter’s became too chilly, and was integral to LA’s …


IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders at The Annenberg Space for Photography

We stopped into The Annenberg Space for Photography last weekend to see portraits by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, a photographer whose style is similar to Richard Avedon – his subjects face the camera with a direct gaze, and are positioned against …


Miss Peregrine is Home Grown

The story behind the novel's conception has a nice Southern California slant and the Tim Burton-directed film comes out this weekend.

Diavolo is Divine

LA's native dance company, Diavolo is turning 25 this year. This past weekend, September 23-25, 2016, the innovative crew took to the stage at The Broad and presented two remarkable pieces, Trajectoire and Passengers. It was the most fun I've had at the theater all year and so heartily recommend that you take any chance you can to see this company in action!

Up Close and Personal: Butterfly Pavilion at the NHM

The Butterfly Pavilion is back at the Natural History Museum and great news: it’s new and improved — and open until October 16.  After that date, the new space will host creepy crawlies in time for the fall (Halloween) season.…


Octoberfest and Beyond: Exploring German Culture in LA

Fall is the time to explore German culture in Los Angeles. If you have a child traveling abroad this fall, chances are they’re already scheming to go to an Octoberfest celebration in Germany.  It seems to be a rite of …


Subscriber Discount: WE ARE LA Family Music Festival: SEPT 17, 2016

The inaugural We Are LA family music festival is designed to entertain families with music, dance and interactive activities at a day long celebration that benefits local child-focused charities. Please join us and explore a cool, new event for families in LA.