Weekend Read

Highlights from what we've read this month to keep you up to date.
5.5.18

Your Culture To Do List: May 2018

The "thousand days of May" are upon us, the time of year when parents are so busy with school events and looming summer plans that we can't think straight. We certainly don't get enough alone time to restore and maintain balance in our selves and families.  All the more reason to pause the "getting things done" mode and restore with something new. Here are some highlights for May.
5.5.18

David Hockney (Himself!) at LACMA

Wednesday’s opening of LACMA’s new show, David Hockney: 82 Paintings and 1 Still-Life, felt more like a family gathering than a formal unveiling of new work by the 81 year-old master. Hockney was on site, surrounded by a set …

4.13.18

Anya Kamenetz: On Education and Parenting in the Digital Age

Anya Kamenetz writes about education for NPR and has her finger on the pulse of how technology is impacting the classroom. As the mother of two young girls, she’s also immersed in the practical, imperfect struggle of raising kids in …

4.10.18

Reality Projector at Marciano Art Foundation

Olafur Eliasson's Reality Projector is a colorful, site-specific installation that kids and adults can explore together. Lots of discoveries at the Marciano Art Foundation - and all free.
4.1.18

Resiliency: Good for our Kids and for our City (#EarthquakePrep)

Are you ready? LA's Chief Resiliency Officer, Marissa Aho, talks about how individuals can do their part to tackle the overwhelming (and potentially scary) topic of being ready for a disaster. The report asks is that citizens do their part in being prepared. "A resilient Angeleno is capable of withstanding a crisis."
3.11.18

Museum of Latin American Art Adventure

Lured by the news of an excellent PST LA/LA show, I ventured to the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach for the first time. I was delighted to be greeted by a very welcoming rhino and loved the …

3.4.18

5 Tips for Taking Kids to see the Jasper Johns Retrospective at The Broad

The Jasper Johns retrospective at The Broad ("Something Resembling Truth") is only in town until May 13, and tickets are tough to secure. But, spending an hour exploring the life of this important American artist should be a priority for you and the family this spring. Today, we'll spend a little time explaining how it can be meaningful to your family.
2.20.18

For the Weekend: Openings and Closings

New shows and ones you won't want to miss: plenty to do this weekend - February 9 to 11, 2018!
2.8.18