The Music Center: Top 10 Things to See and Do

1. Walt Disney Concert Hall 

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The Music Center is a huge part of what makes Downtown LA a world class cultural hub. Several gorgeous buildings, taking up more than a few city blocks, are the sites of numerous artistic performances …

4.3.14

The Norton Simon’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

Norton Simon Museum Entrance 5The Norton Simon Museum is a small but exquisite treasure tucked away in Old Town Pasadena. Built around the legendary collection of one of the 20th Century’s most successful art collectors (and one of LA’s early scions), the museum contains …

3.4.14

The Autry National Center: The TFS Top 10 Must-Sees

AUTRYexteriorweb Are you looking for a quintessential California experience for your family? Look no farther than a colorful institution dedicated to the history of Western history and culture– the Autry National Center, located in Griffith Park next to the LA …

2.20.14

The California Science Center’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

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The California Science Center has so many new exhibits that it’s barely recognizable as the spot we visited a few years ago, and provides prime ground for kids to learn more lessons than a textbook could possibly teach in the …

8.8.13

MOCA: Top Ten Things To See and Do

Museums of Contemporary Art are usually the edgier, more forward-thinking cousin of a city's traditional art institutions. Los Angeles, however, has a wealth of great museums and a plethora of of cutting-edge galleries. So how does a museum define itself as modern in such a modern city? It's not easy, and downtown's Museum of Contemporary Art has had a difficult time finding their place in LA's art constellation over the past few years. But not for lack of a terrific permanent collection and a couple of neat spaces. So we have put our focus on planning a really fun day for your family at the two campuses of MOCA.
7.24.13

The Natural History Museum’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

NHMThe Ā Natural History Museum holds a vast array of knowledge about plant and animal life from prehistoric to the present day, as well as culture in California and beyond. We invite you to come check it out for yourself: see …

7.18.13

The Huntington Library Top 10 Things to See and Do

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The Huntington is the perfect place for you and your family to get a little something extra out of the traditional “walk in the park”. Pack up your sunscreen and put on some comfy shoes, because you’ll be doing plenty …

6.27.13

The Getty Villa’s Top Ten Things to See and Do

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The Getty Villa lies halfway to Malibu atop a cliff, with magnificent views of the Pacific. The recreation of a Roman villa is filled with Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. Parking should be reserved before a visit; be sure to …

6.10.13

The Hammer’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

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Every time a visitor enters the Hammer’s lobby, (or drives by the at Occidental Petroleum Building’s lobby at Westwood and Wilshire), the view is strikingly different. The installations on the staircase up the main courtyard are in constant flux, representing …

6.10.13