Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon Adventure

Sequoia National Park SkyviewWith a big birthday in site, it occurred to me that being with trees that are over 2000 years old might provide some much needed perspective. When the chance to ferret away a kid who had been in college all …

6.29.16

Movies for Memorial Day Weekend

North by Northwest

If your family hasn’t seen Zootopia or The Jungle Book yet, a trip to the theaters en famille says summertime better than almost anything (except maybe a beach day). Or check out the first wave of summer releases, including …

5.27.16

“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

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

Family Fun Weekend at The Annenberg Space for Photography

Bring the family this weekend to mark the closing of the exhibit LIFE: A Journey Through Time with a Family Fun Weekend!
3.17.16

At the Autry: Making an impression on high schoolers

Now through October, the Autry Museum is featuring California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection, a small paintings exhibition curated and purchased by high schoolers between 1919-1956.
3.1.16

Screenagers

Screenagers is a new documentary, debuting March 2, that explores how teens interact with each other and their phones. Director, physician and parent, Delaney Ruston turns the camera on her own family and turns to experts to tackle the questions of how much is too much when it comes to video games and device addiction.
2.25.16

Thanks to the Presidents for our Parks

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks program by watching an excellent new 3D /IMAX film on view at the California Science Center.
2.17.16

Heal the World: A Path Appears at the Skirball

The holidays offer a natural time to consider how each of us can make a difference in our increasingly complex world. As we prepare abundant meals for loved ones and consider our gifts for the holidays, it's a natural time for reflection on how to give back. We are aways inspired by examples of meaningful social change, and so recommend a new, highly interactive exhibition that has just opened at the Skirball Cultural Center.
11.19.15