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

For the Clever and Brave of Heart: Escape Rooms in LA

There’s something new in entertainment, not just in Los Angeles, but around the country and the world.  Maze rooms (also called escape rooms), are a new hour-long adventure phenomenon that send you and fellow gamers into a locked room where you must assemble clues and use your brain to get out again.  Can your team can solve the riddle before the hour is up? Success calls on cleverness and the ability to work together - though admittedly, the added pressure of being eaten by a Zombie might factor in, too!
8.26.15

Allen Ginsberg’s Howl by Allen Ruppersberg

In an exhibit titled The Singing Posters: Poetry Sound Collage Sculpture Book, the iconic poem "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg is re-interpreted by conceptual artist Allen Ruppersberg. It's an awesome sight, and best viewed while listening to Ginsberg himself reading the hallmark text of the Beat Generation.
8.13.15

Now at The Hammer: Joseph Holtzman

This summer’s Hammer Project by artist Joseph Holtzman defies expectations on several fronts. If you are likely to assume that a project gallery at the super-cool Hammer would feature the work of a newly minted MFA art star, you’d be …

8.13.15

Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth at The Hammer Museum

Mark Bradford, a much beloved and collected painter, is an ingenius Angeleno whose first LA solo show, Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth, is on view at the Hammer through September 27, 2015. A MacArthur Genius awardee who is a suprising 6'7" tall, Bradford grew up in Leirmert Park …

6.30.15

Emerging at The Annenberg Space for Photography

The Annenberg Space for Photography's latest show is called Emerging and features the work of a new generation of photographers. All the work comes from artists who have been featured in Photo District News' annual selection of top new talents; the …

6.6.15

Animalia at The Getty

If your kids have an Instagram account, chances are their feeds are sprinkled with cute photographs of a Dachshund and a Weimaraner who pal around and go by the screen name of @harlowandsage, the photogenic @biddythehedgehog, or up-and-comer @paws_the_cat (full …

6.6.15

Summer Music in Special Places

It's time to listen to music in the great outdoors. Summer 2015 has some great musical acts cued up for your family's enjoyment.

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Sounds in Focus

The Annenberg Foundation announced a summer series today in partnership with KCRW for a …

6.2.15

Gleaning for Good

Our local farmers market offer a veritable cornucopia of California’s finest fruits and vegetables, but do you ever wonder what happens to the copious amounts of fresh produce that don’t sell by day’s end? Do you lament the trees in …

5.22.15