Father’s Day 2018

The last Father’s Day I spent with my Dad, we listened to old Mills Brothers tunes on YouTube. He crooned from his hospital bed at the barbershop quartet, eased from the confusion of his final days by melodies he’d loved …

6.17.18

Radical Kindness

I urge you to see the movie - it will make you keenly aware of how differently anyone over 30 consumed media when we were younger. Pace, volume, variety - you name it; it's a whole new neighborhood, today.
6.17.18

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

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

Media Landscape 2018 (+ 2 new Century City activities)

Media Trends 2018

I’ve spent the last two days at the Digital Entertainment World conference in Marina del Rey, and caught up on the state of media and technology right now. Here are a few headlines: Cord cutting is on …

2.7.18