The Neurotic Parent’s Guide to College Admissions

It’s THAT TIME OF YEAR.

The letters are coming out… whether you’re waiting on Kindergarten, Middle School, High School or College, the feelings are all the same. Dread. Self-Loathing. Disgust with the System.

It sure helps to have a sense …

3.9.12

Ballet Preljocaj – Snow White, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Gustav Mahler

If you take the kids to one ballet his year, this one is definitely the coolest. Ballet Preljocaj – Snow White comes to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center from March 23-25.

Whether you’re dance fiends, fans of …

2.28.12

Real Help Parenting Your Teen

I can remember a mom of older kids murmuring “little kids, little problems – big kids, big problems” to me when I was trying to sort out potty training issues. Now that my kids are teenagers, their problems do seem …

2.15.12

ARCHIVED ARTICLE: Digital Darkroom at the Annenberg Space for Photography

Digital Darkroom, an exciting new show at The Annenberg Space for Photography, opens this weekend and should be required viewing for anyone with a camera -- you'll quickly be inspired to take your creativity to a new level, right at the comfort of your computer. Sponsored by Adobe Photoshop, and displayed in the most advanced digital facility possible, the whole family will enjoy seeing the variety of the manipulated images - from dogs dressed as people to incredible athletic portraits to dream-like flights of the imagination.
11.8.11

Women Hold Up Half the Sky at Skirball Cultural Center


Women Hold Up Half the Sky is a new exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Museum, and we got a sneak peek last week. After weaving around sail-like walled spaces, learning about inspiring women from around the world, we inscribed …

10.31.11

ARCHIVED EVENT: The Diavolo Residency:


One of the best things about skateboarding is that kids get to try a trick over and over again until they get it right, usually without a coach or a parent telling the what they’re doing wrong. Teens, and anyone …

10.26.11

ARCHIVED REVIEW: Beauty Culture at The Annenberg Space for Photography

At a certain point, young girls pick up fashion magazines and the longing begins. By the time they get to their Senior Prom, they are capable of turning themselves out as the epitome of youth and beauty. High-school girls can …

10.21.11