Pompeii: The Exhibition at California Science Center

What do the Pompeii show and the Getty Villa have in common? Mt. Vesuvius, of course!
The story of Pompeii sets our collective imagination alight on two levels: we envision living at the height of Rome’s flourishing culture and, simultaneously,
5.20.14

Paul Taylor Dance Company and The Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

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The Paul Taylor Dance Company comes to The Music Center for three shows April 11-14, but the company will also perform at The Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival. After the performance, the students will join with their peers from all over …

3.13.14

Gas Giant at MOCA Pacific Design Center

A new show at MOCA’s Pacific Design Center space is perfect for taking the kids. Gas Giant, which opened over the past weekend and will be on view until June 8, 2014, fills the two-story gallery space with hand-made

3.3.14

Art + Technology Laboratory at LACMA

We spent a little time with Joel Ferree of LACMA’s brand, spanking new Art + Technology Lab.  It’s a gorgeous, recently-renovated space with a cool green mood that is surely a boost to the creativity of all who enter.Art + Tech Lab/LACMA

The …

2.13.14

Cornelia Funke and Connecting Seas at The Getty Research Institute

Getting kids to think about the world before GPS navigation is like trying to explain a rotary phone. You can talk until your face is blue, and they’ll stare at you with that dreaded slack jaw and unconsciously fiddle with …

2.13.14

What Every Snowflake Knows in its Heart: Thoughts of Snow, Safety and Cloud Cake

Winter Games, the Kevin Pearce documentary, and a neat show about Winter Sports at SMMOA

Tuck with Loose StrapsYutaka Sone & Benjamin Weissman: What Every Snowflake Knows in Its Heart, Tuck with Loose Straps 2007

In the midst of California’s worst drought on

1.23.14

Gray Whale Watching this Winter (and a Ticket Offer)

It's a perfect time of year to go get out on the ocean to see Gray Whales. Book a trip through the Aquarium of the Pacific.
1.8.14

Dreams of Flight in The Wind Rises

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The Wind Rises, nominated for Best Animated Feature this year, is purportedly Hayao Miyazaki’s last film and this historical romance is as satisfying as any feature film in the adult marketplace. The celebrated Japanese director buries a nugget of wisdom …

11.10.13

The Fowler Museum’s Global Vision

The Fowler turns 50, shares what's in the basement, and celebrates with hundreds of beach ball globes!
10.17.13