Ticket Giveaway to Swan Lake at the Music Center

 The Family Savvy has four tickets to Swan Lake to giveaway to subscribers to the Saturday October 11th 1:30 PM matinee. Write to us at familysavvy@gmail.com to Enter to Win. We will award seats by Wednesday, October 8, 2014. 

9.23.14

Mandala of Compassion at the Hammer from 9/27 to 10/12

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Mark your calendars for the Mandala of Compassion program at The Hammer. Starting Sunday, September 27, four highly respected Tibetan Buddhist monks will be at the museum for a two week period making beautiful sand mandalas. The presence of the …

9.16.14

The Samurai are Coming!

This fall’s must-see museum adventure for families will be LACMA’s Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, which opens on October 19 and runs through February 1, 2015.

Advance ticketing will be required and is available on

9.10.14

Romeo & Juliet by the National Ballet of Canada

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There’s something about going to the ballet that feels so delightfully refined. This weekend, The Music Center enjoyed a cheerful buzz as fans of the National Ballet of Canada took their seats for five performances of classical ballet Romeo &

7.18.14

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