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

The Wind Rises

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

Urs Fischer is for Kids!

The Family Savvy vists URS FISCHER at Moca

 MOCA’s Summer Show is Fun and Family Friendly – Open through August 19, 2013

When we first started to see images on FB and Instagram of big, fat, blue raindrops in a MOCA gallery a month ago, we admit to …

7.24.13

Bugs Bunny (and more) at the Hollywood Bowl

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This past Weekend, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Looney Tunes cast delighted audience members at the Hollywood Bowl with a screening of classic, much-loved cartoons and extraordinary live music.

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II is the reincarnation of …

7.12.13

Yvonne Mounsey & the Westside School of Ballet in Santa Monica

A memoir by a former student

A few weekends ago, Westside School of Ballet held its annual Spring Performance at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre. And while each and every show that Westside puts on is a delight to all audience members, …

6.5.13

James Turrell: A Retrospective at LACMA

 

james turrell lacmaThe most exciting exhibit of the year opens at LACMA on Sunday, just in time for summer exploration. James Turrell: A Retrospective revels in the pure sensation and joy of Turrell’s work over the past 50 years. The 70 …

5.23.13

Gary Baseman at the Skirball: The Door is Always Open

Baseman_Door_Is_OpenGary Baseman grew up in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles – his mother worked at Canter’s Deli and he attended Fairfax High. You’ll recognize his imagery from the cover of the box of the popular board game Cranium, from …

5.13.13