REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival 2016

The 11th annual REDCAT International Children's Film Festival is spread out across three weekends and showcases an adventurous array of short films that are easily digested by even the smallest in your crew. Each hour-long program costs $5 and features films, organized by topic and age, by acclaimed filmmakers and up-and-coming auteurs from around the globe in both live action and animation.
4.25.16

Get to Know: Jim McHugh and the ESMoA

TOUCH: Original Artworks Paired with Photographic Portraits by Jim McHugh is an art experience at the El Segundo Museum of Art and features McHugh’s portraits of L.A. artists from the 1960s to today - including rarely seen vintage Polaroids and original 8x10 transparencies.
11.11.15

Pulling into Union Station for Architecture Appreciation

For thirty-five years the Conservancy has offered fascinating walking tours of Downtown L.A., introducing countless Angelenos to the rich history and culture that the area’s architecture has to offer. This year they are marking the 35th anniversary of their walking tour program with special programs, including new youth and family tours of the marvelous Union Station.
11.6.15

Getaway to Balboa Island

Kick off summer with a stroll (or a scooter) in the small coastal town of Balboa Island in Newport Beach. Ever since my family vacationed here when I was in high school, I’ve been in love with the little island full of personality. Here’s a look at what makes Balboa special – all 2.6 miles of it.
6.30.15

Now on Display: L.A.’s on the Menu at the Central Library

Whether you are scanning a chalkboard on the side of a food truck or paging through an elaborate bill of fare at an elegant sit-down restaurant, you probably read a menu simply to figure out what you want to eat. …

6.27.15

Gleaning for Good

Our local farmers market offer a veritable cornucopia of California’s finest fruits and vegetables, but do you ever wonder what happens to the copious amounts of fresh produce that don’t sell by day’s end? Do you lament the trees in …

5.22.15

PV Peninsula with Kids: Abalone Cove & The Wayfarer Chapel

 

Abalone Cove PV

On an overcast Saturday morning, we headed out to go spelunking at Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. We wanted to explore the tide pools and go for a kid-friendly hike. After a sleepy drive down Pacific …

5.12.15

Art and Kids in May (and beyond)

With K.A.M.P. and the Venice Art Walk on the horizon, families have a chance to expose kids to the artistic process and actually meet artists at work. Getting to know the person that creates a unique work is not only fun, but

5.7.15

Exploring Abbot Kinney with Kids


Venice CanalsEach beach city in Southern California has its own personality, but Venice has cornered the market on cool.  And when you have teens and tweens, the cool factor just might be the difference between a lame outing and one that’s …

5.7.15