Miss Peregrine is Home Grown

The story behind the novel's conception has a nice Southern California slant and the Tim Burton-directed film comes out this weekend.
9.30.16

Diavolo is Divine

LA's native dance company, Diavolo is turning 25 this year. This past weekend, September 23-25, 2016, the innovative crew took to the stage at The Broad and presented two remarkable pieces, Trajectoire and Passengers. It was the most fun I've had at the theater all year and so heartily recommend that you take any chance you can to see this company in action!
9.28.16

Octoberfest and Beyond: Exploring German Culture in LA

Fall is the time to explore German culture in Los Angeles. If you have a child traveling abroad this fall, chances are they’re already scheming to go to an Octoberfest celebration in Germany.  It seems to be a rite of …

9.9.16

Subscriber Discount: WE ARE LA Family Music Festival: SEPT 17, 2016

The inaugural We Are LA family music festival is designed to entertain families with music, dance and interactive activities at a day long celebration that benefits local child-focused charities. Please join us and explore a cool, new event for families in LA.
9.2.16
A PICK OF                 THE MONTH

Fortify Yourself against Fortnite

Understanding Fortnite and how to control it in your home.
8.13.16

Seven Mountains Brightens a Trip to Vegas

Seven Magic Mountains

Ten miles out of Vegas is that city’s own kind of Stonehenge, an installation called Seven Magic Mountains by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone. With a nod to the land artists of the 1970’s – including Michael Heizer of Levitated Mass …

7.25.16

LA Stay-cations: Aloha, Hawaii!

We’ve come up with some only-in-LA stay-cations to satiate your travel bugs. First up, who’s ready for a sojourn to the South Pacific?
7.23.16

MarkyBox – a Blue Apron Approach to Kid’s Art – Discount for Subscribers

Markybox is a monthly membership program that delivers curated art projects for the aspiring creatives and curious makers in your family. Inside each box, you'll find big dreaming, brain-building, inspiring, real-life activities for kids and adults to complete together, unplugged and uninterrupted!
7.23.16

Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon Adventure

Sequoia National Park SkyviewWith a big birthday in site, it occurred to me that being with trees that are over 2000 years old might provide some much needed perspective. When the chance to ferret away a kid who had been in college all …

6.29.16