Things to Do with Kids in LA This Summer: The First Ever Origami Exhibit

They always say that it's important for kids to get bored because it allows them to explore their creativity. Here's a way to feel good about letting your kids while away a few afternoons doing nothing. Of course, you'll have to leave a few art supplies around for them while they're finding their way through the hours.
6.26.12

Things to Do with Kids in LA This Summer: Levitated Mass at LACMA

Whether you have followed the story of The Rock’s journey from the foothills to LACMA, or whether you are just hearing about this elevated rock for the first time, it’s still a wonder to stand beneath the rock. Situated behind …

6.26.12

Who Shot Rock & Roll at The Annenberg Space for Photography

When one thinks about rock photography, the first image that comes to mind is Annie Liebowitz and her early years on the road for Rolling Stone magazine. But there is so much more to the story. In The Annenberg Space

6.22.12

Hemingway and all those wives

Frankly, I get all the wives confused because I have a blinding obsession with Wife #3 that has made it tough to focus on all the others.  Martha Gellhorn, the third wife, was played by Nicole Kidman in this month’s …

6.21.12

Things to Do with Kids in LA: Outdoor Screenings this Summer

Forget your Hulu and Roku and all those crazy devices you’re using to watch classic films — all you really have to do is head out into town and it’s a sure thing that you’ll find an outdoor screening that …

6.19.12

Summer Wish List: Starting a Book Club

Three friends and I started a book club over 10 years ago, and we’ve met once a week ever since. Kids have grown, FB relationship statuses have changed, foods have gone in and out of fashion, but we still meet …

6.18.12

Made in LA 2012 at the Hammer — LA’s own Biennial

I love the Hammer. I love the lobby’s constantly changing art exhibit, I love meeting up with friends at the Hammer Cafe (delicious food by Wolfgang Puck) and I really love scouring the book store, which always tempts me with …

6.6.12

The Flap about The Great Gatsby

The trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby came out this week and has already generated plenty of internet buzz, even though the 3D film won’t hit theaters until Christmastime. Jay Gatsby will be portrayed by Leonard di Caprio, perhaps …

5.25.12

Things to Do with Kids In LA: Cleopatra at the California Science Center

When I first entered the newly installed Cleopatra: The Exhibition at the California Science Center, I instantly lost my bearings. The dramatically darkened space, high lit with stone figurines, provides a stark contrast to the brightly lit atrium of the …

5.23.12