Exodus Steps at Skirball Cultural Center: Fun for all ages!

Read on for a TFS Subscriber’s Experience at this fun exhibit

A temporary exhibit, Exodus Steps, provides a clever way to explore the familiar tale of the Israelites’ journey from slavery in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land, …

3.20.13

The Questionable Legacy of Disney Princesses

In the past week, I’ve had three chances to chuckle over the legacy of the Disney princesses, starting with an endearing story from my daughter at college. When one of her best friends turned 20 last week, all her girlfriends …

3.19.13

Domestic Integrities at the Hammer for four days in March

Come Make a Rug with Artist Fritz Haeg

Domestic Integrities at the Hammer

An artist looks at our daily lives in a slightly different way than anyone else does, so it’s always intriguing to learn from a new type of art, whether a painting, photography, …

3.14.13

From Up on Poppy Hill – first of three new anime films for 2013

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March 22 marks the American debut of a new film from Japan’s Studio Ghibli, From Up on Poppy Hill, which is one of three new films being released in 2013 from the animation studio responsible for visionary worlds, such …

3.11.13

New documentary on PBS — Makers: Women Who Make America

New PBS documentary about women - The Family Savvy recommends this for all!

New PBS documentary about women – The Family Savvy recommends this for all!

 

It’s been 30 years since the publication of Betty Freidan’s The Feminine Mystique and the women’s movement is still a vital force in our lives, albeit …

2.25.13

Presidents’ Day 2013 – A Savvy Itinerary

Why not spend exploring LA like the Presidents did?  LA is no DC, but US presidents have long enjoyed their trips to the Southland. Here’s an homage to their various personalities and points of view!

If You’re on the West

2.13.13

The Family Savvy Reviews Circus Oz: From the Ground Up

At CAP UCLA’s Royce Hall through the weekend of February 7-10

Circus Oz at CAP UCLA
While traditional 3-ring circuses might seem like a relic of the past, Australia’s Circus Oz is a fresh, fun, and fantastic take on a traditional form of entertainment.Everything – …
2.8.13

What to Do on Valentine’s Day: Cupid — Draw Back Your Bow!

What does Valentine’s Day mean in your house? Booking a sitter and heading out to a blissfully quiet restaurant date? Decorating heart cards with loads of stickers and colored pens? Gorging on chocolate? However you partake in Cupid’s festival, we …

2.8.13

A Savvy Guide to Oscar 2013

Before the Oscars arrive on Sunday, February 24th, why not try and see the multitude of films nominated? We have separated the Oscar-nominated films into age appropriate groups to make your time most efficient.

For Middle School: Life of Pi

1.31.13