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

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

Ticket Giveaway to Star Trek at The Hollywood Bowl

stStar Trek- in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl June 8th & 9th!

Director J.J. Abrams re-exhilarated the iconic Star Trek franchise (now 50!) with one of the most exciting and irresistible blockbusters in recent movie-going history: Star Trek (2009). Experience …

6.23.16

Carless at Bergamot: Exploring on bike or foot

With the current, much-heralded launch of Metro’s Exposition Line, Bergamot is at last also a real transit station again, and it’s now possible to reach the arts complex easily via public transportation and to explore it—and the surrounding area—on foot or on bike.
6.4.16

TED talk by Stephen Wilkes

Seronera National Park, Serengeti, TanzaniaO_NIGHT_SERENGETI_Master_17-fea-990x450We’ve exposed you to the art of photographer Stephen Wilkes before, but bring him up again now because he’s done a TED talk about his work and his process, which you can read about in a recent National Geographic …

6.4.16

Movies for Memorial Day Weekend

North by Northwest

If your family hasn’t seen Zootopia or The Jungle Book yet, a trip to the theaters en famille says summertime better than almost anything (except maybe a beach day). Or check out the first wave of summer releases, including …

5.27.16

In DTLA, a new kid on the (whole) block

The big news in the Downtown art scene is the mid-March arrival of mega-gallery Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. Its opening marks a homecoming of sorts for Paul Schimmel, the former chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art who …

5.11.16

“Mamba Out”

Kobe wrapped at StaplesWednesday’s Kobe-finale was one for the record books. 4/13 proved to be a big night for basketball fans, most of whom had a hard time deciding whether to watch Steph Curry or Kobe Bryant play important games. We loved the …

4.15.16