Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future

 Local artist works with local kids to create work inspired by LACMA’s collection.

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LACMA has a neat program that pairs contemporary artists with local school children, and Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future represents the seventh iteration of this unique collaboration. …

2.7.15

How To Bring Mindfulness into your Life in 2015

2015 is the year to experiment with an enduring trend in health: mindfulness. Remember Transcendental Meditation from years past? Those groovy friends who had a “mantra”‘ and talked blissfully about their mysterious meditation practice? What’s old is new again with …

2.4.15

Paddington Bear — Safe Haven for Filmgoers

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If it’s been a long time since you read the Paddington books by Michael Bond, the story line of the new film, Paddington, may not feel familiar at first, but as it turns out, the film captures the essence …

1.31.15

Hello Kitty! at the JANM

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Walking into the Hello Kitty exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum, you’ll be immediately overwhelmed by adorable-ness. It’s a rather nice way to be overwhelmed, involving lots of sparkles and smiles. Hundreds of Hello Kitty knick knacks are …

1.31.15

How to Take Advantage of Free Museum Day: Jan 31, 2015

This weekend, museums around the southland will be opening their doors for free to the public, and here is a list of participating institutions. Here are our picks for the day, arranged by age groups.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:

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Travel up …

1.28.15

January is Art Month in Los Angeles

Make it an annual New Year’s Resolution to take in as much art as you can in January, because the concentration of galleries and artists in town makes is possible to see a wide variety of new, vintage and master

1.28.15

The End of Language by Jean-Luc Godard and Endangered Languages at The Hammer

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A young friend of mine graduated from college with a degree in linguistics and landed a summer job at Google. Her classmates had scoffed at her choice of the seemingly antiquated course of study, but it turns …

1.24.15

Art, History, and a Boat Trip!

Take a trip to Alcatraz and see @Large: Ai Weiwei

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It’s a strange sight to behold an art installation that the artist will likely never see himself. Ai Weiwei’s site-specific installations at Alcatraz were conceived from his home in China …

1.21.15

Martin Luther King Weekend: How to Honor and Celebrate

LA has plenty of ways to honor Dr. King this weekend. Here are our picks:

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WATCH SELMA: It was Oprah’s efforts that got this film made, and she plays a quiet, powerful role of a simple woman who fights for …

1.13.15