War/Photography at the Annenberg Space for Photography

In the past year I saw an original war protest poster that looked like this:

The Family Savvy War is not healthy for children

If you asked your kids tonight if war was good or bad it would be like one of those AT&T ads where the market research …

3.21.13

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

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

Creating Citizen Artists

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Last night, I attended a discussion hosted by The Music Center and The Aspen Institute Arts Program. The panel, “The Citizen Artists Public Forum” explored ways in which artists serve as activists in their communities both as vehicles of …

3.8.13

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

In The Family Savvy Spotlight: The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has always been a prime L.A. destination, with its beautiful rose gardens, dinosaur bones, and a myriad of other exhibits that showcase the wonders of nature for children and adults.  This year,  the LA institution turns …

1.23.13

TFS Subscriber Giveaway – Sleepover at the Skirball

A Night with the Redcoats – January 19, 2013

Sleepover at the Skirball

Have your kids ever slept over at a museum? It’s one of those indelible experiences that childhood in a big city allows. In conjunction with the Creating the United States exhibit,

1.14.13

Things to Do With Kids in LA: Beating Holiday Malaise

Winter Break is upon us, and for busy parents, that can mean wide open days and empty schedules (or, in other words, endless TV watching)… That is, unless you decide to do something about it!

We’re here to arm you …

12.14.12

Things to Do with Kids in LA: Pasadena

Pasadena shows up on every Angeleno’s radar during January when the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl take to the national stage. But, before or after January 1st this neighborhood does not get enough credit. With a charming old town, vibrant …

12.11.12