Ice Age Encounters moves to The Page Museum

Working together with the Jim Henson Creature Shop, the Natural History Museum has made such a life-like creation that you’ll swear the Tar Pits have yielded up a magical creature.  Shows start Wednesday, September 12 and kids will love to …

9.6.12

Messerschmidt & Modernity at the Getty

With so many last minute summer errands to get done, we understand how hard it is to get out of the house and experience a day of culture in L.A. But trust us – Messerschmidt & Modernity at the Getty …

8.27.12

What a 1971 MGB, Tory Burch’s fall line and Hitchcock’s Vertigo have in common

It started with a conversation between my husband and my kids about a car he once owned… an MGB convertible that brought him from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, years ago. Sadly, the story also involves me selling said mythic …

8.16.12

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life at the Norton Simon Museum

The words “still life” and “family-friendly” don’t often find themselves in the same sentence, however the cleverly-curated show at the Norton Simon Museum might change your notion of what kids find intriguing. With bugs and butterflies, Breugel and Picasso and …

7.29.12

Things to Do with Kids In LA: The Getty Center’s Garden Concerts for Kids

You know it is full-on summer when the Getty’s outdoor kid concerts begin, bringing high quality musical acts for kids from across the country, each weekend in August. Bring some friends, bring a picnic and be prepared to wiggle! Click …

7.12.12

Forever Young: The Art of Music Photography at the Peter Fetterman Gallery

The mystique of a rock & roll band is difficult to define, but when the music and the image of the band come together, they live in our hearts forever. Or, at least, they do for the bands portrayed in …

7.7.12

Gustav Klimt: The Magic of Line at The Getty Center

We fell in love Gustav Klimt and his golden paintings, The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bauer-Bloch II, when they visited town several years ago. Since then, we’ve read a few great books on the topic of fin-de-siècle Vienna and …

7.2.12

Things to Do with Kids in LA: Outdoor music at the Skirball

Listening to music outside is a special summer treat and you can experience almost every type of music and dance imaginable this summer just by becoming a regular at The Family Amphitheater.   The midday concerts take place every weekend day …

7.1.12

Things to do with Kids in LA: Game On! at the Skirball Cultural Center

Anything we can do outside during the summer, we try to do. Grilling, swimming, summer sports and.. playing board games? It’s no secret that cards and Monopoly get more play during the summer months, so the Skirball has come up …

7.1.12