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

End of the Rainbow at the Ahmanson!

End of the Rainbow

In our continuing efforts to improve what we do at The Family Savvy, we’ve prepared a quick survey — just 18 questions — and, it would mean so much to us if you spent five minutes helping us determine how …

3.3.13

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

Circus Oz come to CAP UCLA for Five Performances — including 2 matinees

Circus Oz at CAP UCLA The family savvyCAP UCLA is off and running for 2013 with exciting programming, and we’re excited to catch the ribald artistry and irreverent spectacle of Circus Oz, a troupe that hasn’t been to LA since they performed in the Opening Ceremonies of …

1.24.13

LA’s Rite: Stravinsky, Innovation and Dance

LA's Rite: Stravinsky, Innovation and Dance - The Family SavvyLA’s music and dance communities come together this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the most infamous pieces of music ever composed, Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Want to find out why the original production sparked a …

1.23.13

Must See: Nothing to Hide at the Geffen Playhouse

Good close up magic is astonishing – bad card tricks and cheesy magicians are incredibly corny.  Don’t worry that we’re sending you to the latter, been-there-done-that magic show.  Derek DelGaudio and Helder Guimarães, who met only a year ago this …

1.5.13

The Toyota Symphonies for Youth

If you’ve longed to attend a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with your children, but worry that they might wiggle uncontrollably or fall asleep by intermission, we have good news. The folks at the Los Angeles Philharmonic have …

11.3.12

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Stage at The Music Center

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: THE NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA’S ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AT THE MUSIC CENTER ON OCTOBER 19 – 21

The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion becomes a world of visual wonder with the U.S. debut of The National Ballet of Canada’s …

9.26.12

The Centennial of John Cage

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of our nation’s most creative and influential composers, John Cage.  Los Angeles is turning itself inside out to present John Cage events, celebrating the master because he spent his …

9.6.12