Get to The Huntington this Winter

Kehinde Wiley, “A Portrait of a Young Gentleman”

Would you drive across town to see one painting? I spend the day at The Huntington two weeks go, drawn to the Kehinde Wiley pictured here, and it was well worth the …

12.29.21

A lot of Quilting Going On

Three interesting exhibits are on view, here in LA and in Boston, with quilting at the center. As someone who loves the textile arts, I want to share links to each of the exhibits.

Hank Willis Thomas at Kayne Griffin

12.15.21

2 Museums: 2 Excellent Shows (with a fun connection)

Getty Center in December 2021

Many of us have curtailed plans to travel this holiday, providing an excellent opportunity to explore our own city’s cultural institutions — we used to call this a Staycation but now it’s just the New …

12.14.21

I Want to Watch all the Miyazaki Films Again

Layout, Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989),
© 1989 Eiko Kadono – Studio Ghibli – N

I visited the new Academy Museum in October and once I’d said hello to Bruce, the super-toothy shark from Jaws hanging in the main stairwell, I …

11.29.21

Control the Scroll: Managing Social Media and Mental Health – A Common Sense webinar

In my new role as a consultant, I organized a conversation for Common Sense titled “Control the Scroll: Managing Social Media and Mental Health” with two LA resources — influencer and athlete Victoria Garrick and Dr. Dolly Klock (of Adolessons

11.23.21

King Richard on HBO Max

Want a film that you can watch over the Thanksgiving holiday? Choose one that chronicles the incredible rise of two of the greatest tennis stars of all time, Venus and Serena Williams.

“King Richard” – playing now in theaters and …

11.23.21

Visiting NHM : Jane Goodall + Becoming Los Angeles

A traveling show about the life and work of Jane Goodall is currently on view at the Natural History Museum. Becoming Jane features items from Jane’s iconic career as a naturalist and offers lessons about how the next generations can …

11.18.21

North on the 101: Design + Garden Destinations in Four Towns

The Santa Barbara area is replete with chic, design-forward destinations. Satisfying visual stimulation (and retail therapy) is a just a short drive away and after spending some time exploring Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, and Santa Barbara, I might have to spend …

8.24.21

What’s with Frank (Gehry) and the Fish?

Something fishy is afloat at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, but you have to act fast to catch it: Frank Gehry: Spinning Tales closes on Saturday (August 6), so try to grab a few moments and visit the gallery …

8.3.21