Things to do with kids in LA: Hollywood Bowl 2012 Line-Up

How cute is Gustavo Dudamel? At a press event for the Hollywood Bowl's 2012 season, he trotted out on stage to explain what most excited him about the summer's programming. (See him? Gazing upwards trying to decide where to begin with the summer's exciting line-up?). With a twinkle in his eye, he talked about all his Latin friends who will join him onstage this summer (Placido Domingo, Panamanian Rubén Blades, Columbian Juanes and Dominican Juan Luis Guerra,) as well as his long-term plans for the LA Phil.
5.8.12

Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA: K.A.M.P. event on May 20 at The Hammer

An indelible childhood memory is a powerful thing.

For Brooke Kanter, an afternoon spent making art a children’s museum under the guidance of a working artist led to an intuitive understanding of the creative process, and a natural connection to …

5.4.12

Things to Do in LA: Last Call at the Oasis

We saw a new documentary, Last Call at the Oasis, directed by Oscar winner Jessica Yu and from the producers of The Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for ‘Superman’  and Food, Inc.

The film’s impressive credentials also include being based …

5.3.12

Things to Do in LA: TFS Subscriber describes her experience at Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Four friends, committed to social change and women’s rights, journeyed to the Skirball Center, recently to see Women Hold Up Half The Sky, based on the book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Nicholas Kristof …

4.29.12

What to see in LA with kids this weekend : The Zimmer’s Show & Tell: The Art of Pop Culture

The Zimmer Museum’s Annual Show & Tell: The Art of Pop Culture art show runs until June 8. and includes some pretty cool works of art — several portraits by Hanoch Piven, John Baldassari, Robbie Conal, and more. The artwork …

4.25.12

National Geographic – I just can’t quit you

In a fit of spring-cleaning, I’m emptying shelves and bookcases around the house. I’m the first to toss or re-purpose anything that hasn’t been used in a few years, much to the chagrin of my husband** who still laments that …

4.23.12

Play Me I’m Yours

With Play Me, I’m Yours, pianos are strategically set up around the city, decorated colorfully by local artists to entice you to sit down and “tickle the ivories”. It’s all part of a public art project by Luke Jerram, …

4.17.12

Archived: Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series at the Orange County Museum of Art

Driving over an hour to see some art may seem like a crazy idea, especially on Easter Sunday.  The way I had it figured, everyone feels a little bit reverent about something – my husband about going to Dodger Stadium, …

4.13.12

Herb Ritts: L.A. Style at The Getty Center

Say Herb Ritts and statuesque black and white images of the world’s most beautiful people come to mind. The artist’s sleek images of famous folks in glamorous poses feel as though they’ve been part of our fame-obsessed culture forever. But …

4.3.12