Do Yourself a Favor (and Quick!)

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

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

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

Bay Area Eats that are here (or coming) to LA

Tartine is a beloved bakery in San Francisco, where old-world, grain-forward bread and pastries are handmade each day and where customers line up for hours to get their daily dose. With four locations in the Bay Area and six outposts …

6.9.21

A Thrilling Hawk Walk with Adam Baz

Birds of prey have always intrigued me, and as I immersed myself in covid-birdwatching, it was the soaring hawks that made my heart race. So, when I learned about Adam Baz and his business Hawk on Hand Falconry Services, …

6.9.21

Summer Cooking Camp for Kids and Teens: Violet LA

Violet is a new restaurant in Westwood that we love – and especially because owner Dana Slatkin has a cooking school upstairs from the lovely dining room. And this summer, she’s got cooking camp for kids and teens.

4 Weeks,

5.19.21

The Future – Magic at the Geffen

Hands down, the best Zoom adventure I have had this year came from a theater in my neighborhood, The Geffen Playhouse.
3.5.21

Secret Staircase Adventure in Hollywoodland

Los Angeles has a web of short, steep staircases built into hilly neighborhoods. While it may be the case that the staircases are not so "secret" anymore, that doesn't actually seem like a bad thing.
10.11.18

King Tut: Treasure of the Golden Pharaoh

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh will be the last chance for your kids to see the treasures of King Tut in the U.S.
8.30.18