Urs Fischer is for Kids!

The Family Savvy vists URS FISCHER at Moca

 MOCA’s Summer Show is Fun and Family Friendly – Open through August 19, 2013

When we first started to see images on FB and Instagram of big, fat, blue raindrops in a MOCA gallery a month ago, we admit to …

7.24.13

The Natural History Museum’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

NHMThe  Natural History Museum holds a vast array of knowledge about plant and animal life from prehistoric to the present day, as well as culture in California and beyond. We invite you to come check it out for yourself: see …

7.18.13

American Ballet Theatre at the Music Center, Summer 2013

 

This weekend, American Ballet Theatre is bringing an exciting repertoire and world-renowned dancers to the Music Center. Here is our review of the first night of performances, and reasons why you and your family should make plans to check …

7.12.13

Free Concert for Kids with the LA Phil

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Getting the kids to love music is easy in the endlessly interesting-to-look-at Walt Disney Concert Hall. On April 27, the LA Phil is offering a nice chance to do just that. Purchase a full-price adult ticket to a 2:00 PM …

4.18.13

Things to Do With Kids in LA: TFS Susbscriber visits Kidspace’s Physics Forest

photo 1Having grown up in Pasadena, my husband has fond memories of the original Kidspace in Old Town. So it was with a little nostalgia and a lot of excitement that we took our four children, ages 7, 4, 1 1/2 …

3.19.13

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

In The Family Savvy Spotlight: The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has always been a prime L.A. destination, with its beautiful rose gardens, dinosaur bones, and a myriad of other exhibits that showcase the wonders of nature for children and adults.  This year,  the LA institution turns …

1.23.13

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