Mike Kelley at MOCA

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Artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) may be a Detroit native, but he’s certainly made his mark on Los Angeles. After attending CalArts in 1976, he remained in L.A. as both a faculty member and influential, experimental local artist. Some of his …

5.12.14

The Music Center: Top 10 Things to See and Do

1. Walt Disney Concert Hall 

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The Music Center is a huge part of what makes Downtown LA a world class cultural hub. Several gorgeous buildings, taking up more than a few city blocks, are the sites of numerous artistic performances …

4.3.14

Paul Taylor Dance Company and The Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

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The Paul Taylor Dance Company comes to The Music Center for three shows April 11-14, but the company will also perform at The Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival. After the performance, the students will join with their peers from all over …

3.13.14

The Norton Simon’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

Norton Simon Museum Entrance 5The Norton Simon Museum is a small but exquisite treasure tucked away in Old Town Pasadena. Built around the legendary collection of one of the 20th Century’s most successful art collectors (and one of LA’s early scions), the museum contains …

3.4.14

Gas Giant at MOCA Pacific Design Center

A new show at MOCA’s Pacific Design Center space is perfect for taking the kids. Gas Giant, which opened over the past weekend and will be on view until June 8, 2014, fills the two-story gallery space with hand-made

3.3.14

3 Reasons to Explore DTLA

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Surprise, surprise! DTLA has been listed at the tippy top of several travel lists for 2014.  GC magazine declared that “America’s Next Best City is inside LA” — declaring DTLA one of the coolest places in the country …

1.15.14

Giselle at The Music Center- Ticket Offer for Subscribers (Tea and a Film, too!)

The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s critically acclaimed staging of Giselle comes to town for four performances between January 31 and February 2… in time to put us all in the mood for Valentine’s Day! The ballet is known as …

1.8.14

The California Science Center’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

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The California Science Center has so many new exhibits that it’s barely recognizable as the spot we visited a few years ago, and provides prime ground for kids to learn more lessons than a textbook could possibly teach in the …

8.8.13

MOCA: Top Ten Things To See and Do

Museums of Contemporary Art are usually the edgier, more forward-thinking cousin of a city's traditional art institutions. Los Angeles, however, has a wealth of great museums and a plethora of of cutting-edge galleries. So how does a museum define itself as modern in such a modern city? It's not easy, and downtown's Museum of Contemporary Art has had a difficult time finding their place in LA's art constellation over the past few years. But not for lack of a terrific permanent collection and a couple of neat spaces. So we have put our focus on planning a really fun day for your family at the two campuses of MOCA.
7.24.13