Everything You Need to Know About Alison Bechdel and Fun Home

Do you know about The Bechdel Test? It’s a pop culture feminist metric which arose from a conversation that cartoonist Alison Bechdel had with a friend, Liz Wallace, in the mid-1980s. The test, which applies to works of fiction (but …

3.6.17

Debut of theBlu: a VR Experience at Natural History Museum

A new exhibit at the Natural history Museum of Los Angeles presents a thrilling intersection of film storytelling, virtual reality technology, and scientific wonder that takes visitors to places only deep sea scuba divers can go for a fully interactive six minute experience.
3.4.17

Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time

Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera are, no doubt, artists about whom you have strong feelings. As two of the most prolific, iconic masters of the 20th Century, they need little introduction - adults will likely flock to LACMA's new show because it features famous but difficult-to-see canvases, and pits the two men's career trajectories against one another, revealing surprising parallels. But... how do you get kids to want to see this show?
1.3.17

Thinking Ahead: The Stahl House

Last week, Time Magazine named Julius Schulman's photograph of The Stahl House as one of the 100 most influential photographs of all time. Here's how to visit the property.
11.29.16

Architectural Time Travel: The 2016 MAK Tour

The annual fundraiser for the MAK Center for Art and Architecture offers the rare opportunity to see homes that aren't normally open to the public, and we went on this year's tour of pre-war architecture in Silver Lake, Mount Washington and Echo Park to see homes by protégées of Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, and/or R.M. Schindler.
11.7.16

Adventure LA: Spanish Overtones

Our latest hometown adventure series continues with an east-to-west jaunt across LA, Spanish style - start downtown with a visit to the lovely Los Angeles Cathedral, drop into LACMA for a Picasso immersion, and head west for delicious Spanish cui
10.31.16

Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in LA

A new show is open at the Skirball Cultural Center that explores Roy Lichtenstein‘s relationship with LA — how the artist traveled to our sunny coast each year when NY winter’s became too chilly, and was integral to LA’s …

10.10.16

Diavolo is Divine

LA's native dance company, Diavolo is turning 25 this year. This past weekend, September 23-25, 2016, the innovative crew took to the stage at The Broad and presented two remarkable pieces, Trajectoire and Passengers. It was the most fun I've had at the theater all year and so heartily recommend that you take any chance you can to see this company in action!
9.28.16

Up Close and Personal: Butterfly Pavilion at the NHM

The Butterfly Pavilion is back at the Natural History Museum and great news: it’s new and improved — and open until October 16.  After that date, the new space will host creepy crawlies in time for the fall (Halloween) season.…

9.20.16