The Getty Villa’s Top Ten Things to See and Do

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The Getty Villa lies halfway to Malibu atop a cliff, with magnificent views of the Pacific. The recreation of a Roman villa is filled with Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. Parking should be reserved before a visit; be sure to …

6.10.13

The Hammer’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

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Every time a visitor enters the Hammer’s lobby, (or drives by the at Occidental Petroleum Building’s lobby at Westwood and Wilshire), the view is strikingly different. The installations on the staircase up the main courtyard are in constant flux, representing …

6.10.13

The Skirball Cultural Center’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

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We’re always impressed with the exhibitions at the Skirball – they’re intellectually challenging and equally stimulating visually. The Skirball Cultural Center heralds an interest in expanding its reach to all peoples, not just those of the Jewish faith, as might …

6.5.13

The Getty Center’s Top Ten Things to See and Do

 

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One of LA’s top tourist destinations is likewise a favorite of locals. Just to be on the hill with the views is a pleasure… and then, there is the art. Several major shows visit the Getty each year, and …

5.24.13

LACMA’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

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The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a large campus of seven museum buildings and generous outdoor space, an institution in the center of town that is endlessly entertaining for all members of the family. The permanent collection is …

5.16.13

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

Things to Do with Kids in LA: Pasadena

Pasadena shows up on every Angeleno’s radar during January when the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl take to the national stage. But, before or after January 1st this neighborhood does not get enough credit. With a charming old town, vibrant …

12.11.12

Things to Do with Kids in L.A.: Culver City

After the Thanksgiving craze, why not take advantage of a vacation day, and take the family on an excursion to one of  L.A.’s many cool neighborhoods? We’ve already covered the fun and excitement to be had in Downtown, Malibu

11.20.12

Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles: A Savvy Soujourn to Malibu

After our fun post on things to do in Venice, we figured we would move inland and plan a day away from the coast. But this Indian summer keeps giving us hot days that just won’t quit, so we

9.20.12