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: Physics Forest at Kidspace

Pasadena’s 33 year-old Kidspace Museum is already impressive, with its interactive exhibits encouraging younger children to climb and explore their way to learning. With the brand new Robert & Mary Galvin Physics Forest, older elementary-aged kids now have a …

7.16.12

Things to Do with Kids In LA: The Getty Center’s Garden Concerts for Kids

You know it is full-on summer when the Getty’s outdoor kid concerts begin, bringing high quality musical acts for kids from across the country, each weekend in August. Bring some friends, bring a picnic and be prepared to wiggle! Click …

7.12.12

Things to Do with Kids in LA This Summer: Levitated Mass at LACMA

Whether you have followed the story of The Rock’s journey from the foothills to LACMA, or whether you are just hearing about this elevated rock for the first time, it’s still a wonder to stand beneath the rock. Situated behind …

6.26.12