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

Presidents’ Day 2013 – A Savvy Itinerary

Why not spend exploring LA like the Presidents did?  LA is no DC, but US presidents have long enjoyed their trips to the Southland. Here’s an homage to their various personalities and points of view!

If You’re on the West

2.13.13

What to Do on Valentine’s Day: Cupid — Draw Back Your Bow!

What does Valentine’s Day mean in your house? Booking a sitter and heading out to a blissfully quiet restaurant date? Decorating heart cards with loads of stickers and colored pens? Gorging on chocolate? However you partake in Cupid’s festival, we …

2.8.13

A Savvy Guide to Oscar 2013

Before the Oscars arrive on Sunday, February 24th, why not try and see the multitude of films nominated? We have separated the Oscar-nominated films into age appropriate groups to make your time most efficient.

For Middle School: Life of Pi

1.31.13

Things to Do With Kids in LA: Beating Holiday Malaise

Winter Break is upon us, and for busy parents, that can mean wide open days and empty schedules (or, in other words, endless TV watching)… That is, unless you decide to do something about it!

We’re here to arm you …

12.14.12

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

TFS Subscriber Profile – Julia Cotts

A few weeks ago, I attended a fundraiser for the Garden School Foundation, an LA-based charity that has a highly successful school-garden program at the 24th Street Elementary School in West Adams. We toured the lovely space and met …

11.14.12