Want to Raise News Literate Kids? Start by Touring the LA Times Printing Press

Teaching kids how to discern between fake news and rigorous journalism has become a key parenting staple in the digital age. Jump start the process this summer, in time for the upcoming election season, by touring the presses of the LA Times.
7.19.18

Match the Museum: Summer 2018

The weather is gorgeous today, but a heat wave is headed our way. Why not duck into an air-conditioned museum to escape for a few hours? Here's a round-up to help you match your mood to the excellent shows in town right now.
7.5.18

8 Things You Need to Know about Beyond the Streets

Beyond the Streets- a traveling exhibit of contemporary street art (graffiti) currently on view in a warehouse in LA's Chinatown - has been extended to run through August 26, 2018.  It's a must-see for this summer  - so here's what you need to know to visit:
7.4.18

The Power of Puppets

 

A new exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center offers a fun, inter-generational adventure – one in which puppets connect memories and shared ideals between kids and adults. Who among us does not have an intense childhood connection to a …

7.4.18

Father’s Day 2018

The last Father’s Day I spent with my Dad, we listened to old Mills Brothers tunes on YouTube. He crooned from his hospital bed at the barbershop quartet, eased from the confusion of his final days by melodies he’d loved …

6.17.18

Radical Kindness

I urge you to see the movie - it will make you keenly aware of how differently anyone over 30 consumed media when we were younger. Pace, volume, variety - you name it; it's a whole new neighborhood, today.
6.17.18

Your Culture To Do List: May 2018

The "thousand days of May" are upon us, the time of year when parents are so busy with school events and looming summer plans that we can't think straight. We certainly don't get enough alone time to restore and maintain balance in our selves and families.  All the more reason to pause the "getting things done" mode and restore with something new. Here are some highlights for May.
5.5.18

David Hockney (Himself!) at LACMA

Wednesday’s opening of LACMA’s new show, David Hockney: 82 Paintings and 1 Still-Life, felt more like a family gathering than a formal unveiling of new work by the 81 year-old master. Hockney was on site, surrounded by a set …

4.13.18

Reality Projector at Marciano Art Foundation

Olafur Eliasson's Reality Projector is a colorful, site-specific installation that kids and adults can explore together. Lots of discoveries at the Marciano Art Foundation - and all free.
4.1.18