5 Tips for Taking Kids to see the Jasper Johns Retrospective at The Broad

The Jasper Johns retrospective at The Broad ("Something Resembling Truth") is only in town until May 13, and tickets are tough to secure. But, spending an hour exploring the life of this important American artist should be a priority for you and the family this spring. Today, we'll spend a little time explaining how it can be meaningful to your family.
2.20.18

Media Landscape 2018 (+ 2 new Century City activities)

Media Trends 2018

I’ve spent the last two days at the Digital Entertainment World conference in Marina del Rey, and caught up on the state of media and technology right now. Here are a few headlines: Cord cutting is on …

2.7.18

End January on an Art Binge!

There’s so much to see this weekend from an arts perspective. Here are several ideas for your weekend, including three shows that elementary and tween age kids will like on Museum Free For All on Sunday.

3 days and 3

1.26.18

Wonder Woman: Grandma Aly

The rising power of women's voices and how to talk about sexual harassment with your family.
1.25.18

Excursion in the Arts District

It's 2018, and time to explore new corners of the city -  our first stop for adventure this past weekend was LA's vibrant Arts District. Here are the highlights, and our advice for an enriching day downtown.
1.15.18

What to Do on MLK Day in LA 2018

A long weekend, already – what a treat. Honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. is the reason everyone in the country gets a day off on Monday – and this week’s cover of the New Yorker says it
1.11.18

Bucket List: Over the Rainbow in Kauai

I have traveled to Hawaii over the years for family vacations, including for my honeymoon. The two or three times we’ve gone with big kids over the past several years, we’ve gone to Big Island because we can love it’s …

1.10.18

Sponge Bob, Join the Parade!

Peeking behind the scenes of parade-making is the way to share the excitement of the whole event with kids because, let's face it. Watching it on television is a bit of a snore. Here's how we did it in NYC, and how you can do the same at Pasadena's Rose Bowl Parade.
11.29.17

Subscriber Giveaway: 6 Studio Ghibli DVDs

We are giving away a set of SIX DVDs to subscribers. Our inspiration for this giveaway is a a New York Times article that ranks all 9 Studio Ghibli titles.  The author's passion reminds us of how much we love these films. And now they can be yours. Enter to Win by telling us your "Top Three" favorites (and why you chose them). Write to familysavvy@gmail.com and we will award a winner by 10/20/17.
10.15.17