Dodger Blue: Becoming a Fan

Honestly, I was never a baseball fan until my nine-year old son dragged me into the sport  – and I mean, kicking and screaming. I learned to love Little League because he was out there playing, but going to a …

5.1.15

Things to Do With Kids in LA: Explore Leimert Park Plaza

Filmmaker John Singleton once described his neighborhood, Leimert Park, as “the black Greenwich Village,” an apt characterization of a place that is the heart of Los Angeles’ contemporary African American arts and culture scene. Located between USC and Baldwin Hills, …

5.1.15

Amazing Automobiles: The Ultimate Car Exhibit at the Reagan Library until May 1, 2015

reaganautoThe Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library, in partnership with The Peterson Automotive Museum, is hosting a spectacular car exhibit that is only running for two more weeks.  The cars on display are the ones that dreams (and some movies) …

4.30.15

The Science of Hockey and More at the Discovery Cube: Orange County

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The LA Kings just missed the Stanley Cup playoffs and the disappointment was beginning to set in… We thought a trip to the Discovery Cube’s new Science of Hockey exhibit might snap us out of our mood. What we didn’t …

4.18.15

YallWest Festival Features YA Books and Authors, April 11-12

The YALLWest Festival debuts at the Santa Monica Public Library this weekend, April 11-12 with a stated goal to “celebrate and empower our tribe of readers, writers and creators.”

YallwestThe sister event of YALLFest, a fun lit festival based in …

4.7.15

An Interview with the Screenwriters of Hit Animated Film Home

Beautifully animated, with wonderful voice performances by Jim Parsons and Rhianna, the movie is a classic buddy movie with two characters from (literally) different worlds who have to work together to survive.
4.5.15

Subscriber Ticket Giveaway to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater April 15-19

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The Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater is one of the most popular dance companies to regularly perform in the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, having previously been presented four times.  Don’t miss this latest visit from …

4.3.15

Now at the Norton Simon: Tête-à-Tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée

Industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) led a remarkable life in many arenas: business, philanthropy, and the arts among them. As a collector he amassed an amazing assembly of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and then later a …

3.30.15

Things to do with Kids in LA: Explore Boyle Heights

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Historically home to Jewish-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Asian-Americans and other immigrant groups, Boyle Heights—named for early Irish immigrant land owner Andrew A. Boyle—is a great example of the kind of only-in-LA mash-up that makes our city special. Though vestiges of the Jewish …

3.23.15