Things to Do With Kids in LA: A day in DTLA

What’s a family to do when vacation is a distant memory, camps are done and there are TWO HOT weeks of summer left?

We suggest exploring a new part of town! Once school starts, traffic and homework will take precedence …

8.13.12

TFS Subscriber Profile: Gayle Baigelman and BookEnds

I sat down with Gayle Baigelman last week, a former film executive and mother of a teenage girl, who has managed to turn a lifetime love of reading into a satisfying day job. How did she do that? She works …

8.8.12

ZAMFEST – an arts festival produced by TFS Subscriber Paul Kim

ZAMFEST was started last year by a local dad, who had worked on Coachella and other adult festivals and recognized the need for something equally cool and expansive for kids. Paul Kim, whose daughter Zoe was admittedly his chief inspiration, …

8.8.12

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life at the Norton Simon Museum

The words “still life” and “family-friendly” don’t often find themselves in the same sentence, however the cleverly-curated show at the Norton Simon Museum might change your notion of what kids find intriguing. With bugs and butterflies, Breugel and Picasso and …

7.29.12

It’s time to Watch: London 2012 Olympics

Every two years, the Olympics offer a spectacular chance to watch a lot of television and not feel particularly guilty about it.  We could spend every waking moment of a gloriously extended fortnight getting caught up in the drama of …

7.25.12

Things to Do with Kids in LA: Cakemix

If you’re familiar with Color Me Mine, the you-paint-it, they-fire-it ceramics studio, you’ll love the experience at Duff’s Cakemix. Even if you haven’t been to a place where you create your own masterpiece, Cakemix is a great place to start. …

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

Forever Young: The Art of Music Photography at the Peter Fetterman Gallery

The mystique of a rock & roll band is difficult to define, but when the music and the image of the band come together, they live in our hearts forever. Or, at least, they do for the bands portrayed in …

7.7.12

Things to do with Kids in LA: Game On! at the Skirball Cultural Center

Anything we can do outside during the summer, we try to do. Grilling, swimming, summer sports and.. playing board games? It’s no secret that cards and Monopoly get more play during the summer months, so the Skirball has come up …

7.1.12