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

3 Amazing Docs

This past month, I watched three remarkable documentaries that took me wholly out of the travails of my own life and immersed me in the lives of others. Each one took me to a new corner of the globe, which …

10.12.17

CUBA IS at The Annenberg Space for Photography

The latest show at The Annenberg Space for Photography offers a fascinating up-to-the-minute glimpse of life in Cuba and is one of the best shows of this fall's Pacific Standard Time LA/LA.
10.2.17