Hockney at the de Young in San Francisco

The Family Savvy reviews David Hockney's The Bigger Exhibit at SF's de Young Museum.
1.14.14

Giselle at The Music Center- Ticket Offer for Subscribers (Tea and a Film, too!)

The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s critically acclaimed staging of Giselle comes to town for four performances between January 31 and February 2… in time to put us all in the mood for Valentine’s Day! The ballet is known as …

1.8.14

Gray Whale Watching this Winter (and a Ticket Offer)

It's a perfect time of year to go get out on the ocean to see Gray Whales. Book a trip through the Aquarium of the Pacific.
1.8.14

Start the Year with David Hockney

Our New Year’s Resolution is to get to San Francisco before January 20 to see the de Young Museum’s extremely popular show, David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition, which is only on view until January 20.David Hockey: Yosemite

David Hockney, Yosemite I,
1.7.14

Remembering Mandela

Nelson.inddThe media has been saturated with accounts of Mr. Mandela’s extraordinary life since his death last week at the age of 95. Much of it is worth reading — notably Nadine Gordimer and Philip Gourevitch in The New Yorker.

The …

12.12.13

Common Sense Media: The Basic Rules of Parenting Apply

Technology and media are fabulous additions to our lives, but teaching kids to manage these resources is the #1 issue in parent’s lives

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We all have a story about the movie that we should not have let our children watch. …

12.11.13

The Nutcracker — Let the Holidays Begin!

How to Unpack the Greatness of this Show for Your Family

During the Waltz of the Snowflakes at The Westside Ballet’s production of Tchaivoksky’s The Nutcracker last weekend, I had this thought: the holidays can begin. Now, normally I resist …

12.3.13

Top 10 Things to Do With Family – Unplug and Recharge this Thanksgiving

 

Cornell Turkey Basket Thanksgiving is our favorite holiday because it's about Family and Food.  It's a relatively non-material holiday (except for those steep airfares…) so you won't be hearing much about Black Friday deals here!

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1. Get To LACMA – The Number …

11.26.13

Calder and Abstraction at LACMA

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Believe it or not, there has not been a retrospective of Alexander Calder’s work in LA, ever.  Which is one reason LACMA’s new show, Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic is such a treat. The curators chose to focus …

11.22.13