Il Teatro Alla Moda: Art event for TFS Subscribers

If the premiere show from the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Beverly Hills is indicative of the quality of programming to come from the new center (coming in 2013), we're all in luck. Il Teatro alla Moda -- which is only in town through March 18 -- showcases bejeweled and one-of-a-kind costumes designed by Italian master couture stars such as Missoni, Versace, Fendi and Capuccio.
2.24.12

ARCHIVED EVENT: Clybourne Park – Leaving for Broadway

We wish we’d seen this play earlier and had the chance to shout to the rooftops about how much we loved it. It’s witty in a dreadfully clever way, and provoked our thoughts and emotions by using the cast in …

2.23.12

Rediscovered: Photographs of LA, San Francisco and NYC

In 24 hours, I came across articles describing the recovery of black and white photographs of three American masters — Ansel Adams, Robert Frank and Arthur Tress.  A strange convergence of timing – but, what a great chance to glimpse …

2.22.12

Three Family Concerts from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Introducing kids to classical music is made easy when the venerable Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gathers with Project Trio to present Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring in the first of three Family Concerts geared for kids. Come at 1:00 PM to …

2.22.12

The Story of (the other) Adele

Remember when the spectacular Klimt paintings were at LACMA a few years back? Since that unforgettable exhibit left town in 2006, Washington Post reporter Anne-Marie O'Connor has researched and written the incredible history of the most famous of the paintings, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer. The book, Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece was just published, and you can catch the author around town this spring. But do your homework first: click here to buy the book...
2.17.12

Subscriber Profile: Miranda Payne

Miranda Payne is the Coordinator of Community Outreach at  Marlborough School, where she’s been helping middle and high-school girls get involved in meaningful community engagement for the past two years. I can attest that girls absolutely adore Miranda (a …

2.16.12

Real Help Parenting Your Teen

I can remember a mom of older kids murmuring “little kids, little problems – big kids, big problems” to me when I was trying to sort out potty training issues. Now that my kids are teenagers, their problems do seem …

2.15.12

The Secret World of Arrietty

Hayao Miyazaki and his team of master animators at Studio Ghibli worked with American animators at Disney to produce a new film adaptation of Mary Norton’s popular book, “The Borrowers”. If your family loves Kiki’s Delivery Service, The Princess

2.15.12

Ellsworth is Everywhere!

Kids love the bright, abstract prints and paintings of Ellsworth Kelly, perhaps because they can relate to the large, geometric and colorful forms in a “heck, I can do that!” kind-of-way! Adults (and everyone in between) can appreciate the clean …

2.15.12