It’s never been easy to grow up, and Dear Evan Hansen - Broadway’s newest splash-hit musical - explores teen-age loneliness and angst with a particularly modern twist.
Common Sense has just released new research on Kids and News. The report is designed for parents, teachers, and policymakers support kids in a 21st-century world, where finding, identifying, evaluating, and using information effectively will be critical.
A new exhibit at the Natural history Museum of Los Angeles presents a thrilling intersection of film storytelling, virtual reality technology, and scientific wonder that takes visitors to places only deep sea scuba divers can go for a fully interactive six minute experience.
If you live on the Westside, it's easy to get complacent about all the wonderful hiking available in the Santa Monica Mountains, which affords plenty of butt-kicking ascents to views of Catalina, as well as easy access off Sunset Boulevard. But, if you're willing to drive east for some new vistas, there is much to explore - especially in Griffith Park, where the network of hiking trails above Bronson Canyon offer amazing 360 degree views of Los Angeles and the Valley.
I love LA - anytime you want to peek into a new corner of town, a discovery is to be made. My most recent discovery is a couple from Mexico who patented a new way of making prints, and has been working with some of the world's most famous living artists.
Christopher Knight of the Los Angeles Times calls John McLaughlin "possibly the most important postwar artist you don't know". Doesn't that make you curious?
To celebrate the centennial of Carson McCullers, the Book Club picked up The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - a masterpiece that many of us read in high school, but one that we all enjoyed revisiting.