Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
Experience guided tours of artifacts over one thousand years old. Also, user friendly computers help your journey through the center to be a time to remember.
Experience puppet masters in their prime at Bob Baker’s Marionette. Spanning over 30 years Baker has crated hundreds of puppets in many different settings.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
The MOCA concert series is very well received event offering free admission to the museum of contemporary art, live music and wine tasting. All hosted on the California Plaza in Downtown LA.
From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
Travel Town Museum is located in Los Angeles at Griffith Park. With a mission to educate the public about railroad history as it pertains to the Western United States, Travel Town is a collection of historical trains, firefighting equipment and antique automobiles. The miniature train ride is perfect outdoor activity for kids and family.
Home of the famous Culver Studios, Culver City has its hand in music as well. The Jazz Bakery offers the latest jazz and blues musicians coming up in the Los Angeles area.
The Museum on Latin-American art showcases “Del Tempo y del Color,” an intimate view of a great Mexican pioneer of still life, portraits, cubist paintings, and numerous drawings.
Hands on activities, jungle gyms, muppets show are the just the few activities at the Kids Space Museum.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
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Want to feel a sea cucumber or sea urchin? Reach in and touch some of the weird creatures of the ocean at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium!
Wonder how Venice got its name? The Venice canals. Flaunting its venetian architecture the canals are a great place to jog, walk, or just relax.
See a fake chicken lay a fake egg, or check out a robot piggy bank both without batteries. Wind up your fun at The Wound & Wound Toy Store.
Guatemalan life is a hard reality. The black and white portraits expose stern, cold and silent characteristics of the artist’s people.
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
Time warp back to the 11th century where you will dine while seeing your king present noble knights of the realm fighting to the finish! Medieval Times is a fine taste of the dark age for everyone!
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Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
Home of many famous films, The Arboretum allows you to enjoy what is has offer such as waterfalls, lakes and the historic Queen Ann cottage.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
Interested in art and can’t find any inspiration or don’t know where to study? The public art program Barnsdall Art Park offers instruction and shows for budding artists.
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
Step back in time at the Lomita Railroad museum. Dedicated to the proud era of the steam engine, complete authenticity is the hallmark of the Museum.
The Wild Life WayStation provides animal services for wild and exotic animals. This rescue shelter is home of animals from who are injured and scientific laboratories.
Specializing in Quidam or French for stranger, Cirque du Soleil wants to emphasize that although we have loved ones and friends in our lives, we have plenty more strangers.
Home of the La Brea Tar pits and many paleontologist, the George C. Page Museum has hands on exhibits on how life was like for animals in the prehistoric age.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
In a small residential house deep in the hills of Hollywood is an exuberance of art and literature, a home for over one hundred writers and poets.
Interested how the Hollywood Bowl got started? Check out never seen before footage, photographs and antiques of the venue coming up in the early 20th century.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
He captures a private view of past presidents and their families. Either it be on tour with the Beatles or in Germany during WW II, Benson was behind the lense.
The Theatricum Botanicum is an open-air theater founded in Topanga Canyon by Will Geer in 1973. It features Shakespeare, as well as contemporary authors.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
Have you seen a collection of bottles or pin cushions or an exhibit on the history of trailer parks? Art, science, technology and culture all found at The Museum of Jurrasic Technology.
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
In these tough times the arts isn’t supported fully, however the LA Music and Art School’s mission is stay afloat and give students the best instruction in art, dance and music.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
Craving sushi? How about sushi AND entertainment? Come down to the Tokyo Delve’s where your waiter will do more than just take your order.
Imagine yourself scanning the skies in a real military aircraft in search of an enemy airplane, right before your eyes an aerial dog fight emerges. 0:53
Known for his his passion and musical flair, Dexter Grey allows his talents to inspire and benefit humanity.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
Check out historical aircraft from fighter planes of WW II to the famous “New Orleans,” the first plane to fly around the world! The Museum of Flying is Santa Monica’s home for aviation history.
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
Capture a glimpse of four significant Mexican artists such as real sketches of Javier Alvarez Palimar or the bright and surreal paintings of Vladimir Cora.
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
The LA public library is the biggest collection in the county. It is a place to study or just browse, but don’t get too sidetracked, you have over 2 million books to chose from!
Latin food, music and dancing all in the heart of Studio City, Mama Juana’s is the ultimate Latin experience!
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
The Getty Villa Museum in Malibu is home for amazing collections of Greek and Roman art, antiquities, middle aged manuscripts and sculptures. With breathtaking beach views and inspiring architecture, enjoy lunch or “Tea by the Sea,” at the on-site restaurant.
Interested in Los Angeles’ founding fathers? The San Gabriel Mission, founded in 1771, is where most of Los Angeles begun as wellas home for many exciting historic sights.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
Concert goers of Orange County and South Los Angeles can now experience music to the next level!
Like Jim Henson (Kermit the Frog), Chapman’s fascination with muppets pushed him to produce a new breed of muppets show – The Beat City Puppet show in Long Beach.
Learning was never so much fun when a museum is turned in a regular playhouse! The La Habra museum is a world with children in mind.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
Want to get your kid off the streets? Many kids raised in poverty, near drugs and gangs don’t have such wonderful opportunities such as City of Angels Ballet.
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
Layers and layers that were once garbage and fragments of visual posters, photography now made into art. Bert has a new take on art and archeology.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
Santa Clarita, just north of Los Angeles is the site of silent film star William S Hart’s (Bill Hart) ranch home now turned museum, showcasing some of the oldest and rarest collections of western art and american indian art. There are many types of animal residents from bison to horses providing entertainment for the whole family. Great place to learn about silent movie history.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
Discovery centers, dinosaur exhibits, showcasing arts and crafts from Native Americans, and a vast collection of fine art is just the beginning of the what this museum has to offer.
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
In this day in age two developing careers can be very hard. Cash Baxter proves to be a natural renaissance man; an accomplished artist he manages to produce and direct for the stage as well.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
The famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.
If you catch yourself in down south you don’t want to miss the world famous San Diego Zoo offering something for the whole family.
Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
Want to stay with the family over the weekend? Video Arcade, bumper cars, batting cage and miniature golf are only a few of the activities at the fun center.
Hollywood doesn’t only have film studios, but an amusement park where films ARE the attractions! Universal studios recreates the sets of the studios for you to become enriched in the action!
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.