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.
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.
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
Explore the Hollywood Entertainment Museum where you can see props, sets, costumes and exhibits, which reflects that magic on the silver screen.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
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.
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.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
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.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
Take a walk down the creepy roads of ghost town, watch snoopy glide on ice, or take a ride on boomerang, all at the family theme park Knott’s Berry Farm.
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.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
An artist of hope, a modern day Micheangelo, Lavaggi finds a glimpse of glory. His murals can be peaceful and tranquil to complex and impressionistic.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
The west side of LA takes a chill peek into fun. Put on some razor sharp skates and break the ice at the Culver Ice Rink.
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
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.
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.
The farewell performance of Bella Lewitzky is a commemoration of her most recent works. It also pays tribute to her commitment and passion to the art form.
Still life, painting on canvases aren’t as moving as the sculpture. Full figure bronze or clay sculptures captures moving space where the viewer can reach and touch them.
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
Kids from the age 8 and under can now get out of the city to experience the wonders of nature. From 75 nature trails to choose from the sights are plentiful!
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.
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
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.
IMAX – The Living Sea
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
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.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
From Alaska to South America the Southwestern Museum is home of important artifacts of Native American and Latin heritage.
Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
Now there is a theme park for the young ones – Adventure city. Offering a petting zoo and numerous rides this educational and innovative park is great fun for the whole family. 0:47
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
Victorian mansions, old western towns, monstrous tree houses all shrunk down and recreated in fine detail.
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.
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.
Known as a modern day Picasso, Nichita is a child prodigy exhibiting her works all around the world by the age of ten. She masters the art of abstract cubism all on her own. 2:00
Here performing Sibelius’ Second Symphony you can see their passion and energy as if they are guiding the listener through a vigorous storm.
Musician turned artist, DeMoraes uses architectural, mathematical and cultural inspirations to create a his modern masterpieces.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
Known for his his passion and musical flair, Dexter Grey allows his talents to inspire and benefit humanity.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
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!
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.
Vandalism, sunlight, and pigeons, outdoor art is a victim of many things, but now the public arts division are fighting to preserve these still masterpieces.
Curious about the vibrant Renaissance era? Be taken back to 16th century and celebrate the spring in royal splendor!
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
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.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
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.
Experience the 3000 gallon water tank showing various creatures of ocean or even pet some at the Ocean Discovery center, enriching kids about how we effect the ocean.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Interested in the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
The LA based story telling troupe caters to kids all over the city telling stories letting the kids act out and participate in telling the story.
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.
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
Come check out El Cid restaurant located in Silver Lake. It’s widely known for their glorious flamenco show, which is rated one of the best in the world.
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.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
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!
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.
With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
Guatemalan life is a hard reality. The black and white portraits expose stern, cold and silent characteristics of the artist’s people.
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.
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.
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
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!
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
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.
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!
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
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.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
Wanna see the stars in whole new light? Or are you curious to know how much you weigh on Jupiter?
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
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.
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.
On your walk you will experience many different artists from Venice in their very own studios and if you’re lucky some art in the making.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
IMAX – Whales
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.