Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
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.
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
An open air market place, authentic Mexican restaurants and fine Latin entertainment will make you feel like you stepped into a real Mexican village.
A metal welder by trade found his artistic talents over night.
From Alaska to South America the Southwestern Museum is home of important artifacts of Native American and Latin heritage.
With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
Concert goers of Orange County and South Los Angeles can now experience music to the next level!
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
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.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
Tacky and primitive to one, brilliant and unexpected to another. Pervian native, Jon Planas shows his bright and abstract art from clothes on celebrities to Hollywood billboards.
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.
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
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.
Experience the worlds’ major form of transportation before the car at the Sunset Ranch where they offer wonderful horseback rides.
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.
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.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
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.
Jerry Leiber and Mike Soller were classic pioneers in post war popular music, writing hits such as Yakety Yak, Stand By Me, Jailhouse Rock and Hound Dog.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
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 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.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
Guatemalan life is a hard reality. The black and white portraits expose stern, cold and silent characteristics of the artist’s people.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
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.
Latin food, music and dancing all in the heart of Studio City, Mama Juana’s is the ultimate Latin experience!
Come to MOCA’s uncommon sense where you actually become the art piece!
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
IMAX – Whales
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
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.
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
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
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.
Experience love and betrayal in Umberto Giordano’s most notable operas, Fedora.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
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.
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.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
Having the mission to preserve Korean American history and art, The Korean American Museum most importantly wants to establish their contributions to America.
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
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.
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.
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
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.
From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
Musician turned artist, DeMoraes uses architectural, mathematical and cultural inspirations to create a his modern masterpieces.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
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.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
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.
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
Like art? What about art in 3D? Lia Lou expands her work with colored beads so here new piece “backyard” can jump out at viewers.
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.
IMAX – The Living Sea
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.
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
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.
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
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
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.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
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.
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.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!
The famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
Explore the Hollywood Entertainment Museum where you can see props, sets, costumes and exhibits, which reflects that magic on the silver screen.
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.
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!
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
In the heart of Los Angeles is a special museum where they exhibit spiritual found and folk art by African Americans of southern United States.
Here performing Sibelius’ Second Symphony you can see their passion and energy as if they are guiding the listener through a vigorous storm.
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
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.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
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.