Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
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.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
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.
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
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.
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
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.
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
Curious about the vibrant Renaissance era? Be taken back to 16th century and celebrate the spring in royal splendor!
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.
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 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.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
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.
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.
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
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.
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.
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.
Interested in the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
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.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
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.
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.
Just North of the Hollywood Bowl is a little theatre probably most Los Angeleians do not know about.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
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
Having the mission to preserve Korean American history and art, The Korean American Museum most importantly wants to establish their contributions to America.
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
Wanna see the stars in whole new light? Or are you curious to know how much you weigh on Jupiter?
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!
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
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.
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
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
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.
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
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.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
An open air market place, authentic Mexican restaurants and fine Latin entertainment will make you feel like you stepped into a real Mexican village.
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.
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
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.
One of the city’s unique cultural resources California African American Museum (CAAM) has around 30,000 artifacts on display as well as an extensive research library.
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.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
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.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
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.
Musician turned artist, DeMoraes uses architectural, mathematical and cultural inspirations to create a his modern masterpieces.
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
Take a dark wet ride in the Black Whole or plummet down the intimidating Drop Out all at Raging Waters in San Dimas!
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
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.
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!
Experience the worlds’ major form of transportation before the car at the Sunset Ranch where they offer wonderful horseback rides.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
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.
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.
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.
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
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.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
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.
From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
Here performing Sibelius’ Second Symphony you can see their passion and energy as if they are guiding the listener through a vigorous storm.
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.
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
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.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
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.
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
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.
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.
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!
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
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.
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.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
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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.
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.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
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!