Experience the worlds’ major form of transportation before the car at the Sunset Ranch where they offer wonderful horseback rides.
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From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
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.
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
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.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
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.
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!
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.
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.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
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.
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
Hands on activities, jungle gyms, muppets show are the just the few activities at the Kids Space Museum.
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 famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
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!
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
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.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
Here performing Sibelius’ Second Symphony you can see their passion and energy as if they are guiding the listener through a vigorous storm.
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
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.
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!
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
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.
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
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.
Experience love and betrayal in Umberto Giordano’s most notable operas, Fedora.
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Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
Latin food, music and dancing all in the heart of Studio City, Mama Juana’s is the ultimate Latin experience!
From Alaska to South America the Southwestern Museum is home of important artifacts of Native American and Latin heritage.
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
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.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
Concert goers of Orange County and South Los Angeles can now experience music to the next level!
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.
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
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!
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.
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
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
Victorian mansions, old western towns, monstrous tree houses all shrunk down and recreated in fine detail.
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.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.
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.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
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?
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.
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.
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
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.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
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.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
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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.
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.
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.
A metal welder by trade found his artistic talents over night.
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.
Musician turned artist, DeMoraes uses architectural, mathematical and cultural inspirations to create a his modern masterpieces.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
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.
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.
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
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.
With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.