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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Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
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 the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
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.
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
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.
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.
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.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
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.
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
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.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
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.
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.
Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
Known for his his passion and musical flair, Dexter Grey allows his talents to inspire and benefit humanity.
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.
Take a dark wet ride in the Black Whole or plummet down the intimidating Drop Out all at Raging Waters in San Dimas!
From Alaska to South America the Southwestern Museum is home of important artifacts of Native American and Latin heritage.
Explore the Hollywood Entertainment Museum where you can see props, sets, costumes and exhibits, which reflects that magic on the silver screen.
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
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.
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.
Latin food, music and dancing all in the heart of Studio City, Mama Juana’s is the ultimate Latin experience!
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
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.
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
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.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
Just North of the Hollywood Bowl is a little theatre probably most Los Angeleians do not know about.
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
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.
Wanna see the stars in whole new light? Or are you curious to know how much you weigh on Jupiter?
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
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.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
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.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
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.
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!
IMAX – The Living Sea
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.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
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.
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.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
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.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
Having the mission to preserve Korean American history and art, The Korean American Museum most importantly wants to establish their contributions to America.
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.
Musician turned artist, DeMoraes uses architectural, mathematical and cultural inspirations to create a his modern masterpieces.
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
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.
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
Experience the worlds’ major form of transportation before the car at the Sunset Ranch where they offer wonderful horseback rides.
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.
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.
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
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.
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.
Curious about the vibrant Renaissance era? Be taken back to 16th century and celebrate the spring in royal splendor!
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
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!
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
An open air market place, authentic Mexican restaurants and fine Latin entertainment will make you feel like you stepped into a real Mexican village.
Come to MOCA’s uncommon sense where you actually become the art piece!
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.
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.
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 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.