Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
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.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
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.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
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.
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.
Known for his his passion and musical flair, Dexter Grey allows his talents to inspire and benefit humanity.
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.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IMAX – Whales
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
Victorian mansions, old western towns, monstrous tree houses all shrunk down and recreated in fine detail.
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
The famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.
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.
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
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.
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.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
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.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
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
Just North of the Hollywood Bowl is a little theatre probably most Los Angeleians do not know about.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
An open air market place, authentic Mexican restaurants and fine Latin entertainment will make you feel like you stepped into a real Mexican village.
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
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.
With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
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.
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.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
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.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
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.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
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.
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.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
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.
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
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.
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.
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.
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
Come to MOCA’s uncommon sense where you actually become the art piece!
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
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.
Hands on activities, jungle gyms, muppets show are the just the few activities at the Kids Space Museum.
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
IMAX – The Living Sea
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.
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!
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
Experience love and betrayal in Umberto Giordano’s most notable operas, Fedora.
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.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
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.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
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!
Curious about the vibrant Renaissance era? Be taken back to 16th century and celebrate the spring in royal splendor!
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.
Guatemalan life is a hard reality. The black and white portraits expose stern, cold and silent characteristics of the artist’s people.
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
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
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.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
Concert goers of Orange County and South Los Angeles can now experience music to the next level!
Interested in the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
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.
A metal welder by trade found his artistic talents over night.
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
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.
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
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!
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
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