At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
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.
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
Hands on activities, jungle gyms, muppets show are the just the few activities at the Kids Space Museum.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
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.
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
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.
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
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
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.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
The famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
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!
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
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.
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
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.
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.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
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
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
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.
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
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.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
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.
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
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.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
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.
A metal welder by trade found his artistic talents over night.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
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.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
Nestled high up in the Malibu mountains is a mansion housing collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
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.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
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.
Interested in the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
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.
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.
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.
One of Puccini’s most famous operas, ‘La Boheme’ reflects an irractic romance between two artists in 1830s Paris.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Take a dark wet ride in the Black Whole or plummet down the intimidating Drop Out all at Raging Waters in San Dimas!
Victorian mansions, old western towns, monstrous tree houses all shrunk down and recreated in fine detail.
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
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!
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!
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.