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How to Do Earth Day in L.A.

Earth Day, which occurs on April 22, is a day to stop and smell the roses – and honor our beautiful, precious planet and work to protect it. In Southern California, we celebrate with events throughout the month. Be An Earth Star Get an early start on Earth Day at the Children’s Earth Day event hosted by Star ECO Station (10101 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City; www.ecostation.org) from 10 a.m.-4 p.m....

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Tween Time: Are You Experienced With Jimi Hendrix and Madagascar Slim?

This month presents several opportunities to see live concerts and classic photos of historic ones. Adventurous music fans should be aware of the Aratani World Series. This collaboration between Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) and the Foundation for World Arts (World Festival of Sacred Music) offers a lineup of unique concerts between now and June 3 at the JACCC (244 S. San Pedro St., L.A.; www.festivalofsacredmusic.org). On March...

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Dive Deep Without Leaving Shore

Starting March 6, you will be able to have an underwater adventure at the Natural History Museum without leaving the museum, or even getting wet! Its newest attraction “theBlu: An Underwater VR Experience” is an immersive virtual reality installation unlike anything else you can see at the museum. Visitors will first enter a gallery lounge area and are introduced to VR technology and theBlu experience. Then they enter one of...

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Spring Fling Things: Experience L.A.’s Family Fun this March

  March 20 officially marks the start of spring, but signs of the season will be apparent even before the Vernal Equinox. At Descanso Gardens (1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge; www.descansogardens.com) the annual Cherry Blossom Festival takes place the first two weekends of March. Besides enjoying the beautiful blossoming trees, for an admission fee of $9 adults, $6 students and $4 ages 4-12, visitors can enjoy origami workshops, live...

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Celebrate African American History at These Six Spots

Since 1976, February has been designated as African American History Month (or Black History Month) and there are a number of opportunities to celebrate it around Southern California. STAR Eco Station (10101 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City; www.ecostation.org) will host its 17th annual African American Art Festival from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 11. This free event is filled with singing, dancing, drumming, poetry and educational exhibits. The 15th annual African-American Festival...

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Oh, The Places You Can Explore For Free

The New Year begins with something that everyone can rally behind – free stuff! SoCal Museums is a group of museum professionals who want to raise public awareness about our local cultural institutions. On Jan. 29, everyone can benefit from this mission during Museum Free-For-All Day. Folks can check out more than 25 area museums without having to pay an admission fee. You can investigate the Old West at the...

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Five Ways To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day off where you can also take time to give something back. Here are five events families can attend to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and celebrate his impact on our nation. A Day of Service. MLK Day has also been designated as a Day of Service. The public is invited to White Point Nature Preserve (1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San...

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Seven Spots To Ring In 2017 With Kids

When children want something, they typically want it “now!” This impatience can come in handy on New Year’s Eve, when Southern California hosts several early celebrations just for kids. Children most impatient to celebrate the new year should visit Zimmer Children’s Museum (6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100, L.A.; www.zimmermuseum.org) Dec. 30 for a New Year’s Eve Eve Party that will last from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Revelers can make their own party...

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A Dozen Shades of L.A. Winter Fun

Sometimes it’s hard to tell it is December in California. The skies remain sunny and the temperature touches 80. Sometimes you get the itch for a visit from winter, particularly when that doesn’t require driving on icy roads. This month offers several new spots that can cure your “lack of winter” blues as well as some continuing from November. A Winter Wonderfest takes over Discovery Cube L.A. (11800 Foothill Blvd.,...

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A Dozen Ways to Celebrate the Season around LA

Take a historical perspective to bring jolly fun to your family’s holidays. Southern California seems always interested in the future – the next cool thing, the next hot trend. Sometimes, however, it is nice to think about the past. The Christmas season is a particularly fitting occasion for this since many generations gather together to celebrate. And despite its modernistic attitude, Southern California has quite a few place that celebrate...

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Three for Tweens to Explore the Arts or Aerospace

When your kids outgrow story times and kids clubs and hit the double-digits in age, it can be tricky to find activities and events that interest them. Here is a trio of Los Angeles events that target tweens and are probably acceptable for parents, too. The Norton Simon Museum (411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena; www.nortonsimon.org) will offer a Middle School ArtsLab from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 16 that will explore Renaissance...

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Technology Takes a Front Seat This October

October is often full of surprises, and technology brings a surprising twist to two new exhibits opening this month. You can experience a high-tech musical adventure when you venture into the Orbit Pavilion. Located on the Celebration Lawn of the Huntington Gardens (1151 Oxford Road, San Marino; www.huntington.org), this large nautilus-shell-shaped aluminum sculptural installation is a unique collaboration between NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Huntington. From Oct. 29-Feb....

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Enter the Wonderful World of Pixar

Dory, Sully, Buzz Lightyear and WALL•E are just some of the beloved characters in Pixar family films. Now you can explore the technology behind Pixar’s movie magic at a new exhibit, “The Science Behind Pixar,” making its West Coast premiere at the California Science Center, (700 Exposition Park Dr., L.A.; www.californiasciencecenter.org), one of many museums for kids in LA. “The Science Behind Pixar” offers a fascinating insider’s look at how...

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October LEGO Fun For Families

LEGO lovers have two reasons to be excited about October. The month starts off with the LEGO Travel Adventure opening at Discovery Cube LA. (11800 Foothill Blvd., L.A.; www.discoverycube.com/la). In this hands-on exhibit running Oct. 1-Jan. 16, kids can suit up like a pilot, race-car driver or ship captain and explore the air, Earth or seas in specially designed LEGO vehicles. Through its interactive elements, the exhibit allows children to...

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Make the Most of Museum Day Live

The Smithsonian is home to nine important research centers and publishes Smithsonian magazine. Its 19 museums contain an unparalleled treasury of historic items and all have free admission. “Free” is central to another great thing about the Smithsonian – its annual Museum Day Live. This event, taking place Sept. 24 this year and sponsored by Smithsonian magazine, gives people the opportunity to visit hundreds of museums across the country for...

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An Environmentally Strong September

The weekend of Sept. 16-18 offers three different opportunities to help make our planet a little bit better. The L.A. Convention Center (1201 S. Figueroa St.) will “go green” from noon-6 p.m. Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 17 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18 when the annual Green Festival Expo returns. Find out how you can help win the climate-change battle through hands-on demos, expert speakers and panel discussions. Expo-goers...

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Chat Room with Rosalie Tucker: Creating Cultural Empathy Through the Arts

Rosalie Tucker grew up loving the spotlight. Her passion for dance and performing began at age 5 and continued through college. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree in World Arts and Cultures and Choreography at UCLA, she discovered another passion – arts education. For Tucker, dance and theater were always the gatewayS to explore the larger issues of social justice and cultural understanding. As the Head of School and Teacher Programs...

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L.A. Nature Pass Gives All-in-One for Zoo, Museum and Aquarium Fun

The Aquarium of the Pacific, the Natural History Museum and the L.A. Zoo have partnered to create the Nature Pass, a one-of-a-kind ticket package that offers discounted admission to these three local institutions. With a Nature Pass, families can save money while learning about animals that existed in the past and those that live today – on land, in water and in the air. You can see the Zoo’s cute...

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Car Museums Worth the Drive

I guess it’s only appropriate that here in the traffic capital of the world we have two excellent museums dedicated to the evolution of the car. The irony, of course, is that while the Petersen Automotive Museum is only about 11 miles from the Automobile Driving Museum, it could take you more than an hour to get from one to the other. On the bright side, you’ll have lots of...

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The Natural History Museum Goes Prehistoric

Southern California’s dinosaur invasion gathers speed in July. In April, “Dinosaurs Unextinct” came to life at the L.A. Zoo and you can still encounter the 17 life-size animatronic creatures there through the end of October. “Extreme Dinosaurs” appeared at the Discovery Cube OC in late May and will remain there until Sept. 4. This month, pterosaurs will be arriving at the Natural History Museum. The NHM’s new “Pterosaurs: Flight in...

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Meet the Beatles

Since Beatlemania exploded in 1963-64, The Beatles have been a critical and popular success, selling more than 600 million records around the world. Once a bunch of upstart rock-and-rollers, their songs now exist as music the whole family enjoys. This August marks 50 years since the Beatles’ final tour. Their second-to-last concert took place at Dodger Stadium Aug. 28, 1966. The Grammy Museum is honoring this historic anniversary, and the group’s continuing legacy, with...

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A Free Family Festival as Eclectic as Its Namesake

Lummis Day is named after Charles Lummis, a man who arrived in Los Angeles from Ohio – on foot! – in 1884. An author, newspaperman and L.A. city librarian, Lummis was an early activist for Native American rights, but is best known for building his stone house by hand. The Lummis Home, which stands in the Highland Park area, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In...

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Explore Los Angeles History Along the Arroyo

From noon-5 p.m. May 15, the six Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) host their annual MOTA Day event, inviting the public to see a blacksmith ply his trade, dance like they did during Victorian times and discover the history of crime solving at the LAPD. Each of the museums offers a unique look into the past, and free admission, too. At The Autry’s Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus (234...

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May Is For the Birds – and Bugs and Butterflies

Take flight this month at a trio of events that celebrate creatures that can fly (or crawl or slither). On May 7, the Audubon Society and other participating groups will present the second annual Bird L.A. Day, so grab your binoculars and head out for some bird watching. There will be Bird L.A. Day sites all around Southern California, from the Santa Monica Mountains to the Ballona Wetlands. You can...

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Kidspace Gardens Offer an Arroyo Adventure

Wondering what has been happening in the Kidspace gardens, which have been closed since early January? All will be revealed from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30 and May 1 during the grand opening of the new Kidspace Arroyo Adventure. The museum has designed this new space to help children connect with nature and creative play and to offer outdoor fun for families. The Arroyo Adventure will be made up of...

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Partake In April’s Puppet-palooza

If you become merry over marionettes, the month of April will make you ecstatic, because the Skirball Cultural Center and the Hammer Museum will present special puppet events. From 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 17, puppets will populate the Skirball (2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., L.A.; www.skirball.org) for the center’s Puppet Festival. This entertaining event will include art projects, live music, storytelling and performances by talented puppeteers. Kids can make their own...

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The Skirball’s New Show Is a Real Grand Slam

In 1835, the poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson famously wrote, “in the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” This idea frequently has been paraphrased to “thoughts of baseball,” and this being the 21st century, extends to sports fans of both genders and all ages. The Skirball’s new exhibit “Chasing Dreams,” which runs April 7-Oct. 30, is designed to lure these baseball lovers, and quite possibly also...

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Celebrate Earth Day in L.A.

Environment, education, enjoyment and entertainment are a few of the “E” words that can be part of your Earth Day. The official date is April 22, but our world will be celebrated across Southern California throughout the month. Those looking for Earth Day entertainment can find it at a number of family-friendly festivals. And while these community events will be full of fun activities, don’t be surprised if you learn...

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Shamrockin’ and Egg Rollin’ In March

March may come in like a lion and go out like a lamb, but in-between is a time for bunnies and leprechauns. St. Patrick’s Day and Easter occur this month, and each comes with a number of fun celebratory events. Looking for a pot of gold? Head to the Thousand Oaks Community Center (2525 N. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks; www.crpd.org) at 4 p.m. March 17 for the Leprechaun's Lucky Gold...

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Four L.A. Museums To See For Free

For more than a decade, the Smithsonian has sponsored a free museum day that typically takes place in September. This year, however, they are doing something extra special and will sponsor a springtime Museum Day Live! that will take place March 12. First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech last year urging cultural institutions to reach out more to young people served as an inspiration to the Smithsonian. While this month’s Museum...

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Have a National Parks Adventure Here at Home

Soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks and explore other-worldly realms in America’s most legendary outdoor places – guided by the pleasantly rugged voice of actor Robert Redford – when the IMAX film National Parks Adventure comes to the California Science Center beginning Feb. 12. The film promises an action-packed celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service and a soulful reflection on what wilderness...

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A Dozen Valentine’s Day Ideas

Love is a many-splendored thing, and there are many splendid ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in L.A. Whether you are looking to field Cupid’s arrows as a family, or hoping for a little couple time, your heart’s desires are close at hand. Here are seven Los Angeles events to enjoy with kids, and five to take in without. Hearts and Flowers Family Style 1. Love in the Time of Kewpies If you’re...

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Don’t Monkey Around This Lunar New Year

While the Gregorian calendar begins each year on January 1, the Chinese New Year falls this year on Feb. 8. It’s the 4713th Chinese Year, which marks the Year of the Monkey. The monkey represents the ninth animal in the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs. Chinese New Year (also known as the Lunar New Year in other Asian countries) will be celebrated throughout Southern California. The first big event is Monterey...

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Get Ready For a Cultural Free-For-All

The SoCal Museums is a group representing more than 20 area museums. This collection of regional cultural institutions covers a wide range of interests -- from Tyrannosaurus rex to TV sets, ancient masterpieces to astronauts and the Wild West to wildflowers. For the 11th year, the group has organized Museums Free-For-All Day, Jan. 30, where institutions admit visitors free. Participating institutions range from big names such as the Broad, Getty...

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Weaving an Inspiring Tale

Whether or not you make it over to The Getty Center for the “Woven Gold” exhibit showcasing the tapestries of French King Louis XIV, your family can enjoy a fun window into the world of the weavers thanks to “Thérèse Makes a Tapestry,” written by Alexandra S.D. Hinrichs, illustrated by Renée Graef and published by Getty Publications. Best for ages 6 and up, the book tells the story of Thérèse,...

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Imagine The Future – Using LEGOs

Looking to get the New Year off to a constructive start? Consider participating in a competition organized by the South Coast Botanic Garden. The “Imagine The Future – LEGO Build” contest asks entrants to use LEGOs and imagination to look into the future and envision the world around us. You can sign up as an individual or a team. Participants will be divided into four age groups: Mini Builders (ages...

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An Exhibit Fit For A King … And Kids

The Getty Museum’s new exhibit “Woven Gold: Tapestries Of Louis XIV” might not sound like something kids would flock to. It marks the 300th anniversary of the death of fabled French monarch King Louis XIV and includes 14 huge, majestic tapestries on loan from Paris’ Mobilier National (the largest repository of Louis XIV’s possessions). Tapestries reached a pinnacle in popularity and creativity during Louis XIV’s reign, and the pieces in...

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Toddler Town Debuts at AdventurePlex

Farm-to-table fun – designed just for toddlers – is coming to AdventurePlex, Beach Cities Health District’s 17,000-square-foot kids fitness and health facility in Manhattan Beach. Officially dubbed “Toddler Town,” AdventurePlex’s newest healthy play zone includes an interactive toddler-sized farm, market and beach home – each specially crafted to help introduce kids ages 5 and younger to the organic farm-to-table nutrition cycle through imaginative play. AdventurePlex will also offer a variety...

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The Petersen Revs Back Into Action

For the past year, there has been a major transformation taking place on the southeast corner of Fairfax and Wilshire on the Miracle Mile. After 20 years, the Petersen Automotive Museum (6060 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; www.petersen.org) has been getting an overhaul – inside and out. Now the work is complete and the Los Angeles attraction is ready to roll again. The building’s former Sixties-era beige walls now sport a “hot rod...

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LACMA’s Hot New Exhibit Is All Wet

Whether it is the drought or the El Niño forecast, water has been a constant topic of conversation in Los Angeles of late. Now there is a new reason to talk about water: the Rain Room at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org). Created by acclaimed U.K.-based artist collective Random International, this unique, large-scale art exhibit is making its West Coast debut there and will be a Los...

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Science Center Exhibit Focuses on Global Harmony

The California Science Center, the GRAMMY Museum, and Global Wildlife Conservation have partnered to create the one-of-a-kind exhibit Earth in Concert: Protecting the Planet through Music. Featuring multimedia and interactive experiences, Earth in Concert examines the status of biodiversity in our oceans, grasslands and forests, while exploring how several artists and musicians have helped raise awareness of the global issues that present threats to our planet. Artists featured in the...

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Looking at The Broad With LeVar

The Broad has been the talk of the town since opening in September. Free admission makes the new Los Angeles attraction a welcoming place for all, including families. The up-with-the-times facility makes its audio tours available via a free mobile app, and one of them is geared just for kids and families. In “Looking With LeVar,” LeVar Burton (of “Star Trek” and “Reading Rainbow” fame) is your guide. The galleries...

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New Tunes On the L.A. Family Music Scene

News of a new release from Dan Zanes’ Festival Five Records would normally make it a full month for family music fans. Sonia De Los Santos, a member of Zanes’ band, is putting out her debut solo disc, Mi Viaje: De Nuevo León to the New York Island (My Journey: From Nuevo Leon to the New York Island). Sung primarily in Spanish, this lovely album features tunes from across the...

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L.A. Winter Break Camps For Kids

The winter holidays bring plenty of cheer and fun ideas for kids, but also a two- or three-week break from school. Whether that has you scrambling for childcare, or just for a way to distract the kids from life’s many small screens, you are in luck. Because Los Angeles offers a flurry of winter camp possibilities that give kids a cool way to spend their vacation. And they’re not just...

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Blast Off To A Journey To Space

Attention, Space Cadets! The California Science Center (700 Exposition Park Dr., L.A.; www.californiasciencecenter.org) has a new exhibit that is totally out of this world. “Journey To Space: The Exhibition” offers a hands-on experience with the science of space travel that is unique among Los Angeles attractions. Visitors can experiment with drop towers to learn about weightlessness in space and find out how it affects the body during a long space...

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Director Mark Krenzien Talks About ‘Journey To Space’

The new “Journey to Space” exhibit and IMAX film are set to open at the California Science Center on Oct. 29, but L.A. Parent readers were treated to a special visit and screening of the film Oct. 25. And Mark Krenzien, director of the film, was on hand to answer questions after the screening. L.A. Parent editor Christina Elston started things rolling: Could you tell us a little bit about...

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A Big Day For Los Muertos Los Angeles Events

If Saturday’s Halloween festivities didn’t tire your family out, make it a weekend with Los Angeles events celebrating Dia de los Muertos on Sunday, Nov. 1. One traditional place to observe Dia de los Muertos is at El Pueblo Historical Monument on Olvera Street (125 Paseo de la Plaza, L.A.; www.elpueblo.lacity.org). Festivities will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, with vibrantly decorated altars, live entertainment...

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Our Favorite Halloween Happenings

Kids are doubly excited about Oct. 31 this year. Because Halloween falls on a Saturday, there’s no school to interfere with Halloween merriment. However, there also is no reason to wait until Oct. 31 to start your holiday festivities. Amusing Haunts Southern California amusement parks aren’t waiting to start their Halloween celebrations. At Disneyland (www.disneyland.com), Mickey’s Halloween Party begins on select nights starting Sept. 25 and concluding Oct. 31. This...

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Don’t Miss Museum Day Live!

For the 11th year, Smithsonian magazine has organized Museum Day Live!, a day where museums and cultural institutions across the U.S. waive their admission fees and let folks in for free. More than 1,300 venues will be participating this year, representing all 50 states. And the event, Sept. 26, will add generously to the list of things to do in L.A. that day. In Southern California, participants range from A...

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Natural History Museum Welcomes Mummies, Spiders

It isn’t October yet, but Halloween is in the air at the Natural History Museum (900 Exposition Blvd., L.A.; www.nhm.org), which is geared up for two creepy Los Angeles events. On Sept. 18, the museum is unwrapping a new exhibit: “Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs.” More than 20 mummies will be on view – many being displayed in public for the first time. Visitors will be able to use...

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The Crayons Come Home to LACMA

What would your child’s world look like if his crayons suddenly just quit, and he had to convince them to resume their colorful work? And what about those crayons that have gone astray, lost under the sofa or stuck in the dryer? Would your child go on a mission to rescue them? Your family can meet a man who has pondered these issues in depth when Drew Daywalt, who wrote...

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Mammoth Changes At The La Brea Tar Pits

Sometimes, what’s old can be made new again. This summer, the La Brea Tar Pits (www.tarpits.org) has premiered a new attraction that looks back to the ancient past. Titans of the Ice Age: The La Brea Story in 3D uses modern technology to take a look at Pleistocene era. Through state-of-the-art CGI animation, the movie brings to life this long-extinct world with splendid images from timeless places including Yellowstone National...

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Getting In Tune With Lisa Loeb

Music fans first became familiar with Lisa Loeb through her hit song, “Stay (I Missed You),” which premiered on the Reality Bites soundtrack. That tune marked the first time an unsigned act scored a number-one single, and its success helped Loeb garner a deal with a major label. Her Geffen Records debut, Tails, went gold, and her third album earned her a Grammy nomination. Besides music-making, Loeb has been involved...

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Get Giddy Over The Getty’s Garden Concerts

In what has become a Southern California August tradition, The Getty (1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A.; www.getty.edu) will host a great trio of free family music concerts. This year’s series of fun summer activities sets sail Aug. 1-2 with Jazzy Ash, celebrating the release of her new album, Bon Voyage. Although based in Orange County, Ash creates music infused with the spirit and sound of New Orleans. This musical gumbo...

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Skirball Hosting Rock Inspired Sleepover

Inspired by the “Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution” exhibit, the Skirball will host a “Graham-tastic” family sleepover June 13. Families and friends can engage in interactive activities while learning about the rock & roll era. The night features an interactive tour of the exhibition, including a dance party during a liquid light show. After they decorate and string their own handmade guitar made by local artist and...

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New Holocaust Art Exhibit is a Multigenerational Project

“The Art and Life of David Labkovski” exhibit on display at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust through June 14 doesn’t just depict Jewish life in Europe before, during and after World War II. It preserves a unique perspective for new generations. And it took multiple generations to make the exhibit happen. Leora Raikin, an artist and lecturer on African folklore embroidery, had a collection of her great uncle...

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The Arroyo’s Awash With Free Museum Fun

The Arroyo Seco is a canyon and seasonal river that runs from the San Gabriel Mountains west through Pasadena, and joins the L.A. River north of Dodger Stadium. Along the course of this “dry stream” (which is what arroyo seco means in Spanish) are the Los Angeles attractions that call themselves Museums Of The Arroyo. On May 17, you can visit them all – free. The Gamble House, Heritage Square,...

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Los Angeles Attractions: A New Look At The Old World

The California Science Center (700 Exposition Dr., L.A. ; www.californiasciencecenter.org) continues its look into the ancient past, following its popular exhibit about the ancient city of Pompeii with “Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition.” While kids might think of “scroll” as something you do on a computer or cellphone, the scrolls here are old manuscripts. And by “old,” we mean 2,000 years old. The Dead Sea Scrolls include parts of the...

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Local Museums Are Having a Free-For-All

Some New Year’s resolutions are challenging. How many people, for example, pledge to go to the gym more often (and how many succeed in their goal)? But if you’ve pledged to soak up more local culture in 2015, that resolution is easy thanks to great Los Angeles events. Just take part in Museum Free-For-All Jan. 31, when more than 20 museums across Southern California offer free admission. Participating museums range...

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The Do-Right Thing At The Paley Center

This winter you can visit Frostbite Falls by heading to Beverly Hills, where The Paley Center for Media (465 N. Beverly Dr.) is playing host to an exhibit showcasing the playfully animated work of Jay Ward. During the 1960s, Ward and his crew created some of the most memorable characters ever to populate America’s cartoon universe. There were Rocky and Bullwinkle (whose hometown is Frostbite Falls) and their nemeses Boris...

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Museum Tips For Special-Needs Families

Museums of all kinds can be great experiences for kids with special needs. A little planning and a few extra steps can make your visit great. by Julee Brooks For families of children with special needs, the thought of visiting a busy public space such as a museum might seem daunting. There are things, however, that families can do before, during and even after a visit to make it more...

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