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Urs Fisher Art Exhibit at MOCA and Geffen Is Astonishing

Jay Weston | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I think that MOCA and its Geffen Contemporary offshoot, are really fulfilling their missions under the direction of a fellow named Jeffrey Deitch.

BGG Weekender: Mike Tyson, Swedish House Mafia and the Bootie of Your Dreams

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

We get to spring our clocks forward this weekend, which means less sleep, sure, but also more sun. Nothing makes us happier than leaving work when it's still light outside, so we're very much looking forward to the change in both clocks and seasons.

6 Picks for This Week From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 04.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Hello, February! With gorgeous weather and plenty of exciting shows in town, you'll be torn between heading inside for some culture and enjoying our sunny winter weather. Why not do a little of both this weekend?

Six Picks for This Week From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 03.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

From ballet to fabulous anime, with some delicious meals in between, there's lots to enjoy here in L.A. as January draws to a close.

BGG Weekly Playlist: Dolly Parton, Artisanal Pizza, & More Bands Than You'll Know What To Do With

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 03.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

Don't worry, broke girls, we're feeling more well-adjusted to our non-holiday lifestyle now that we're suddenly halfway through January. What better way to celebrate our new sunny outlook, than to bundle up and take ourselves on the week-long joyride that we deserve?

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

When you're not shivering from the low temperatures, consider taking the youngest in your family for a sleepover at the Skirball, checking out photo l.a. on a date night, and taking in the best magic show we've seen for a long time.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Happy New Year Los Angeles! If you made a resolution to take advantage of all the culture L.A. has to offer in 2013, we've got plenty of ideas to keep you busy.

PHOTOS: What Not To Miss This Weekend

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

Before reality hits hard and we actually have to work a full week again, we're planning on spending the first weekend of lucky 2013 all over town: checking out shows, trying new restaurants and feeding our newly-rested minds with art and movies.

Six Picks for the Week Ahead from the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 02.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Fast away the old year passes! As the sand runs through the hour glass for 2012, take a break from shopping and cooking to enjoy each other. Here are our ideas for some fun ideas for the next two weeks.

Six Picks for the Week Ahead From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

December is well underway so, whether your shopping is done or not, take a breather and enjoy the splendors of the season as expressed in theaters and museums around town.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Distract yourself from election politics by visiting a museum and get a dose of something that always has your back: great art and culture.

Six Picks for This Week From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 12.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

With Halloween right around the corner, we're caught up in decorating and costuming. Here are a few picks to keep up with culture while you celebrate what's become the most popular holiday of the year: October 31!

PLAN ForYourArt: October 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

From September through December wild Up presents four distinct projects inspired by the Hammer's unique public spaces. Artists create site-specific projects that investigate the social and sonic nature of public space.

PLAN ForYourArt: October 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Wednesday is the opening night gala for the 17th annual Los Angeles Antiques, Art and Design Show, which features works by more than 60 artists from around the world.

Six Picks for This Week from The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 12.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Our picks this week tend to include A/C -- when will this heat leave us alone!?

Six Picks for the Week Ahead From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Having the kids back in school doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Here are our ideas for getting the family out on the town as September draws us into the fall.

How to Argue with a Deitch-Basher

Mat Gleason | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Like conservatives who write pleasant histories that ignore segregation and child labor, Deitch-bashers speak of the good old days at MOCA that were more insider and downright icky than most anything old Mitt Romney could be hiding.

WATCH: This Adorable Toy Robot Will Win Your Heart

Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LA's Petersen Automotive Museum draws thousands of visitors a year, from gear heads to grease monkeys. Now, the museum can count a minuscule and adora...

Lucy Blodgett

The Quintessential Museum Guide | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Every year since 1977, global citizens unite to celebrate the importance of museums in society on International Museum Day. This year's celebration fa...

Art Treasures, Yours for the Asking

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

As a rule, museums put on display only the best, only the crème de la crème of their collections, which counts for roughly 5 percent of everything that they have in storage. But what about the other 95 percent?

PLAN ForYourArt: January 25-February 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Artist Thomas Demand and filmmaker Alex McDowell discuss models as tools and interpretations of worlds and what makes a surrounding not only convincing but also a reality.

Our City's Weirdest Museums: Death, Celebs & Bunnies!

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.03.2011 | Los Angeles

You know LACMA and MOCA, and Skirball, Hammer and Getty -- who doesn't? But when you're looking to delve into some of LA's most esoteric -- and, frank...