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Sarah Bowman is the Founder of The Family Savvy where she curates local culture and the web for smart LA families. Sarah has a BA in Semiotics from Brown University, and worked in the film business (developing properties for producers such as Steven Spielberg and Kathy Kennedy), before becoming a writer. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and two teenagers.

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6 Ideas for Family Fun in LA This Weekend

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 2:02 AM

Summer is half-way over so make the most of every waking hour!

For more ideas, visit us at The Family Savvy online.

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6 Get-Ready-for-Summer Family Ideas for the Weekend

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 8:50 PM

Let's Go JULY --

Romance with Romeo and Juliet, great music at the Hollywood Bowl and the Santa Monica Pier, and a fascinating lecture about what we can learn from animals.

There's always more online at The Family Savvy. Visit us for more!


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6 Weekend Options for Family Fun in LA

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 10:50 AM

Great performances, on screen and stage, are the highlights of this week's offerings. For more culturally-connected ideas, check out our website at The Family Savvy.

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6 Weekend Options for Family Fun in LA

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 5:47 PM

Festivities, screenings, art openings and more!

Visit us at The Family Savvy to learn more about how to program your whole family's cultural diet.

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Your Weekend Delivered: 6 Ideas for Families in LA

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 8:58 AM

From a screening of Popeye at the Hammer to a sleepover at the Skirball, with a new German Expressionism Show at LACMA and Dance Camera West in between.

For more ideas, visit us at The Family Savvy.

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 4:14 PM

It's Memorial Day Weekend -- in a blink of an eye, it will be summer. Here are some nice ways to counter-program the grilling at your home this weekend, from a new show about Pompeii to Renee Fleming performing A Streetcar Named Desire.

And always, more ideas can be found...

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 10:09 AM

One of a kind art and cultural events dominate our weekend picks -- from K.A.M.P. at the Hammer, to Big Sunday, to a Museum of the Arroyos Day, to an International Art party at LACMA.

And there are always more ideas on our Calendar Page online at The...

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 3:09 PM

Happy Mother's Day to all. Our mantra for the weekend is to keep out of the kitchen! Here are some worthy diversions that will keep the family busy, happy, and connected to each other.


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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2014 | 10:24 AM

It's a weekend with a bevy of Creature Events -- spring has truly sprung!


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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 1:27 PM

It's a media-satured weekend from the arrival of Paris Photo at Paramount Studios, to a documentary about killer whales to an artist's take on celebrity culture at MOCA.

For more ideas, visit us online at The Family Savvy!

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 8:45 AM

Whether you're celebrating Spring Break or the spring holidays, it's a weekend for togetherness. We've got ideas for every one in your household here, and online at The Family Savvy.


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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 9:27 AM

Visual experiences abound this weekend around town -- from costumes from the Roaring '20s, to an experimental sound and sight experience at the Hammer, to MOCA's Teen Night.

For more ideas, visit us at The Family Savvy - and Enjoy!

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 8:39 AM

It's a particularly great weekend in LA, and not just because the rain swept the skies clear and bright. From CicLAvia to Cornelia Funke, from Paul Taylor to a Taco party at Grand Park, you've got to get out there!

Of course, there's always more on our website!

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 3:59 PM

A weekend of learning, enjoying and exploring lies ahead:

Downtown offers an LA-focused Book Fair and can help you learn movie dance moves at a huge dance lesson at The Music center; there's wonderful Irish Dancing at CAP UCLA (and a ticket giveaway for subscribers on our website);...

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 2:51 PM

Cruise towards Spring Break with some stimulating cultural activities -- from Indian folk singing to a LAUSA arts fair and a new circus in Santa Monica.

For more articles and ideas, visit us at The Family Savvy.


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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in L.A.

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 7:47 AM

Stretch your legs and your brain this weekend by trying something new, whether it's following a Cornelia Funke scavenger hunt at The Getty, driving to Newport Beach, checking out First Fridays at the NHM or taking in Jacob Hashimoto's version of kite-flying at MOCA Pacific Design Center.

Much...

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in LA!

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 7:46 AM

It's Oscar-time, when the rest of the the world longs for life in Southern California. You can explore all the riches of life here before you settle in for the big show -- take in some inventive theater, see a world-class painting before it leaves town and travel the exotic...

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in LA!

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 10:09 AM

Hayao Miyazaki's last animated feature is in town, and has been nominated for an Academy Award. Don't miss the chance to see it on the big screen -- here's our review.

And, here are other ideas to keep your cultural juices flowing this weekend.

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6 Valentine's Day Weekend Ideas for Everyone in Your Family

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 10:21 AM

Here's to falling in love with new sights and sounds this weekend. We've got classics -- Stuart Little and James Brown -- as well as something very unusual and cool at CAP/UCLA.

Take a look at our top six ideas for everyone in your household. You'll find more ideas...

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6 Things to Do with the Family This Weekend!

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 9:48 AM

Get smart about your Oscar pool, celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan and introduce your kids to Charlie Chaplin. All this weekend!

Check out our website for more timely ideas to keep your family occupied.

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