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