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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 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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6 Ideas for the Family to Do in L.A. Over the Week Ahead

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 8:44 PM

The week ahead augers a unique confluence of sports and art -- from Giselle and the Toyota Symphony for Youth at the Music Center to a new "fútbol" show at LACMA and the Olympic Games coming to your living room.

Please visit us online at www.thefamilysavvy.com for...

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in LA!

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 2:54 PM

Angelenos can enjoy free Museum Admission at many LA museums this Saturday (1/25). For more great ideas (including an excellent Toyota Symphony for Youth show this weekend) check out our online Calendar page.

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6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in LA!

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 1:17 PM

Looking for ideas for ways to spend the guilt-inducing gorgeous weekend that's on the horizon?

Check out our Six Picks of the Week on the slideshow below, and take a moment to search for more ideas on our website: The Family Savvy.

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6 Family Activities to Do in LA This Month

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 11:36 AM

Want to start the New Year with a dose of fun and participatory culture? Check out with these picks for every age group in your household. Also, read our recent article about seeing the gray whales as they cruise along the coastline.

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Six Picks of the Week from The Family Savvy

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 11:00 AM

Need a little help getting into the Christmas spirit, here in the So Cal sunshine? We've got some ideas to get that joy circulating.

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Six Picks of the Week from The Family Savvy

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2013 | 1:43 PM

We've got Christmas covered -- ideas to get everyone in the family in the holiday spirit. Check out our picks this week, and be sure to visit The Family Savvy for more adventures in our full calendar section.

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SIX Picks of the Week from The Family Savvy

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 2:07 PM

Your Post-Thanksgiving treats include spectacular staged productions around town (and on screen). Happy Thanksgiving to all!

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Six Picks of the Week from The Family Savvy

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 10:17 AM

With Thanksgivukkah on tap for next week, you've gotta get your cultural game on! Here are our ideas for the week.

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Six Picks of the Week from The Family Savvy

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 10:54 AM

November with it's cool air and crisp colors is a welcome change from the heat and bustle of October. Here are a few ways to relax into this calming season.

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