A Good Food Thanksgiving

One of the many things I love about public radio station KCRW is the wonderful holiday related programming that it airs each year. Whether you’re looking for interesting recipes that can add new tastes to your table, ideas to enliven your … [Continue reading]

Come See New 16mm Experimental & Animation Films from Around the World

If you enjoy going to the movies but want something other than the typical Hollywood fare, this is an event for you. Los Angeles Filmforum presents a selection of independent films from the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival in 2010. The program will … [Continue reading]

Demon Hill Tour for Kids at the Hammer

The Hammer Museum runs an excellent children's program called Hammer Kids, which includes films, art installations and various participatory experiences. This program sounds particularly interesting. Francis W. Hoeber—early collaborator … [Continue reading]

Neon Noir – Flashy and electrifying boilers from the 1980s

This weekend you can watch two more movies in the Neon Noir film series, which Cinefamily co-presents with the Museum of Neon Art (MONA) and L.A. Record. MONA is spicing up the event with installations of neon art to transform the Silent Movie … [Continue reading]

Discovering The William Andrews Clark Library – A Genuine LA Treasure

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Last month I attended a SurveyLA presentation at The William Andrews Clark Library and wrote about the event. In that October 12th post, I promised to write a follow-up piece about the library itself because it made such an impression on me. As … [Continue reading]

Joe Frank – Consummate Storyteller

Yesterday afternoon I had the privilege of seeing one of Joe Frank’s rare live performances. The event, which was sponsored by KCRW and benefited the station, took place at The Village in West LA, a renowned recording studio that in and of … [Continue reading]

The NY Times Frugal Traveler Explores LA by Bike

Seth Kugel, The New York Times' Frugal Traveler, recently set out to spend one week in Los Angeles on $100 per day. To meet this objective, he had to forgo renting a car and instead got around by bike and public transportation. He also saved money by … [Continue reading]