Welcoming back a Kidspace favorite for a performance in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater. Celebrate the last few days of summer by singing and dancing to the festive, bluegrass sounds of The Hollow Trees.
Wrap up this season of Family Amphitheater Performances with El Haru Kuroi. Natives of East Los Angeles, El Haru Kuroi perform music representative of their cultural upbringing, blending the styles of Mexican, South American, African, and American music. The trio, who met in middle school, have performed at festivals and venues throughout Los Angles, including First […]
Be there as On Ensemble, one of the most respected ensembles in the taiko (Japanese drumming) world, performs at the Skirball. Led by childhood friends Shoji Kameda and Masato (Maz) Baba, On Ensemble fuses the powerful rhythms of taiko with a wide range of musical influences from jazz and rock to central Asian overtone singing. […]
Welcome autumn and celebrate the harvest season! Create your own harmonica to play in the barnyard boogie, explore how worms help our food grow and meet our farm animal friends. Don’t forget to say hello to the critters in the petting zoo from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm each day. All activities are free with museum […]
Pop! Fizz! Bang! Let your inner genius go wild on this day of science and fun. Get messy in the Slime Kitchen, take part in a Mad Science Laboratory and Dry Ice Experiments, and don’t miss the Mad Science Mayhem Show in the Amphitheater at noon!
Explore traditional gong-chime music and dances from the southern Philippines with the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble of Southern California. Formed in 2003 by UCLA Ethnomusicology and World Arts and Cultures alumni Bernard Ellorin, Mary Talusan, Eleanor Lipat-Chesler, Peter Paul De Guzman, and Nickki Martin, the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble’s mission is to represent marginalized ethnic minorities with artistry, […]
On Saturday, August 27, 2016, the Dodgers are hosting a Mixed Heritage Day and we couldn’t be more excited! With the growth of the multiracial community, representation matters — and it appears that the Dodgers understand that. Yet, they might have had a bit of a push from one little mixed eight-year-old boy. Last year, […]
By Mikayla Denault As a daughter of two incredibly loving mothers, I am frequently confronted with questions about my family. I am always absolutely delighted when my peers bring up the topic because these discussions create one astounding virtue that society needs. This virtue is awareness. Awareness spreads information like wildfire and ignites conversations on […]
By Alex Temblador We’ve heard of postpartum depression, but for the most part, the conversation centers around mothers who deal with it. And for a good reason — up to 1 in 7 mothers deal with postpartum mood disorders which can lead to severe depression, anxiety, loss in appetite, inability to care for oneself or one’s […]
By Patrice Langford While I was married to my first husband, we were on welfare because he couldn’t hold down a job. After the divorce I was forced to stay on aid because I had two children under three at the time and their father still could not hold a job so I was not […]