Patt Morrison for July 9, 2010

Navigating L.A.’s cultural landscape this summer

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Summer activities are endless in Los Angeles

Oh, the sweet feeling of summer in Los Angeles—it’s the quintessential time when we throw our inhibitions to the warm wind and stay up a little later with the sun. It’s also the time when we get to take adventures and explore and what’s a better place to do that than Los Angeles? Home to some top sports teams, restaurants, museums and the registered hot spot for cool concerts and unique events, Los Angeles is the place to be this summer. But with all the choices, what should you choose? Madeleine lays out some of the fun and exciting things to do this summer in L.A., from a trip to the newly restored Natural History Museum or a jazz fest at the Hollywood Bowl. What are some of your favorite things to do in L.A. in the summer?


Michael Alexander, Artistic Director, Grand Performances, which produces live, free music concerts at California Plaza in downtown

Jordan Peimer, director of Public Programs at the Skirball Cultural Center

Jane Pisano, President and Director of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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