I’ve written many glowing words on modern indie kid’s music over the past half decade but I’m still prone give the sub-sub-sub genre an occasional WWE top rope smack down too, because song cycles for young ears too often ignore one obvious fact of childhood: moodiness. The best all-ages kindie […]
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Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre is not messing around this season. Often, the city’s finest venue for top-notch family theater will throw a curveball into the mix, a Flea and the Professor for example. But for the 2014/15 season, it is all fastballs, high and tight. Leading off the duo of children’s […]
I sometimes think my family should keep an apartment in L.A. Nothing fancy. I’m not talking Los Feliz or Santa Monica. I’d settle for Culver City. It’s not that we’re jetsetters, not exactly although we’re inching closer to that kind of ridiculous status with what we have planned for the […]
There’s more to the title of this record than four letters stuck in CAPS LOCK. It’s not a corporate acronym but a humble four letter word that is both a whispered prayer and bellowed marching order: HEAL. The new album from Strand of Oaks, Timothy Showalter’s one man Philly band, […]
I don’t know what all the sculptures represent. I haven’t a clue about brush strokes. And I can barely dance my way around explaining impressionism to my kids. But I believe in art and I believe in art museums as exciting destinations for families with young children. Sometimes, you have […]
The Not-Its! playing old favorites like “Puppy Dog” plus selections from their new album, Brady Rymer performing as a duo with the hilarious and talented Claudia Mussen, and the dashing founding member of The Walkmen who recently celebrated his kindie debut, Walter Martin, dazzling hundreds with sweet pop songs about […]