Collage design by Amy Martin (design consultant)

Beyond the Mall—Fall Arts Guide
Because so few teens participate in the cultural and artistic life of Los Angeles, L.A. Youth set out to tell youth all about the arts, culture and fun.
Riding the red line
The Red Line can take you to some of the coolest places, including TeenScape at the Grand Central Library and Hollywood Boulevard, for only a couple bucks. w/ photo gallery.
LACMA: Cool dresses and other good stuff
Olivia, 14, loved the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with its many exhibitions, garden and store.
Groovy galleries at Bergamot
Elizabeth, 18, whiled away a lovely afternoon at the funky art galleries at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica.
Little Tokyo: A shopping oasis downtown
From museums to shops, Krissi, 17, found plenty to do in Little Tokyo downtown. w/ Little Tokyo photo gallery.
Muscle, chrome & ZZ Top’s Cadzilla
With its historical exhibits and one-of-a-kind cars, the Petersen Automotive Museum has something for everyone.
Why museums suck
Howard, 15, always hated museums, and visiting six of them didn't change his mind.
Delicious dogs
Daniel, 17, visited four funky hot dog stands, describing which are the best.
Kick it at Exposition Park
Though she lives nearby, Sarah, 18, has never tired of the museums, IMAX movies and cheap food at Exposition Park near downtown.
Laid back at the Getty
Karina, 16, says we should enjoy the architecture, first of all, but leave some time for the artwork too.
Such a deal on Fairfax
Canter's deli, famous for rude waiters, and nearby Jewish shops can give you a a sense of Jewish culture in the Fairfax District.
Is graffiti art?
Youth sound off on whether graffiti is art. w/ graffiti photo gallery.