Category Archives: Burbank Senior Artists Colony

News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: First Harvest from the Garden

The gardeners were too shy to be in front of the camera, but they were quite proud of their beautiful, delicious harvest! ~ Megan Hocking, Program Director  

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Featured Resident Artist: Kailas Dave, Burbank Senior Artists Colony

We have many talented, creative residents living in our EngAGE communities. Here’s one from BSAC. Kailas Dave Artist: Watercolors class, Sketching/Painting class, Clay Jewelry class/teacher I always liked to draw and create art from about the age of eight or … Continue reading

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“Bandida” – A Pistol, a Plan, and Sensible Shoes

  If you’ve not had the pleasure of seeing this entertaining 12 minute short comedy – or if you’d like to see it again – you can now enjoy it on our YouTube channel! Bandida tells the story of an older woman … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Art Class

Marion, at Burbank Senior Artists Colony (BSAC), stayed after Art Class to continue drawing her vase and flowers. She said, “This is my first time ever and I didn’t know it would come out so good!” And another artist is … Continue reading

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A Warm Thank You to the Poets at the EngAGE in Creativity Party for the Arts at BSAC

April is National Poetry Month, an annual event founded in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. It is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, … Continue reading

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Plans for Healthy Eating for Older People

  The National Institute on Aging provides several interesting articles about nutrition for older people. Click here to learn about choosing healthy meals as you get older, the importance of reading labels, tips for healthy eating for people with Alzheimer’s Disease, … Continue reading

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Movement Based Performance Art Class for Three EngAGE Communities

Here’s an example of the kind of creative programming our residents will enjoy in 2017. This is a shared class that is open to residents at North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony (NoHo SAC), Burbank Senior Artists Colony (BSAC), and the Piedmont … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Indian Luncheon

Local Burbank residents Serykah Aggerwhil and her family returned to Burbank Senior Artists Colony to host their bi-monthly Indian luncheon. This month Serykah showed BSAC residents regional dishes from where she grew up in northern India. The room was decorated … Continue reading

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NoHoSAC and BSAC Poets Shared Their Work at a Reading

Thanks to two generous grants from Poets & Writers,  poet Oshea Perry taught a series of nine workshops and held a reading at both the Burbank Senior Artists Colony and the North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony, with the BSAC class joining the NoHoSAC group … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Arts Colony: Community

Residents enjoyed treats and danced the night away as the Paul Damon Band played to an adoring crowd at the BSAC Halloween Party. Celebrating holidays together is one of the great joys of living in an EngAGE community!   ~Megan … Continue reading

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