Category Archives: Long Beach Senior Arts Colony

Catching the Winning Spirit at the 1st Annual Engage Community Cup

Residents from 23 EngAGE communities competed in the first annual Engage Community Cup on September 16th at Cerritos Park East in Cerritos, CA. LBSAC Program Director Helene Weinberg reports: “The fifteen-member team from the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony, aka “The … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Doing a Double Take in Ceramics

Ceramics instructor Colette Brown instructed her students at LBSAC in Long Beach, CA, on how to make a sculpture self- portrait — or portrait of a friend or family member. Below, center, Colette sculpted a self-portrait head, while resident Elena, … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “The ABCs of Me” Book Project

The Art Makers at LBSAC in Long Beach, CA, are beginning a bookmaking project that is a poetic scrapbook of associations. The book opens with an “I am” poem that is a self-reflection of emotions and experiences. It is a … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Artists Colony: Readers Theatre Company Concludes 5th Season

On June 15th, the Readers Theatre Company produced a special event that celebrated the conclusion of their 5th season at the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony. Under the direction of resident Barbara Fay, the 10-member cast performed, “It’s Always About … Continue reading

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Photos from LBSAC “Circle of Unity” Art Show

On June 8th, Long Beach Senior Arts Colony opened their new art show, “Circle of Unity,” which features the work of professional resident artist Alva McNeal and several of our emerging senior artists. The show included visual arts, ceramics, jewelry, and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Reader’s Theatre Concludes 5th Season

“It’s Always About the Money, Honey” – A new two-act play, written by resident director Barbara Fay, will conclude the 5th season performed by our outstanding troupe of actors at LBSAC. The comedic play is about family, feuds, finances, and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Circle of Unity Art Show Opens June 8

~ Helene Weinberg, Program Director This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.       The Eisner Foundation      

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Urban Gardeners

Uma Nicole, Native Angeleno, Certified Master Gardener, Yoga & Meditation Instructor and philanthropist, is dedicated to improving society by creating opportunities that foster stronger cross-cultural and inter-generational connections.  She is pretty handy with power tools, as well as kitchen appliances, … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Fun Fitness Fridays

Spring Training has begun in April with “Fun Fitness Fridays” at LBSAC, in Long Beach, CA. A group of 15 seniors hit the gym with Scott, a personal fitness trainer from Groundwork Fitness in Long Beach. Scott gave individual and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “Raisin’ Cane!”

  Cheers to the Readers Theatre troupe who presented “Raisin’ Cane!” in March in the theatre at LBSAC.  The show featured poetry, short comedic scenes, and musical numbers, and the audience thoroughly enjoyed the show. This marks the Readers Theatre’s … Continue reading

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