Category Archives: Long Beach Senior Arts Colony

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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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “Magical Stars”

We applaud our LBSAC “Magical Stars” who gave us a magical evening of talent in February.  Kudos to resident Veronica Bryant, who wrote, directed, and produced the show with a dedicated team of performers, volunteers, and supporters. The cast included … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: The Hearts and Hands Project

Residents at LBSAC were offered an opportunity to work on a creative art project for a long established Long Beach non-profit called The California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ). CCEJ is a human relations organization dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry, and racism through … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Art as Exercise

EngAGE art teacher Colette Brown and her students at LBSAC got some nice press recently on Gazettes.com, “Long Beach’s Favorite Community Website.” From the article: Colette Brown, a 25-year-old researcher and artist, leads a ceramics class at Long Beach Senior … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Holiday Show

The stage was adorned with a festive holiday tree and fifty residents gathered to enjoy the annual Holiday Show at LBSAC. “LOVE is the best Decoration” was written and produced by resident Dr. Gwendolyn Philips-Coates with musical direction by professional … Continue reading

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News from LBSAC and PacArts: Piano Men

These piano men may have an age difference of 50 years, but across the bridge, from Long Beach to San Pedro, Carl and Joe shared a song. These musicians have never met, yet they were both immersed in playing the … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Art Makers Class Goes on the Record

The ART MAKERS class at LBSAC explores painting art on old record albums! Ethel (left) was delighted when she flipped over the record and discovered that the recording was of a favorite old song that she sang with “The Sweet … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “Connections – The Mind is a Muscle Project” Art Show

The Long Beach Senior Arts Colony welcomed a new art exhibit called “Connections” with an opening reception held on Thursday, November 10th. “The Mind is a Muscle Project” was a 12-week workshop for seniors, that aimed to protect brain health … Continue reading

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