Category Archives: Long Beach Senior Arts Colony

Experience Talks 1/21: Helene Weinberg – Long Beach Senior Arts Colony and Pacific Avenue Arts Colony

Tune in to Experience Talks, our weekly “Radio Magazine for the Experienced Listener,” on Sundays at 5:30 PM PT on KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara, 99.5 China Lake, 93.7 N. San Diego, streaming live online, and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Holiday Celebrations

Bring on the joy! LBSAC residents in Long Beach, CA, celebrated the season with three festive events: a holiday jewelry and crafts sale in the main lobby; an “All that Jazzy Holiday Soiree,” produced by resident diva Gwendolyn, who was … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Short Video from “Legacy: A Celebration of Senior Artists”

This short video captures the energy and creativity at the opening reception for the recent exhibit “LEGACY: A Celebration of Senior Artists.” Presented by EngAGE and sponsored by SCAN, the event and exhibit were held at the Long Beach Senior … Continue reading

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Creating the “Legacy” Art Show at LBSAC (Closes Nov. 30th)

Putting it Together  In late July, at Long Beach Senior Arts Colony, in Long Beach, CA, the EngAGE team met with executives from SCAN Health Plan to discuss a potential creative collaboration. SCAN, one of the largest non-profit health providers … Continue reading

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Reception Photos from “Legacy: A Celebration of Senior Artists” at LBSAC

The reception for this free public art exhibit, presented by EngAGE and sponsored by SCAN HEALTH PLAN, was great fun for the artists and the visitors! The show celebrates the 40th anniversary of SCAN and the 5th anniversary of Long Beach … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Legacy: A Celebration of Senior Artists

LEGACY: A CELEBRATION OF SENIOR ARTISTS Long Beach Senior Arts Colony in Long Beach, CA. Nov. 17 – 30 (closed Thanksgiving) Opening reception: Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, 5 – 8 p.m. EngAGE is proud to present this free public art … Continue reading

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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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