Category Archives: NoHo Senior Arts Colony

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 NoHo SAC: Larry Blecha’s Art Room Social

In early January, North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony hosted its first Art Room Social led by resident volunteer Larry Blecha. This was a very enjoyable, relaxing, and inspiring event with a great turnout. All the residents were excited to learn … Continue reading

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News from Vermont Family Apartments: Santa (and the Road Theatre) Delivered!

For the 7th year, EngAGE and the Road Theatre company made Christmas happen for the children at Vermont Family Apartments in Los Angeles. The families who live there are grandparents and their grandchildren. The median income for these families is … Continue reading

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News from North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony: Holiday Celebration

The Chris Ross Blues Band entertained at the NoHo SAC holiday potluck, which also introduced new Program Director Sara Debevec to the arts colony residents. EngAGE’s Portland, Oregon, colleagues were in attendance, too, and joined the dancing circle. ~ Nancy … Continue reading

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Welcome to the EngAGE Team: Sara Debevec

Sara Debevec, Program Director, North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony (NoHo SAC) – Sara Debevec is a proficient artist, education arts specialist, and event planner. She holds a degree in Sociology from Goldsmiths College London and a masters in Urban Studies … Continue reading

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News from NoHoSAC & Vermont: Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

An annual tradition is underway for this holiday season! EngAGE, The Road Theatre, and NoHoSAC residents make it happen. Approximately 70 gifts for children will be wrapped and delivered to the Vermont Senior Apartments, along with gift cards for the teens. … 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 NoHo SAC: Poetry Reading on the 17th

You’re invited!  

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Special Guest at 1st NoHoSAC Storytelling Night: Playwright Larry Dean Harris

North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony has a special event coming up next week featuring author Larry Dean Harris. Harris, an award-winning playwright, is a co-founder of Los Angeles based, playwrights-managed “Playwrights 6” and the Los Angeles regional representative of the Dramatists Guild. … Continue reading

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Radio Rewind: NPR’s Morning Edition Visits EngAGE Senior Arts Colonies

In July of 2013, Morning Edition broadcast this report filed by Ina Jaffe. Listen to learn how EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter convinced developer John Huskey, president of Meta Housing, to join forces and create a radical new approach to senior housing: our … Continue reading

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