Category Archives: Community News

News from Metro Compton and Buckingham: Masquerade Balls

Residents at The Metro at Compton Senior Apartments in Compton, CA, and Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles celebrated with Masquerade Balls at both communities. There was plenty of music, dancing, tasty food, and photo ops! Let’s start at Buckingham. … Continue reading

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News from ACE/121: Ernie Silva at Antaeus Theater 6/19

Ernie is an ACE/121 resident! Get tickets here. Watch a 3-minute teaser here. “Heavy Like the Weight of a Flame” is a sea-green version of the blues! It’s a one-man show that is like watching a bar fight go on between our … Continue reading

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Magnolia at Highland: Art Show – June 8th

For the last 3 years, EngAGE has been partnering with the Art Instruction Dept. at CSUSB (CalState University of San Bernardino) to bring 7-week art courses to the residents. These courses are part of their Spring Service Learning Class 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 Riverview: Drawing Class

At Riverview Senior Housing in Minneapolis, MN, residents enjoyed an art class that focused on drawing. These photos were taken by EngAGE Founder and CEO Tim Carpenter who, along with EngAGE Consultant Chuck Leer, participated in the class! (Click on … Continue reading

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Good Samaritan Society – Waconia and Westview Acres: Storytelling

At the Good Samaritan Society – Waconia and Westview Acres, in Waconia, MN, a storytelling class led by EngAGE teaching artist Mindy Bolton is underway! A videographer is recording the class for the Good Samaritan Foundation. EngAGE would like to … Continue reading

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News from Pac Arts: Makers Space Studio

At the Pacific Avenue Arts Colony (Pac Arts) in San Pedro, CA, resident artists recently have been engaged in informative training sessions that oriented them to the newly appointed Makers Space studio. The training was led by room designer and builder, … Continue reading

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Reminder: ACE/121 Grand Opening and Resident Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 25

CIVITAS is the inaugural exhibit of ACE/121, an arts-focused affordable housing project and gallery. CIVITAS is the Latin word for “community” and the exhibit explores a deeper definition of the word through art. This group exhibit of 40 artworks represents the … 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 ACE/121: Grand Opening and Resident Art Exhibit

Please join us for the ACE/121 GRAND OPENING and RESIDENT ART EXHIBIT! Opening Reception and Performances CIVITAS Community Creators THURSDAY, MAY 25 6:00 – 9:00 PM CIVITAS is the inaugural exhibit of ACE/121, an arts-focused affordable housing project and gallery. CIVITAS … Continue reading

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