Category Archives: Film/Television

EngAGE Featured on NBC’s GIVE TV Series

EngAGE is proud to be featured on the television series, Give, part of NBCUniversal’s The More You Know weekend programming. In Los Angeles, our segment is scheduled to air on Sunday, November 19th, at 9:30 a.m. Please check your local listings for … 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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Tim Carpenter’s TED Talk

Have you ever listened to EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter’s excellent TED Talk? In 2011, he explained EngAGE in an informative and entertaining presentation to a very receptive audience. Take a look! It’s eleven minutes well spent.   … Continue reading

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Audition Opportunity for Steve Harvey’s New Show: “Little Big Shots: Forever Young”

EDIT: EngAGE has nothing to do with the production of this show! If you are interested in being a contestant, please contact the Senior Casting Producer, Kim Clevenger, at  kimclevengercasting@gmail.com  Want to be a show biz star? Helene Weinberg, Program … Continue reading

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Profiles: Excelsior! Stan Lee

“Profiles” is an EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: STAN LEE. The ageless Stan Lee, whose name is synonymous with Marvel Comics, celebrates his 94th … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating for the Holidays: Radio City Music Hall Opens in 1932

“Worth Repeating for the Holidays” brings you holiday posts that we think are still timely, interesting, or just plain fun! From 12/27/12: The Radio City Music Hall opened in Manhattan on December 27, 1932, as a venue for concerts, movies … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating for the Holidays: “The Howdy Doody Show” Premieres in 1947

“Worth Repeating for the Holidays” brings you holiday posts that we think are still timely, interesting, or just plain fun! From 12/26/12: The Howdy Doody Show premiered on 12/27/47 and was on the air from 1947 through 1960. “The idea for Howdy … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” As Never Seen Before

A reminder that “Still Dreaming,” produced by friends of EngAGE Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, is now available as a DVD or streaming rental! Visit their website to order this funny, dramatic, and sensitive documentary featuring retired Broadway entertainers living at The … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Town Halls: Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative

The first of 12 Town Halls for LA County’s Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative takes place on May 2nd in Torrance at 7 pm. Members of the general public are invited to join the conversation and share their comments, ideas and … Continue reading

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“Still Dreaming” Now Available on DVD and Streaming

We’re delighted that the excellent documentary, “Still Dreaming,” by our friends Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, is now available for purchase on their website as a DVD or via streaming. Here’s the scoop: STILL DREAMING is the multi-award winning, uproarious film about … Continue reading

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