Category Archives: Music

2016 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert on 9/30

The NEA National Heritage Fellowship is our nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Each year the National Endowment for the Arts honors a select number of artists for their artistic accomplishments and efforts to share their knowledge … Continue reading

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EngAGE Seniors and Mindful Music Moments Residency

EngAGE Vice President Nancy Goodhart reports: Mindful Music Moments is a program combining mindfulness techniques with classical music and opera for daily delivery in schools over the morning announcements. Mindful Music Moments is licensed by each participating school. In return, … Continue reading

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“Sing It” – LBSAC Inter-generational Chorus

Making joyful noise through music has always been at the forefront at the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony.  With a grant made possible through the Eisner Foundation, EngAGE sponsored a 12 -week inter-generational music program that began in mid-February and … Continue reading

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Ageism Hits Rock and Roll: “Old-chella”

Last week we posted on Facebook an LA Times article entitled, “Reporter’s Notebook: Enough ageist cracks about ‘Old-chella,’ OK?” The cracks are the result of a star-studded concert featuring Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, The Who, Neil Young, and Roger … 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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News from Piedmont

Black History Month (February):  This annual educational event is coordinated by Piedmont residents and enjoyed by all. Traditional African American cuisine is prepared and served. Event Focus: African American contributions to American music genres. At the end of the presentations, … Continue reading

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EngAGE Featured in New York Times: “Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging”

  We’re pleased to be featured in “Using the Arts to Promote Healthy Aging,” an article by Jane E. Brody, who writes about health and aging for the New York Times.    

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Exploring Creative Well-Being Symposium at NoHo Senior Arts Colony 3/8

Open to all!  

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Villa Anaheim News

Piano Hour at Villa Anaheim Senior Apartments: Resident volunteer Susie plays the piano in the community room, others sing along, and everyone is entertained. This music time follows Exercise/Fitness Class on Tuesdays, and we have now added Fridays, too. Management … Continue reading

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Burbank Senior Artists Colony News

“Senior Moments” showcased the acting talents of members of the Film & TV Acting Class taught by Tracey Rooney. Neo Ensemble Theatre provides funding for the class thanks to a grant from the Kathryn Joosten Project. This culminating event featured scenes, monologues, … Continue reading

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