Category Archives: Writing/Storytelling

News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Reader’s Theatre Concludes 5th Season

“It’s Always About the Money, Honey” – A new two-act play, written by resident director Barbara Fay, will conclude the 5th season performed by our outstanding troupe of actors at LBSAC. The comedic play is about family, feuds, finances, and … 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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“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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EngAGE Writers Published in Senior Correspondent

Congratulations to EngAGE community resident Gayla Slikas whose story, “Mine Eyes,” has been published in Senior Correspondent. Gayla is also co-author of The Art of Making the Right Decision, and a former strategic planning consultant. She also wrote monthly business … Continue reading

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Experience Talks 4/23: Gary Glazner (Alzheimer’s Poetry Project)

Tune in to Experience Talks, our weekly “Radio Magazine for the Experienced Listener,” 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 now syndicated on up to 100 … Continue reading

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A Warm Thank You to the Poets at the EngAGE in Creativity Party for the Arts at BSAC

April is National Poetry Month, an annual event founded in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. It is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, … Continue reading

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“The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” – Watch the Video Now!

EngAGE was proud to present “The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” on Sunday, 3/12, on our Experience Talks radio show on 90.7 KPFK-FM. Now we’re delighted to be able to share with you this video of the complete performance! Recorded live in … Continue reading

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“The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” Minneapolis Performance Set to Air on 3/12 on Experience Talks

“The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” will be broadcast on EngAGE’s weekly radio show, Experience Talks, on Sunday, March 12th @ 5 PM PT on 90.7 KPFK-FM Los Angeles and streaming live at www.kpfk.org. “The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” is the … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “Magical Stars”

We applaud our LBSAC “Magical Stars” who gave us a magical evening of talent in February.  Kudos to resident Veronica Bryant, who wrote, directed, and produced the show with a dedicated team of performers, volunteers, and supporters. The cast included … Continue reading

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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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