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Category Archives: Writing/Storytelling
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
Please join us for “The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” project, two live shows that will be performed and recorded for radio broadcast and podcast at 7:00 p.m. on January 23 and 24, at Pillsbury House Theatre in Minneapolis. “The Artfully Aging Radio … Continue reading
“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
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
In 2015, StoryCorps began a project that is right up our alley. Here’s the scoop: The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national education project that empowers high school students to create an oral history of the contemporary United States by … Continue reading
Exciting news from Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE: I’m delighted to announce our first project in Minnesota, where we’ll be known as EngAGE.MN. We have partnered with the affordable housing developer, CommonBond, to offer a 10-week storytelling class in … Continue reading
From Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE: I started my work teaching a writing class at four affordable senior housing communities in 1998. My first prompt to get students to write and tell their stories was, “A penny … Continue reading
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