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Category Archives: Writing/Storytelling
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
Tune in to Experience Talks, our weekly “Radio Magazine for the Experienced Listener,” on Sundays at 5:00 PM PT 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 … Continue reading
“Profiles” is a new EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: STEWART BRAND, whose Whole Earth Catalog (1971) is referred to as “the book that changed … Continue reading
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
Neshkinukat: We Are All Related – This touring Native American Art Show features the work of 17 elder Native American artists. Artists, residents, and guests filled the halls and Art Gallery at LBSAC for the Opening Reception of this touring … Continue reading
Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, has a solution to the nagging question, “What should we call older people?” Some older people don’t like to be called “seniors,” some are uncomfortable being called “elders.” Check … Continue reading