Category Archives: Writing/Storytelling

EngAGE Launches Programming in Minneapolis!

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

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A Fond Memory of the Early Days from Tim Carpenter

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

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Special Guest at 1st NoHoSAC Storytelling Night: Playwright Larry Dean Harris

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

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Experience Talks 5/29: Dorothy Hom

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

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Profiles: Stewart Brand

“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

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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 Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Arts, Gardening, Black History Month

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

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Ashton Applewhite Knows What to Call Older People

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

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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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