Spoken Funk Saturday: August 29

August 25th, 2015

Spoken Funk is an upbeat, uplifting, breath of comedic and poetic fresh air at The ARC Noho located at 11039 McCormick St. in North Hollywood. It fuses today’s funniest comedians with the world’s most talented spoken word poets. The groundbreaking combination of comedy and poetry have never acquiesced with such success, and the fusion of genres provides each and every guest with gut busting laughter and insightful thought provoking commentary on today’s most intricate topics.

More than a show, Spoken Funk is a full professional production. The experience, known as Spoken Funk, consists of two dynamic poets, two hilarious comics, a DJ, and a host of games and prizes. Aside from the expected joy and laughter from watching the performers, the audience actually becomes a part of the show. The night is full of non-stop activities and interaction that adds a unique twist to the already FAMILY FRIENDLY fun.

The art of Spoken Word is making its way through the mainstream and Spoken Funk is leading the way. Its resident host and co-founder is Tony Award Winner, Poetri, who was recently a personal guest of President Obama at The White House’s first ever Spoken Word event. His talents have been seen worldwide on Oprah, and numerous television shows and movies. He was recently the Special Guest Entertainer at Saddleback Church’s Annual Chrisian Retreat. As an actor and writer of over 200 commercials for NIKE,GATORADE, NBA, and more, Poetri has proven over and over that there is a strong desire for the ministry that God has called him to. From BROADWAY to BOARDROOM, PENN STATE to the STATE PENN, Poetri is heavily requested. Proof that clean enjoyment is universal. Tickets are $15.00 pre-sale or $20.00 at the door. VIP tickets are $25.00.

CLICK HERE to see the line-up for each week and purchase tickets.


Why not take a UCLA extension class?!

August 20th, 2015

Lifelong learning is a wonderful experience. As one of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive continuing higher education providers, UCLA Extension gives you all the options and wide range of courses you need.

UCLA Extension offers:

_The excellence that comes with a UCLA-approved curriculum.
_Open Enrollment — most courses and programs require no admission decision.
_Evening, weekend, daytime, and online courses.
_Locations throughout L.A.—Westwood, Downtown, and more.
_Certificate Programs, transferable undergraduate degree-credit, and continuing education credits.
_Courses specifically designed for working adults, college students, and lifelong learners.

Take the next step and explore your choices with the following useful links:
_Browse their current offerings by Field of Study .
_Learn about Student Resources , including Financial Aid .
_See how Certificate Programs can enhance your professional skills or jump start a new career.
_Request a printed catalog or browse a PDF of the catalog .

Whatever your goals, you’ll find UCLA Extension provides you with great choices.


Featured NoHo dining: Tamashii Ramen House

August 18th, 2015

There’s no shortage of incredible dining in North Hollywood. There’s a great place we think you should try: Tamashii Ramen House. The name Tamashii Ramen simply means soul ramen. The quality is good quality with generous portions to boot. Join them today for a practical yet exquisite, tasty yet affordable meal that you will want to experience again and again. It’s located at 11024 Magnolia Blvd., NoHo Arts District, 91601 close to NoHo Senior Arts Colony. CLICK HERE for more info. Image courtesy of yelp.


Blastoff Summer Book Sale: August 15

August 13th, 2015


On Saturday August 15th, from 10am-8pm, enjoy savings on great paperback and hardcover books at Blastoff Comics. We love supporting local mom & pop shops like this. They are North Hollywood’s first vintage comic boutique with vintage comics, new trades, hard covers, animation art and more. The art in comic books is often beautifully illustrated with gorgeously saturated colors. This would a great time to add something to your collection for find a unique gift for a loved one. It’s a wonderful place to get inspired to create your very own comic book too! Plus, Blastoff is super close to NoHo Senior Arts Colony. The store is located at 5118 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 (just 2 blocks south of Magnolia). Happy shopping!

CLICK HERE for more info.


The Laughing Heart — Charles Bukowski Tribute

August 11th, 2015

Attention poetry lovers, San Pedro International Film Festival presents a tribute to Charles Bukowski, (1920 – 1994) on his 95th birthday in old town, San Pedro. Including a feature film based on one of his novels, poetry and art contests, readings from his books, drinks and hors d’oeuvres, books and souvenirs to be purchased. Events will take place at the Warner Grand Theatre, Grand Annex and Post-Future: The Art Company at Williams’ Bookstore. CLICK HERE to buy tickets or get more information.


Modern living that’s timeless

August 6th, 2015

Living at NoHo Senior Arts Colony means you’ll be with other independent seniors who enjoy being surrounded by inspiration and a fresh approach to apartment living. You’ll also enjoy our spacious and gorgeous floor plans filled with designer finishes. Our community is new and you’ll get the best of modern construction and thoughtful and contemporary amenities to enrich your busy life. CLICK HERE to browse our floor plans now or call 855 399-5381 for more information.


Upcoming shows at the Pantages

August 4th, 2015

Living at NoHo Senior Arts Colony has its perks and one of them is being so close to great venues like the Pantages! he Pantages has become one of the greatest landmarks of Hollywood, signifying both the glorious past and adventuresome future of the world’s entertainment capital.

The Pantages has a history as grand and diverse as the stage and screen fare which audiences have flocked to enjoy there for half a century. These days it’s one of Los Angeles’ leading homes of legitimate theatre (the five highest-grossing weeks in L.A.’s theatrical history were all shows at the Pantages) and a favorite “location” for tv shows, movies and music videos.

Upcoming shows include the wildly popular PBS KIDS® television show, WILD KRATTS. America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will bring his signature stand-up routine. Annie is the world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. This production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a worldwide smash and the list goes on and on. CLICK HERE for the schedule.