Free Comic Book Day Turns into Blastoff Comicsfest: MAY 2!

April 21st, 2015

Free Comic Book Day will be taking North Hollywood, CA, by storm this year, when Blastoff Comics and Knitting Factory Entertainment team up to create the first-ever Blastoff ComicsFest!  On Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 10AM – 4PM, join in on the Free Comic Book Day festivities at The Federal Bar in North Hollywood for fresh-grilled food, ice-cold beer, a live DJ, photos with costumed superheroes, and, of course, plenty of free comics! Blastoff ComicsFest will be the place to be for Free Comic Book Day, with comic book creators from Marvel, DC, IDW Publishing, Image, Dark Horse, and more. They will be on hand to sign comics, provide free sketches, and meet with comic book fans young and old out-doors in the beautiful Southern California sun! In addition, you won’t want to miss the geek-inspired crafts, handbags, clothing, and other merchandise created by talented, local vendors. CLICK HERE for more info.


Get a fun sneak peek before you visit: check out our photo gallery!

April 16th, 2015

Before you visit us in person, check out our beautiful photo gallery so you can get a sense of our beautiful and creative community. We’ve gone out of our way to create a unique environment for independent seniors. The residences are luxurious and have the designer finishes you’ve always wanted. The amenities and programs help you maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. CLICK HERE to view the images.


Shakespeare Salon at the Eclectic Company Theatre

April 13th, 2015

The Shakespeare Salon happens the last Tuesday of every month at The Eclectic Company Theatre. Participants perform their favorite Shakespearean piece or, alternatively, a piece inspired by Shakespeare, whether serious or parody. Shakespearean monologues, scenes, poems, songs, rememberances, and personal interpretations of all kinds are welcome.

To perform, fill out the form on the Eclectic Company Theatre WEBSITE. Appreciation of Shakespeare is the point, and the Salon is presented at a price that any audience member can afford. The event takes place the last Tuesday of every month at 8:00 p.m. (commencing March 31, 2015). Admission: $5. Phone: (818) 508-3003.


Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

April 9th, 2015

Staying inspired is fast and easy thanks to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. They have made hundreds of online books available for viewing. Whether you’re looking to get inspiration from the French Impressionists, Cubism, Ancient Roman or Greek Art, you name it and you’ll find it. CLICK HERE to begin.

CLICK HERE to enjoy thousands of free downloadable hi-res images also.


It’s Nat’l Poetry Month: write a poem a day for 30 days

April 7th, 2015

One of the national traditions in the poetry community every April is participate in National Poetry Writing Month by writing a new poem a day for 30 days. CLICK HERE for the official link to get poetry prompts for poems or just write about whatever inspires you. CLICK HERE to find out about National Poetry Writing Month. The point is to write!


Passover recipes

April 2nd, 2015

One thing we love about holidays is the opportunity to enjoy great food with people we love. We found a wonderful link with Passover recipes. Where you enjoy brisket, Matzo ball soup, flourless chocolate cake, crustless spinach quiche or more, you’ll love these tasty recipes. CLICK HERE to discover the delicious possibilities. Image courtesy of


March 31st, 2015

Join us for Springtime fun all month long. We’ve got a great calendar of events. CLICK HERE to read more.