What to read?

August 29th, 2014

For decades, the New York Times bestseller list has been the go-to place to find amazing books. You’ll find everything from fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, e-books, business books, sports books and more. You’ll also find books that popular shows are based on such as “Orange Is The New Black” by Piper Kerman. It’s also interesting if you’re a writer to see what subjects or authors are becoming popular. CLICK HERE to explore the list. Happy reading!

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The Taste

August 26th, 2014

Looking for something delicious to do this Labor Day weekend? The Taste opens Friday night, August 29 and runs until Sunday night , August 31, 2014. It features L.A.’s best chefs, field to fork, dinner with a twist, Sunday brunch and flavors of L.A. All events take place at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood. CLICK HERE for more info.

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UCLA Extension classes

August 21st, 2014

It’s never too late to enjoy higher levels of learning and UCLA has some incredible extension classes this Fall. Choose from Basic Drawing, Beginning Painting, Watercolor, Color Methodology, Handmade Jewelry, Mixed Media and so much more! CLICK HERE to find your class.

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Stay in motion here

August 19th, 2014

Life at NoHo Senior Arts Colony is active and vibrant. Our independent living setting has the programs and activities you’ll love! Whether you’re looking to do some yoga, help out in the Road Theatre, express your in art or poetry classes, we’ve got it all for you! Our EngAGE programs are fun and welcoming. CLICK HERE to find out more.

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Miles Davis was also a painter

August 14th, 2014

We all know jazz legend Miles Davis for his incredible portfolio of music. But did you know he was also an artist? Although his art would adorn one of his record releases from time to time, Miles Davis didn’t begin to draw and paint in earnest until he was in his mid-fifties, during the early 1980s and a period of musical inactivity. Miles being Miles, he didn’t merely dabble, but made creating art as much a part of his life as making music in his final decade. He was said to have worked obsessively each day on art when he wasn’t touring and he studied regularly with New York painter Jo Gelbard. His style was a sharp, bold and masculine mixture of Kandinsky, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Picasso and African tribal art. I also find his work puts me in mind of the output of painter Phil Frost. So if you’re thinking about exploring different mediums in your creativity, you’re in great company!

 CLICK HERE to see some of his paintings.

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LACMA’s upcoming exhibits

August 12th, 2014

Lots of great exhibits and events are coming to the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. Enjoy abstract painting, unique textile art, German cinema, Japanese armor and much more. You can also enjoy current exhibits like the Van Gogh and Kandinsky one. It’s pretty spectacular! CLICK HERE to find out more.

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So refreshing

August 7th, 2014

We thought you’d appreciate seeing our sparkling pool during these warm summer days. Our independent community has the refreshing, resort style amenities you’ll appreciate. You’ll also be surrounded by inspiration and creativity. CLICK HERE to read more about our signature amenities and luxurious residences.

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