August 2014 Calendar

July 31st, 2014

Summer is great at NoHo Senior Arts Colony! Check out our fun-fill calendar of events and activities. CLICK HERE for mroe info.

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Reasons to Be Pretty at The Geffen

July 29th, 2014

There’s lot of great theatre happening lately especially at The Geffen. In Reasons to Be Pretty, Playwright Neil LaBute takes on our ongoing fixation with beauty and one man’s inability to say the right thing – ever. When Greg makes an innocuous, off-handed remark about his girlfriend Steph, it triggers a battle by which their relationship will forever be defined. Tony nominated for Best Play,Reasons to Be Pretty continues a series that includes The Shape of Things, Fat Pig(a previous Geffen Playhouse hit) and Reasons to Be Happy.

The production runs from July 29 – August 31, 2014 at the Gil Cates Theater and features Nick Gehlfuss, Shawn Hatosy, Amber Tamblyn (Two and a half Men), and Alicia Witt.

“Some of the freshest and most illuminating American dialogue to be heard anywhere.” - The New York Times
“Taut, unexpectedly affecting drama!”
“One of his best!” - Variety

CLICK HERE for ticket info.

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Explore the neighborhood

July 24th, 2014

Living at NoHo Senior Arts Colony has its advantages. North Hollywood is such a vibrant and creative town. You’ll enjoy lots of incredible restaurants, shopping, culture and so much more! CLICK HERE to explore our interactive vicinity map.

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Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl 2014

July 22nd, 2014

Get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl o July 26 at the Autry Museum! Enjoy delicious BBQ and a root beer saloon, see live performers, explore the museum galleries, and try out some cowhand skills of your own.

Participate in a variety of Western-themed activities, including:
• A world-record attempt for the Most Trick Ropers, led by The Oklahoma Kid
• Leatherwork crafts with Standing Bear’s Trading Post
• Square-dance workshops with Triple Chicken Foot and dance caller Susan Michaels
• Drop-in roping with The Lewis Family, multigenerational Rose Parade regulars
• Sketching with live horses at the corral
• Plus scavenger hunts, hands-on stations with cowboy tools, screenings of The Gene Autry Show, storytelling, and more! CLICK HERE for more info. 

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Teacher Quit Her Job To Pursue Painting – Now Her Pieces Sell for $100K

July 18th, 2014

We love this inspirational story about Layla, a teacher, who let the artist in her come out and flourish. It’s never too late to pursue creativity. Trust your instincts and follow your dreams. Layla made it happen and you can too! NoHo Senior Arts Colony is the perfect place to make it happen. CLICK HERE to read this incredible article.

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Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

July 15th, 2014

Sculpture is such an incredibly beautiful medium and lucky for everyone that lives at NoHo Senior Arts Colony, there’s a wonderful place only a short drive away to see some of the best sculptures around. The Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden spans more than five acres in UCLA’s campus with over 70 sculptures by artists such as Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Auguste Rodin, David Smith, and more. To schedule a tour, please fill out the online tour request form or call the Academic Programs department at (310) 443-7090 for assistance. Tour requests must be received at least one month prior to the date of the tour. Groups must consist of no less than 10 persons and no more than 40 persons. For more info, CLICK HERE.

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Sherman Oaks Library Book Sale

July 10th, 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 10AM-2PM, get some great used books at unbelievable prices at the Sherman Oaks Friends of the Library Book Sale at 14245 Moorpark Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Select from children’s books, classics, fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, CD’s and DVD’s. Most books $1 or less, big selection of children’s books!! Help support the Sherman Oaks Library! Sponsored by Friends of the Library. They also take donations of books, CD’s, DVD’s and VHS tapes. Bring them to the sale or the library during business hours. A receipt will be provided. For more info, CLICK HERE.

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