Today is artist Piet Mondrian’s birthday. He is one of the most important artists of the 20th century. His geometric interpretations of life distilling it down their most pure has inspired so many. Modern art would not be the same today without his work. He proves that minimalism done right gets maximum results. Click here to read more about his life and work.
We found a great book about writing screenplays. After all, NoHo Senior Arts Colony is about trying new things, getting and staying inspired and sharing your talents. The book title says it all: “How to Write a Screenplay That Doesn’t Suck and Will Actually Sell.” Click here to read the rave reviews on Amazon now.
There’s always so much to do at NoHo Senior Arts Colony! Check out our March calendar and find some activities that you’d love to try or already love to do. To see the March 2014 calendar of exciting events at our independent senior living community, click here.
What a year for cinema! When you live at NoHo Senior Arts Colony, you’ll be surrounded by the best and brightest of the entertainment industry and lots of inspiration. The Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday night and it’s quite a talented array of actors, directors, musical scores, set design, cinematography, etc. Click here for the list of nominees.
Enjoy a special reception right here at NoHo Senior Arts Colony on Tuesday, March 4 from 6-8 p.m. celebrating the opening of its latest art exhibit “Black & White” from local artist, Mauro Maressa. This free exhibition will showcase Maressa’s latest works, featuring intricate and engaging, black and white drawings. Meet the artist, Mauro Maressa, in person and discuss his latest drawings. Maressa is a retired effects animator, whose work graced Saturday morning TV shows such as Godzilla, Scooby Doo and The Smurfs. He also worked for notable brands including Disney, lending his creative vision and artistic eye to the production of several classic Disney animated films such as The Lion King, Pocahontas, and Hercules. The “Black & White” collection will be on exhibit through April 21, 2014.
Save the date for April 7, 2014 because the L.A. Theater Awards will be coming! Find out what critics deemed to be the best work performed in theaters of 99-seats or less in the 2013 calendar year. Zombie Joe’s Underground will host the 35th annual awards show on April 7 at Exchange LA. This year’s theme is gothic-macabre, true to the ZJU’s spirit: “The Death of Art . . . And Its Resurrection.” Please come attired as your favorite dead artist. For more information, click here.
LA Weekly has a great story on the best independent book stores in L.A. It’s so nice that actual bookstores are still around and thriving in such a digital age. Walking through a bookstore with the indelible aroma of ink of paper is the best and a wonderful source of inspiration. Click here to find these amazing local bookstores. Image courtesy of LA Weekly