November 2014 Calendar

October 30th, 2014

There’s lots to be thankful for in our November calendar of events! CLICK HERE to read more.

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Writer Wednesday at Bob’s

October 27th, 2014

Writer Wednesday is a weekly ritual where the North Hollywood creatives sync up, share their passions, pain, and hope, with family at Bob’s Espresso Bar. This creative community emerges in great light! Step up to your mic! They are an open mic to all creative genres, with no restriction on content. They ask that there be no “cover songs”. Poets and Writers Magazine has ranked them the #2 spot for literary goodness in Los Angeles!

Each Wednesday night: 7-9:30pm. The list fills fast, so early sign up (6:30pm) is best. For more info, contact Jessica Wilson atvenicesoapboxpoets@gmail.com

Bob’s Espresso Bar is located at 5251 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601.

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Gallery 800 new art show

October 23rd, 2014

You are warmly invited to the opening reception of Art Unites 8 on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 5-8pm. It features featuring original artwork by Local 800, SDSA, and local 729 members. Gallery 800 is located at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd., NoHo Arts District, 91601, Hosted bar and refreshments. For more info, CLICK HERE.

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Fun pet project

October 20th, 2014

At NoHo Senior Arts Colony, we love pets. We found this Andy Warhol inspired project to show how much pets really are works of art in every way. CLICK HERE to find out how it’s done.

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Neil Young: Music Legend & Watercolor Artist

October 17th, 2014

Music icon Neil Young has something new to show us in his latest book Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars. The 69 year old just took up watercolor painting. He loves classic cars and has done several watercolor paintings of them. “I have always thought about painting and never had the confidence to start,” Young says. “But when I wrote the book I searched and chose some photos of the cars and decided to trace them in pencil to eliminate the backgrounds and let the shapes dominate.” Young is also colorblind. At NoHo Senior Arts Colony, we love how creayive people like Neil Young continue to be prolific in new ways. CLICK HERE to read the article from wired.com

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Architecture as inspiration

October 14th, 2014

Art is everywhere including amazing architecture. It’s so inspiring to see such imagination in design. We thought you would enjoy this link from the Huffington Post about the World Architecture Festival. Innovative design a priority across the globe. From a community library in China that doubles as a playground to a Danish Maritime Museum to a hyper modern church in Spain, the seventh annual WAF winners are as diverse as there are stunning. CLICK HERE to see the amazing designs!

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Climb your tree

October 8th, 2014

It’s always fun to look up a family tree. Maybe you’ve always wondered where you got your sense of creativity or tenacity from? Maybe you’ve never done a family tree, and in that case, it is always fun to discover all the places from all over the world in your heritage. Ancestory.com is a great place to get started. It’s so exciting to get updates and clues from them. It will be a great gift for your kids or grandkids. CLICK HERE to get started.

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