Fresh ideas: NoHo Farmers Market: NOV 17

November 13th, 2018

Reap the benefits of the Fall harvest at the fabulous and local North Hollywood Farmers Market. This market prides itself on healthy living. So they feature a nice selection of organic fruits and veggies, locally sourced teas, and fresh wild seafood. They are open rain or shine from 8:30am-2:30pm every Saturday. This is the perfect place to pick up fresh ingredients to make a delicious home cooked meal for yourself or with friends. Foods in season now are honeydew melons, cherries, papaya, asparagus, Chinese broccoli, green beans, spinach, cucumbers, Hass avocados and more.

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Los Angeles Comedy Festival NOV 13-18

November 8th, 2018

Whether you’re an inspiring comedian or just love comedy, we’ve got an event right up your alley. The Los Angeles Comedy Festival features a wide array of all things comedy including live stand up, comedy acts, films, and even a screenplay competition. It’s a perfect place to discover new talent and see established comedians you know from tv, podcasts, and movies. Close to home enjoy comedians all year round and 7 nights a week at HaHa Comedy Club at 4712 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood.

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Shop, learn, & more: American Indian Fair: NOV 10-11

November 6th, 2018

Immerse yourself in Native American culture at the largest Native American arts fair in Southern California. Held at The Autry, the American Indian Arts Marketplace has a dazzling array of culture and creativity. It features more than 200 Native American artists from 40 nations. You’ll find a wide variety of items to purchase including paintings, pottery, textiles, wood carvings, beadwork, photography, basketry, mixed media and more. There will also be artist demos, activities for the kids, and lots of tasty food. The Autry celebrates the American West in all of its forms. They have extensive state of the art collections devoted to Southern California and the American West. Treat yourself and visit them soon.

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Literary amenities at NoHo Senior Arts Colony

November 1st, 2018

Whether you are a book worm or a writer, there are literary amenities here that will support your love of books. Our Literary Studio is popular place to hang out, relax on comfy furniture, enjoy the glow of the fireplace, and dive into your favorite new book. Get a fresh perspective while reading out on the pretty Community Terrace. In addition, the EngAGE programs offers residents the opportunity to study in place with semester length classes run by college instructors. Take advantage of these exciting creative programs to learn new techniques and tried and true methods. Other inspiration can come from the onsite professional acting theatre run by the acclaimed Road Theatre Company. We’ve got an extraordinary community and we want you to be a part of it! Who knows. You could write a book here that ends up on the NY Times best seller list.

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Upcoming exhibits at the Hammer Museum

October 30th, 2018

Whether you are an artist, writer, or just a fan, seeing original art in person reveals such depth and emotion to the work. The Hammer has some new exhibits that are very compelling. All exhibits here are FREE to the public. For added insight, opt for a guided tour on Saturdays at 1pm. They also have group tours. In addition to art, The Hammer also has musical performances, speakers, poetry readings, kids’ programs, and screenings.

Hammer Projects: Petrit Halilaj

For his first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Halilaj will present a group of the moths suspended at various heights, illuminated by custom flickering lights.

Hammer Projects: Shadi Habib Allah

Habib Allah’s project is organized around a series of images and sculptures that approximate the quotidian nature and social reality of areas such as Liberty City, which are marked by racial and economic disparity.

Stones to Stains: The Drawings of Victor Hugo

This exhibition sheds new light on Hugo’s experimental and enigmatic practice as a draftsman and includes over 75 drawings and photographs spanning the duration of his career.

Adrian Piper: Concepts and Intuitions, 1965-2016

Adrian Piper has consistently produced groundbreaking, transformative work that has profoundly shaped the form and content of Conceptual art since the 1960s. Strongly inflected by her longstanding involvement with philosophy and yoga, her pioneering investigations into the political, social, psychological, and spiritual potential of Conceptual art have had an incalculable influence on artists working today.

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Ladies & Gents Night Out in Burbank

October 25th, 2018

Every last Friday between 6-9pm, live music, and of course, shopping! Ladies & Gents Night Out is a fun monthly event along Magnolia started in 2010 and keeps going strong. Up to 50 store and over 30 food trucks will be participating. Hope you are hungry because you’ll have lots of delicious choices. Supporting small local businesses is a great thing. If you like a small business near NoHo Senior Arts Colony, tell us and we’d be happy to share it!

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What’s happening at the Japanese American National Museum

October 23rd, 2018

Southern California has so much culture. There are museums everywhere. Check out the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. It’s a unique place that honors the Japanese American story of hope, history, struggle, achievement, and more. They have lots of enjoyable events throughout the year including docent tours, Little Tokyo walking tours, genealogical events, kids’ events, diversity programs, movie nights, touring exhibitions, concerts, speaker luncheons, and more. Can’t get enough of LA museums? Discover Los Angeles has done the research and found amazing places to visit.

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