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Apply today to live at NoHo Senior Arts Colony!

March 25th, 2019

There is something to be said for independent living. At NoHo Senior Arts Colony, we’ve created an exceptional experience for 55+ that’s vibrant, inspiring, and unique. Enjoy spacious living with designer finishes as well as engaging amenities and events. Did you know we have our very own performance theatre that’s home to The Road Theatre Company? We do! This acclaimed exclusive amenity brings world class productions just steps from your door. We’ve also have Engage — classes designed to enhance your life and creativity. Whether you’re downsizing or rightsizing, you’ll love our beautiful community. Apply now to live your best independent life with us!

Apply today to live at NoHo Senior Arts Colony!

January 1st, 2019

If you’re looking for a change that’s inspired, you’ve found it. Whether you are downsizing or looking to live in a more like minded community, NoHo Senior Arts Colony is THE place to live. By design, it was created to offer a creative environment that is empowering and sophisticated. Not only do we have beautiful residences, creative amenities, but an extensive array of on-site activities that are rewarding and unique. Our engAGE program is free to residents. Enjoy courses taught by college level professionals in a wide variety of subjects. Apply now and begin the new year in a beautiful residence that celebrates your independent lifestyle to the fullest.

Art spotlight: Gallery 800

December 28th, 2018

North Hollywood is full of creativity. When you are in the entertainment industry or a creative pro, this town has inspiration everywhere. Gallery 800 is a popular local gallery in the NoHo Arts District. Since 2009, they’ve featured established and emerging artist’s work in ongoing exhibitions. They are located at 5108 Lankershim Blvd. at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center in the heart of North Hollywood They are open Thursday – Friday: 12:00 – 8:00 pm Saturday 2:00 – 8:00 pm Sundays 12:00 – 6:00pm. For questions about the gallery or artwork, contact (818) 763-8052.

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert Los Angeles

December 20th, 2018

If you’ve never been to Walt Disney Concert Hall, now’s the perfect time. Enjoy an incredible New Year’s concert that celebrates Vienna’s golden age of music. The Salute to Vienna concert takes place on Sunday, December 20 at 2:30pm. What a warm and wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Enjoy Strauss waltzes and operettas accompanied by acclaimed musicians, a live symphony orchestra, dancers, and singers. The Walt Disney Concert Hall is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and has incredible performances all year round.

Dough good: Bakeries near us

December 15th, 2018

What says holiday more than delicious baked goods?! Luckily, there are great bakeries and café near NoHo Senior Arts Colony to pick up traditional holiday cookies, decadent desserts, freshly made breads, and more tasty stuff. Lilit Bakery Café in North Hollywood has authentic Armenian bakery items such as lahmajun, perashki, byoreg and more. Porto’s Bakery in Burbank has signature cakes that include tempting carrot cake, tiramisu, red velvet, Parisian chocolate, and more. They also have tarts and cheesecakes. Republic of Pie has a nice variety of freshly baked scones, macaroons, croissants, pot pies, and more.

Las Posadas on Olvera Street: DEC 16 – 24

December 8th, 2018

Experience an annual Los Angeles tradition! Las Posadas has been happening every holiday season since 1930. That’s pretty impressive. This cultural holiday celebration honors the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. It’s reenacted with vibrant costumes, traditional songs in Spanish, and beautiful music. Everyone is welcome. The procession starts and ends at the Avila Adobe, the oldest house in Los Angeles.  At the end, each visitor is given a cup of hot champurrado and a piece of delicious pan dulce, or sweet bread. This is a nine night festival, ending on Christmas Eve with a live Mary and Joseph, honoring the birth of Jesus. Kids will love the piñatas. Everyone will love the sweet bread and champurrado. Festivities begin at 6:00pm each night.

Healthy amenities at NSAC

November 28th, 2018

The holidays are a time to indulge in desserts and comfort foods more than usual. But don’t fret. Healthy amenities are in place here to help you work off those extra lbs. Remember to always consult your doctor begin beginning any exercise program. Our fully equipped fitness studio has modern cardio equipment that you can use at your own pace. Or if you prefer fresh air and sunshine for exercise, enjoy some laps in our heated swimming pool. We’re a pet-friendly community so you can always add more steps to your day by taking your dog on a walk. Call us today at 855 399-5381 and we can let you what fitness programs with currently have onsite.

Handmade & heartfelt: CAFAM Holiday Marketplace

November 20th, 2018

Looking for unique holiday gifts? We found a gem of a place you should check out. The Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles will have a holiday marketplace event on November 24-25. The marketplace is free with museum admission. See one of a kind handmade goods by local makers in Southern California. There will be ceramics, jewelry, embroidery, textiles, and much more to choose from. To add to the atmosphere there will be music and refreshments. CAFAM is gorgeous venue on Wilshire that features extraordinary modern and cultural art created from all over the world. They also feature curated events such as spoken word, literary events, and meet & greets.

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.

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.

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!

Modern and welcoming: NoHo Senior Arts Colony Apartment Features

October 19th, 2018

Have you ever been inspired about an apartment? At NoHo Senior Arts Colony, inspiration is everywhere. This independent living community has it all, including sophisticated apartments and contemporary features. With a wide variety of floor plan designs, we know you’ll find something that reflects your style. The gourmet kitchens come with a full modern appliance package. Cooking will never the same. These spacious 1- and 20-bedroom residences also include designer finishes and fixtures such as granite countertops. Enjoy fresh breezes and relaxing moments on your very own private patio/balcony with a good book. For your convenience, we’ve got in-home washers/dryers. No more lugging your laundry to a faraway laundry room! Get the beautiful new apartment you deserve at NoHo Senior Art Colony today and apply now!

Oktoberfest at the Fairplex

October 2nd, 2018

Discover the vibrant world of German culture at Oktoberfest at the Pomona Fairgrounds from October 5-20. This hugely popular celebration includes a festive celebration of German culture, Oom-pah music, dancing, and more. Authentic German food will include bratwurst, fresh pretzels, kraut, sausages of all kinds, pickles, bread, and tasty desserts. Of course, there will be a wide variety of traditional style wheat beer. To add some unique flavor to the mix, there will be DJ’s, rock tribute bands, taco food trucks and more.

Celebrate L.A.: Sept 30

September 25th, 2018

Are you ready for a completely immersive experience in fun?! Of course you are! Celebrate L.A. features 1,800 musicians, dancers, artists, and even the LA Philharmonic. This dynamic outdoor festival takes place across an 8 mile route at 6 different spots and is FREE. What? A free concert at the Hollywood Bowl?! Yep, it’s true! It all leads to a concert at the iconic Hollywood Bowl with jazz legend Herbie Hancock and the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles.

Artsy amenities at NoHo Senior Arts Colony

September 21st, 2018

If you are an artist, wanna be artist, or just like being in a creative environment, our community is definitely for you. Our spacious and industrial style visual arts studio is a popular place. Here, residents can learn painting, drawing, stay inspired and so much more. Classes are taught by college level professionals in a semester type system. Lifelong learning is one of our favorite things here by design. Learn more about our creative amenities.

Beachy keen: Abbot Kinney Festival in Venice

September 19th, 2018

Take a trip to the beach for some cool tunes, artsy fun, and good times. The Abbot Kinney Festival is FREE and takes place from Venice Blvd to Main Street in Venice. There will be four stages of live music, gourmet food trucks, a beer garden, and children’s rides. True to Venice, there will lots of original art and inspiration too. The festival will take place on September 30.

Book it! Leimert Park Village Book Fair

August 23rd, 2018

Seriously, can one ever have enough books?! Experience a full day of literary goodness at the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. There will be educational workshops, author meet & greets, book signings, writing workshops, and more. Enjoy poetry readings, live music, and food trucks too. Bring the grandkids because there will be a Children’s Pavilion. The festival takes place on August 24 from 10am-5pm at 3650 West Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Los Angeles 90008.

A Good Kind of Drama: The Road Theatre Company at NoHo Senior Arts Colony

August 1st, 2018

Did you know that NoHo Senior Arts Colony has our very own professional theatre as one of our special amenities?! We do! It’s home to the prestigious Road Theatre Company who produce top-rated theatrical productions. Our beautiful theatre is stadium style with 78 seats. It offers a uniquely up close and personal experience to enjoy incredible acting and writing. The Road Theater Company has been providing unique performances for over 25 years. They celebrate unique voices, diversity, and all ages with powerhouse productions.

Their mission:
We believe it is essential for the health of the American ethos to advance the larger theatrical conversation of our national culture. Through this dialogue we animate and inspire both our artists and audiences with the realization that through art and action we are lifted into the searching of soul, the revelation of humanity, the awareness that we are not alone and the struggle to make sense of our existence on this earth – as it is and as we wish it to be.

EngAGE at NoHo Senior Arts Colony

July 26th, 2018

Live your best independent life here! We’ve got spacious and modern residences, a creative atmosphere, comprehensive amenities and unique programs like EngAGE. At no cost you NoHo Senior Arts Colony residents, EngAGE takes a whole person approach to healthy aging. Explore the arts, wellness, fitness, lifelong learning, and more. Each class is taught by college-level professionals and takes place in a semester type system. Learn new skills, refine existing skills, and do it all right here in our friendly community in North Hollywood.

Hershey Felder: BEETHOVEN

July 24th, 2018

Now is the time to understand the genius known as Beethoven in a very personal and poignant way. Written and Performed by Hershey Felder, BEETHOVEN offers a unique glimpse into Ludwig van Beethoven through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro’s side. This production features well-known and favorite Beethoven compositions such as Moonlight Sonata, Pathetique Sonata, and pieces from the 5th and 9th Symphonies. The production runs from July 27 – August 12 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.