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“Nothing Changes: Art for Hank’s Sake” Trailer

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From Burning Hammer Productions YouTube Channel: “Could you pursue your passion no matter what? Hank Virgona has, and at 87 years old continues to trek to Union Square six days a week despite poor health, …

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“Our Life, Our Stories” at the Speed Art Museum

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From the Speed Art Museum website: “How can an old memory assist in creating a new one? That is the question explored in Our Life, Our Stories, an exhibition about each artist’s relationship to photographs …

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“Unboxed” LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project

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This program announcement describes “Unboxed,” the Denver Public Library’s LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project. Held during 2020-2021, during the pandemic, “Unboxed” brought together older adults identifying at LGBTQ+ with teen-agers who also identified as …

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“A Storied Life”: A New Generation of Digital Storytellers Emerges

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In January, the culminating event for, “A Storied Life,” a 12-week digital storytelling workshop, taught by Theresa Dawson, was held at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) and offered in partnership with The Knolls, a …

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“Create Together” at Allegheny County Library Association

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From the blog post: Today we feature Create Together: An Intergenerational Art Program out of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania. This program exemplifies the library-as-incubator idea, relying on community expertise and partnerships to provide a collaborative …

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“Peace 4 the Ages” Forges Intergenerational Bonds During COVID-19

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In the beginning of 2020, Michael Matthew Ferrell, founder of Alive & Kickin, a touring vocal ensemble of older adults “who rock,” collaborated with Sandy Boren-Barett, the CEO and Artistic Director of Stages Theatre Company, …

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“Performed by the People Who Lived It”: Theatre 55 Stages Shows Older Adults Want

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In this blog post, Lifetime Arts Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ed Friedman, talks about Theatre 55, a  company founded in 2018 by Richard Hitchler in St. Paul, Minnesota, whose mission is “to enrich the lives …

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“Tell me about a time when you were resilient.”

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For the past three years, Dane Stauffer has been teaching a storytelling program series at the Park Square Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Dane was in the middle of teaching the last segment when COVID-19 forced …

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10*10*10: Free Poetry Workshops with Dave Johnson

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From March 23 through March 27, Lifetime Arts Roster Artist Dave Johnson partnered with Poets House to host 10-minute poetry workshops at 10AM EST. In the workshop, participants tuned in to write a quick poem …

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11 Tips for Maintaining a Creative Practice, When Home Is Your Studio

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The following is a post published by Pratt Institute to aid their student and faculty communities during COVID-19. The tips are universally relevant for anyone who wants to create at home. “COVID-19 has quickly changed …

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