Arts + Culture

Finding a Positive Role Model in the Modern Age

| FRI, JAN 13, 2023

We admire certain people like our friends and family, but we also live in a time ruled by mass media. Media is a facet of our daily lives, but it…

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Celebrating and Learning from Thanksgiving

| FRI, NOV 18, 2022

Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays. This special day, which is celebrated on the last Thursday of November, is more than just turkey and cranberry sauce. It’s a…

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Disabilities and Witch Trials

| WED, OCT 19, 2022

The never-ending fight for disability rights is something I’m passionate about. Halloween is coming soon, and my sister and I visited Salem Village last October, so I would like to…

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From LA to Israel: Iris Bahr and What Inspired “See You Tomorrow”  

| MON, JUL 18, 2022

Coming August 1-7 to the 14Y Theater is LABA Humor Fellow Iris Bahr, the award-winning star of Dai (enough) and recurring roles on Hacks, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and her original…

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Special Memories with Dad

| THU, JUN 16, 2022

Father’s Day is on June 19, and I would like to discuss wonderful memories I have shared with my father. One of them was the time my dad took me…

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The Healing Power of the Creative Arts

| WED, MAY 25, 2022

Our first annual Celebrate Arts Festival shines a spotlight on Educational Alliance older adult artists and their creative work for Older Americans Month. Behind these artists and their creative expression…

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Through COVID to a Festival, the Story of “It Gets Bitter”

| FRI, MAY 20, 2022

At the 14Y, part of our mission is to creatively support and reflect Jewish values. One way we explore that is through LABA: A Laboratory of Jewish Culture that provides…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

| TUE, MAY 17, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America in 1949 and was founded by the Mental Health America Organization. I would like to share with you what it’s…

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First Annual Celebrate Arts Festival

| THU, MAY 12, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural Celebrate Arts festival, hosted across five Educational Alliance older adult sites throughout the month of May to celebrate Older Americans…

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Memorable Moments of 2021

| THU, MAR 17, 2022

Like 2020, 2021 had some pretty rough times. Fortunately, it also had plenty of wonderful and happy times, which is why colleagues from the 14th Street Y and I would…

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