Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Many people use the arts as a means of self-therapy. Through the Photovoice Project Hopkinton's senior citizens are able to do the same.
As people age their brain functions slowly start to deteriorate. Think of how many times you’ve forgotten something in the past few days. The Photovoice Project is trying to help make that easier by giving senior citizens an artistic voice. “The Photovoice Project asks participants to identify and articulate aspects of their lives through photography and then give meaning to those images through words. It is an innovative participatory action research method developed by Caroline Wang and Mary Anne Burris of the University of Michigan, and one of its benefits is the opportunity to share the work of individuals with memory loss,” a press release from the Center for the Arts said. The Photovoice Project was done in Hopkinton with help from …
Monday, June 20, 2011
Work on Hopkinton streets begins this week.
1. At the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew St., Thursday, 1 to 3, Chris Jennison, author and co-author of nine books on sports history, will discuss The Last Golden Age (Baseball 1946-1960) including stories and anecdotes with photos of players and game action. Q&A to follow. Sign-up at the senior center. 2. Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce and Hopkinton Community Endowment Golf Tournament, Thursday, shotgun start, 1 p.m. at Shining Rock Country Club, Northboro. The tournament, which will benefit the Hopkinton Center for the Arts is called Golf for the Arts this year. $135 per person includes lunch and dinner. 3. Tentative schedule for this week's road work in Hopkinton. For a complete summer list and exactly what the work is on each street…
Friday, May 20, 2011
Take a moment to take a survey on what you'd like to see at a new HCA.
Hopkinton's Enter Stage Left Theater is working with the Hopkinton Cultural Arts Alliance, HCAM-TV and the Hopkinton Community Endowment to bring the Hopkinton Center for the Arts to life. The ESL would like to know what you think of its new logo. It also has a survey on what you would like to see at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Community Preservation Funds and Hopkinton Community Endowment donations will be osed to renovate barn.
The Hopkinton Center for the Arts’ goal of creating a premier visual and performing arts venue in town is one step closer to reality. The endeavor, championed by two of Hopkinton’s established arts organizations - Enter Stage Left Theater and the Cultural Arts Alliance, gained approval for $250,000 in Community Preservation funds at Hopkinton's recent Town Meeting. The allocation, together with a commitment by the Hopkinton Community Endowment to donate an additional $250,000, gives the HCA the funds needed to begin transformation of the historic barn into a performance and gallery space. “We are grateful for the support of HCE which will double the investment of the Community Preservation funds,” HCA and ESL Executive Director Kelly …