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Valentine’s Day Live Stream

Join me for my annual Be My Valentine Program. Be My Valentine contains songs for February but with a twist of course. The first song is easy enough – Love is in the Air. Well of course it is on Valentine’s Day. But before you can have a Valentine, you start out single. For the gentlemen, you are called a gigolo and ladies I’ll call you gigolettes! So that is song two, “I’m Just a Gigolo.” Now you may find yourself at an event and across the room you see someone that interests you, let’s call that person a “Stranger in the Night.” Well sparks might fly and before you know it you’re hit by a pizza pie! (That’s Amore). (continued below) Be My Valentine! Love is in the Air I’m Just a Gigalo Strangers in the Night That’s Amore Red Roses for a Blue Lady Can’t Smile Without You I Just Called To Say I Love You It Had to be You Crazy Copacabana Love and Marriage Heart of My Heart I Left My Heart in San Francisco My Funny Valentine Achy Breaky Heart You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You Then you find yourself smitten and of course doing silly things like sending “Red Roses for a Blue Lady”, finding that you “Can’t Smile” without thinking about that person or calling to say I love you (I Just Called). You then figure out that this is the one. (It Had to be You). Every romance has its heartache and you start thinking that you must have been “Crazy” to be with […]

Anthony Cirillo – By Request

Anthony Cirillo fell into a mission for elders when he started performing in senior communities. And he still sings for seniors. He also does performances for all ages. With a repertoire of some 1,000 songs, Anthony can do a Mitch Miller sign-along, a Woodstock party, or move right into today with Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Kenny Chesney and any number of artists. Want to request something? Check out our song list here: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/4stoumfc0cjwyahnlnc31/songlistsimple050118.xlsx?dl=0&rlkey=gcdl4uvwgnu6f4byawmds0pw9 Please fill out the post-program survey found here – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FP9FKX9  

Painting Sunflowers with Lia Miller

There’s beauty across the life span. Inspired by Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers Gone to Seed,” Lia Miller will provide a short tutorial on acrylic painting on canvas. She will demonstrate Impressionistic techniques and use vibrant yellow’s while sharing information about Van Gogh’s most famous series. Materials needed: Canvas Acrylic paint (primary colors plus black and white OR medium yellow, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, burnt umber, cerulean blue, cadmium red, black and white) Palette Round Brush (size 4 or 6) Flat Brushes (1/4, ½ and ¾) Water Towel or paper towels Lia is the Co-founder/Executive Director of Creative Aging Network-NC. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in video from Savannah College of Art & Design in 1990. She worked as a videographer, editor and digital artist for about 10 years before changing careers to work with older adults. In 2008, she co-founded Creative Aging Network-NC to enhance healthy aging through meaningful lifelong learning in the arts. In addition to developing and teaching visual arts classes, she works to advance the field of creative aging for healthcare staff, artists, older adults and those closest to them through programming, training, conference presentations, and consultations. Please fill out the post-program survey found here – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FP9FKX9