A Bel Canto Quartet: Four Unusual Operatic Topics

Presented by: Giuseppe Albanese
This series is a somewhat playful look at various familiar operatic storylines and scenes that receive little attention from the opera-going public. W[...]

Fridays, March 13, 20, 27; April 3
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Movies That Address Ideas About Power and Justice

Presented by: Burton Atkins
Issues concerning power and justice have appeared in great literature for centuries. Not surprisingly, then, such themes have appeared regularly in fi[...]

Wednesdays, March 18, 25; April 1, 8
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Influence of Jewish Culture on Great Cities

Presented by: Stephen Berk
Jews have always lived in cities, even in the ancient period when the bulk of the Jewish population consisted of farmers. In modern times the number o[...]

Tuesdays, February 11, 18, 25; March 3
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Best of the Best Self-Discovery Books

Presented by: Minx Boren
Join master coach and avid reader Minx Boren in an exploration of several inspiring and informative books that fall loosely under the category of &ldq[...]

Wednesdays, March 11, 18, 25; April 1
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

News of the Week

Presented by: Frank Cerabino
This four-week series will lead attendees through a weekly roundup of the news. International, national, state and local news will be presented. Each [...]

Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26; April 2
10:00 am - 11:30 am

News of the Week

Presented by: Frank Cerabino
This four-week series will lead attendees through a weekly roundup of the news. International, national, state and local news will be presented. Each [...]

Thursdays, April 23, 30; May 14, 21
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Jule Styne: Make Someone Happy

Presented by: Sheryl Flatow
In the course of a career that spanned more than six decades, composer Jule Styne wrote over 1,500 songs and had 200 hits. Most of them were written f[...]

Tuesdays, February 11, 18, 25; March 3
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Masters of Asian Cinema: Then & Now, Part I

Presented by: Shelly Isaacs
Ozu, Kurosawa, Yang Zhimou are recognized internationally for the indelible images and memorable stories they have brought to the screen and have cont[...]

Mondays, March 16, 23, 30; April 6
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Persistence of Cinematic Memory

Presented by: Shelly Isaacs
Four Contemporary European films that reflect on life under Soviet rule and its aftermath. Stories of betrayal, collaboration, resistance and transfor[...]

Mondays, February 17, 24; March 2, 9
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Inspired Encounters With Art

Presented by: Terryl Lawrence
Art has its own language with a vocabulary consisting of forms, motifs, colors and expressive content. Within the arts, there is a range of recognizab[...]

Wednesdays, March 11, 18, 25; April 1
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

American Foreign Policy

Presented by: Jeffrey Morton
Based on his popular Great Decisions format, Morton will analyze four important foreign policy challenges facing the United States. For each topic, he[...]

Tuesdays, March 24, 31; April 7, 14
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Women in Islam

Presented by: Robert G. Rabil
In this special lecture series, Rabil explores the status of women in Islam, with the intent to cultivate a critical sensibility to Middle Eastern con[...]

Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31
10:00 am - 11:30 am