The Best of Portraits of Musical Greatness

Presented by: Giuseppe Albanese
Over the last twenty years, Giuseppe Albanese has presented a series of exceptional documentaries dealing with people and places from the exciting wor[...]

Fridays, January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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Basically Broadway Glee Club

Presented by: Barbara Brilliant
Experts agree that choral singing is good for us! Everyone is welcome to join the "Basically Broadway Glee Club." Reading music is not neces[...]

Fridays, January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

News of the Week

Presented by: Frank Cerabino
This series will take a more in-depth look at a few of the significant stories that have dominated the news. There will be an analysis of those subjec[...]

Thursdays, January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 3
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Deterioration of Democracy in Our Time

Presented by: Luis Fleischman
This series will focus on the decline of democracy globally and the implications for the United States and the world. Countries such as Turkey, Poland[...]

Fridays, January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Objection! Current, Contentious and, Confusing Legal Battles

Presented by: Irving Labovitz
T.V. shows and films about the law make the legal profession seem exciting and glamorous. Discover how real law can be even more stimulating than its [...]

Wednesdays, January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Expressing Art Imaginatively 

Presented by: Terryl Lawrence
This series is intended to broaden hands-on experiences in painting for creators looking for new directions in which to experiment. We will work both [...]

Wednesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Abstract Art:  A Global Survey

Presented by: Terryl Lawrence
What is abstract art? Why has it been so globally embraced by artists of all disciplines? To understand this departure from reality, one must recogniz[...]

Wednesdays, January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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Music Americana: The New Golden Age

Presented by: Rod MacDonald
Artists become celebrated as their words and music speak to the hopes and dreams of the people, with grace, humor, passion, and style. From the histor[...]

Wednesdays, January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Awaken Your Inner Writer! A Different Kind of Writing Workshop

Presented by: Caren Neile
Is there a frustrated writer inside you eager to roam free? Have you found writing classes overly formal and restrictive? Or have you loved them all a[...]

Wednesdays, March 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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China’s Global Policy

Presented by: Robert G. Rabil
Historically, Chinese rulers saw their country as the Middle Kingdom, reflecting their concept of Zhongguo. Following what the Chinese perceive as the[...]

Tuesdays, January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Great Comedy is Serious Stuff: Eight Truly Fun Films

Presented by: Kurt F. Stone
According to Hollywood myth, a few moments before John Barrymore died, his brother Lionel asked him, "Jack: is dying difficult?" Brother Joh[...]

Thursdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available