A Tribute to Franco Zeffirelli, Part I: The Met Productions

Presented by: Giuseppe Albanese
"A colossus that bestrides two worlds." This is an apt description of one of the most important late 20th-century opera figures, Franco Zeff[...]

Fridays, October 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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American Social Problems

Presented by: Luis Fleischman
This course explores significant social problems in our contemporary society, examines the process of how these social problems arise in society, and [...]

Fridays, October 29; November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Villains and Victims:  The Anatomy of a Thriller

Presented by: Shelly Isaacs
Throughout the history of cinema, thrillers have played a vital role toward entertaining and exciting audiences. Many of today’s directors world[...]

Tuesdays, August 10, 17, 24, 31; September 21, 28
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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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 i[...]

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Discover Your Inner Artistry in Still Life Painting

Presented by: Terryl Lawrence
Painting is one of the most pleasurable activities we can perform. Just imagine yourself spontaneously reacting to shapes, colors, and light. The prim[...]

Wednesdays, August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 22, 29
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Luminous Conversations, Art and Collections

Presented by: Terryl Lawrence
This course examines the lives and artistic activities of art collectors and artists whose powerful personalities and work ignited the world of art. E[...]

Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 17; December 1
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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The Great American Short Story Club

Presented by: Caren Neile
What could be better than a book club with an intimate gathering of thoughtful, intelligent people enjoying light refreshments? A short story club wit[...]

Wednesdays, August 11, 18, 25; September 1, 22, 29
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Ballad of America: Songs of People Who Made a Country

Presented by: Matthew Sabatella
Music, instruments, and songs tell the story of the ordinary and extraordinary people who have populated the United States and propelled it into the t[...]

Tuesdays, October 26; November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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Sing, Sing a Song: Six Great Movie Musicals

Presented by: Kurt F. Stone
Movies have long been subdivided into different genres: Westerns, Gangster Pics, "Weepers," film noir, Comedy (sub-genre, "scr[...]

Thursdays, August 19, 26; September 2, 9, 23, 30
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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