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Tue. Oct 21
Jewish Composers II
11:15 AM-12:30 PM
Fortunately, Jewish Composers have been an active lot evidenced by the generous outpouring of their creative musical delights. Join me as we go on a melodic journey. October 21-December 2 (6 sessions...
Wed. Oct 22
Movie Talk & Theater, Too!
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Examine the style & content of selected films playing in the area, as well as a few noteworthy theater productions coming to Philadelphia. October 22-December 17 (8 sessions) No class November 26...
Wed. Oct 22
The War to End All Wars
10:45 AM-11:45 AM
This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I. The war and the peace treaty that followed played an enormously significant role in the events leading up to the resumption of war in 1939. We...
Wed. Oct 22
Book Shelf to Box Office
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
You’ve read the book. You may have seen the movie. Now learn how the two came together. October 22-December 17 (8 sessions) No class November 26 11:15am-12:15pm Instructed by Anne Johnston, Book...
Thu. Oct 23
Opera
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Explore Operas that demonstrate different kinds of protagonists: the epic hero and heroine, the bourgeois hero and heroine, the anti-hero and heroine. Complete Opera performances will be viewed and...
Thu. Oct 23
The Truce
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
We will continue the story of the various crises which bounced us from one war to the next. October 23-December 18 (8 sessions) No class November 27 11:15am-12:15pm Instructed by Dr. Natalie Isser,...
Thu. Oct 23
American Operas Revisited
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
At his time America is producing more new operas than any other country. However, there’s always been a spotty history of strong American operas. Come and see four outstanding, successful operas...
Thu. Oct 23
Jewish History in the “First Person”
1:15 PM-2:15 PM
This course explores major themes in Jewish history as reflected in excerpts from the letters and memoirs of Jews living in various historical periods. We are pleased to have Dr. Friedman lecture for...
Mon. Oct 27
Current Events
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
A lively discussion-oriented class focusing on local, national and international issues, with an emphasis on politics. October 20-December 8 (8 sessions) 10:00-11:00am Instructed by Chuck Feldman, MA...
Mon. Oct 27
Music Operetta to Showboat
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
What are the roots of American musical theater? Learn about operetta from Europe and how it contributed to the American musical spirit. October 20-December 8 (8 sessions) 1:00-2:15pm Instructed by...
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