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7/11, 7/18, & 7/25 2:00 PM/CH Hosted by: Professor Irene Sfakianos 7/11:  BROOKLYN MUSEUM This wonderful museum, a quick trip from Manhattan, houses some of the most outstanding collections of art from all over the world.  We will investigate the origins of the museum and visit many...

7/12 & 7/26 1:30 PM/CH 7/12 A study of Mendelssohn’s incidental music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 7/26 A study of great interpretations of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto. ...

Every Monday 3:00pm Host: Jeanette Axelrod Join host Jeanette Axelrod as she reviews and leads discussions on the weekly news and events happening around the world. ...

7/13, 7/20, & 7/27 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Gary Scarpello The formation of the early American government – from the time of the colonists, through the first Confederation, Continental Congresses and formation of the American Federal Government after the Revolutionary War. ...

7/6, & 7/20 2:00 PM/CH Instructor: Pat Worley            7/6 South America We will head south of the equator to Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru. We will visit several of the most interesting places in the world including the Atacama Desert, Machu Picchu, Ushuaia, Valparaiso, and Buenos Aires. 7/20 Utah We will...

7/7, 7/14, 7/21, & 7/28 11:00 AM/CH Instructor: Steve Pollack The Renaissance, the “rebirth” of Western Civilization, in retrospect, is mostly characterized by historians as a nearly seismic shift in human culture, science, art, philosophy and literature. We tend to think of the Renaissance as a time when...

7/1 11:00 AM/CH Hosted by: Barbara Anderson Barbara Anderson, a licensed psychotherapist and sex therapist has volunteered to teach a light-hearted ‘tho’ informative class on (shhh) Human Sexuality.  She will answer all your questions but, having taught this class many times, she knows you will all be shy...

7/8 @ 2:00 & 7/22 @ 3:00 PM/CH Instructor: Ira Miller          The life and work of Aaron Copland, the Dean of American Music.  In addition to defining the American sound for classical music, Aaron Copland was the teacher, mentor, or inspiration to so many of the American...