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6/27 11:00 AM/CH The Unity of Art and Writing in Ancient Egypt Lecture Series w/Dr. Steve The origins of the ancient Egyptian writing system, perhaps the world’s earliest, dates back to some 5,500 years ago. However, the true nature of ancient Egypt’s system of hieroglyphic writing remained an enigma...

The Renaissance 6/13 11:00 AM/CH Horticulture in Ancient Egypt Lecture Series w/ Dr. Steve The ancient Egyptians were quite fond of gardens on both a personal and on a state level, just as much as we still do today. Gardens not only produced flowers and food, but they also enhanced...

6/12 1:00 PM/CH World Tour-India and South Asia Hosted by: Professor Judy Okun Through a geographic and historical focus, we will explore the fascinating worlds of India, South Asia.  Hinduism, the Himalayas, spices and monsoons will be some of our topic to discuss. Open to the public.  Call for more...

11am Tuesday, May 7th or Wednesday, May 15th Enjoy an informative presentation followed by a delicious complimentary lunch in our formal dining room.  Afterward, you may tour one of our furnished model residences.  We’ll also visit our many campus amenities, and find out why every day at Lions...

Gershwin w/ Marc Sherman 4/21 7:00 PM / CH An Hour with the Gershwin’s: A retrospective of the life and music of George (and Ira) Gershwin, told through stories and song.  Included are George and Ira's most famous popular songs, as well as some of George's top classical...

Lecture Series w/ Steve Pollack   Steven Sondheim 4/11, 4/18, & 4/25 3:15 PM / CH One of the most influential Musical Theater composers in American history, Stephen Sondheim began his career writing lyrics for composers like Jule Styne and Leonard Bernstein.  He then continued his own famous career...

Pharaoh of the Sun: King Akhenaten, Amarna, and Monotheism in Ancient Egypt 4/25 11:00 AM / CH An ancient Egyptian king, Amenhotep IV, the father of Tutankhamun, changed his name to Akhenaten (“Effective for Aten”) in the seventh year of his reign. He soon declared that Egyptians would...

Lecture Series: The Prime Time of My Life  Dr. Louis Anthony deLise 4/10 7:00 PM / CH The career of composer Louis Anthony deLise has included simultaneous assignments playing percussion in orchestras that accompanied Tony Bennett, Luciano Pavarotti, Dianne Ross, Beverly Sills, and Mel Tormé; playing piano and percussion...

Video Lecture: Ultimate Cruise Ship 4/3 11:00 AM Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. Join pioneering shipbuilders as they endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship. It will be decked with the finest gold, marble, and crystal...

The American Presidency 12/10, 12/17, & 12/24 11:00 AM/CH A look at the burning issues that American Presidents have grappled with, since George Washington, delivered in a series of talks about various Presidents, such as James K Polk and the expansion of the US to the West Coast,...