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September 2018

FA18-63 KING TUT

September 28 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-63 KING TUT Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Sept. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler One of the greatest archaeological discoveries and subsequent mysteries emerged on Nov. 26, 1922, when archaeologist Howard Carter identified the tomb of the New Kingdom Pharaoh, Tutankhamun. Over the next few years, more than 3,500 objects were excavated, along with his intact sarcophagus and mummy. Of 62 tombs discovered in “The Canyon,” as Carter called the King’s Valley, this was the only royal tomb…

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October 2018

FA18-64 MARK TWAIN: THE AMERICAN

October 5 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-64 MARK TWAIN: THE AMERICAN Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Kitty Mark Twain was called “The Father of American Literature” and was considered the funniest man alive. Known for his satirical populist works, he earned money as one of the first modern touring stand-up comics. This prolific superstar was also a journalist, printer, pilot, miner, a citizen of the world, polyglot, crackpot, social critic, philosopher, and inventor. During this workshop, the instructor will…

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FA18-61 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN

October 12 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-61 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN Friday: 1-4 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monique Seyler Based on a Surrealist parlor game known as the Exquisite Corpse, the instructor will guide participants through a hands-on group drawing exercise. Playful procedures and systematic stratagems provide keys to unlocking the door to the unconscious and to releasing the visual and verbal poetry of collective creativity. Find out why this century-old game continues to have relevance and is still practiced today. No…

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FA18-56 THE SYMPATHETIC EYE: THE ARTIST AS NARRATOR OF SOCIAL CHANGE

October 19 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-56 THE SYMPATHETIC EYE: THE ARTIST AS NARRATOR OF SOCIAL CHANGE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will review and discuss therepresentations of rural and urban workers’ daily lives in European art from the 17th to the 20th centuries, as well as images depicting these workers’ historical struggle to improve their social conditions. In this context, we shall approach art, not as an aesthetic object, but rather as a…

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FA18-58 THE IMPORTANCE OF RELATIONSHIPS IN INTELLIGENCE

October 19 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-58 THE IMPORTANCE OF RELATIONSHIPS IN INTELLIGENCE Friday: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jay Rixse As in so many aspects of our lives, relationships are also crucial in the world of intelligence. They are fundamental both to the gathering of information and in the reporting of the analysis to inform the decisions of our policymakers. If the relationships in either area— the collection or reporting—are weak, or break down, we can have bad intelligence, an…

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FA18-62 ROMANESQUE AND GOTHIC WORLDS

October 26 @ 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-62 ROMANESQUE AND GOTHIC WORLDS Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler “It was an age of intellectual darkness that extinguished the light of Rome. Yet amidst the errors there shone forth men of genius; no less keen were their eyes, although they were surrounded by darkness and dense gloom,” said Francesco Petrarch, an Italian scholar in the 1330s. On the heels of the collapse of the Byzantine Empire, Europe was plunged into a…

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November 2018

FA18-57 A PEEK AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ART HISTORY

November 2 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-57 A PEEK AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ART HISTORY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss What would happen if gossip columnists wrote about art history? How would they comment on Raphael’s obsessive love affair with Margherita Luti? How would they explain the otherworldly quality of Botticelli’s Venus? What would they make of the English Pre-Raphaelite painters’ constant search for “stunners”? In this workshop, we will look at anecdotes from the lives and…

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FA18-59 SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

November 2 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-59 SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE Fridays: 9-11 a.m. 2 Sessions: Nov. 2 & Nov. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susan Larson For optimal aging, it is essential to live with intention, to take stock of our personal definition of success, and what it means to be significant. During this interactive workshop, we will revisit our core values and their alignment with our lifestyles. We will discuss the transition process that occurs during retirement, from focusing on success to focusing on significance. We…

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Reinvention Convention Year 2: Intergenerational Harmony

November 9 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Francis, 1289 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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FA18-60 THE MAJESTY AND MANNERS OF SAVANNAH

November 9 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-60 THE MAJESTY AND MANNERS OF SAVANNAH Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Karin Jones Savannah boasts the finest examples of 19th-century architecture in America. During the 20th and 21st centuries, Savannah became a living textbook for historic preservation as nearly every mansion and townhouse in the historic district was restored under the regulation of Historic Savannah Foundation, and many commercial buildings were adapted and reused by The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).…

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Boomer Conference 2018

November 16 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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The Boomer Conference brings together experts to address issues, challenges, and opportunities about this important next chapter in your life. Conference sessions include: “Networking for Fulfillment,” “The Caregiver’s Path: You CAN Care for Your Loved One without Losing Your Self,” “Pathways and Tools to Embrace a Meaningful Life,” and “Embracing Joy in Your Life.” Conference speakers include: Kathy Flora, Louise Gallagher, Debbie Grovum, Dr. David Klain, Susan Larson, Rick Miners, Andrea Nierenberg, and Janna Overstreet. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Jeri Sedlar, co-author…

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