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February 2019

W19-79 THE WOMAN IN ART: BEAUTY OR BEAST?

February 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-79 THE WOMAN IN ART: BEAUTY OR BEAST? Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 17-Feb. 21 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss Throughout the ages, Woman has been one of the most central themes in art. Woman has been portrayed as mother, lover, and ideal beauty. Yet, along with these idealized representations, there is an equally constant cultural current that has negatively portrayed Woman. We will examine the changing portrayal of Woman in art, from the personification of beauty to the…

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W19-87 THE DEBATE ABOUT VIOLENCE IN ENTERTAINMENT

February 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-87 THE DEBATE ABOUT VIOLENCE IN ENTERTAINMENT Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 22 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss Social scientists claim that violence in entertainment can have negative effects on the audience, especially the young. Their opponents claim that depictions of conflict and violence are indispensable ingredients of a great narrative. During this course, we will discuss examples of violent content in film, theater, and the visual arts. We will review the main theories generated by the social…

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W19-SCF-101 MORE AMERICAN MUSICALS

February 26 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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W19-SCF-101 MORE AMERICAN MUSICALS Tuesdays: 1-3 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Jan. 15-Feb. 26 OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Jordan Shifrin You know all about Rodgers and Hammerstein, and you can sing the score from Phantom of the Opera, but what about all the other musicals? The art form known as the Great American Musical has been entertaining people for decades. However, it is not just Rodgers and Hammerstein and Lerner and Lowe. You will…

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W19-59 SHINING HORNS: THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT JAZZ BRASS AND REED PLAYERS

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-59 SHINING HORNS: THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT JAZZ BRASS AND REED PLAYERS Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 23-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Henry Ettman Taking a cue from genealogy, we will trace the lineage of the acclaimed major horn stylists of jazz, from their source to the young rising stars of today. Each class will focus on a particular instrument: trumpet, trombone, soprano/tenor sax, alto sax, clarinet, and other reed instruments. Through archival video/musical presentations and lively discussion,…

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W19-84 MORAL AND ETHICAL TENSIONS IN MEDICAL CARE

February 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-84 MORAL AND ETHICAL TENSIONS IN MEDICAL CARE Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 7-Feb. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Maurice Pickard Moral and ethical principles often come into conflict in today’s medical practice. Tensions arise among patients, their advocates, care providers, and institutions such as medical facilities, insurance companies, and the law, because of perceived injustices or issues of harm or autonomy. A resolution that respects the values of an informed patient is the hoped-for outcome. In this course, many…

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W19-81 EXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEM—AND BEYOND

February 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-81 EXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEM—AND BEYOND Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 3 Sessions: Feb. 14-Feb. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM James Livingston Our exploration of the Space Age will begin with the early rocket pioneers, Robert Goddard and Wernher von Braun and his World War II V-2 rockets. Next, we will look at the Space Race to the moon, from Sputnik to the Apollo project. NASA and other agencies have sent numerous ships into space, exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets in…

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March 2019

OLLI ADVENTURES: JAMES MUSEUM OF WESTERN & WILDLIFE ART, ST. PETERSBURG

March 1 @ 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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WHAT: James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art Tour WHEN: Friday, March 1, depart Temple Beth Sholom parking lot 9:15 a.m; return: 3 p.m. (approx.) FEE: $55 (Lunch not included) INCLUDES: Transportation and museum admission. The fee does not include lunch. Lunch is on your own in downtown St. Petersburg. You may also have lunch at the Canyon Cafe, which is inside the museum. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art opened in…

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W19-02 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING

March 4 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-02 STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (Note: No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barry Bub Photographer or not, if you wish to experience life to the fullest, this is the class for you. A photography course unlike any other—the focus is more on seeing better, rather than the camera, as we bring to life Dorothea Lang’s axiom that “the camera is an instrument that teaches people how…

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W19-01 DISRUPTING THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY

March 4 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-01 DISRUPTING THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers Spiraling costs, digital transformations of the economy, and changing demographics are forming a perfect storm that will lead to disruptions in the educational industry. While technology will play a major role in these disruptions, the structure of the educational process, and the business models will have to change for there to be any social and economic benefit. This course is a survey…

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W19-03 CONTEMPORARY CONTENTIOUS ISSUES

March 4 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-03 CONTEMPORARY CONTENTIOUS ISSUES Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Maurice Finkelstein This course offers an examination of current contentious political and social issues. Topics to be covered include: the 2016 presidential election; resurgent racial and ethnic conflicts; marriage equality, single and gay parenting; immigration (legal and illegal); Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); gun violence and the second amendment; Supreme Court cases on personal rights; Israel, Palestine, and American Jewry. This is a discussion…

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W19-04 ADVANCED INVESTMENT ANALYSIS

March 4 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-04 ADVANCED INVESTMENT ANALYSIS Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Lauren Rudd This course takes you a step beyond dividend and intrinsic value analysis as presented in the “Introduction to Investment Analysis” course. The material in this course will teach you how to analyze the financial history and forecast the future performance of a company by utilizing a series of computer models and Excel programs. We will also discuss…

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W19-10 WORLD WAR II LEADERS: ALLIES AND AXIS POWERS

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-10 WORLD WAR II LEADERS: ALLIES AND AXIS POWERS Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ernest ‘Doc’ Werlin Join us as we focus on the four most important leaders of World War II—Churchill, Roosevelt, Hitler, and Stalin. Additional lectures will be centered on the background of World War II and this complex period in history that almost destroyed the civilized world. Silver Member: $90; Gold Member: $81.

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W19-08 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-08 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM (Note: This class is also offered on Wednesdays as W19-50 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE) Diane Browne-Sterdt Well-written short stories are the gems of literature— small powerhouses of compelling characters, moral imperatives, and psychological richness. They draw the reader right in and deliver a jolt, quietly or dramatically, at their conclusions. Classics and contemporary…

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W19-09 JANE AUSTEN: PERSUASION AND MANSFIELD PARK

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-09 JANE AUSTEN: PERSUASION AND MANSFIELD PARK Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 Martha Hill Jane Austen’s works are deservedly both popular and esteemed. Her works resonate with modern readers in spite of the length of time that they have existed, two of them are now 200 years old. In this class, we will read and discuss “Mansfield Park” and her last book, “Persuasion.” Silver Member: $90; Gold Member: $81.

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W19-12 THE SYMPHONIC LIFE — INSIDE THE REPERTOIRE

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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W19-12 THE SYMPHONIC LIFE — INSIDE THE REPERTOIRE Mondays: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Michael McClelland, George Nickson, Sean O’Neil, Betsy Traba, and Justin Vibbard A new installment in the Symphonic Life series, this course and will focus on orchestral repertoire from the Baroque period to the present day. Five professional musicians from the Sarasota Orchestra delve into music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, and Contemporary periods of music…

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W19-06 EVOLUTION OF JAZZ: PART I

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-06 EVOLUTION OF JAZZ: PART I Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Martin Adams At the dawn of the 20th century, the musical cultures of two continents collided and fused on a third continent (North America), becoming “jazz.” We will explore the roots of America’s indigenous art form from its genesis to flowering into 1920s “Jazz Era,” and the 1930s “Swing Era.” We will use the recordings and…

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W19-07 AQUACULTURE: THE BLUE REVOLUTION

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-07 AQUACULTURE: THE BLUE REVOLUTION Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers There has been a major change in the seafood industry over the last 10 years. This Blue Revolution in aquaculture is following in the footsteps of the Green Revolution in agriculture of the last 60 years. Over 50 percent of global seafood harvests now come from fish farms. Over 90 percent of the seafood consumed…

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W19-11 IPAD PHOTO MANAGEMENT, PHOTO BOOKS, AND VIDEOS

March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-11 IPAD PHOTO MANAGEMENT, PHOTO BOOKS, AND VIDEOS Mondays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gayle Yaverbaum The iPad is a fabulous tool that may be used to manage photos and videos, preserving precious memories. In this course, you will learn basic iPad photo editing techniques, how to manage photos and create hardcover books from them. You will also learn how to integrate photos and videos for professional looking presentations. Active involvement and hands-on practice…

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W19-16 SENECA FALLS TO #METOO: WOMEN-STUCK OR UNSTUCK

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-16 SENECA FALLS TO #METOO: WOMEN-STUCK OR UNSTUCK? Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 11-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Sherry Penney We will explore Seneca Falls (1848), the first Women’s Rights Convention, and other significant efforts to promote equality for women. We will examine the split in the women’s movement during the late 19th century, the struggle to achieve voting rights, and the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment). While substantial legislative advancements were made in the ’60s and ’70s, what actually…

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W19-18 DISCUSSING CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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W19-18 DISCUSSING CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES Mondays: 1-2:45 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tom Dietrich Where do you stand on the important social, political, and economic issues of the day? Your opinions on the issues are the focus of this course. We will discuss different issues at each class. A professional video debate by opposing experts will be viewed in short segments followed by discussion. The facilitator does not take sides on the issues.…

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W19-13 GERMANY UNSURE OF ITSELF, 1814-1914

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-13 GERMANY UNSURE OF ITSELF, 1814-1914 Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jens Albiez This course explores Germany’s development from a collection of multiple small states in 1814 into continental Europe’s powerhouse by 1914. We will review the stages of revolutionary struggles of the German people longing for unification, which was finally achieved by von Bismarck in 1871. We will examine the reasons for Germany’s uneasy fit into Europe…

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W19-17 A HISTORY OF SMUGGLING IN FLORIDA

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-17 A HISTORY OF SMUGGLING IN FLORIDA Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 28-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stan Zimmerman Florida’s rich and colorful history is due in part to its role as a major conduit for contraband. Booze, guns, and drugs are just part of the story which stretches from conquistadors to cocaine cowboys. If it is illegal to possess, it’s been smuggled through Florida including human beings, endangered species, cigars, animal hides, invasive plants, and much more. The…

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W19-15 RUSSIAN LITERATURE: SHORT FICTION MASTERPIECES

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-15 RUSSIAN LITERATURE: SHORT FICTION MASTERPIECES Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 14-Mar. 4 (No Class on Jan. 21; Holiday) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Lawrence DeMilner In this class, we will read and discuss short fiction masterpieces by the greatest writers of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries: Turgenev, Dostoyevski, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Gorki, Babel, and Solzhenitsyn. This course is a sequel to one given in 2015, 2016, and 2018, with all new selections. We will explore one or…

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W19-14 THE MIND BODY CONNECTION

March 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-14 THE MIND BODY CONNECTION Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 11-Mar. 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Cohen Many things in life can negatively impact us. Our bodies respond to how we think, feel, and act in reaction to these stressors. This impact is often referred to as the mind-body connection. This course will explore how influences such as family, peer and group interactions, and loss can lead to emotional and physical problems, such as anxiety, cardiovascular disease, and fatigue.…

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W19-22 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS OF SARASOTA

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-22 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS OF SARASOTA Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine Sarasota is truly the capital of the arts scene of the “Culture Coast” of Florida. In this class, you will explore its rich artistic heritage through class discussions and field trips. Our field trips may include the Ringling Museum, Ringling College of Art and Design, and the artist colony in Towles Court. We will also take backstage tours of…

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W19-21 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-21 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stephen Gillum In this course, you’ll learn and practice mind-quieting and mind-observation techniques, identifying causes of stress, and learning how to relieve it. We will discuss different styles of meditation, but the emphasis will be on the actual doing, including meditation while walking. The approach is non-theistic and draws on Eckhart Tolle’s ideas on mind observation and presence, as…

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W19-24 PERSPECTIVES ON THE END OF LIFE

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-24 PERSPECTIVES ON THE END OF LIFE Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bonnie Garvey Spadafora It’s a rare person who does not have concerns, fears, or questions about the end of life. This course will discuss ancient and modern views of death, as well as topics ranging from advance planning to palliative care, funerals to finances, and body snatching to bioethics. Class interaction will be encouraged. There is no required text for this course.…

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W19-23 BOCCACCIO’S DECAMERON

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-23 BOCCACCIO’S DECAMERON Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 29-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stuart McDougal and L. Davis Hammond The year is 1348, and 10 Florentines (seven women and three men) have fled from the city to escape the plague. They pass the time telling stories, and the result is what one critic has called “an inexhaustibly rich, late medieval feast of narrative cunning, bawdy humor, and sly wit…a celebration of the sheer pleasure of being alive.” We will…

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W19-25 GREAT BOOKS

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-25 GREAT BOOKS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Charles Sprandel Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text. Material: The text is from “The Great Books Reading & Discussion Program,” Second Series, Vols. 1 and 2, and can be purchased online at Amazon or The Great Books Foundation bookstore. Assignment: For the first class, please read,…

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W19-19 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: GOOD OR EVIL?

March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-19 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: GOOD OR EVIL? Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers The layers of sensationalized hype surrounding Artificial Intelligence will be peeled back to explore why we should embrace it rather than fear it. Now an umbrella term, Artificial Intelligence includes subjects such as robotics, deep learning machines, expert systems, neural nets, and big data analytics. Despite scary headlines about future job elimination and domination by robot overlords, these technologies really offer…

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W19-28 YOUR DESTINY IS IN YOUR CLOSET

March 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-28 YOUR DESTINY IS IN YOUR CLOSET Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 12-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gail Condrick In this class, you will learn to create a wardrobe that is in alignment with who you are in your now body and life. The goal is to honor who you are and to assist you to feel empowered and confident. Perfect for those in transition and fun! You will learn the psychology of dressing and the messages your…

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W19-30 SUPERCHARGING YOUR RETIREMENT

March 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-30 SUPERCHARGING YOUR RETIREMENT Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Louise Gallagher and David Klain Looking for a more interesting and exciting retirement? We’ve lined up the experts to talk about brain health, money, networking, social life, sexuality, and more. Discover enjoyable local pursuits and get “serious” about playing in retirement! Participate in lively and valuable discussions designed to help you explore your recreational options. Create the retirement you envisioned for yourself! Silver Member:…

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W19-32 NO, MR. WEST, SLAVERY WAS NEVER A CHOICE!

March 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-32 NO, MR. WEST, SLAVERY WAS NEVER A CHOICE! Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 (No Class: Feb. 26) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David G. Wilkins The recent comment by the rapper, Kanye West, characterizing slavery as a choice, highlights the misinformation and deliberate falsehoods that impede our understanding of American slavery. Inadequate, and in too many cases, non-existent instruction in American classrooms can be faulted for some of these shortcomings. Revisionist historians and Confederate apologists who have…

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W19-27 THIS WAS THEIR LIVES

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W19-27 THIS WAS THEIR LIVES Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 29-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: OLLI Instructors In this course, we will revisit the lives of history makers from all walks of life. Our journey will lead to discoveries that include their unknown accomplishments and secret failings. We can expect to meet politicos, geniuses, athletes, the Hollywood elite as well as those with connections to the arts, science, literature, and more. Join us for a peek into…

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W19-31 THE FASCINATING HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

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W19-31 THE FASCINATING HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Paul Sarno How were the 11 countries of Southeast Asia (Myanmar to Timor Leste) formed? What is their ethnic and religious composition? How do those formations impact the chance for democracy to succeed in each? Do you wonder what the impact of colonialism was on these countries? What is the historic influence of China and India on their societies? This course…

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W19-26 OUR UNIVERSE: THE MORE WE LEARN, THE STRANGER IT GETS

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W19-26 OUR UNIVERSE: THE MORE WE LEARN, THE STRANGER IT GETS Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers Major discoveries in astronomy and physics over the last several decades have caused scientists to rethink how the cosmos really works. It seemed Newton explained things very well for the human scale. Then Einstein redefined space, time, and gravity for the scale of the universe. Then along came quantum mechanics that redefined matter at the…

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W19-29 IPHONE FOR BEGINNERS

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W19-29 IPHONE FOR BEGINNERS Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman Starting with the basics, you’ll learn to set up your iPhone and then move on to add dozens of skills to make your iPhone experience truly amazing. We’ll cover everything from making and receiving phone calls, sending and receiving emails, taking pictures, searching the Internet, keeping a calendar and contact list, and instant messaging. We’ll introduce free applications (“apps”) that will open…

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W19-33 MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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W19-33 MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN THE 21ST CENTURY Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 5 Sessions: Feb. 5-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Cassway Join us as we delve into the works of today’s leading architects: Frank Gehry, Moshe Safdie, Norman Foster, Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid, and many more. Learn how finance, advanced technology, climate change, and computers have influenced the approach used to design buildings today. We will examine modern architecture’s 15 most celebrated buildings, including skyscrapers, museums, libraries, and housing. This course…

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W19-38 MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE: WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

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W19-38 MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE: WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Rick Steinmann As many as 10,000 “factually innocent” individuals may be wrongfully convicted of serious offenses and incarcerated in the U.S. every year. In this course, we will explore this disturbing issue and address its various causes. They include mistaken identifications, coerced confessions, flawed forensics, false jailhouse snitch testimony, poor legal representation, police misconduct, and the prosecution’s failure to provide exculpatory evidence to…

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W19-35 CORRECTIONS, PANICS, AND COLLAPSES: A HISTORICAL LOOK AT FINANCIAL MARKETS

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W19-35 CORRECTIONS, PANICS, AND COLLAPSES: A HISTORICAL LOOK AT FINANCIAL MARKETS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 29-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague Learn how to recognize financial market corrections, panics, and collapses. How can people protect themselves during negative market conditions? How have others profited? We will examine recent collapses including Brazil and Argentina contrasted with historical collapses, such as the Great Depression. Arm yourself with lessons of the past and be ready to take…

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W19-39 DIRTY REALISM AND CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FICTION

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W19-39 DIRTY REALISM AND CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FICTION Tuesdays: 1-3 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Phillip Buck Dirty Realism emerged in the early 1980s. Early practitioners of this genre, writers like Raymond Carver and Tobias Wolff, chose to focus on unremarkable characters living ordinary lives, characters often ignored by the literary elite. Their writing styles varied, but they were unified in their use of sparse prose and direct description and in their attention…

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W19-34 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 1

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W19-34 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 1 Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Albert Cohen In Wagner’s epic “Ring Cycle,” he uses recurring themes to denote people, places, emotions, etc. In this course, we will learn these themes and see how they are used by viewing excerpts from the first two operas for the four-opera cycle. Silver Member: $95; Gold Member: $85.50.

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W19-36 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DIDN’T DESTROY THEM ALL!

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W19-36 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DIDN’T DESTROY THEM ALL! Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon When rock ‘n’ roll arrived in 1953-1954, it changed American Pop music forever. Big Bands, singers, songwriters, and music publishers were in a real quandary—“What do we do now with this teenage phenomenon? Our careers are finished!” Oh, but wait! In this class, you will discover that many “old school” performers and songwriters continued their popularity during this great…

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W19-37 WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM I; WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM II

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W19-37 WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM I; WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM II Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 15-Mar. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Mark Stuart The Wisdom of the Enneagram goes way beyond just understanding our personality types. Once we understand the concepts of personality typing, this information helps us make a clearer connection between our personality types and our “essence” and aspects of our non-dual self. Through exercises, activities, and discussions, the course will help us see through the veils…

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Einstein’s Circle March 6: Politics From the Front Row

March 6 @ 2:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Politics From the Front Row Wed. March 6 - 2:30-4 pm MODERATOR: SUSAN MACMANUS, PH.D Florida’s Most Quoted Political Scientist Susan MacManus is a Distinguished Emerita of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida-Tampa where she taught 30 years prior to her retirement. She has appeared on every major broadcast, television, cable, and radio network in the country and been interviewed by major newspapers in Florida, the United States, and internationally. MacManus is known in the media…

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W19-48 STUDIO GLASS: THE NEW HOT CONTEMPORARY ART FORM

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W19-48 STUDIO GLASS: THE NEW HOT CONTEMPORARY ART FORM Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine and Jack Winberg Glass is one of the premier mediums for new and emerging artists to explore. Despite its humble origins in the garage of a Toledo museum in 1960, the Studio Glass Movement is now one of the most important recent advancements in the world of contemporary art. In this class, students will discover the history of…

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W19-42 HUMAN HISTORY— THE BIG PICTURE

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W19-42 HUMAN HISTORY— THE BIG PICTURE Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Grindal Most studies of history are limited to a specific geographical area or time period. The brief duration of human life tends to limit our perspective on long-term change. This course will address a wider and multidisciplinary view beginning with the origins of life and following the major trends of human adaption and progress. Silver Member: $95; Gold Member: $85.50.

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W19-47 PARTNERS WITH OUR PLANET: JEWISH TRADITION AND THE ENVIRONMENT

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W19-47 PARTNERS WITH OUR PLANET: JEWISH TRADITION AND THE ENVIRONMENT Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 5 Sessions: Feb. 6-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susan Spector To whom does this world belong? Are we “owners” or “guardians”? How do we strike a balance between preservation and progress? How does Jewish law differ in attitude from modern civil law in regard to pollution and damages? Is there a concern for the animal world? What can you do for “Tikkun Olam” (Repair of the World)?…

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W19-41 FLAT, HUMID, AND HURRICANES – LET’S MOVE TO FLORIDA

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W19-41 FLAT, HUMID, AND HURRICANES - LET’S MOVE TO FLORIDA Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Richard Gelpke Ever wonder why Florida “sticks out” unlike any other part of the U.S. (except for Alaska) or why sinkholes form, or how the Florida Keys came to be or why Lake Okeechobee is sending “guacamole” to Stuart? There’s a lot to discover when it comes to the atmosphere, water sphere, and land sphere. These three ‘spheres’ will…

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W19-43 THE WEIRD, THE WACKY, THE WONDERFUL: AN EXPLORATION OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES ACROSS THE GLOBE

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W19-43 EXPLORING GLOBAL CULTURAL DIFFERENCES THROUGH A TRAVEL WRITER’S EYES Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Garry Grossman The best travel writers don't merely describe popular, exotic foreign destinations. Rather, as detectives, historians, and anthropologists, they open a window onto our strange, seedy, and wonderful world, bringing us unique insights into our own culture. Transport yourself "beyond? in this stimulating seminar (one article each week). Some provocative recent articles: (1) a first-person trekking account of…

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W19-40 IMPROVE YOUR WRITING WITH FENG SHUI

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W19-40 IMPROVE YOUR WRITING WITH FENG SHUI Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 13-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gail Condrick Infuse your writing style with the power of the ancient art of Feng Shui. Apply the wisdom of the elements of earth, fire, water, wood, and metal to your writing style as you add new energy and creativity. First, you will determine the element that is “you”—does your writing bring the passion of fire, flow like water, or offer earth…

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W19-56 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

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W19-56 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 30-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marc Scher The desire to learn the lost art of calligraphy has been growing steadily over the past few years. As keyboard skills have become more important, there is less need to write legibly; because of this reliance on technology, many people now appreciate the vanishing art of calligraphy. In this class, students will learn the lower and upper cases of the Chancery Cursive…

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W19-51 JUSTICE AROUND THE WORLD

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W19-51 JUSTICE AROUND THE WORLD Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 30-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harriet Hendel It is often said that our criminal justice system is broken and flawed. How does it compare to other countries around the world? We will study approaches to criminal justice in several nations through films, a segment on “60 Minutes,” and scholarly research articles. Connecticut is now experimenting with a new program in two of its prisons in collaboration with the…

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W19-55 DARE TO UNDERSTAND: HOW LISTENING IMPROVES RELATIONSHIPS

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W19-55 DARE TO UNDERSTAND: HOW LISTENING IMPROVES RELATIONSHIPS Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 23-Mar. 6 (Note: No Class: Jan. 30) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Rosemarin We hear everything, but are we really listening? Are you finding yourself frustrated with the polarizing and deepening divide occurring with friends and family about so many things in the world? This course will teach you tips and techniques on how to listen for understanding so that simmering silences and angry arguing can…

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W19-49 FORMATION OF THE 20TH CENTURY: 1860-1914

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W19-49 FORMATION OF THE 20TH CENTURY: 1860-1914 Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monroe Brett Much of our modern world was developed and shaped by the events of the second half of the 20th century. The stories of men and women, politicians, artists, inventors, scientists, authors, and many everyday people will be told and discussed this term. Course topics include: the Civil War; the assassinations of Lincoln and the Archduke of Austria; the sinking…

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W19-52 IN HARMONY: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT VOCAL GROUPS

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W19-52 IN HARMONY: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT VOCAL GROUPS Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon For more than seven decades, America has had a love affair with vocal groups from the Big-Band beginnings of The Andrews Sisters to the recent popularity of Boy Bands. We will listen to recordings and watch videos as we explore the history of singing groups. Class discussions will include the development of Doo-Wop (that enduring sound…

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W19-50 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

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W19-50 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM (Note: This class is also offered on Mondays as W19-08 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE) Diane Browne-Sterdt Well-written short stories are the gems of literature— small powerhouses of compelling characters, moral imperatives, and psychological richness. They draw the reader right in and deliver a jolt, quietly or dramatically, at their conclusions. Classics and contemporary stories will be discussed. The proximity…

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W19-53 SPIRITUAL AND MORAL ISSUES IN MODERN FICTION

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W19-53 SPIRITUAL AND MORAL ISSUES IN MODERN FICTION Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM John G. Parks As serious literature, good stories offer what Matthew Arnold called a “criticism of life.” As such, stories invite readers to a reflection upon our condition in the world. This often entails grappling with spiritual and moral issues such as innocence and guilt, loyalty and betrayal, choice and fate, meaning and emptiness, and hope and despair. Our exploration…

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FILMS DEPICTING THE WEIMAR ERA AND THE THIRD REICH

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W19-65 FILMS DEPICTING THE WEIMAR ERA AND THE THIRD REICH Wednesdays 1-3:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 6 Sessions: Jan. 30-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Mark Gladstone This course offers an examination of German society and political events during the Weimar Republic era and the Third Reich as depicted by Hollywood and European filmmakers. Among the films to be screened and discussed are: “Little Man, What Now?,” “Three Comrades,” “Address Unknown,” “Mephisto,” “The Mortal Storm,” and “The Seventh Cross.” Powerful…

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W19-62 THE WORLD IN TRANSITION

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W19-62 THE WORLD IN TRANSITION Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 30-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Peter Mermin The world we live in is in a state of constant change. The instructor will designate a specific aspect of this change to be the focus of study. Using books and movies that help us understand what is behind these changes, we may look at history, psychology, politics, or literature for insight. Specific readings for this course will be made available online…

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W19-60 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE!

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W19-60 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE! Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 30-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague Current research shows that women control the majority of personal wealth in the United States and make most of the household buying and investing decisions. A 2006 study found that 90 percent of women respondents reported feeling insecure when it comes to personal finance. If you would like to learn more about financial services and feel more secure…

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W19-63 LITTLE KNOWN HISTORY OF U.S. VICE PRESIDENTS

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W19-63 LITTLE KNOWN HISTORY OF U.S. VICE PRESIDENTS Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 30-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Theodore Russell Quirky, off-beat stories about our U.S. presidents are well-known. But, what about some of our vice presidents? There have been 48 vice presidents since 1789. Two were not even elected to that office. One had taken up arms against the United States! Three have won the Nobel Peace Prize, and one had been accused of murder. All have fascinating…

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W19-61 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART I

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W19-61 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART I Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susie Konicov Learn to read and write Hebrew without stress. This class is for beginners and those who have learned Hebrew in the past but have forgotten it. You will study the alphabet and begin reading and writing Hebrew words in the first few lessons. Primer books will be available (from the instructor) at the first session for $6 each. This course is easy…

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W19-58 WHO’S AFRAID OF MODERN POETRY?

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W19-58 WHO’S AFRAID OF MODERN POETRY? Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Lawrence DeMilner T.S. Elliot once said, “modern poetry is supposed to be difficult.” He certainly tried. Nevertheless, several of his works became touchstones of 20th-century poetry and are read by almost everyone. We will take a look at a couple of difficult ones just to see what they are made of. But mainly we will read works by some of the 20th century’s…

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W19-64 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACTS OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION

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W19-64 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACTS OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 13-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Yamartino Scientists have estimated pollution impacts for over 100 years: beginning with the Industrial Age building of smokestacks and use of chlorine gas in World War I. This course will emphasize methods for assessing such impacts, ranging from simple estimates to sophisticated 4-D global simulations. Basic mechanisms of atmospheric pollution transport will be reviewed employing basic “book-keeping” arithmetic and diagrams. We’ll…

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W19-71 LISZT AND CHOPIN AND THE WOMEN WHO LOVED THEM

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W19-71 LISZT AND CHOPIN AND THE WOMEN WHO LOVED THEM Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 2 Sessions: Feb. 28-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Sandra Moulin Have you ever wondered about the women behind the Romantic composers whose music you have enjoyed all these years? Watch and listen as the favorite melodies of Liszt and Chopin come to life through the eyes of their lovers. Enjoy live musical excerpts, anecdotes, and fascinating stories about these two very different men, geniuses of the 19th…

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W19-72 HAPPINESS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO INCREASE YOURS

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W19-72 HAPPINESS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO INCREASE YOURS Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 31-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Rosemarin What is happiness? Are you experiencing inner happiness with an overall sense of well-being and a lasting sense of self-satisfaction? Do you focus on what is lost or do you purposely leverage your strengths for greater connection and purpose? Research shows us that we can actually have a positive impact on our happiness and do it in…

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W19-68 TRANSATLANTIC: THE GREAT OCEAN LINERS FROM TITANIC TO QUEEN MARY 2

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W19-68 TRANSATLANTIC: THE GREAT OCEAN LINERS FROM TITANIC TO QUEEN MARY 2 Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones Once upon a time, getting there was just as exciting as being there—whether you were headed east or west across the Atlantic Ocean. Every ship had its own personality, and each sailing was an event— although sometimes, alas, a tragedy. In this course, we will study and discuss seven ocean liners that made history during…

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W19-66 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN

March 7 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-66 CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai This course is a basic introduction to Italian. Students will learn the alphabet, numbers, greetings, common Italian phrases, and much more. Each week, students will build on lessons from the previous session by adding words and phrases to their vocabulary and by practicing their pronunciation skills. Students will start to get a sense of the Italian language and grammar, and the casual class atmosphere…

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W19-70 LISTENING TO JAZZ

March 7 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-70 LISTENING TO JAZZ Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 31-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Jazz players create on the spot. Can we learn to hear how they construct their solos? Through examples and demonstrations, we will learn to appreciate this art form more deeply and understand how solos are constructed. No musical experience is required. Questions and discussion will be encouraged as we put the secrets of jazz performance in the…

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W19-69 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

March 7 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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W19-69 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 24-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay-level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and other…

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W19-67 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

March 7 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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W19-67 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM William Andrews and Helga Harris For over 20 years, the Writers’ Workshop has been home to hundreds of aspiring authors, from novices to a few published individuals. The format is simple: students bring 18 copies of their finished or in-progress work to share with the class. Those who read on a given day have 20 minutes— ideally, 10 minutes of reading…

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W19-78 SHAKESPEARE ON FILM: COMEDY

March 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-78 SHAKESPEARE ON FILM: COMEDY Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Laura Smith After a discussion of the history of comedy with the help of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, this course focuses on two great Shakespearean comedies: Much Ado About Nothing and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. For each play, we will do play readings of selected scenes, examining each as the blueprint for a production. We will look…

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W19-76 1950s TV: THE GOLDEN AGE

March 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-76 1950s TV: THE GOLDEN AGE Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jeff Ryder The 1950s introduced the American public to network television. Often referred to as “The Golden Age,” TV would have a growing influence on many aspects of American life. The course will provide an overview of the three major networks programming including entertainment, sports, and news. From Lucille Ball to Edward R. Murrow to Beaver Cleaver, there will be video clips…

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W19-73 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART I

March 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-73 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART I Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Paul Chassy Wouldn’t you love it if someone selected for you the best thought-provoking magazine articles available today—the ones most worthy of your time, the ones that would best help you understand current and global issues? That’s just what this course will do. Each week we will read award-winning articles and critically discuss the issues based on our independent understanding…

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W19-77 WORLD LEADERS’ SECRET ILLNESSES EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS AND WARS

March 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-77 WORLD LEADERS’ SECRET ILLNESSES EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS AND WARS Thursdays: 11 a.m.–12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz This course will examine world leaders and what influences their secret illnesses had on history, politics, and wars. Course discussions will include Joe McCarthy, Indira Gandhi, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Ronald Reagan. Other discussions to include U.S. Senate Hearings and Meetings; Civil Rights;…

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W19-74 IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

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W19-74 IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 sessions Jan. 24-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman It’s said that the best camera in the world is the one you have with you. With your iPhone in your pocket or purse, you’ll never miss those once-in-alifetime photo opportunities or the chance to capture a family or vacation memory. In this class, you’ll learn how to compose and take extraordinarily good pictures and videos, edit them to perfection and store them…

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W19-75 MEMOIR WRITING PLUS

March 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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W19-75 MEMOIR WRITING PLUS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller Memoir Plus is a hands-on writing workshop using the raw material of one’s own life to write fact or fiction stories. Documenting and expressing these stories is a way to understand our own lives better. Motivational exercises from the Write It Out program include in-class warm-up exercises and spontaneous writing activities that stimulate feelings, memories, and experiences. Assignments suggested on the syllabus…

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W19-86 THE MOVIE CLUB

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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W19-86 THE MOVIE CLUB Thursdays: 1-3:30 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 6 Sessions: Jan. 31-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Mike Beltzman Good films can give us much more than an entertaining interlude, and if you would like to delve a little deeper, this class will offer you a toolbox to help you become a more engaged moviegoer. Any aspect of filmmaking that adds to the quality of the production will be part of our explorations, with special emphasis on story,…

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W19-82 RETELLING FAIRY TALES: GRIMMS FOR GROWN-UP GIRLS

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-82 RETELLING FAIRY TALES: GRIMMS FOR GROWN-UP GIRLS Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Joanne Martin Has your Prince Charming turned into a frog? Are you wondering what happened to the “happily ever after” part? Are fairy tales just for children, or can adults learn too? Each week we will read a different fairy tale and, through our writing, explore its relevance to our own lives. As we do, we will consider the seasons of…

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W19-83 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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W19-83 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE Thursdays 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller In this course, students will read and understand the universality of the human experience through the eyes of the playwright. We will read several one-act plays by playwrights who also use their own life experiences as material for their work in the collection “Plays in One Act” edited by Daniel Halpern. The first play to be read is “Naomi in the Living…

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W19-85 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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W19-85 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 17-Mar. 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barbara Shocket and David Eisner Composed over 2,500 years ago, but still vibrantly relevant, “The Odyssey” by Homer tells a deeply personal story of challenge, love, battle, and survival under the most exacting of circumstances. Take this profound journey with Odysseus and experience his relationship with the gods, the fates that stalk him, and the many powerful adversaries and alien creatures…

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SPRING LECTURE – INNER VOICES: SEX, INTIMACY, AND AGING WITH HEDDA MATZA- HAUGHTON

March 7 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SPRING LECTURE - INNER VOICES: SEX, INTIMACY, AND AGING WITH HEDDA MATZA- HAUGHTON  Thursday, Mar. 7 • 2:30-4 pm TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Free: Gold Member. Pre-registration suggested. Fee: $15 Silver Member and General Admission To register, call 941-309-5111 or visit www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Through the eyes and souls of four different characters, Hedda Matza-Haughton, illuminates the unspoken truths about sex, intimacy, and aging, digging deeply into each character’s emotions and bringing laughter and joy while profoundly touching…

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GOLD MEMBERS APPRECIATION PARTY

March 13 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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GOLD MEMBERS APPRECIATION PARTY Wednesday, March 13, 2:30-4 pm Temple Beth Sholom Social Hall RSVP 941-309-5111

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INFORMATION EXPO MARCH 11-14

March 14 @ 10:20 AM - 3:00 PM
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INFORMATION EXPO Stop by the tables during the Information Expo • Mar. 11-14 • 10:20 am-3 pm; • Mar. 25-28 • 10:20 am-3 pm Learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. We’ll have information on…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Breaking Barriers in Classical Music

March 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MARCH 14: “My Story: Breaking Barriers in Classical Music” with Ann Hobson Pilot Ann Hobson Pilot, the first African-American woman to hold a principal position with a major orchestra,…

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SP19-53 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER, II

March 15 @ 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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SP19-53 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER, II Friday: 9:30 am-3 pm 1 Session: Mar. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Velva Lee Heraty Dreams can be confusing. Have you ever wondered what your dreams mean? In this unique course, taught around the world, you will be guided through a hands-on, step-by-step process to learn about the mystery of dreams. You will be introduced to innovative techniques and exercises that simplify the process. You will also learn about proven dream theories and…

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SP19-55 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN

March 15 @ 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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SP19-55 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN Friday: 1-4 pm; (Note: Extended Class Time) 1 Session: Mar. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monique Seyler Join us as we explore the nature of inspiration and serendipity and the concepts of staying true to ourselves and adapting creativity to a supercharged world. The instructor’s current focus is on using art as a bridge between traditional techniques and digital media. Monique will also discuss rethinking and finding new ways to share art in an age of…

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SP19-35 THE WORLD IN TRANSITION

March 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-35 THE WORLD IN TRANSITION Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 2 Sessions: Mar. 13 and Mar. 20 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Peter Mermin The world we live in is in a state of constant change. The instructor will designate a specific aspect of this change to be the focus of study. Using books and movies that help us understand what is behind these changes, we may look at history, psychology, politics, or literature for insight. Specific readings for this course will be made…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Women Writers – Literature’s Warriors

March 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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OLLI ADVENTURES: YBOR CITY HISTORIC WALKING TOUR

March 22 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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SP19-54 FREUD AND JUNG: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THEIR FRIENDSHIP

March 22 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-54 FREUD AND JUNG: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THEIR FRIENDSHIP Friday: 9:30 am-3 pm 1 Session: Mar. 22 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Velva Lee Heraty The study of the unconscious mind began in 1890 led by Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud. Meanwhile, 300 miles away in Switzerland, Carl Jung, a young physician, was on the same trajectory. Eventually, the two began a correspondence that lasted six years and finally met on March 3, 1907. Their famous 13- hour conversation took place the…

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LECTURE & LUNCH WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO: CATANIA

March 22 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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LECTURE & LUNCH WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO CATANIA—THE PHOENIX OF ITALY 11:30 am-1 pm • Friday, Mar. 22 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM 1050 S. TUTTLE AVE., BLDG. # 1 ROOM 13 Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $59 (Includes a lecture, lunch, and live entertainment. No refunds. Tickets are transferrable.) Catania has suffered the ravages of both earthquakes and volcanic eruptions and even tyrants, yet it has continually risen from the ashes to become one of Europe’s unique cities. Italian travel specialist and…

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SP19-21 A CRITICAL LOOK AT CENTRAL BANKING

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-21 A CRITICAL LOOK AT CENTRAL BANKING Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 3 Sessions: Mar. 12-Mar. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tom Dietrich The central bank of the U.S. is the Federal Reserve System. In this class, the instructor will discuss: Who owns the capital stock of the Federal Reserve Banks? Is the Federal Reserve System a branch of the U.S. government? How do Federal Reserve Banks create money? Do the Federal Reserve Banks act in the best interest of the American taxpayer?…

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SP19-10 “SPECIAL PROSECUTOR” OR “SPECIAL COUNSEL” – FROM ARCHIBALD COX TO ROBERT MUELLER

March 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-10 “SPECIAL PROSECUTOR” OR “SPECIAL COUNSEL” – FROM ARCHIBALD COX TO ROBERT MUELLER Mondays & Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Mar. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Gary Join us as we review the history of special prosecutors, starting with Watergate and ending with the current probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. We will explore the legal authority, powers, and crimes that occurred and learn the difference between a special prosecutor and a special counsel. More importantly,…

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Einstein’s Circle March 27 – TBA

March 27 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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To Be Announced MODERATOR: TBA In keeping with our effort to remain timely and topical, the March 27 Einstein’s Circle topic and moderator will be announced on Feb. 1.

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INFORMATION EXPO MARCH 25-28

March 28 @ 10:20 AM - 3:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
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INFORMATION EXPO Stop by the tables during the Information Expo Mar. 25-28 • 10:20 am-3 pm Learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. We’ll have information on our new membership levels and Shared Interest Groups…

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SP19-13 JUDAISM 101

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-13 JUDAISM 101 Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Mar. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Clearly there is a religion called Judaism, with a set of ideas about the world and the way we should live our lives. However, many people who call themselves Jews do not believe in that religion at all. More than half of all Jews in Israel today call themselves “secular.” Explore what it means to be a Jew, how it fits…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Visionary Women of the Avant-Garde

March 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MARCH 28 Visionary Women of the Avant-Garde This session will discuss the pioneering and visionary women behind many avant-garde art institutions of the 20th century. During eras where women…

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SP19-20 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: BAROQUE ROCOCO

March 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-20 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: BAROQUE ROCOCO Tuesdays & Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Mar. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Around 1580 in Italy, the Baroque style began to replace the Late Renaissance. To young artists, it seemed that everything that could be achieved was already achieved. No more difficulties, technical or otherwise, remained to be solved. They would create a new style based on the new world order—elongated proportions, highly stylized poses with no sense of…

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SP19-52 WORLD HERITAGE SITES: GREECE

March 29 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-52 WORLD HERITAGE SITES: GREECE Friday: 9:30 am-3 pm 1 Session: Mar. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Founded in 1975, UNESCO’s World Heritage mission is to encourage countries to sign the World Heritage Convention and to ensure the protection of their natural and cultural heritage. Today there are 18 sites in Greece. They include: Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae, Acropolis of Athens, Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, old city of Rhodes, Olympia, Mycenae, Meteora, and Thessaloniki to name…

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April 2019

SP19-09 STRESS: THE SILENT KILLER

April 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-09 STRESS: THE SILENT KILLER Mondays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Cohen Stress appears to be epidemic. Research has shown that stress is related to cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and a depressed immune system that can contribute to cancer and other diseases. This course is designed to give students a better understanding of the sources of stress and to learn how to manage and overcome the stresses of everyday life. Research will be presented as…

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CONNECTIONS: OLLI Documentary Film Series Spring 2019

April 2 @ 2:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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CONNECTIONS: OLLI Documentary Film Series Spring 2019 2:30-4:30 pm • Tuesdays: Mar. 12, Apr. 2, and Apr. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: Julie Cotton Fees per film: $11 Gold Member; $12 Silver Member and General Admission In conjunction with the new course “Listening to Women: Changing the Future,” CONNECTIONS is devoting our spring selections to films about women. Please join us for three films that feature amazing women accomplishing extraordinary things. March 12: Mercury 13 “Mercury 13” is a remarkable…

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SP19-26 ANDROID SMARTPHONE, PART 2

April 3 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-26 ANDROID SMARTPHONE, PART 2 Wednesdays: 9-10:20 am 4 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 3 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Loundy You know the basic Android features such as email, contacts, and texting. Now it’s time to take your phone experience up a level. In this course, we will expand your knowledge of Android by introducing more advanced features such as memory management, connecting your desktop and phone browsers, and personalized settings. We will discuss apps that will make your Android even more…

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SP19-31 TODAY’S INTELLIGENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES

April 3 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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John RixseSP19-31 TODAY’S INTELLIGENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 4 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 3 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM The Cold War ended over 25 years ago, yet it seems that the world is a more dangerous and unstable place today. As it has in the past, intelligence remains our first line of defense against strategic and/or tactical threats both to the international world order and to the U.S. In this course, we will consider some current issues and…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Judy Chicago: Feminist Artist Speaking for Women

April 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 4 Judy Chicago: Feminist Artist Speaking for Women Judith Levine will examine the work of the American feminist artist, Judy Chicago. Levine and Chicago attended art schools at…

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SP19-37 MUSIC GEMS INSPIRED BY THE BIBLE

April 10 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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SP19-37 MUSIC GEMS INSPIRED BY THE BIBLE Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Murray Simon Many of the sacred texts of the Hebrew Bible were the “Genesis” for a number of celebrated musical works. These “creations” can be found in many forms and styles of musical expression. We will identify the original biblical texts that inspired such well-known music as found on Broadway like “Milk and Honey” by Jerry Herman and “Joseph and the Amazing…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: The Film Industry Through Women’s Eyes

April 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 11 The Film Industry Through Women’s Eyes This session will address the history of a successful 20-year women’s film festival, including the range of topics covered over the…

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SP19-18 PASSOVER SEDER EXPERIENCE

April 12 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-18 PASSOVER SEDER EXPERIENCE Friday: 12:30-3 pm; (Note: Extended Class Time) 1 Session: Apr. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler The Passover narrative of the Hebrew Bible is one of those experiences that shapes western religious traditions. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. The concept of no human ever being enslaved to another and redemption in the face of…

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SP19-01 IT’S NOT ABOUT THE F-STOP

April 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-01 IT’S NOT ABOUT THE F-STOP Mondays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barry Bub The adage 90% of what you learn you forget. 90% of what you experience you remember totally applies to street photography. This course, based on the book “It’s Not About the F-Stop” by noted photographer Jay Maisel, is designed to be mostly experiential and practical. We will tap the wisdom in the book, practice some street photography exercises, participate in optional…

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SP19-05 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

April 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-05 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT Mondays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Lauren Rudd Once you have decided what you want to invest in, do you know how to use your selections to create and actively manage a portfolio? This course, a continuation of the instructor’s series of investment analysis courses, will emphasize how to combine and manage a portfolio of investment instruments to maximize expected returns while controlling risk. The entire active management process—from information to forecasts…

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SP19-03 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION

April 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-03 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION Mondays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stephen Gillum In this course, you’ll learn and practice mind-quieting and mind-observation techniques, identifying causes of stress, and learning how to relieve it. We will discuss different styles of meditation, but the emphasis will be on the actual doing, including meditation while walking. The approach is non-theistic and draws on Eckhart Tolle’s ideas on mind observation and presence, as…

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SP19-04 NO MORE “TEFLON LISTENING”

April 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-04 NO MORE “TEFLON LISTENING” Mondays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 22; (Note: No Class Apr. 1) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Rosemarin A good listener is one who can get out of his or her own story and be fully present to another’s story. “Teflon Listening” is skimming the surface so you can quickly get back to your agenda. Teflon Listening is also when you rush to judgment. Imagine learning how to slow down, powerfully pause, and how to…

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SP19-02 IPHONE FOR EXPERIENCED USERS

April 15 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-02 IPHONE FOR EXPERIENCED USERS Mondays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman You know the basics…making phone calls, sending emails, text messaging, and creating contacts. Now take your experience to the next level. Learn how to use Safari to surf the web, how to use Google Maps, how to select and use various apps to meet your needs, and how to improve your photography and photo collection. We’ll also set up your “Find My…

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SP19-07 LOCKED UP: JUSTICE DENIED

April 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-07 LOCKED UP: JUSTICE DENIED Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harriet Hendel Can you imagine being accused of a crime you did not commit and serving decades behind bars? Since 1992, more than 350 people have been exonerated using DNA. Many of those people were on Death Row. This course will explore the tireless work of The Innocence Project of Florida and some of the cases they have won. Using short films, as…

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SP19-06 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

April 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-06 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Diane Browne-Sterdt Well-written short stories are the gems of literature— small powerhouses of compelling characters, moral imperatives, and psychological richness. They draw the reader right in and deliver a jolt, quietly or dramatically, at their conclusions. Classics and contemporary stories will be discussed. The proximity of despair and joy, the vulnerability and power of women, the search for inner freedom in…

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SP19-08 NOVELTY SONGS— THE LAST LAUGH

April 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-08 NOVELTY SONGS— THE LAST LAUGH Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon When recorded music began selling in the ’20s and ’30s, novelty songs dominated the hit parade. This lasted for more than 40 years—then poof! They nearly disappeared from top 40 radio, but why? This course will give you some answers. We’ll take a humorous, nostalgic trip recalling those funny songs with video and recordings. We will relive the laughter created…

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SP19-17 CONTEMPORARY VOICES IN LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA

April 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-17 CONTEMPORARY VOICES IN LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Patricia Regnier This class examines exciting and innovative cinematic movements in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Chile. Various topics to be discussed include the national and transnational nature of these cinemas, genres, and historical factors which have shaped them. Students will be asked to view each weekly film in advance to facilitate classroom discussion in a roundtable format. Films may be obtained from…

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SP19-11 GREAT BOOKS

April 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-11 GREAT BOOKS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Charles Sprandel Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text. Material: The text is from the “Great Books Reading and Discussion Program,” Vol. 2 and 3 and copies for each reading will be distributed one week in advance. For the first week’s assignment, students can stop by the…

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SP19-12 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR EVERYONE

April 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-12 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR EVERYONE Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Winberg Explore this revised course about chamber music— once reserved for royalty. We’ll discuss its history, listen to delightful works from Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms, and learn about the impact of the composers’ lives on their music and instruments. The instructor has played these works for years and has observed the evolution of styles of these splendid composers. The music will be…

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SP19-15 EZRA POUND AND T.S. ELIOT: THE MAKERS OF MODERN POETRY

April 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-15 EZRA POUND AND T.S. ELIOT: THE MAKERS OF MODERN POETRY Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stuart McDougal Early in the 20th century, a pair of brash, young Americans challenged the language and forms of 19th century British and American poetry, and, in the process, created a revolution that forever altered the landscape of world literature. Who were these poets and what was the nature of this revolution? We will try to answer…

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SP19-16 A SONG GROWS IN BROOKLYN

April 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-16 A SONG GROWS IN BROOKLYN Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Is it in the water? The air they breathe? Why has Brooklyn given us such a quantity and quality of singers, songwriters, and music VIPs? The list is mind-boggling. Starting with George Gershwin, Carole King, and Marvin Hamlisch, Brooklyn songwriters have composed much of the music of our lives. And Brooklyn singers from all genres, have been a staple on…

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SP19-14 IPHONE FOR TRAVELERS

April 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-14 IPHONE FOR TRAVELERS Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman The iPhone may be the greatest travel tool since the invention of the wheel! In this class, you’ll learn how to use your iPhone to instantly translate languages, convert currency and temperature, find your way with Google Maps, use your alarm clock to guarantee wake up calls, and check weather worldwide. You’ll also learn how to preserve your battery, make calls, text…

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SP19-25 A SNOWBIRD’S CHECKLIST FOR LIVING IN FLORIDA

April 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-25 A SNOWBIRD’S CHECKLIST FOR LIVING IN FLORIDA Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague Many of Florida’s laws are designed to favor retirees, but those not familiar with the laws can risk thousands of dollars on unnecessary fees and taxes. In this six week class, we explore strategies to help you make the most of your experience as a part-time or full-time Floridian. We will cover five crucial factors to…

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SP19-22 U.S. HEALTHCARE: FACTS AND FIXES

April 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-22 U.S. HEALTHCARE: FACTS AND FIXES Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronald Gottlieb Take an in-depth look at the minimum requirements for an adequate healthcare system. We’ll discuss equality of access, what determines adequate care, preventable diseases, and how we deal with them, our right vs. privilege to adequate healthcare, measurements of results, comparison with other nations, and the costs of healthcare. The U.S. healthcare system is comprised of payers, providers, and suppliers. How…

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SP19-23 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART II

April 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-23 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART II Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susanne Konicov This course is designed for those who are already familiar with the Hebrew alphabet. We will build on the skills you have and progress to reading, writing, vocabulary, and basic conversational Hebrew. If you have taken the Beginners’ Hebrew, Part I, we will review the basics as needed. Grammar will be built into the course. The text for the course is “Shalom…

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SP19-19 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 2

April 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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SP19-19 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 2 Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Albert Cohen In Wagner’s epic “Ring Cycle,” he uses recurring themes to denote people, places, emotions, etc. In this course, we will learn these themes and see how they are used by viewing excerpts from the first two operas of the four-opera cycle. Part 1 was offered in the fall term. It is not necessary to have taken Part 1…

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SP19-24 LISTENING TO JAZZ

April 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-24 LISTENING TO JAZZ Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Jazz players create on the spot. Can we learn to hear how they construct their solos? Through examples and demonstrations, we will learn to appreciate this art form more deeply and understand how solos are constructed. No musical experience is required. Questions and discussion will be encouraged as we put the secrets of jazz performance in the…

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SP19-32 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-32 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marc Scher The desire to learn the lost art of calligraphy has been growing steadily over the past few years. Ironically, that interest may well be attributable to the unprecedented growth of information technology. As keyboard skills have become more important, there is less need to write in a legible hand. Perhaps because of this reliance on technology, many people now appreciate and long…

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SP19-28 1968: TRIUMPHS AND TRAGEDIES

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-28 1968: TRIUMPHS AND TRAGEDIES Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monroe Brett Nineteen sixty-eight has been described as “The Year That Changed America.” The country experienced a tumultuous upheaval in political, military, racial, and cultural matters. Two shocking assassinations left the country reeling in disbelief drastically altering both the political and racial atmospheres. The Tet Offensive in Vietnam ushered in the bloodiest year for American troops as well as a new realization of…

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SP19-29 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-29 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Diane Browne-Sterdt Well-written short stories are the gems of literature— small powerhouses of compelling characters, moral imperatives, and psychological richness. They draw the reader right in and deliver a jolt, quietly or dramatically, at their conclusions. Classics and contemporary stories will be discussed. The proximity of despair and joy, the vulnerability and power of women, the search for inner freedom in…

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SP19-27 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ, PART II

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-27 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ, PART II Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Martin Adams Jazz was America’s national popular music from the 1920s to the mid-1940s. In fact, the decades of the ’20s, ’30s, and ’40s are known respectively as the “Jazz Age” and the “Swing Era.” The roots of both modern jazz and rock sprang from this era as well. We will follow the evolution of jazz from the “speakeasies” to the…

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SP19-33 WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM I & WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM II

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-33 WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM I & WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM II Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Mark Stuart The Wisdom of the Enneagram goes way beyond just understanding our personality types. Once we understand the concepts of personality typing, this information helps us make a clearer connection between our personality types and our “essence” and aspects of our non-dual self. Through exercises, activities, and discussions, the course will help us see through…

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SP19-30 IS BASEBALL A SPORT OR A BUSINESS, OR ARE THE OWNERS GIVING YOU THE BUSINESS?

April 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-30 IS BASEBALL A SPORT OR A BUSINESS, OR ARE THE OWNERS GIVING YOU THE BUSINESS? Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Al Goldis Join the “Knot Hole Gang” and learn what it takes to build a championship organization, both on and off the field. Get the inside scoop about your favorite players. Do the teams with the most financial and human resources always win the World Series? What are the qualities and ingredients…

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SP19-38 UNDERSTANDING THE GREAT DEPRESSION: FROM CRASH TO RECOVERY

April 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-38 UNDERSTANDING THE GREAT DEPRESSION: FROM CRASH TO RECOVERY Wednesdays 1-2:20 pm 3 Sessions: Apr. 3-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Spence Hilton Join us as we examine what economic research reveals about the Great Depression. What developments and policies precipitated the economic decline in 1929? What caused the ensuing contraction to be so prolonged and severe? What was responsible for the subsequent recovery? Topics include the stock market crash, the Gold Standard, price deflation, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve…

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SP19-34 YOUR LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITION

April 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-34 YOUR LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITION Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bernice Borow Learn how to adapt your lifestyle and your diet to attain better health and reach your goals. This course focuses on the role of healthy meal plans, nutrition, exercise, and weight management in wellness improvement. You will learn how to prevent and control various disease states such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and elevated cholesterol, using proper nutrition and recommendations for exercise…

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SP19-36 EGYPT: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

April 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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SP19-36 EGYPT: RISE OF AN EMPIRE Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Miano The New Kingdom period of Egyptian history (16th to 11th centuries BCE) was the time during which the Egyptians created an empire. A succession of extraordinarily capable pharaohs, covering the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties, laid the foundations of a strong state and pushed the control beyond the traditional borders into Palestine and Nubia. The Egyptians entered into a period of…

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SP19-61 SECOND ISAIAH

April 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-61 SECOND ISAIAH Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Rabbi Alan D. Fuchs Second Isaiah (Chapters 40–55 of the book of Isaiah) may be the most important Biblical prophet. He made possible the concept of universalism monotheism. Second Isaiah also is one of the primary sources for the belief in Christianity that the Hebrew Bible foretells the coming of Jesus. This course will explore the development of the theology of Second Isaiah and attempt to…

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SP19-42 AMERICAN SLAVERY

April 18 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-42 AMERICAN SLAVERY Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones Chattel slavery was America’s original sin. For almost 250 years, men and women of European ancestry residing in North America held Africans and their descendants in cruel bondage. For generations after Emancipation, Americans (black and white) avoided coming to grips with the so-called Peculiar Institution. Finally, after World War II, historians began a wideranging investigation of slavery that continues to this day. This research…

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SP19-41 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS

April 18 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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SP19-41 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai When traveling through Italy, communication with local residents is an important key to success. In this course, you will learn how to speak common Italian phrases and how to communicate your basic needs. You will also learn essential skills, such as how to book a flight or hotel, how to confirm a reservation, and how to ask for directions. During class, you will…

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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

April 18 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 7 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and…

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SP19-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

April 18 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 am-12 pm (Note: Extended Class Time) 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM William Andrews and Helga Harris You say no one wants to hear what you’ve written? Well, that’s just not true because we do, and we offer a safe, friendly place for you to share it. Beginners are most welcome to join our always diverse group! Any type of writing (well, almost) is acceptable, and the critiquing by class members is always…

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SP19-44 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART II

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-44 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART II Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Paul Chassy Wouldn’t you love it if someone selected for you the best thought-provoking magazine articles available today— the ones most worthy of your time, the ones that would best help you understand current and global issues? That’s just what this course will do. Each week we will read award-winning articles and critically discuss the issues based on our independent…

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SP19-46 U.S. PRESIDENTS AND THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES’ EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS, WARS

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-46 U.S. PRESIDENTS AND THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES’ EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS, WARS Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz This course combines history, politics, and medicine involving U.S. presidents: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Woodrow Wilson, and Abraham Lincoln. Class discussions will include: FDR and the New Deal; Eleanor; polio; World War II; hypertension; Yalta; Truman and the atomic bomb; Korea; Gen. Douglas MacArthur; Dewey; Berlin; NATO;…

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SP19-47 IPAD TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE BEGINNING

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-47 IPAD TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE BEGINNING Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gayle Yaverbaum This course will commence with an introduction to basic tools that make your iPad productive. You will learn to set up your iPad to support personal interests. Additional topics covered will include an introduction to the various buttons and swiping techniques, typing tips, messaging, the use of contacts and calendar to better organize your life, and more depending…

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SP19-45 MEMOIR PLUS

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-45 MEMOIR PLUS Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller Memoir Plus is a hands-on writing workshop using the raw material of one’s own life to write fact or fiction stories. Documenting and expressing these stories is a way to understand our own lives better. Motivational exercises from the “Write It Out” program include in-class warm-up exercises and spontaneous writing activities that stimulate feelings, memories, and experiences. Assignments suggested on the syllabus are…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: My Journey as a Woman in Science

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 18 My Journey as a Woman in Science: A Career Filled with Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Kevan Main has worked in the field of aquaculture for over 30…

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SP19-51 DEBATE THE ISSUES

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-51 DEBATE THE ISSUES Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague From Bitcoin to Bashar al-Assad to legislative proposals. Each week we’ll spend time discussing the headline issues relating to politics, economics, sociology, and more. The goal is to create an environment of learning and exploring. We like to think of it as “coffee with friends.” Bring your opinions, a friendly attitude, and join us for spirited conversations. Please note that…

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SP19-48 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-48 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller In this course, we will read and endeavor to understand the universality of the human experience through the eyes of the playwright. We will read several one-act plays by playwrights who also use their own life experiences as material for their work in the collection, “Plays in One Act,” edited by Daniel Halpern. The first one-act play to be read is Wendy…

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SP19-49 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF, PART 2

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-49 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF, PART 2 Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barbara Shocket and David Eisner Composed over 2,500 years ago, and still relevant, “The Odyssey” by Homer tells a deeply personal story of challenge, love, battle, and survival under the most exacting of circumstances. We invite you to continue reading with us about Odysseus’ profound journey, his relationship with the gods, the fates that stalked him, and his battles…

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