Westminster Point Pleasant

1533 4th Ave, Bradenton, FL 34205
http://westminsterretirement.com
(941) 747-1881

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March 2019

LECTURE: DISCOVERY OF KING TUT’S TOMB

March 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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LECTURE: DISCOVERY OF KING TUT’S TOMB Tuesday: 1-2 p.m. • Mar. 5 Westminster Point Pleasant Steven Derfler One of the greatest archaeological discoveries and subsequent mysteries emerged on Nov. 26, 1922, when archaeologist Howard Carter identified the tomb of the New Kingdom Pharaoh, Tutankhamun. Over the next few years, more than 3,500 objects were excavated, along with his intact sarcophagus and mummy. Of 62 tombs discovered in “The Canyon,” as Carter called the King’s Valley, this was the only royal…

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WPP LECTURE – REPLICATING NATURE— A DIFFICULT CHALLENGE

March 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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REPLICATING NATURE— A DIFFICULT CHALLENGE Tuesday: 1-2 pm • March 12 James Vartuli Mankind can learn a lot by observing nature. Nature has been evolving over more than a billion years constantly optimizing a more efficient living organism. By mimicking nature, we can find more effective methods that greatly enhance our lifestyle. The presentation will cover how mankind has tried to replicate nature in two main areas — structures and surfaces. We will discuss how plants, animals, and even insects,…

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SP19-WPP-60 ITALIAN CINEMA FROM NEOREALISM TO PRESENT

March 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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SP19-WPP-60 ITALIAN CINEMA FROM NEOREALISM TO PRESENT Thursdays: 1-2 pm 5 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 11 WESTMINSTER POINT PLEASANT Patricia Regnier Italy’s contributions to cinema are legendary. This class examines the groundbreaking films of Neorealism and its legacy on world cinema and contemporary Italian cinema. Directors we will discuss include Visconti, De Sica, Rossellini, Fellini, Moretti, and Sorrentino. We will view scene extracts from Martin Scorsese’s award winning “My Voyage to Italy” of the major works of the above directors. Scorsese’s…

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SP19-WPP-59 CLASSICAL GREECE

March 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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SP19-WPP-59 CLASSICAL GREECE Tuesdays: 1-2 pm 5 Sessions: Mar. 19-Apr. 16 WESTMINSTER POINT PLEASANT David Miano The classical period in Greece will always be remembered for its awe-inspiring innovations in political systems, art, literature, and philosophy. This course surveys the history of that period with an eye on the development of ideas. Democratic Athens will be at the center of the course, but we will also try to understand the larger historical context, taking into account the conditions that led…

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April 2019

LECTURE AT WPP – HOLD YOUR HORSES…HERE COME THE ELEPHANTS!

April 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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HOLD YOUR HORSES…HERE COME THE ELEPHANTS! Tuesday: 1-2 pm • April 23 Robert Collins “Throw your hat into the ring” and join us to hear some circus secrets that make our Suncoast unique. Over a century ago, John and Charles Ringling first visited Manatee County (Sarasota County didn’t exist yet!). They fell in love with our area, building homes, developing real estate and adding to our cultural landscape. Throughout our neighborhoods are dozens of locations with circus connections, reflecting circus…

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