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Around the World in 8 Weeks

Professor, Alfred Hunt
Tuesday, March 19, 26 April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
10:30 am - 12 noon

Join Professor Alfred Hunt as he travels around the world in an 8-week series focusing on a new country each week. In this globalized world, tomorrow’s headlines will certainly focus on key issues between competing nations. This series of weekly lecture/discussions will consider the historical/cultural context of specific countries (China, Russia, Japan, India, Saudi Arabia/Turkey, […]



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COMPOSITION…designing your artwork ON PURPOSE!

Instructor, Rita Paradis
Tuesday, April 16 & 23
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

COMPOSITION…..designing your artwork On Purpose!  Let’s take those reference photos or  scenes you are apt to paint or draw, and move the elements around. We can even incorporate some other items to create great artwork!  Learn how the Elements; (line, shape, form, space, texture, value and color) can be used to strengthen the design of your […]



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Monthly Conversations – Author, Charles Rafferty

Guest Speaker, Charles Rafferty
Thursday, April 18
1 pm - 2:30 pm

Charles Rafferty received an MFA from the University of Arkansas.  He is the author of several books of poetry, including The Smoke of Horses (BOA Editions, 2017), A Less Fabulous Infinity (Louisiana Literature Press, 2006), and The Man on the Tower (University of Arkansas Press, 1995), which received the Arkansas Poetry Award. Rafferty’s work, Lydia Davis writes, is “sometimes lyrical and […]



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UN Series – Fostering Life Long Learning

Facilitator, Dennis Killian
Wednesday, May 8
2 pm

Achieving inclusive and quality education for all, reaffirms the belief that education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable development. This is the  United Nations Sustainable Development Goal to ensure that all girls and boys complete primary and secondary schooling by 2030 and develop skills for a life of learning at no cost. Education […]



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Music in the Glen: A brief Journey through Irish Music & History

Jeanne Freeman & Dan Ringrose
Wednesday, September 18
3 pm

Ireland is perhaps the only country whose national symbol is a musical instrument, the harp – representing a powerful artistic legacy of music, poetry, and storytelling. Join fiddler Jeanne Freeman and balladeer Dan Ringrose for a fascinating musical journey of tunes and songs exploring connections between Irish history and the enduring tradition of Irish music.



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