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War Through the Lens, Politics, Conflict & Perception

Professor, Alfred Hunt
Wednesday, July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st & August 7
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Warfare is more than combat. These 5 documentaries address the politics of warfare that reveal the true nature of how we get into wars and how we respond. Professor Alfred Hunt will show 5 documentaries which pertain to the Art of War by Sun Tzu followed by a group discussion. Alfred Hunt, Professor Emeritus, SUNY […]

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Literature Classes – Contemporary Poetry & Shakespeare

Instructor, Stephen Collins
Mondays, July 15th & 22nd
11 am - 2:30 pm

11 am – 12:30 pm – Contemporary Poetry – This 2-day class will focus mainly on post 1950’s poets. Students will study several Pulitzer Prize winners, including: Robert Lowell, Mary Oliver, Richard Wilbur Stanley Kunitz. A partial list of other poets will include Jane Kenyon, Donald Hall, Robert Haas, and Galway Kinnell. 1 pm – […]

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Think Like Your Dog!

Presenter, Mary Ellen Walsh
Wednesday, July 24
11 am - 12 noon

Why Does My Dog Do What He Does? Why does he bark at the neighbors passing our house? Why does she jump on my guests and how do I stop her? Why does he grab my shoe and how do I teach him not to? Why doesn’t she come when I call her? Mary Ellen […]

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Music Lecture Series with John Tuohy

Instructor, John Tuohy
Wednesday, August 7, September 11 & October 9
2 pm - 3 pm

Join guitarist John Tuohy for a presentation of 3 music lectures with live demonstrations. Wednesday, August 7th – Features music from 1920’s and 1930’s Big Band Swing Era.  John will play and discuss many examples from such luminary artists such as Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and many more.  Not only will […]

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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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