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October 2018

FA18-62 ROMANESQUE AND GOTHIC WORLDS

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

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November 2018

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

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

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FA18-59 SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

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

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

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Reinvention Convention Year 2: Intergenerational Harmony

November 9 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Art Ovation, 1255 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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The Reinvention Convention: A provocative series of discussions around aging. Co-presented by four well-known community organizations. Click to register Most people are aware that Sarasota County occupies a unique place among communities in the United States and around the world in that a large number of part and full-time residents are over the age of 65. Because of that, the county finds itself at the epicenter of a broad range of compelling age-related issues – all meaningful - that require…

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FA18-60 THE MAJESTY AND MANNERS OF SAVANNAH

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

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Boomer Conference 2018

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

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January 2019

LECTURE & LUNCH SERIES WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO: SICILY

January 18, 2019 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Ramada by Wyndham Venice Hotel Venezia, 425 U.S. 41 Bypass N.
Venice, FL 34285 United States
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SICILY—ERUPTING WITH CULTURE 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Friday, Jan. 18 RAMADA BY WYNDHAM VENICE HOTEL VENEZIA 425 U.S. 41 BYPASS N, VENICE, FL 34285 Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $59 (Includes a lecture, lunch, and live entertainment. Cash bar available for wine or beer). No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Most people who travel to Italy do not visit Sicily—the largest Mediterranean island just off the “toe” of Italy’s boot. Sicily’s multicultural heritage reflects a land settled and conquered by almost a…

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Gallery Exhibit: A Decade of Glass

January 25, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on February 8, 2019 at 10:30am

Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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Tour options: Photo collage courtesy of Ringling College Galleries 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Friday, Jan. 25 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Friday, Feb. 8 Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org We will explore a “Decade of Glass” as part of the Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery’s “10th Anniversary: Then and Now” exhibition. The exhibition features extraordinary examples of previously exhibited work from the Basch Collection as well as new acquisitions and a few surprises.…

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February 2019

LECTURE & LUNCH SERIES WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO: PALERMO

February 1, 2019 @ 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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PALERMO—MARKETS, STREET FOOD, AND MARIONETTES 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Friday, Feb. 1 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. Palermo’s famous outdoor market tradition dates back to the 19th century. The markets are filled with all kinds of treasures that add to the depth of the city’s history. Palermo’s street foods are renown and are consistently ranked among…

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TECH DAY Friday, Feb. 8

February 8, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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To register, call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org Fee: $109 Silver Member/General Admission; $98 Gold Member (Includes continental breakfast and a box lunch) Come prepared to have fun, exchange ideas, and get excited about current and future technologies. Hear about the risks and rewards of this fast-changing world, and learn how you can both protect yourself and benefit from the changes. In addition, many topics will provide hands-on guidance to make technology an even more useful tool in your everyday…

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OLLI ADVENTURE: NEWTOWN ALIVE TOUR

February 8, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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WHAT: Bus tour of Newtown’s Historic Markers; approx. 2 hours WHEN: Friday, Feb. 8 TIME: 10:30 a.m. depart Temple Beth Sholom parking lot; return 12:30 p.m. FEE: $55 An African-American pioneer named Lewis Colson, with a surveying party, drove the first stake into the ground to plat the town of Sarasota in 1885. Black labor built the community’s infrastructure, and enterprising people of color cleared snake-infested land for developers and harvested crops to fuel the local economy. Join us for…

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W19-87 THE DEBATE ABOUT VIOLENCE IN ENTERTAINMENT

February 22, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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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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March 2019

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

March 1, 2019 @ 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
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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