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February 2018

W18-85 REALISM AND NATURALISM IN THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY

February 27 @ 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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W18-85 REALISM AND NATURALISM IN THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Phillip Buck Some of the great American writers since the mid-19th century were realists and naturalists who consciously formulated the short story as an art form, developing the genre with such energy and vision that it is sometimes called a uniquely American form. These writers abandoned traditional conventions and the sentimentality of romantic fiction and embraced a strident realism powered…

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March 2018

W18-73 RICHARD NIXON

March 1 @ 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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W18-73 RICHARD NIXON Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones Two words capture Richard Nixon: controversial and consequential. From the time he entered Congress in 1946 until his death in 1994, Richard Nixon could not be ignored. Now the publication of a full, but accessible biography, Richard Nixon: The Life, by John A. Farrell, affords us the opportunity to review and reassess the life and career of one of the most important American political…

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W18-71 iPHONE FOR BEGINNERS

March 1 @ 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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W18-71 iPHONE FOR BEGINNERS Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 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 also introduce free applications (“apps”) that will open…

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W18-76 THE BEST TRAVEL WRITING 2017 HAD TO OFFER

March 1 @ 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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W18-76 THE BEST TRAVEL WRITING 2017 HAD TO OFFER Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Garry Grossman The best travel writers don’t merely describe popular, exotic foreign destinations. Rather, as detectives, historians, and anthropologists, they bring us unique insights into other cultures that may enlighten us as to the origins of our own culture, as well as bring us amazing views of cultures and customs different from our own. Transport yourself “beyond” in this stimulating…

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W18-72 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

March 1 @ 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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W18-72 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Note: Extended Class Time 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bill Andrews and Helga Harris To paraphrase Socrates, “Unexamined writing is not worth writing.” So, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned veteran, join us in our friendly, unthreatening atmosphere as we examine the finished pieces or works-in-progress of the class. You read what you have, then the others offer positive feedback. Any genre is welcome: fiction, non-fiction, personal memoir, or…

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W18-81 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY

March 1 @ 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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W18-81 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 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, and it is perhaps because of this reliance on technology that many…

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W18-82 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

March 1 @ 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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W18-82 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 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…

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W18-SCF-93 THE PEOPLE AND LIFE IN THE ARAB COUNTRIES

March 1 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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W18-SCF-93 THE PEOPLE AND LIFE IN THE ARAB COUNTRIES Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) James Aaron This course will explain the religious, economic, and historical influences shaping the modern Arab Middle East. Class discussions will focus on social and political practices such as marriage, family, language, veiling, and Civil Rights. We will explore how and why Arab countries embrace Islam as a religion and a way of life.…

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W18-79 THE SECRET ILLNESSES OF WORLD LEADERS AND U.S. PRESIDENTS

March 1 @ 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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W18-79 THE SECRET ILLNESSES OF WORLD LEADERS AND U.S. PRESIDENTS 7 Sessions: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Thursdays: Jan. 11-Mar. 1; Note: No class Jan. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz In this course, we will examine how the secret illnesses of world leaders and U.S. presidents affected history, politics, and wars (e.g., Civil War, World Wars I and II, Korea, and Vietnam). Our discussions will include Golda Meir, Winston Churchill, Mao Tse-tung, Hitler, and Stalin; and presidents Washington, Jefferson, Jackson,…

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W18-78 THE OTHER SIDE OF NASHVILLE

March 1 @ 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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W18-78 THE OTHER SIDE OF NASHVILLE Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Music City has been the mecca for country music since the ‘40s. Its identity has become world famous and its music—the most programmed format on radio, but wait! In this class, we will explore the incredible, and mostly unknown, secret of Nashville, its wealth and the variety of non-country music that has had its roots there. The list of artists,…

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W18-86 MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE: WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

March 1 @ 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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W18-86 MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE: WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 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 prosecution failure to provide exculpatory evidence to the…

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W18-SCF-94 REVIEW OF THE MIDDLE EAST

March 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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W18-SCF-94 REVIEW OF THE MIDDLE EAST Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) James Aaron This course offers an in-depth exploration of the countries, non-state organizations, conflicts, and alliances in the modern Middle East. We will also discuss the influences and involvements of competing foreign powers. Students will gain an understanding of events as they unfold in the Middle East and reflect on the few options the United States has in…

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W18-83 MARKETS ROUND TABLE

March 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 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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W18-83 MARKETS ROUND TABLE Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Houston Hill Join us for the Markets Round Table, led by a former Wall Street bond trader with lifelong experience in financial markets. Using an open-ended discussion format, the Round Table will cover current and projected outlooks for the major financial markets, with an emphasis on stocks. Other topics will include the market implications of political policies, interest rates and the Fed, and basics of…

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W18-84 RCLLA BOOK CLUB

March 1 @ 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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W18-84 RCLLA BOOK CLUB Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Anne Arsenault Want to have fun reading current fiction? In this study group, we will read a novel every two weeks, or four per term. The first book for the term is The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman. The next three books will be chosen by the group. Each book will be thoroughly discussed in a round table format. Texts are available locally and…

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W18-89 SENECA SPEAKS!

March 1 @ 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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W18-89 SENECA SPEAKS! Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Eisner and Barbara Shocket Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher and classically trained scholar who lived in the first century A.D., speaks to us with eternal truths across the centuries. In more than 100 personal letters, he teaches how to healthfully balance the powers of reason, emotion, and the boundaries between fate and free will. His plays, exploding with graphic restlessness and hyperrealism, dramatize the psychological…

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W18-87 MEMOIR PLUS

March 1 @ 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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W18-87 MEMOIR PLUS Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 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 geared…

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WINTER LECTURE: FROM PINEAPPLE TO PLATINUM: CONFESSIONS OF A HIT SONGWRITER

March 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FROM PINEAPPLE TO PLATINUM: CONFESSIONS OF A HIT SONGWRITER 3-4:30 p.m. • Thursday, March 1, 2018 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Fee: $15 General admission Free to paid Academy members. Pre-registration suggested. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Speaker: Jill Colucci, singer and award-winning songwriter If you watch TV, go to the movies, or listen to the radio, you already know Jill Colucci. After moving to Los Angeles from a small town in Ohio, Jill’s first gig was singing for a major…

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SP18-20 HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE BIBLICAL WORLD

March 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-20 HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE BIBLICAL WORLD Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 6-22 Note: Class Meets Twice a Week for Three Weeks TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Although it is one of the smallest areas of the world, the geographical region of Syria/Palestine has some of the greatest variations in climate and topography found anywhere on earth. This region is a land bridge 350 miles long and only 60 miles wide. It is situated between Africa…

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SP18-25 THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: ROME

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-25 THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: ROME Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 6-22 Note: Class Meets Twice a Week for Three Weeks TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler The Roman Republic was the era of ancient Roman civilization traditionally dated from 509 BCE, and ending in 27 BCE with the establishment of the Roman Empire. It was during this period that Rome’s control expanded from the city’s immediate surroundings to hegemony over the entire Mediterranean world. The Roman Empire was…

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SP18-44 FOUR FATEFUL YEARS: 1988-1992

March 8 @ 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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SP18-44 FOUR FATEFUL YEARS: 1988-1992 Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones The presidency of George H. W. Bush corresponds with momentous events that both closed lengthy chapters in the American past and opened the United States to new challenges in the future. Specifically, those four years witnessed the break-up of the Soviet Union and the collapse of colonial rule in South Africa. During the same period, the Exxon oil spill and Operation Desert…

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SP18-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

March 8 @ 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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SP18-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Note: Extended Class Time 8 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bill Andrews and Helga Harris To paraphrase Socrates, “Unexamined writing is not worth writing.” So, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned veteran, join us in our friendly, unthreatening atmosphere as we examine the finished pieces or works-in-progress of the class. You read what you have, then the others offer positive feedback. Any genre is welcome: fiction, non-fiction, personal memoir, or…

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SP18-47 BOOMS, BUSTS, THIEVES, CROOKS, AND IDIOTS, OH MY!

March 8 @ 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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SP18-47 BOOMS, BUSTS, THIEVES, CROOKS, AND IDIOTS, OH MY! Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman Investors face the challenges of protecting their financial resources against the forces of inflation, volatility, financial industry groupthink, and global disruptions and dislocations. This course will explore how to design a portfolio in order to protect its value and to maximize the impact it can have, both in good times and bad. The instructor’s book, The Four…

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SP18-45 WORLD LEADERS: THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES AND EFFECTS

March 8 @ 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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SP18-45 WORLD LEADERS: THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES AND EFFECTS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 7 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26: Note: No class March 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz In this course, we will examine how the secret illnesses of U.S. presidents affected history, politics, and wars. Our discussions will include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, Bill Clinton, and George Bush (#43); and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Course Fee: $90; Member Fee: $81.

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SP18-46 IPAD PHOTOS, PHOTO BOOKS & VIDEOS

March 8 @ 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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SP18-46 IPAD PHOTOS, PHOTO BOOKS & VIDEOS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gayle Yaverbaum The iPad is a fabulous tool used for managing photos, videos, and preserving memories. In this class, you will learn iPad photo editing techniques, how to create hardcover books from your photos, and how to integrate your photos and videos for professional looking presentations, or to simply enjoy your pictures and video clips. Active involvement and hands-on practice will…

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SP18-48 MEMOIR PLUS

March 8 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-48 MEMOIR PLUS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26 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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SP18-SCF-32 THE FILMS OF MARTIN SCORSESE

March 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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SP18-SCF-32 THE FILMS OF MARTIN SCORSESE Thursdays: 1-3 p.m.; Note: Extended Class Time 6 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 12 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Jordan Shifrin Award-winning director Martin Scorsese has directed some of the greatest movies in film history. In keeping with previous classes taught under the heading great directors, the instructor will show scenes from Scorsese’s most important films and discuss each film in detail. Course Fee: $90; Member Fee: $81.

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SP18-51 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

March 8 @ 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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SP18-51 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26 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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SP18-50 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE!

March 8 @ 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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SP18-50 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE! Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 12 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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SP18-52 MARKETS ROUND TABLE

March 8 @ 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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SP18-52 MARKETS ROUND TABLE Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Houston Hill Join us for the Markets Round Table, led by a former Wall Street bond trader with lifelong experience in financial markets. Using an open-ended discussion format, the Round Table will cover current and projected outlooks for the major financial markets, with an emphasis on stocks. Other topics will include the market implications of political policies, interest rates and the Fed, and basics of…

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SP18-49 SENECA SPEAKS!

March 8 @ 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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SP18-49 SENECA SPEAKS! Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 8-Apr. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Eisner and Barbara Shocket Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher and classically-trained scholar who lived in the first century A.D., speaks to us with eternal truths across the centuries. In more than 100 personal letters, he teaches how to healthfully balance the powers of reason, emotion, and the pull between fate and free will. His plays, exploding with graphic restlessness and hyperrealism, dramatize the psychological upheavals…

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LECTURE: “THIS WAS THEIR LIVES: WASHINGTON, LINCOLN, AND WILSON”

March 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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LECTURE: “THIS WAS THEIR LIVES: WASHINGTON, LINCOLN, AND WILSON” 1-2 p.m. • Thursday, March 15 Westminster Towers & Shores Monroe Brett Lectures sponsored by Westminster Towers & Shores are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is suggested for the general public. Please call, 941-309-5111; or go online to www.rclla.org If you love history and want to learn about history makers and why they remain relevant after all these years, join us for a lively discussion on three U.S. presidents,…

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SPRING LECTURE: THE STRATEMEYER SYNDICATE: HOW THE HARDY BOYS BECAME A BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY

March 15 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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“THE STRATEMEYER SYNDICATE: HOW THE HARDY BOYS BECAME A BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY” 3-4:30 p.m. • Thursday, March 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Fee: $15 General admission Free to paid Academy members. Pre-registration suggested. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Speaker: Don Bruns, author In the early 1900s, long before the birth of James Patterson, the most prolific author in history was cranking out dozens and dozens of series for children and young adults. Edward Stratemeyer is a name almost no one…

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LECTURE: “WHEN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FAIL US”

March 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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LECTURE: “WHEN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FAIL US” 1-2 p.m. • Thursday, March 22 Westminster Towers & Shores James Vartuli Lectures sponsored by Westminster Towers & Shores are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is suggested for the general public. Please call, 941-309-5111; or go online to www.rclla.org Science and inventions have played an important role in our lives. From the printing press to iPhones and computers and from vaccinations to artificial limbs and pacemakers, science has enhanced our way…

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SP18-53 THE FAT MAN AND THE TROLLEY

March 22 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 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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SP18-53 THE FAT MAN AND THE TROLLEY Thursday: 1-3 p.m.; Note: Extended Class Time 6 Sessions: Mar. 22-Apr. 26; Note: Late Start Date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Rosemary Bowler We are often faced with difficult decisions in our daily life. This course will examine both actual and hypothetical situations demanding a moral decision, and in each case, our choice may have both positive and negative effects. As we discuss our decisions, we will look for guidance in the arguments of thinkers,…

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April 2018

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: THE ARTS IN CUBAN CULTURE INFORMATION MEETING SAVE THE DATE

April 19 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

INFORMATION MEETING - SAVE THE DATE Thursday, April 19 • 3-4:30 p.m. Cuba information session with Dr. Pedro O. Schuck, program coordinator. Dr. Schuck will discuss the details of the trip (i.e. visa, flight, down payments, arrival, itinerary, accommodations, etc.) Request information

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