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January 2018

A GUIDE TO EVOLUTION WITH JOE KERATA

January 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Downtown Library – Bradenton, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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MANATEE LIBRARIES, RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY & SOUTH FLORIDA MUSEUM PRESENT: A GUIDE TO EVOLUTION WITH JOE KERATA 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 2, 4, 25 and Feb. 1 DOWNTOWN LIBRARY 1301 BARCARROTA BLVD. W., BRADENTON 34205 Free and open to the public Drug-resistant bacteria? Catastrophic asteroids? Social Darwinism? The Galapagos Islands? Genetic engineering? Mass extinctions? Apes and Humans? Discover the “nuts and bolts” of natural selection and develop a simple, plain-English working knowledge of this fascinating field while discussing its…

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W18-04 SPIRITUAL AND MORAL ISSUES IN MODERN FICTION

January 8, 2018 @ 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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W18-04 SPIRITUAL AND MORAL ISSUES IN MODERN FICTION Mondays: 9-10:20 a.m. 7 Sessions: Jan. 8-Feb. 26; Note: No Class on Jan. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM John G. Parks As serious literature, good stories offer what Matthew Arnold called a “criticism of life.” As such, stories invite readers to a reflection upon our condition in the world. This reflection often entails grappling with spiritual and moral issues such as innocence and guilt, loyalty and betrayal, choice and fate, meaning and emptiness,…

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W18-27 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-27 INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE ARTS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine Sarasota is truly the capital of the arts scene of the “Culture Coast” of Florida. In this class, you will explore its rich artistic heritage through historical class discussions and field trips. Our trips include the Ringling Museum (learn about the Museum and John Ringling’s vision for Sarasota), Ringling College of Art and Design, and the artist colony Towles Court. We…

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W18-31 SUPREME COURT: 2017 CASES

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-31 SUPREME COURT: 2017 CASES Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bill Cotter We will cover the politicization of the Court, the impact of Justice Gorsuch replacing Justice Scalia, and these 2017 leading cases: State support of religion; intellectual disability and the death penalty; a juror’s racial bias; tribal sovereign immunity; slanderous trademarks; school aid for disabled students; racial gerrymandering; and Bush officials’ immunity for detaining innocent Muslims after 9/11. All these cases are new…

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W18-28 BEGINNERS’ ITALIAN, PART 3

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-28 BEGINNERS’ ITALIAN, PART 3 Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai This course will build on the communication skills taught in Beginners’ Italian I and II. Anyone with a basic knowledge of Italian is welcome. Students enrolled in level three will expand their vocabulary, work on basic grammar, and practice speaking the language confidently, and comfortably. NOTE: The text for the course is Italian Now! Level 1 L’italiano d’oggi! / 2nd Edition by…

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W18-26 GREAT BOOKS

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-26 GREAT BOOKS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Charles Sprandel Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text. Material: We will read selections from the Great Conversations text, 6 available online at Amazon or the Great Books Foundation. Assignments: Read assigned selections prior to each class meeting. For the first class, please read the selection: Friedrich…

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W18-30 THE ACCELERATING WORLD OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

January 9, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 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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W18-30 THE ACCELERATING WORLD OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Arthur Kesten The iPhone is 10 years old, Google is 17 years old, and both have caused our world to change profoundly. Innovations in molecular biology are reshaping the field of medicine. Advances in energy production and distribution are impacting consumption patterns and engendering political upheaval. Changes in global water usage may lead to local environmental catastrophe. And robots will transform…

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W18-29 iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-29 iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman It’s said that the best camera in the world is the one you have with you. With your iPhone in your pocket or purse, you’ll never miss those once-in-alifetime photo opportunities or the chance to capture a family or vacation memory. In this class, you’ll learn how to compose and take extraordinarily good pictures and videos, edit them to perfection, and store them for…

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W18-38 THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-38 THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Jan. 9-30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bud Livingston Join us for fun with Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective, and his equally famous sidekick, Dr. Watson. Holmes’ razor-sharp mind is nothing less than amazing to behold, and so many of his deductions are mind-boggling. For the first class, please read The Resident Patient and The Naval Treaty. Both short stories are available from online vendors. Course Fee: $70;…

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W18-37 HENRY DAVID THOREAU, PROPHET OR “POND SCUM”

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-37 HENRY DAVID THOREAU, PROPHET OR “POND SCUM” Tuesdays: 11a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barry Bub On the 200th anniversary of his birth, Henry David Thoreau remains a controversial figure. Revered by many, he continues to be vilified by others. In this course, we will re-examine Thoreau, his philosophies, and his masterpiece Walden in light of the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. We will see that Walden, far from being an escape from society,…

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W18-SCF-49 FINANCIAL SURVIVAL FOR RETIREMENT

January 9, 2018 @ 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-49 FINANCIAL SURVIVAL FOR RETIREMENT Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 3 Sessions: Jan. 9-Jan. 23 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Eric Rodriguez How do you make sure that your money will last throughout a long and fulfilling retirement? This basic course will teach you the principles and tactics that will ensure you don’t outlive your savings. By the end of this class, you should have an excellent understanding of the risks you face, how to preserve your nest…

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W18-SCF-51 THE AGE OF NAPOLEON

January 9, 2018 @ 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-51 THE AGE OF NAPOLEON Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Daniel Stephens Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the most controversial figures of the 19th century. More has been written about him than any other historical figure. In this eight-week course, we will explore Napoleon’s humble beginnings, his rise during the French Revolution, and his reign as Emperor of the French. We will look at his military strategies, victories,…

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W18-36 FLORIDA MARITIME HISTORY

January 9, 2018 @ 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 February 1, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-36 FLORIDA MARITIME HISTORY Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 1 Note: Meets Twice a Week for Four Weeks TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stan Zimmerman The palette of Florida’s history is drawn on its waters. The men and women who sailed them are the subjects of this course. It is composed of tales that turn on sleeping sentries and a maddened gardener; tales with the imprint of emperors and kings, generals and admirals, heroism, and cowardice. The…

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W18-33 THIS WAS THEIR LIVES

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-33 THIS WAS THEIR LIVES Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: Ron Cohen This course is a great way to fuel your love of history and learn about history makers and why they remain relevant after all these years. Each week, a guest instructor will present a snapshot of a historical person(s)—famous or infamous—and discuss their life story, career highlights (the good and the bad), and little-known facts about each figure. Time will…

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W18-35 BEGINNERS’ ITALIAN, PART 1

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-35 BEGINNERS’ ITALIAN, PART 1 Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai This course is a basic introduction to Italian. Students will learn the alphabet, numbers, greetings, common Italian phrases, and much more. Each week, students will build on lessons from the previous session by adding words and phrases to their vocabulary and by practicing their pronunciation skills. Students will start to get a sense of the Italian language and grammar, plus the…

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W18-32 MAGNIFICENT CHAMBER MUSIC

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-32 MAGNIFICENT CHAMBER MUSIC Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Winberg Join us for adventures with superb chamber music of the Classical and Romantic music eras from renown composers such as Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Dvorak. We will discuss the impact of the composers’ lives on their music, their instruments, and the translation of notes to music. We will also sample recordings, movies, and possibly live performances. Come and enjoy examples of…

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W18-SCF-50 PARASITES AND PREDATORS

January 9, 2018 @ 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-50 PARASITES AND PREDATORS Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Joe Kerata We live in an ocean of microbes, some of which are very nasty. We constantly inhale them, swallow them, and unwittingly invite them into our bodies. We have evolved simple and complex strategies over the millennia for protecting ourselves. This course is a fascinating survey of the human body’s defensive and regulatory systems and its never-ending battle…

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W18-34 HOW TO DEVELOP A PERSONAL OR SMALL BUSINESS WEBS

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-34 HOW TO DEVELOP A PERSONAL OR SMALL BUSINESS WEBSITE Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andrea Goodman Websites are easy to build—for fun or to promote a small business. We will use a free web-based builder. WIX uses a “drag and drop” technique — just drag an object onto your webpage and, voila! We will accomplish basic tasks such as uploading photos to drop onto your pages and creating simple pages with your…

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W18-42 APPRECIATING CHINESE ART

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-42 APPRECIATING CHINESE ART Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Jan. 9-30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Benita Stambler In this course, we will use iconic works of Chinese art as opportunities to explore the aesthetic ideas that are embedded in them. Learn about the symbols, techniques, stories, myths, and religious principles that are expressed in Chinese art produced in various mediums, and how these works make cultural values visible. Although there will be no attempt to be comprehensive, we will examine some…

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W18-48 THE MOVIE CLUB

January 9, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 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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W18-48 THE MOVIE CLUB Tuesdays: 1-3:30 p.m.; Note: Extended Class Time 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Michael Beltzman Good films can give us much more than an entertaining interlude, and if you would like to delve a little deeper, this class will offer you a toolbox to help you become a more engaged moviegoer. Any aspect of filmmaking that adds to the quality of the production will be part of our explorations, with special emphasis on story,…

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W18-SCF-53 THE GREAT AMERICAN MUSICAL

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-SCF-53 THE GREAT AMERICAN MUSICAL Tuesdays: 1-3 p.m.; Note: Extended Class Time 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Jordan Shifrin This course is an overview of the much-loved American musical as served up to the movie, TV, and the theater-loving public over the last 100 years. The class will showcase the main composers, showmen, and performers from the turn of the 20th century into the 21st century and will trace the evolution of…

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W18-41 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE!

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-41 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE! Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 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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W18-41 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE!

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-41 WOMEN: IMPROVE YOUR FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE! Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 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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W18-SCF-52 MEDICAL ILLNESSES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTS

January 9, 2018 @ 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-52 MEDICAL ILLNESSES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Gene Ginsberg This course will cover the medical illnesses of every U.S. president and how their illnesses impacted our history. Particular emphasis will be placed on the case histories of FDR, Wilson, and Lincoln. We will also discuss medical illness trends among the presidents (i.e., those with cancer, heart disease, the average age of death, etc.), the…

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W18-47 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART 1

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-47 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART 1 Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susanne Konicov Learn to read and write Hebrew without stress or homework. This class is for beginners and those who have learned Hebrew in the past but have forgotten it. You will study the alphabet and begin reading and writing Hebrew words in the first few lessons. Primer books will be available at the first session for $6 each. This course is easy to…

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W18-40 DANTE’S DIVINE COMEDY: THE PURGATORIO

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-40 DANTE’S DIVINE COMEDY: THE PURGATORIO Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stuart McDougal and L. Davis Hammond Dante’s Divine Comedy remains one of the seminal works of Western Civilization. In this course, we will read the Purgatorio, the second part of this masterpiece, and will follow Dante and his guide, Virgil, on a journey of transformation and enlightenment. Having left Hell behind, they arrive on the shore of the island-mountain of Purgatory in the…

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W18-46 WHO’S AFRAID OF MODERN POETRY?

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-46 WHO’S AFRAID OF MODERN POETRY? Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Lawrence DeMilner T.S. Elliot once said, “modern poetry is supposed to be difficult.” He certainly tried. Nevertheless, several of his works became touchstones of 20th century poetry and are read by almost everyone. We will take a look at a couple of hard ones just to see what they are made of. But mainly we will read works by some of the 20th…

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W18-43 HOW JAZZ WORKS

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-43 HOW JAZZ WORKS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Its mixture of African musical culture and Western European musical culture has made it a truly American music. In this course, with the help of numerous music selections and demonstrations, we’ll seek to define jazz and explore a range of topics such as improvisation, the art of transcription, the art of listening, learning by rote, performance practice…

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W18-45 INSIDERS’ TIPS ON TRAVEL TO PARIS

January 9, 2018 @ 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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W18-45 INSIDERS’ TIPS ON TRAVEL TO PARIS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Joanne Desmond Discover the less-traveled parts of Paris as well as the main attractions. A seasoned traveler to this City of Lights will share where to stay, where to dine and drink, what to do that is unique, and where to find the hidden secrets of Paris. Practical matters such as packing, using your electronic devices, and staying safe and healthy are…

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W18-70 CONNECTIONS: EXPLORING TODAY’S GLOBAL ISSUES VIA THE PENETRATING PERSPECTIVE OF FILM

January 9, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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One event on February 20, 2018 at 2:30pm

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-70 CONNECTIONS: EXPLORING TODAY’S GLOBAL ISSUES VIA THE PENETRATING PERSPECTIVE OF FILM Tuesdays: 2:30-4:30 p.m. 3 Sessions: Jan. 9, Jan. 30, Feb. 20 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: Julie Cotton Fee: Winter series: $32 member; $36 non-member. Fees for individual films: $11 member; $12 non-member. Attendance limited to 50. Our new documentary film series titled CONNECTIONS is an opportunity for our students and others to connect to many of today’s pressing global issues via the penetrating perspectives of contemporary documentary films.…

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W18-WMT-108 WATCHING MOVIES AND PERSONALITIES

January 16, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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W18-WMT-108 WATCHING MOVIES AND PERSONALITIES Tuesdays: 1-2 p.m. 5 Sessions: Jan. 16-Feb. 13 WESTMINSTER TOWERS & SHORES Louise Gallagher This course will be fun, interesting, and informative. We will begin with a brief overview and descriptions of the four main personality types and their parameters. From there, each week we will watch part of a popular movie, and as a class, we will attempt to decipher personality types of each character. Ultimately, you will begin “type watching” and learn about…

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TUESDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS: RCLLA MEMBER EVENT

January 23, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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TUESDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS: RCLLA MEMBER EVENT Join us for the debut of Tuesday Information Sessions. The sessions are free and open to paid members of the Academy. To register, go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111. WHAT: Tuesday Information Session WHEN: Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 27 TIME: 2:30-4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota FREE to paid members of the Academy. (RCLLA membership is $85 per person.) JAN. 23: “Choosing the Best Financial Advisor For You”…

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February 2018

W18-39 THE CIVIL WAR: BROOKLYN AND NEW YORK CITY

February 6, 2018 @ 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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W18-39 THE CIVIL WAR: BROOKLYN AND NEW YORK CITY Tuesdays 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 2 Sessions: Feb. 6 and Feb. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bud Livingston BROOKLYN (Feb. 6) Where did the Union troops go after their surrender at Fort Sumter in 1861? Where was Abraham Lincoln supposed to speak in 1860 before he delivered his Cooper Union Address? Where did the Squibb and Pfizer pharmaceutical companies begin their operations? Where was the Civil War’s most famous ship built, the one…

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W18-44 DRUGS: THE COSTS AND EFFECTS ON YOU AND SOCIETY

February 6, 2018 @ 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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W18-44 DRUGS: THE COSTS AND EFFECTS ON YOU AND SOCIETY Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Feb. 6-27; Note: Late Start Date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Kaufman In this course, we will discuss marijuana, alcohol, caffeine, tobacco, cocaine, opioids, and other drugs that impact our health and harm society. We limit their use through vastly different approaches, including prohibition and the war on drugs, which have been costly, questionably effective, and have fostered crime and criminal cartels. Finally, we’ll exchange views…

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TUESDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS: RCLLA MEMBER EVENT

February 6, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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TUESDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS: RCLLA MEMBER EVENT Join us for the debut of Tuesday Information Sessions. The sessions are free and open to paid members of the Academy. To register, go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111. WHAT: Tuesday Information Session WHEN: Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 27 TIME: 2:30-4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota FREE to paid members of the Academy. (RCLLA membership is $85 per person.) FEB. 6: “Essential Legal Papers for Florida Residents” with…

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TUESDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS: RCLLA MEMBER EVENT

February 27, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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TUESDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS: RCLLA MEMBER EVENT Join us for the debut of Tuesday Information Sessions. The sessions are free and open to paid members of the Academy. To register, go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111. WHAT: Tuesday Information Session WHEN: Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 27 TIME: 2:30-4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota FREE to paid members of the Academy. (RCLLA membership is $85 per person.) FEB. 27: “How to Be Your Family Members’ Best…

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