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Fall 2014

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The World of Art
ACE’s resident artist, Rosemond returns with her informative series detailing specific topics on the art world. A variety of topics is described and viewed in extensive PowerPoint presentations on a weekly basis.
Instructor: Rosemond Hammond
> Mondays; 12:30 pm
   October 20, 27, November 3


The World of Broadcasting
The series presents a look at what goes out in on-the-air programming. Discussions will include: “television language”, talk shows, scripts as written for performance, news and weather programming, sports (both live and commentary), hit shows, some that failed and of course the personalities and stars.
Instructor: Raymond Fass
> Tuesday; 12:30 pm
   October 21, 28 November 4


Art and Artists of the 19th & 20th Centuries
Oct 29………….History of Glass and Dale Chihuly Glass Artist
Nov 12………....German Expressionism and Degenerate Art
Dec 10………....Marc Chagall
Instructor: Irene Cohen
> Wednesdays; 12:30 pm
   October 29, November 12, December 10


Rhythm & Blues…and All That Jazz
The class will delight the audience with the sound of music from the leading rhythm & blues and jazz musicians with vocalists from their beginnings in show business. It’s the story of many outstanding music makers starting in the ‘20s and their progress through the ‘70s. Never seen or heard before audio and video will enhance your enjoyment.
Instructor: Wally Reed
> Wednesdays; 12:30 pm
   October 22, 29, November 5


Cultural Fridays: Afternoon at the Movies
These sessions provide viewings and discussions of the movies of your life. The focus will be on foreign films and thought-provoking themes. Some will include controversial story lines.
Instructor: Eileen Budwig & Roberta Martel
> Fridays; 12:30 pm
   October 31, November 14, December 5, 19


Momentous Moments in Television
For over 50 years we’ve watched as television has informed and entertained us. We will relive some broadcasts that made us laugh and cry, perhaps even changed our lives and perceptions.
Instructor: Lorraine Bauman
> Tuesday; 2:00 pm
   October 21


Cultural Fridays: The Great Performers and Performances
Several operas will be presented including: The Elixir of Love by Donizetti (October 24), La Traviata by Verdi (November 7), The Pearl Fishers by Bizet (November 21), and Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky (December 12).
Instructor: Donald Pasternak
> Fridays; 12:30 pm
   October 24, November 7, 21 December 12


A Potpourri of Film
The class features retro plays of the 50s and 60s. Short films and video scopes from Studio I, Playhouse 90 are highlighted as well as comedy clips and classic productions.
Instructor: Carl Pivor
> Tuesdays; 2:00 pm
   November 4, 11, 18, 25


3-D Art in Abstract
This lecture and demonstration is something you have never seen or heard before. You will see a specially designed process called “the Swiss cheese effect” of an abstract drawing in black and white to a completed 3D picture in color.
Instructor: Lee Goodman
> Thursday; 2:00 pm
   November 6


The Real History of DooWop Music
Join us for this nostalgic look back into a unique style of American music and its artists. This class will focus on the beginnings of DooWop music, from its origins in the 1940s, through the golden age of the late 1950s and early 1960s, to the revival years of the 1970s and 1980s.
Instructor: Neil Waldman
> Wednesdays; 12:30 pm
   November 19, December 3, 10, 17


The Cone Sisters Collection of Art & Artists
Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone amassed one of the world’s preeminent collections of Modern Art. For them it was an act of buying that kept them fascinated. They found great excitement in making visits to various artists’ studios, making new artistic discoveries and buying directly from the great masters of their time. This is a documented look at their story.
Instructor: Terryl Lawrence
> Monday; 12:30 pm
   November 24

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