Boynton Beach-Ross Palm Beach Gardens
 Boynton Beach
 Palm Beach Gardens


ACE Lifelong Learning  Center 
Fall 2017

Classes By Category:

Arts, Music & Entertainment 
Health & Wellness

Jewish Culture & Israel

Leisure & Literature

Personal Growth & Financial

Social, Political & Historical Issues


Arts, Music, and Entertainment at the JCC 

Senior Insights: The G-Star School For Performing Arts

Step back in time with a musical program featuring the music of the 1940s! The students of G-Star School of the Arts, a local charter high school that features education tracks in film, animation and theater have put together a performance you don’t want to miss! G-Star is located in Palm Springs, FL and is the only “film” high school in the world!

Instructor: Jewel Littenberg | Monday, January 15 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

A Look Back at Television Variety

The class will focus on the Ed Sullivan Show and how he brought the Beatles into the national limelight. The class will also discover how the show started, how television shaped Ed’s image and how the show was put together each week during live broadcasts with black and white pictures. Finally, we will find out why this type of program could not be accomplished with a congenial host today. Behind the scenes rhetoric and anecdotes will be shared by the instructor who was there.

Instructor: Dr. Bruce Martin | Tuesday, January 16 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Three Jewish Singing Women: Bette Midler, Carole King, Barbara Streisand

Find out about each singer’s early years, marriages, andstruggles to reach stardom. Learn what fame has meantto each in the past and currently. Jewish connections aredescribed for each woman. The program is enhanced withvideo clips and photographs using PowerPoint.

Instructor: Dr. Rose Feinberg | Wednesday, January 17 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Cultural Fridays: At the Movies

The Friday movie series continues on a rotating basisfeaturing films of International renown, documentaries, andmore that have been nominated for their worthy story lines.Introductions preview the film of the week followed by adiscussion and your opinions.

Instructors: Eileen Budwig & Roberta Martel | Fridays, January 19, February 9, March 2, 23 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Cultural Fridays: American Movie Classics

Join us to view and enjoy the classics of the American film library.
January 26: Me and My Gal
February 16: Mutiny on the Bounty
March 9: Victor Victoria
April 6: Roberta 1935

Instructors: George Feirstein & Roberta Martel | Fridays, January 26, February 16, March 9, April 6 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Cultural Fridays: An Afternoon of Dance, Ballet, Opera, Great Performances 

This series presented on alternating Fridays (with themovies series), presents outstanding performances by themost famous and talented players. Dance, opera, ballet andclassical genres are highlighted.

Instructor: Don Pasternak | Fridays, February 2, 23, March 16 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest


This class will examine the lives of celebrities, entrepreneursand writers who played a role in American entertainmen tincluding: February 7: Joan Crawford February 14: Andrews Sisters February 21: Jack Lemmon February 28: Gabor Sisters March 7: Goldie Hawn March 14: Maureen O’Hara March 21: Roger Moore March 28: Bette Davis

Instructor: Joseph Mittleman | Wednesdays, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The History of the Saxophone: It's Joys & Pleasures

This is the story of Adolph Sax, the inventor of the saxophone.Learn of its development and its use as a musical instrument in different eras. You can view and enjoy a classic sax and hear some selections played by the instructor. It will be a fun class both for your enjoyment and edification

Instructor: Donald Lapinsohn | Wednesday, February 7 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Senior Insights: Cultural Entertainment: Violin Concert 

Sirena Huang won the first prize at the inaugural Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition along with Mr.Oliveira himself. This will be an important cultural eventto kick off the ACE cultural track for future sessions. Youwill enjoy this performer and learn about the instrument, its music and the competition.

Instructor: Jewel LittenbergMonday | February 12 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

American Musical Theater

This series will feature professional presentations with your give-and-take critique on the subject following the history of American musical theater. This series presents video of classic theater performances. George will moderate these sessions as well as offer background information while encouraging audience input.

Instructor: George Feirstein | Thursdays, February 15, 22, March 1, 8 | 12:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Three Jewish Singing Men: Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond

Each of these men are famous in the music world.Learn about each singer’s early influences, romanticrelationships, different paths to success and why theyare still stars. Jewish connections are described foreach man. The program is enhanced with video clips andphotographs using PowerPoint.

Instructor: Dr. Rose Feinberg | Thursday, February 22 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Rock N Roll Trivia

Try your hand at answering fun questions about the music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. DJ Charlie will offer musical clues, highlights, anecdotes and questions to bring you back to the songs of your lives. Win a prize for the most points. This class is a session of fun and memories.

Instructor: Charlie Deitch | Monday, March 19 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The Jewish Contribution to Jazz

Hear the music and explore the Jewish influences that contributed to the Genesis of Jazz & Jewish Composers: Gottschalk to Goodman, African and Jewish American Experiences Intertwine Syncretism from New Orleans to the Village and Tin Pan Alley.

Instructors: Anne Goldberg with Sherry Picker | Tuesday, March 20 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The Roots of Rock-N-Roll

The history and origins of the music which evolved from blues, gospel and other sounds that morped into the 1950s rock-n-roll are shared with the class. The people who helped create this style and genre are highlighted.

Instructor: Robert Weber | Tuesday, March 22 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The History of Rock-N -Roll

The roots and history of rock-n-roll go back decades thatthe average person probably assumed had no influence.By tracing information and using musical moments thatyou will remember, DJ Charlie will bring the rock-n-rollmemories. This class will liven your musical knowledgeand recant the historical significance of rock n roll musicin our lives.

Instructor: Charlie Deitch | Monday, March 26 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest


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