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In 1969 the events rocking American culture and society found a corresponding reflection in pop music. From Woodstock to “American Pie”, explore the music of that era and why it endures in this 3-session course. This session focuses on music from 1959 to 1979.

Event date
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.

If you love rock and roll and want to sing some of the greatest hits of all time, join the Boomers Chorus, a program geared for people ages 55 and above who love to sing. There’s no experience required, and sessions culminate in a performance.

Event date
Rehearsals: Tuesday, September 10 to November 5, 2019 – 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (no rehearsal on Oct. 8)

Performance: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 6:45 p.m.

In 1969 the events rocking American culture and society found a corresponding reflection in pop music. From Woodstock to “American Pie”, explore the music of that era and why it endures in this 3-session course. This session focuses on the music of protest.

Event date
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was one of the most influential musicians of his time. Opera and classical music expert Saul Lilienstein offers a rich view of Mozart’s most important accomplishments, from his beginnings as a child prodigy in Salzburg to becoming one of the leading musicians of the Classical period.

Event date
Tuesday, October 15 to November 19, 2019 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The American Southwest occupies a central place in the country’s literary imagination. Join Lisbeth Strimple Fuisz, a lecturer in the English department at Georgetown University, in spirited lectures and informal discussions about four compelling novels that offer rich and varied portraits of the region and the people who inhabit it.

Event date
Monday, October 21, 2019; November 18, 2019; December 16, 2019; and January 27, 2020 - 6:45 p.m.

In a fascinating overview of ancient material culture, art historian Renee Gondek surveys the paintings, sculptures, and architectural wonders produced in ancient Egypt and the Greco-Roman world that served as inspiration for generations of creators to come. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)

Event date
Wednesday, October 30 to November 20, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.