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September 2017

FA17-11 THE GENIUS OF 21ST CENTURY BALLET

September 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-11 THE GENIUS OF 21ST CENTURY BALLET Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Sept. 25-Oct. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert de Warren There is a new “choreographic language” developing in 21st century ballet—one that brings together exciting elements from popular dance and the arts. Immigrant artists in Europe blend their culture in provocative expressions, while in the U.S., the growing Latino influence in the arts and street dancing, such as hip-hop, lead to an engaging and energetic new style. We…

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FA17-07 POP MUSIC’S WRONG DECISIONS: THEY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER

September 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 13, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-07 POP MUSIC’S WRONG DECISIONS: THEY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER Mondays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 25-Nov. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Many in the music industry brag of having a golden ear for a hit. This class will examine missed opportunities and unsuccessful music predictions. Artists may think they know what will help make them stars, but history doesn’t necessarily agree. Missed chances and wrong decisions have dogged pop music from its early beginnings, and in this…

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FA17-SCF-29 GANGSTERS, MOBSTERS, GOODFELLAS, AND WISEGUYS

September 26 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 14, 2017

East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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NEW FA17-SCF-29 GANGSTERS, MOBSTERS, GOODFELLAS, AND WISEGUYS Tuesdays: 1-3 p.m.; NOTE: Extended class time 8 sessions: Sept. 26-Nov. 14 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Jordan Shifrin Why are we attracted to the lives and deeds of 20th century bandits? Sure, they’re popular subjects of film, TV, and literature, but why do we care about them? Is it because we fear them or love them? Have these characters become too romanticized or are their nefarious reputations accurate depictions…

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FA17-40 ITALIAN CINEMA: NEOREALISM TO THE PRESENT

September 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-40 ITALIAN CINEMA: NEOREALISM TO THE PRESENT Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 27-Nov. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Patricia Regnier Italy’s contributions to cinema are legendary. This course will examine the groundbreaking films that utilized Neorealism and the influence of Neorealism on Italian and world cinema today. Students will be asked to view each weekly film in advance to facilitate classroom discussion and analysis in a roundtable format. Among the directors whose works we will explore are Visconti,…

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FA17-43 THE HISTORY OF MOTOWN

September 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-43 THE HISTORY OF MOTOWN Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 sessions: Sept. 27-Nov. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon For almost everyone, the very word “Motown” means music—the great songs and artists of the ‘60s—not the auto industry. But why Detroit…why that decade? In this class, we will explore the historic relevance of that musical hub of success. We will also discuss the songs and artists of Motown and discover the behind-the scenes people who made it all work. Come…

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FA17-SCF-30 ART AND ARTISTS ON SCREEN

September 28 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 16, 2017

East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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FA17-SCF-30 ART AND ARTISTS ON SCREEN Thursdays: 1-3 p.m.; NOTE: Extended class time 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Mark Gladstone This course provides a detailed analysis of selected European and American films that feature artists as heroes and heroines depicted in fictional dramatizations and historical documentaries. Our discussions will include questions such as: How historically accurate are dramatized biographies of famous artists like Johannes Vermeer, Francisco Goya, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin,…

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Academy Adventures: Rose Parade New Year’s – Information Session

September 28 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Rose Parade New Year's 6 Days December 30, 2017 - January 4, 2018 SAVE THE DATE: Rose Parade New Year information session with Karen Jutras of Premier World Discovery Thursday, Sept. 28. • 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Karen will discuss the itinerary, accommodations, deposit information, etc.) Academy Adventures: Rose Parade - Click to download flyer  

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FA17-SCF-32 THE LANGUAGE OF DANCE

September 29 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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NEW FA17-SCF-32 THE LANGUAGE OF DANCE Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Sept. 29 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Robert de Warren We will take a comparative look at Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon. These 20th century choreographers are creating daring new works that are poised to change the American Ballet Theatre in New York and The Royal Ballet in London, respectively, in the 21st century. With their works attracting larger audiences, what do these changes mean…

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October 2017

FA17-70 CONNECTIONS: EXPLORING TODAY’S GLOBAL ISSUES VIA THE PENETRATING PERSPECTIVE OF FILM

October 3 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 14, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA17-70 CONNECTIONS: EXPLORING TODAY’S GLOBAL ISSUES VIA THE PENETRATING PERSPECTIVE OF FILM Tuesdays: 2:30-4:30 p.m. 3 Sessions: Oct. 3, Oct. 24, Nov. 14 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: Julie Cotton The movie-watching experience has undergone a sea change over the last few years. Even though we can still watch movies in the comfort of our homes on television and have access to them on our electronic devices—most of us still flock to theaters to have a shared viewing experience. That shared…

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FA17-61 SCRIPT ANALYSIS & ACTING WORKSHOP

October 20 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW FA17-61 SCRIPT ANALYSIS & ACTING WORKSHOP Fridays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 2 Sessions: Oct. 20 and Oct. 27; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Sheldon Aptekar In this workshop, students will learn the production needs of a drama by studying its time, place, and action. The play’s total physical world—with characters in costumes and makeup, with properties, and in scenery under lighting—allows actors to create. These sessions will focus on comprehending a character’s subtext while “standing up” and doing…

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe “A Look Back…A Look Forward”

October 30 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

BEHIND-THE-SCENES Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe “A Look Back…A Look Forward” Friday, Oct. 20 • 3:30-5 p.m. 1646 10th Way, Sarasota Fee: $45 (includes lecture, tour, refreshments, and entertainment) Presenter: Nate Jacobs, Founder/Artistic Director, WBTT Join us for a tour of the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT). We will meet Nate Jacobs, WBTT Founder and Artistic Director, Julie Leach, Executive Director, and some of WBTT’s performing artists. You will hear the story of how the theatre was founded 18 years ago,…

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November 2017

Academy Talks: HOW KIDS LISTENING TO THE RADIO ROCKED AMERICA IN 1955

November 8 @ 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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HOW KIDS LISTENING TO THE RADIO ROCKED AMERICA IN 1955 Wednesday, Nov. 8 • 3-4:30 p.m. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Milberg David Milberg morphs into his 1950s-era D.J. “Radio Dave” persona and takes you back to 1955 with a review of that year’s Billboard Magazine’s highest ranking hit singles. Mr. Milberg will spotlight how the songs radio stations played, and their young audiences heard, rocked America along with the context of the times—news, societal norms, and pop culture. He will…

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