Summer 2020 Lecture Series
(AS NOTED BELOW)
These lectures are presented as
live video broadcasts
with live interactive Q&A
Lectures begin at 7:00PM
ALL TICKETS: $35
(ONLY ONE TICKET PER HOUSEHOLD IS NECESSARY)
(To purchase, click the blue DATE links below)
SAT, AUG 1: GÖBEKLI TEPE
Presented by Patrick Hunt, Ph.D.
SAT, AUG 8: COPIES, FAKES, & FRAUDS
Presented by Ruby Ming
SAT, AUG 15: FRIDA KAHLO
Presented by Citlalli del Carpio
Spend an evening with Frida Kahlo ~ hear about her life in Mexico City amidst the cultural, social, and political realities of that time; her marriage with Diego Rivera; her art; the importance of her dresses in her painting Las Dos Fridas; and her legacy in popular culture.
SAT, AUG 22: LA BOHÈME
Presented by Robert Hartwell, Ph.D.
Passion, Paris, and Puccini ~ La bohème by Gaiacomo Puccini is among the most frequently performed of all operas. In spite of its popularity, it is often underrated, adored by the public yet often disdained within intellectual circles.
SAT, AUG 29: MUSIC & FILMS
Presented by Maestro Thomas Shoebotham
In the mid-20th century, many composers were able to continue and build on the past practices by composing for movies. We will examine the origins of film music and the works of the first true film composers, from the 1930s.
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