G – Film Seminar: Alfred Hitchcock, 2nd Series

Fridays, 10 AM - Noon | Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, & 11 Leaders: Don Melander, Mary Lee Sargent This seminar meets round the year every Friday morning from 10 to noon, but folks may join or leave at...

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C-*The Stage Shapes the Play and the Play Shapes the Stage: How Shakespeare’s Plays Reveal Themselves Through Production

Tuesdays, 1 - 3 PM | Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, & 8 Instructor: Glenn Stuart *This is an in-person class. Location will be announced after registration. Director Michael Bogdanov observed the following about producing Shakespeare’s plays: “The job of...

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B-Travelogues with Eric

Tuesdays, 10 AM - Noon | Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, & 8 Instructor: Eric Simon In each presentation we discuss travel itineraries and view slideshows from several international trips. Each week we will discuss travel itineraries accompanied by...

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Film Seminar

Fridays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 | 10 AM - Noon Leader:  Don Melander This term we begin the first of four seminars on Alfred Hitchcock.  In this course, we discuss: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) Rebecca (1940) Saboteur (1942) Shadow of...

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Visit the Andres Institute of Art

Wednesday, July 20, rain date July 27 | 10 AM - ?? Guide:  Institute docent and Fran Philippe The Andres Institute of Art is located on the former Big Bear Mountain ski slope in Brookline, NH.  It was started in 1998 by owner/innovater, Paul...

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Composer Amy Beach

Wednesday, July 13 | 10 AM - Noon Instructor:  John Gfroerer Amy Beach was born September 5, 1867 in Henniker, New Hampshire.  At age 17 she had her debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.  In 1897 her Symphony was premiered by the BSO, the...

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American Novel Reading Group

Wednesday, July 13 | 1 - 3 PM NOTE: Different date than usual. Leader: John McCausland The American Novel Reading Group is rounding out its fourth year. The group selects novels from various lists of "100 best," and has read works ranging from...

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Let’s Plan a LINEC Travel Course

Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26| 10 AM - Noon Facilitator:  Eric Simon At New England College, Eric Simon has led many educational travel courses that focus on biodiversity to destinations such as Belize, Guatemala, Cuba, the Amazon, Tanzania, the Galapagos, and...

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American Poetry

Mondays, July 11, 18, 25 | 10 AM - Noon Instructor: Don Melander American Poetry focuses on David Budbill's collection of poems-of-place Judevine, set in the Northeast Kingdom.  David used to come to NEC for a few days in July/August to do a...

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I – Film Seminar: Screwball Comedies

    Fridays,  10 AM - Noon | April 8 - May 13      Leaders:  Don Melander and Mary Lee Sargent According to film historian, Monty Arnold, screwball comedies serve two human needs — escape and enjoyment. Their defining characteristics are farce, slapstick, romance,...

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