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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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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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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H – America’s Founding Fathers

      Thursdays, 10 AM - Noon | April 7- May 12         Leaders:  Dick Hesse and Mary Lee Sargent America’s Founding Fathers is the second part of a three-semester Great Courses series exploring the founding of our government. The 12 lectures take us...

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G – The Great Kate — A Helping of Hepburn

      Wednesdays, 1 - 3 PM | April 13 - 27         Instructor: Paul Brogan Katharine Hepburn holds the record for winning the most Best Actress Oscars —four of them.  Paul met her on the New Hampshire set of "On Golden Pond" in...

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F – American Novel Reading Group

      Wednesdays, 1 - 3 PM | April 6 and May 4        Leader: John McCausland This is an on-going group meeting through the year on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month to discuss a novel chosen by the group from several...

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E – Textiles Across Time and Cultures

       Wednesdays, 10 AM - Noon | April 6 - 20         Instructor: Betsy Holmes Textiles are so much more than fabric for clothing; they are the product of a fundamental human activity across time and culture. Textiles create beauty, express identity, display...

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D – The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

       Tuesdays, 1 - 3 PM | April 5 - May 24          Instructor: Carol Zink The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s most enduring political and human tragedies. It continues to flare up and capture media attention all over the world....

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