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Learning Unlimited: James Tissot: Fashion & Faith

Date: Tue, October 15, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join a Fine Arts Museums docent for an intimate look at James Tissot’s genre scenes of everyday life with the river Thames as the backdrop, as well as images of elegantly dressed English women painted during his time in England.

Daring Discussions: Jeff Raz - Bridging Gaps

Date: Wed, October 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Drawing from his life's work in connecting with people and audiences spanning many cultures, backgrounds and perspectives, Jeff Raz creates an interactive and enlightening program will share insights into the nuances of reading

Exploring Opera: Fall Met HD Insights: Manon

Date: Thu, October 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MANON Thursdays, Oct 10, 17, 31 1:00-3:00pm Whether or not you plan to attend the fall Met HD broadcast performances, join Instructor James Sokol for interesting insights into three glorious operas: Turandot (10/10) A fierce Chinese

Learning Unlimited: Japanese Submarines off the West Coast

Date: Tue, October 29, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join journalist and historian John Geoghegan for this revelatory look at the activities of the Japanese military off the coast of California after WWII. Japanese Sub Attacks On the West Coast During World War II! Did you know that the

Exploring Opera: Fall Met HD Insights: Madama Butterfly

Date: Thu, October 31, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY Thursdays, Oct 10, 17, 31 1:00-3:00pm Whether or not you plan to attend the fall Met HD broadcast performances, join Instructor James Sokol for interesting insights into three glorious operas: Turandot (10/10) A

Learning Unlimited: Finding the Universe’s Very First Stars

Date: Mon, November 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Big Bang theory, describing the origin of our universe, is very well established today. We have ample evidence that the universe originated from a hot singularity, then expanded and cooled over time. Nevertheless, there is still a

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983

Date: Thu, November 7, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco docent Alfred Escoffier for a look at this new exhibit at the de Young Museum. Organized by the Tate Modern, London, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, 1963–1983, is a powerful

Learning Unlimited; They Shall Not Grow Old

Date: Tue, November 12, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join oak Dowling for a discussion of this film by Peter Jackson. Many reviews call it the best documentary ever made and we will see and discuss clips from the film. The film is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology using old

Learning Unlimited; Modernist Architecture

Date: Thu, November 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Vic Liptack for a discussion of Modernism: Architecture and the 20th Century Context Vic suggests that we ask how Modernism changed the way we think about the built environment. Building on the work of Paul Weidlinger, Modernist

Learning Unlimited: "Everything I Need to Know about Psychotherapy can be found in the Jewish Heritage.”

Date: Tue, December 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
"Everything I Need to Know about Psychotherapy can be found in the Jewish Heritage.” The Jewish heritage is replete with excellent material, concepts and messages that are conducive to good mental health. From the way one is to