• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-29-2021 to 11-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Kit Keane and Sheila Krippner
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    The cycle of the seasons is the origin of many myths and legends, and has inspired artists from all over the world. In this presentation, we will retrace the various ways in which the four seasons have inspired artists from antiquity to modern... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-29-2021 to 11-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Lola Sparrowhawk
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - San Diego Oasis

    Ancient documents and archeological sites reveal the story of one of history’s major wars between a military superpower, the Syrian-Greeks, and a Jewish militia in the Judean Hills. Using guerilla warfare and asymmetrical tactics, the band of Jewish patriots won. After the victory in 162 BCE, the holiday that followed, still celebrated today, is named... read more
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    Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 11-29-2021 to 11-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 02:30 PM-04:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Martha
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    This class provides an overview of Google Drive, specifically Google Docs (word processing). Learn how to store and back up your files to Google Drive including PDFs, videos, audio files and photos, so you can access them from anywhere. Any file you have on your computer can be stored on Google Drive. Learn how to upload, create, edit, share and organize... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-01-2021 to 12-01-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Laura Nicholls, retired art educator
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and paintings inspired by the nature, artifacts, and popular culture of Mexico, Frida Kahlo created paintings in her unique style, often incorporating autobiographical elements. Kahlo met her future husband, muralist Diego Rivera, and shortly thereafter began to develop imagery that attracted the attention of... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-01-2021 to 12-01-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Virtuosic keyboardist and composer Chick Corea (1941-2021) broadened the scope of jazz during a prolific career spanning more than five decades. By the time he joined the Miles Davis band in the late '60s he was already an established A-list pianist. He went on to break ground with his electric fusion band, Return to Forever, before moving into a incredibly... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-01-2021 to 12-01-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 09:30 AM-11:00 AM - Central Time
    Instructor: David Lindauer
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    Julius Caesar is one of the truly iconic figures in ancient history, yet few people actually know what he accomplished, and why he is a central character in the history of Rome. This discussion will examine Caesar in detail with particular emphasis on his experiences during the Gallic Wars and the Roman Civil War. We'll also look at why Rome was such a... read more
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  • Sessions: 2
    Class Date(s): 12-03-2021 to 12-10-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Stuart Spiegel
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Syracuse Oasis

    Join us for the 6th year of this course, a review of environmental issues of importance during 2021. The agenda is organized by topic: air, energy, hazardous substances, land resources, water, wildlife, and solid waste, with special attention to the new administration’s approach to the environment, climate change, and energy. Events that may occur between... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-06-2021 to 12-06-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Singer-songwriter John Denver (1943-97) left the world far too soon, at the age of 53. One of the best-selling acoustic artists of the 1970s, he composed over 200 songs in which he shared his love for music, the joys he found in nature, and thoughtful works about relationships. A well-known actor, activist, and humanitarian, he supported environmental... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-06-2021 to 12-06-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 04:00 PM-05:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Catherine Coleman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    We will consider the issues and influences that have contributed to the making of Los Angeles, since its inception as a Spanish pueblo in the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 12-06-2021 to 12-06-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM - Central Time
    Instructor: Jasmeet Sekhorn
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Oasis National

    An ancient culture, the Celts have a long history in the British Isles and throughout Europe. Often using complex symbols, their art typically avoids strong lines and only occasionally uses symmetry. It represents nature without imitating it, and is central to the classical tradition. Today we get to know the Celtic people through their art and its... read more
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