• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-25-2021 to 08-25-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Dan Sherman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    For more than 50 years, this boy from Brooklyn charmed the world with song, dance, and manic comedy. This class will present Danny Kaye's fascinating life story and illustrate it with audio and video clips from stage ("Tchaikovsky!"), film ("The Vessel with the Pestle"), and TV, including clips of Kaye (who could not read music) conducting symphony... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-26-2021 to 08-26-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:15 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Brian Rose, Professor (ret.), Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University's College at Lincoln Center
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    Beginning in the mid-1950s, rock music found a surprising home on mainstream television. Programs hosted by Milton Berle, Steve Allen, and especially Ed Sullivan featured a wide variety of musicians. Then, in 1964, the appearance of the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show would change the face of pop culture, leading to an explosion of televised rock. This... read more
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