• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-22-2021 to 10-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis
    Composer William Grant Still Jr (1895-1978) was the first American composer to have an opera produced by the New York City Opera. Although primarily known for his first symphony, Afro-American Symphony (1930), his catalogue includes five symphonies, eight operas, and four ballets, as well as chamber music and art songs. Due to his collaboration with... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2021 to 10-25-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM - Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Joan Musbach
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    “Commodore” Vanderbilt, as his nickname implies, was a great promoter of steamship and railroad transportation in the pre-Civil War decades that feature the growth of both crucial forms of transportation. Called by some the creator of modern capitalism, Cornelius Vanderbilt founded a dynasty and created a vast fortune. In our favorite type of story,... read more
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-26-2021 to 10-26-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 12:30 PM-02:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Judy Scott Feldman, Ph.D., Art Historian/National Mall Coalition
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Washington Metro Oasis

    In the jewel-like mosaics of Ravenna, the dazzling domed interior of Hagia Sophia, the penetrating stare of holy figures in Orthodox icons, we come face-to-face with the visual splendor and spiritual power of Byzantine art. Created in the thousand-year period between 330 and the conquest of the Byzantine capital Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks in 1453,... read more

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