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Exploring Art through History

by Roz Hertz

amandaThe students are our pride and joy at CSULB. Now OLLI members have the opportunity to become acquainted with eight of the graduates who are currently working on an M.A. with a concentration in Art History. Some have taught before, and one in particular, Amanda Wada, has taught at OLLI twice. Many of these young and industrious people are contemplating teaching as a career when they graduate. So, who knows, maybe we will be the recipients of their “labor of love,” as they call it.
In this EXPLORING ART THROUGH HISTORY class, each artist will lecture and incorporate the works of notable artists who represent different time periods of art. Photos and other media will be presented, thus enhancing the lecture. Discussion is encouraged. Their choices exhibit so much variety and diligent planning that, even if you are not fully engrossed in art now, you probably will be after this course. The following is their schedule for eight weeks:
October 8th Tricia Romero “Goya”
October 15th Amanda Wada “Rococo and Neoclassicism”
October 22nd Alyssa Schulenderer “LGBT Activist Art in the 1980s and 90s”
October 29th Jennifer Bias “Harlem Renaissance Art”
November 5th Christina Alegria “The Life of a Painting:
Delacrois’s Women of Algiers as revisited by Picasso and Essaydi”
November 12th Justin Smith “Abstract Expressionism in LA”
November 19th Kiyomi Fukui “The Life and Work of Hokusai”
December 3rd Mary Grace Sanchez “Filipino American Contemporary”
Many OLLI members have proven their love for art by taking our art classes and by participating in our annual art exhibit. In this class you don’t have to work. Just sit back and enjoy the unforgettable works of others. Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” See you in class.

FREE EDUCATION EVENTS

Join us for an eclectic selection of classes.
FREE for ALL attendees.
NO FEE or Registration required.


Knock Your Socks Off : Foot Health
An informative overview of common foot problems experienced in the aging population. This will include some helpful tips you can try at home prior to seeing your doctor. Topics will include: diabetes, bunions, hammertoes,
calluses, corns, and plantar fasciitis/heel pain.
Presenter: Jeremy L. Cook, DPM
Tuesday, October 7 8:15 - 9:45 AM
CSULB, HS&D room 101

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ROAD SCHOLAR Talks
OLLI hosts a lecture about the not-for-profit Road Scholar Organization offered by a local Road Scholar Ambassador, Jill Swaim. If you love to travel, enjoy learning about new things,
exploring interesting places and meeting people who share a love of adventure, come and learn about Road Scholar. They offer more than 6,500 programs each year in 150 countries worldwide. Class limit: 25
Presentor: Jill Swaim, RS Ambassador
Thursday , Oct. 9th
9:00 – 10:30 am OR 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
CSULB, HS&D room 119
ALSO Oct. 16th from 10:30 am – 12:00 PM
737 Pine Ave., suite 202

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The Bathroom Key,
Put an End to Incontinence

Meet award-winning authors as they share the secret cure to a condition plaguing 200 million people worldwide…and possibly you. Their book, The Bathroom Key, Put an End to Incontinence has received rave reviews and has been called ‘the solution— pure and simple—to a silent epidemic. Kim (a former
patient) shares her own personal struggle with incontinence and reveals how her life was forever changed. For an opportunity to learn, laugh, and gain some valuable healthy-living
advice, this is a not-to-be-missed special event.
Presentors: Kim Perelli and Kathryn Kassai, PT
Friday, Nov. 7
10:00 am -12:00 pm
737 Pine Ave., suite 202

 

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