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An exploration of personal reflections on several long walks to the city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, a Christian pilgrimage site dating back t ...  View More

440252

Instructor : Robert Campion 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/22/2019, ending 4/22/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Development of the garment industry, and its later decline – obstacles to unionization – the role of women garment workers in a man’s world – the Tria ...  View More

440238

Instructor : Keith Danish 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/24/2019, ending 4/24/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Bold, flamboyant Elaine de Kooning has lived in the shadow of her famous husband Willem for too long. Associated with the Abstract Expressionist movem ...  View More

440228

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/29/2019, ending 4/29/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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A science lecture on polar ice sheets, climate and sea level changes. Prior to the lecture, Dr. Passchier will be on a research ship as part of her pa ...  View More

1100036

Instructor : Sandra Passchier 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/30/2019, ending 4/30/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Many people know Louis Armstrong from hit records like "Hello, Dolly!" and "What a Wonderful World" or from appearances in films such as "High Society ...  View More

440226

Instructor : Ricky Riccardi 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 5/7/2019, ending 5/7/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Ever since the 1979 Revolution, Iran has been among the most vilified and least understood countries. This talk will try to shed light on aspects of r ...  View More

440247

Instructor : Negin Nabavi 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 5/9/2019, ending 5/9/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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One of the most original pictorial formulations of the twentieth century, Cubism represents a key aspect of modernism. This class will follow its deve ...  View More

440232

Instructor : Anne Betty Weinshenker 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 5/15/2019, ending 5/15/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Discuss Shakespeare’s original performance and rehearsal practices in a participatory workshop that demonstrates how the bard utilizes language to dir ...  View More

260063

Instructor : Freddie Harris 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 5/16/2019, ending 5/16/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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With its challenge to absolutism and aristocracy, the French Revolution awakened appetites for a host of radical ideas and Napoleon Bonaparte saw to i ...  View More

440246

Instructor : Lou Miele 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 5/17/2019, ending 5/17/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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A discussion of thematic elements in one of Shakespeare's most beloved and frequently performed plays.

440250

Instructor : Adam Rzepka 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 5/21/2019, ending 5/21/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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This course will expose students to the current science behind some of today’s most pressing environmental issues, including energy, climate change an ...  View More

440255

Instructor : Mira Franke 

Tuition: $75.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 5/21/2019, ending 6/4/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Bellevue Branch is not wheelchair accessible.



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Join Maestro George Marriner Maull, three time Emmy-nominated Artistic Director of The Discovery Orchestra, as he explores Igor Stravinsky's Firebird ...  View More

440251

Instructor : George Marriner Maull 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Daily - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 5/29/2019, ending 5/29/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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