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Spring 2015 slide show

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 2:12pm
  • Richard O'Meara taught "Falling Upward"--Richard Rohr on the Spiritual Journey.
  • His class met at Kildahl Park Pointe.
  • Richard Collman discussed The Celts
  • They were at VOC.
  • Jim Holden taught Mark Twain.
  • His special guest, Wm. Cosgrove, a Twain impersonator, drew a large crowd.
  • They were at the Senior Center.
  • Gary Wagenbach and Alan Anderson presented Developing Climate Literacy.
  • They met at the Methodist Church. Notice that one of his students was wrapped in tinfoil insulation.
  • Energy! --We all want it.
  • Solveig Zempel gave The Plays of Henrik Ibsen
  • They met at VOC.
  • Bruce Benson discussed "Classic Sermons".
  • They were also at VOC.
  • Bill Woehrlin presented "Putin's Russia".
  • We were at the Senior Center.
  • Mary Wood discussed "Letters from Japan."
  • This was at the Fireside Rm, NRC.
  • Jerry Mohrig taught The History and Chemistry of Cooking.
  • His students at VOC were a quick study.
  • David Norman taught Hunger in a World of Plenty.
  • They were at VOC.
  • Bob Flaten gave another popular course on Great Decisions.
  • They were at the Nygaard Theater.
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Slideshow of Spring Courses 2

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 4:54pm
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Upcoming public events at
Carleton’s Weitz Center
(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you attend:
http://apps.carleton.edu/calendar/ .)

Film (Weitz Cinema)
Sun., May 10 2:00 “King Lear”
A screening of the Stratford Festival’s production of Shakespeare’s play.

Mon., May 11 8:00 International Film Festival: “Half of a Yellow Sun” (Nigeria/UK 2013)
“English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.” (imdb.com)

Wed., May 13 8:00 “We Rock Long Distance” (2014)
Weaves together sounds and stories of three Twin Cities hip-hop artists as they journey home to Ghana, Puerto Rico, and Thailand to create unique and unexpected connections across generation and geography. Director Justin Schell present for discussion.

Drama (Weitz Theater)
Sun., May 10 2:00 Players production: “The Three Sisters” (Chekhov)
Reservations: https://carleton.tixato.com/buy

Museum exhibitions (end June 12)
Composite: Senior Art Show
Showcase for 14 senior studio art majors. (Opening: Fri., May 15, 7:00-9:00.)

Sets, Series, Sounds: Selections from the Carleton Art Collection
Sound Design students compose soundscapes evocative of the pictorial places.

Upcoming public events at

Carleton’s Weitz Center
(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you attend:
http://apps.carleton.edu/calendar/ .)

Film (Weitz Cinema)
Sun., May 10 2:00 “King Lear”
A screening of the Stratford Festival’s production of Shakespeare’s play.

Mon., May 11 8:00 International Film Festival: “Half of a Yellow Sun” (Nigeria/UK 2013)
“English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.” (imdb.com)

Wed., May 13 8:00 “We Rock Long Distance” (2014)
Weaves together sounds and stories of three Twin Cities hip-hop artists as they journey home to Ghana, Puerto Rico, and Thailand to create unique and unexpected connections across generation and geography. Director Justin Schell present for discussion.

Drama (Weitz Theater)
Sun., May 10 2:00 Players production: “The Three Sisters” (Chekhov)
Reservations: https://carleton.tixato.com/buy

Museum exhibitions (end June 12)
Composite: Senior Art Show
Showcase for 14 senior studio art majors. (Opening: Fri., May 15, 7:00-9:00.)

Sets, Series, Sounds: Selections from the Carleton Art Collection
Sound Design students compose soundscapes evocative of the pictorial places.


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Slideshow of Spring Courses

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 4:37pm

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Slide show Winter 2015

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 2:00pm
Here is a slideshow of Winter Term, 2015

  • Steve Kelly gave another wonderful class -- this one on The Great American Songbook.
  • Andrea Een and Dick Crouter led us in a final group singalong.
  • Craig Forsgren gave us his parting display of Karaoke.
  • Ed Lufkin gave a class on the History of Medicine, Recent Major Advances
  • Rich Noer described Quantum Reality---
  • ---to an attentive audience.
  • Daniel Van Tassel, a teacher new to us, taught a class on Humor.
  • Here are some of his students.
  • Jane Becker Nelson and Laurel Bradley offered a course from their two art museums, the Weitz and the Flaten.
  • This photo was from the Flaten Museum, St. Olaf.
  • David Quarberg, second from L, offered a course on The Psalms.
  • Eric Nelson gave another popular cinema course on Documentaries.
  • Bob Bonner shared his knowledge of the Battle of Little Big Horn
  • Men are always interested in battles.
  • John Rondestvedt gave a short course on Louis H. Sullivan, the architect.
  • It was at the Senior Center.
  • Barbara Evans discussed two Erin Hart Irish Murder Mysteries.
  • Erin Hart discusses one of her books at a class.
  • This was a breakout session of that class.
  • Bill Carlson taught The United States Economic Story.
  • Here are some of his students.
  • Richard Bodman taught on Fantasy Literature.
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You can pause the slideshow by mousing over an image,  and can download images by right clicking on them.    Ed

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