85 East Holly Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 • Tel: 626.795.4331 • www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org
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Remaining Dates in The Masters Series Winter Term at Pasadena Senor Center
Four classes remain for the winter term of The Masters Series at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., with the theme Art Illuminating Light: Ideologies and Illustrations.
The series, which embraces lifelong learning, is open to members of the Pasadena Senior Center. Sign up for individual classes at $15 each at the Welcome Desk. For more information call 626-685-6756.
Artistic workshops feature professional actors who will perform dynamic scenes from contemporary and classic plays; academic workshops will provide theoretical tools for discussing and analyzing the themes of the artistic workshops.
- The Play’s the Thing – Tuesdays, March 7 and March 14 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Director, playwright and award-winning novelist Beverly Olevin will lead two more interactive workshops featuring professional actors performing dynamic scenes from contemporary and classic plays. Remaining workshop topics will include plays touched with satire and fun, plays driven by moral and scientific issues, plays of intrigue with a bit of deception, plays adapted from novels or plays to film and plays about the theatrical arts. Specific themes will be discussed, and there will be a focus on the role theater has played throughout history and the basic human need to share and learn from our stories.
- The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci – Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Dr. Vincent Coppola, administrator of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA’s Geffen School of Medicine, will explain how Leonardo da Vinci showcased his gifts as a painter, sculptor, scientist, anatomist, architect, engineer, inventor, botanist and musician throughout six decades of creative activity. Da Vinci was a deep thinker with extraordinary ideas and a philosophy that is often overlooked, one that permeated and informed all his great works and affected how he lived.
- The Impact of Reality Television on the American Media Industry – Tuesday, March 11, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Dr. Max Dawson, director of national television and video at Frank N. Magid Associates, will offer insight into the world of reality TV and its impact on the American media industry.
For more information about the Pasadena Senior Center visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org or call 626-795-4331.
Founded in 1960, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent nonprofit agency that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and older in a welcoming environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.