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This course will provide an overview of "The Classical Tradition" in art, including examples of ancient myths, archaeology, and literature. We will examine the impacts of this tradition on the works of later artists, particularly "the moderns" such as Picasso, Lipchitz, Moore, Judy Chicago, and others.
This course takes an in-depth look at the Great Depression beyond the stock market crash. It examines the origins and causes of the depression, its geographical scope, its impact on business and individuals, the steps taken to mitigate its effects, and the eventual reasons it came to an end. A footnote will be a discussion on whether or not a depression of this magnitude could occur again.
Composting makes use of waste and livens up soil. And it's easy to do! Come learn the secrets of safely and quickly making rich nutritious compost out of your kitchen and yard waste. Learn why, how, where, when, and what. Bring your questions for this fun discussion with a Master Composter. Feed the soil that feeds the plants that feed us!
This lecture will explore the formation of planets in our universe. It will showcase the results of ten years of work by one of Canada's international observatories, called ALMA, and what ALMA has taught us about how planets form in disks of cold gas and dust around young stars