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BURLINGAME, CALIFORNIA

The Arts in Five Days: Music, Movies, Art, Television and Comedy

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Program #20374RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Feb 7 — Feb 12, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel is located only two miles from San Francisco International Airport. Situated just five minutes from downtown Burlingame, the hotel is near shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Downtown San Francisco is just 30 minutes away.

Contact info:
600 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA
phone: 650-340-8500
web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-san-francisco-airport-bayfront-SFOAPHF/index.html

Room amenities: Spacious room with windows that open, flat screen 42-inch HDTV monitor with premium channels, high-speed internet access ($9.95/day), laptop safe, coffee maker with complimentary regular and decaffeinated coffee and tea.

Facility amenities: Wired or Wifi Internet access, 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hotel bar and restaurant included on the premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for best rates.
Call hotel at 650-340-8500 for best available rate at time of program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Thursday, February 07 -
Afternoon: 3pm: Program registration; hotel registration; 4:30: Orientation

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7pm: Introductions, social time

Lodging: Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel is located only two miles from San Francisco International Airport. Situated just five minutes from downtown Burlingame, the hotel is near shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Downtown San Francisco is just 30 minutes away.

Contact info:
600 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA
phone: 650-340-8500
web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-san-francisco-airport-bayfront-SFOAPHF/index.html

Room amenities: Spacious room with windows that open, flat screen 42-inch HDTV monitor with premium channels, high-speed internet access ($9.95/day), laptop safe, coffee maker with complimentary regular and decaffeinated coffee and tea.

Facility amenities: Wired or Wifi Internet access, 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hotel bar and restaurant included on the premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for best rates.
Call hotel at 650-340-8500 for best available rate at time of program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, February 08 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: Great Virtuosi of Classical Music The great virtuosi have thrilled audiences for generations. Join us as we learn about the great pianists Ignace Jan Paderewski and Vladimir Horowitz, the great violinists Fritz Kreisler and Jascha Heifetz, and Pablo Casals, the legendary cellist. Come and enjoy the music!

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 1-3: Great Virtuosi of Classical Music

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7-9: San Francisco in the Movies: Enjoy The City by the Bay's unusually scenic locations in a wide variety of motion picture genres -- ranging from classic crime featuring Clint Eastwood's "Dirty Harry," film noir as depicted in the Edmond O'Brien classic thriller "D.O.A." and fast-paced swordsmen adventure in "Scaramouche," which crazily enough was shot in Golden Gate Park. You'll also see the Golden Gate Bridge in its greatest splendor in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" and Mel Brooks' "High Anxiety." Pass beneath the Bay Bridge in a ferryboat in a sequence from Fox's "In Love and War." There's also a "Dick Tracy" action sequence on the Bay Bridge and a horror episode set in Fisherman's Wharf from "It Came From Beneath the Sea." Candlestick Park is vividly presented in Blake Edwards' "Experiment of Terror." It's so out of control you'll also see Clark Gable in "San Francisco" as the 1906 earthquake all but sends him into the depths of the bay. Bonus: Interview with Karl Malden about "The Streets of San Francisco."

Lodging: Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel is located only two miles from San Francisco International Airport. Situated just five minutes from downtown Burlingame, the hotel is near shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Downtown San Francisco is just 30 minutes away.

Contact info:
600 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA
phone: 650-340-8500
web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-san-francisco-airport-bayfront-SFOAPHF/index.html

Room amenities: Spacious room with windows that open, flat screen 42-inch HDTV monitor with premium channels, high-speed internet access ($9.95/day), laptop safe, coffee maker with complimentary regular and decaffeinated coffee and tea.

Facility amenities: Wired or Wifi Internet access, 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hotel bar and restaurant included on the premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for best rates.
Call hotel at 650-340-8500 for best available rate at time of program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, February 09 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: Italian Art Tour From Titian to Michelangelo, from the Renaissance to Baroque, we take a tour of the stunning art of Northern Italy. The masterpieces, monuments and churches will be placed in cultural and historical perspective.

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 3-5: Prime Time Crime: TV Drama: From Perry Mason and Vice Squad to ER and Law and Order, detective and doctor shows filled the tube for six decades. We'll relive some of those classic and current moments and see what's kept people tuned in and spellbound.

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7-9: Prime Time Crime: TV Drama

Lodging: Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel is located only two miles from San Francisco International Airport. Situated just five minutes from downtown Burlingame, the hotel is near shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Downtown San Francisco is just 30 minutes away.

Contact info:
600 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA
phone: 650-340-8500
web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-san-francisco-airport-bayfront-SFOAPHF/index.html

Room amenities: Spacious room with windows that open, flat screen 42-inch HDTV monitor with premium channels, high-speed internet access ($9.95/day), laptop safe, coffee maker with complimentary regular and decaffeinated coffee and tea.

Facility amenities: Wired or Wifi Internet access, 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hotel bar and restaurant included on the premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for best rates.
Call hotel at 650-340-8500 for best available rate at time of program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Sunday, February 10 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: San Francisco in the Movies

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 12:45-5: Field trip to Cantor Arts Museum at Stanford University, home of the largest Rodin collection outside of Paris.

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: Free time

Lodging: Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel is located only two miles from San Francisco International Airport. Situated just five minutes from downtown Burlingame, the hotel is near shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Downtown San Francisco is just 30 minutes away.

Contact info:
600 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA
phone: 650-340-8500
web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-san-francisco-airport-bayfront-SFOAPHF/index.html

Room amenities: Spacious room with windows that open, flat screen 42-inch HDTV monitor with premium channels, high-speed internet access ($9.95/day), laptop safe, coffee maker with complimentary regular and decaffeinated coffee and tea.

Facility amenities: Wired or Wifi Internet access, 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hotel bar and restaurant included on the premises.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for best rates.
Call hotel at 650-340-8500 for best available rate at time of program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Monday, February 11 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: The Poets of Broadway: Musical Theatre’s Most Gifted Lyricists Explore the works of verbal virtuosos like Ira Gershwin (Embraceable You), Yip Harburg (Over the Rainbow), Lorenz Hart (My Funny Valentine), Alan Jay Lerner (My Fair Lady), Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) and Fred Ebb (Cabaret).

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 1:30-3:30: Italian Art Tour

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7:15-8: Live entertainment

Lodging: Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Tuesday, February 12 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: Poets of Broadway

Lunch: Noon; Program is over after lunch; Hotel checkout is noon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Burlingame
Bay Front trailThere is the Bay Front trail, excellent for walking or jogging, along San Francisco Bay right in front of the hotel, with fabulous views of the Bay and four-acre park and lagoon. Trail features a small fishing pier at the far end of the hotel's parking lot, for scenic views or angling. Many bird-watching opportunities!
Hiller Aviation MuseumSix miles from hotel. The museum’s 53,000 sq. ft. complex consists of a main exhibit hall, an entrance atrium, 35-seat theater, 50-seat conference center, and gift shop. The Restoration Shop, with its large picture windows, allows the visitor to witness the ongoing restoration process. Collection includes 50 aircraft exhibits: Vintage and futuristic aircraft, prototypes, photographic displays, and models are on display. Call for more info, and driving directions, at 650-654-0200, or visit their website. Open 7 days a week. $6 for seniors 65+, $9 for adults under 65.
For additional information, visit: www.hiller.org/

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
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