Orientation begins before dinner. We'll have an overview of the program ahead and review the up-to-date schedule, responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, any other administrative issues, and answer your questions. Please be aware that local circumstances may require adjusting program elements. In the event of changes, we will notify you as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding.Dinner: In the hotel
Menus offer balanced, healthy meals. In addition to the regular Road Scholar meal plan, this hotel offers a vegetarian meal option. Unfortunately, there are no other special meal options. Participants with special dietary needs should be prepared to avoid certain foods or supplement the regular meal plan as needed.Evening: Participants introduce themselves to the rest of the group. Enjoy the remainder of the evening getting to know your fellow participants and discovering what you share beyond a love of lifelong learning.Lodging: Hilton SFO BayfrontMeals Included: Dinner
There is art after French Impressionism. See how painters like van Gogh, Seurat and Cezanne reacted to the crisis of Impressionism, applying new theories of color and space, and how Gauguin and the Symbolists built on old ideas.Lunch: Lunch in hotelAfternoon: Bus trip to highlights of San Francisco.Dinner: Dinner in hotelEvening: "The Intriguing Politics Of The Supreme Court"
The U.S. Supreme Court is not just nine justices in a lofty tower making monumental decisions. Examine the role of the high court in our political process, discuss the power of the court and how it goes about making its key decisions.Lodging: Hilton SFO BayfrontMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You can visit charming downtown Burlingame, which has interesting shops and restaurants in addition to a historic train station and library. The City of Burlingame runs a complimentary shuttle throughout the day. The shuttle schedule can be found in the lobby.Dinner: Dinner in hotelEvening: "Intriguing Politics of the Supreme Court"Lodging: Hilton SFO BayfrontMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Americans have two hometowns: their own and San Francisco. Enjoy an engaging look at the City by the Bay starting with its founding in 1776 through the Gold Rush, 1906 earthquake and 1967 Summer of Love as well as discover its charming neighborhoods.Lunch: Lunch in hotelAfternoon: "American Masters"
Explore the life and music of three of America’s greatest composers: Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin. Join us as we listen and learn about Bernstein’s "Chichester Psalms," "On the Town," "Candide" and "West Side Story"; Copland’s "Billy the Kid," "El Salon Mexico," "Appalachian Spring," and "Rodeo"; and Gershwin’s "Rhapsody in Blue," "An American in Paris," "Porgy and Bess" and selected Broadway shows. It’s all true Americana!Dinner: Dinner in hotelEvening: "American Masters."
Lodging: Hilton SFO BayfrontMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Craig has been playing theaters, cabarets and concert halls throughout the United States, Canada and Europe for over 30 years. After receiving his bachelor’s in theater from Oregon State University and studying acting at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, Jessup teamed with Ruth Hastings and Barry Lloyd in 1977 to form Ruth Hastings & Co. The trio played nearly every cabaret in San Francisco including Le Domino, Chez Jacques, Gordon’s, Fanny’s, Trinity Place and the Plush Room, culminating in a sold-out concert at the Geary Theatre, which was recorded live.Lodging: Hilton SFO BayfrontMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Richard Rodgers was one-half a duo with Rodgers & Hart and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Learn about his fascinating career and personal life. His tunes are some of the best of the 20th century, performed by Broadway and Hollywood’s song and dance stars.Lunch: Lunch in hotel. Program is over after lunch. Hotel checkout is at noon.Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch