PRESENTATION: Learn how Jews figured prominently in the art movements of the 20th century and why for centuries Jewish Culture had been largely perceived as an "artless tradition" for many reasons.Lunch: Lunch in our private meeting room at the hotel.Afternoon: PRESENTATION: Become fascinated with the French Revolutions/French Impressionists/Belle Epoque
FREE TIME: Explore the sandy beach right outside your hotel room. Or enjoy using the Jacuzzi or one of the swimming pools.Dinner: Enjoy dinner at the hotel in our private meeting room.Evening: HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE: Game Night!Lodging: Lido Beach ResortMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
PRESENTATION: Delve into Paris International Avant-Grande: Picasso, Chagal, Soutine, et al.Lunch: Lunch will be catered by the hotel restaurant in our private meeting room.Afternoon: PRESENTATION: Continue your studies of La Belle Epoque; with a Tour of Paris and "The Lost Generation."
CLASS RELATED DVD: "Midnight in Paris." Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, and Carla Bruni star in Woody Allen's romantic comedy about a family on a business trip in the City of Light. As a young couple engaged to be married experiences a profound transformation during their visit to Paris, an idealistic man with a romanticized view of the city finds that there's plenty of truth to that old adage about the grass being greener on the other side. Michael Sheen, Mimi Kennedy, and Kurt Fuller co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Dinner: Dinner at hotel in our private meeting room.Evening: PERFORMANCE: See "Other Desert Cities," by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Greg Leaming.
This riveting new play by the creator of TV’s hit drama “Brothers & Sisters” brings dysfunctional family drama to new heights. In their Palm Springs home, ex-Senator Lyman Wyeth and his wife Polly welcome their family home for Christmas for the first time in six years. The reunion seems hopeful, until their daughter announces she’s written a memoir about their family and the incident that changed their lives. With biting wit and razor-sharp insight, Other Desert Cities is “the most richly enjoyable new play for grownups in many a season” (The New York Times).Lodging: Lido Beach ResortMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
PRESENTATION: Gertrude Steins LegacyLunch: Lunch at the hotel in our private meeting room.Afternoon: PRESENTATION: Partake in a Japanese Tea presentation and sampling with Japanese native.Dinner: Board bus for the Friendship Center's Cafe for a Japanese dining experience where you are the chef. (The Friendship Centers is the coordinating agency for this Road Scholar program.)Evening: HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE: Partake in a Japanese culinary experience with Japanese native chef. Participant a lot or just a little whatever you feel comfortable with? (No raw fish will be served.)Lodging: Lido Beach ResortMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Pick up souvenir photos.Lunch: A box lunch is offered on Fridays to allow students who need to catch an early flight to take their lunch with them. Students who do not need to leave can enjoy their lunch in the meeting room or on the patio by the pool. Programs ends after lunch.Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch