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From early 19th century Glinka, through Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, to 20th century Stravinsky and Prokofiev, an overview of the lives of a dozen Ru ...  View More

440223

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 1/25/2019, ending 1/25/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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New York City in the 1980s was a hotbed of creativity for a group of artists who embraced the energy of the streets as well as the media promotion and ...  View More

440233

Instructor : Onnie Strother 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 1/29/2019, ending 1/29/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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In the first decades of the 19th Century, the widespread tent revivals moved the focus of religion from dissecting creed to feeling the spirit. This “ ...  View More

440237

Instructor : Lou Miele 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 2/8/2019, ending 2/8/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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The New Negro Movement or Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s was a time of rebirth among African Americans who were boldly forging new cultural ...  View More

440230

Instructor : Ada McKenzie-Thomas 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/11/2019, ending 2/11/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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After the invention of simple point-and-shoot cameras, followed by cellphone cameras, everyone became a photographer. However, at the same time, our s ...  View More

440235

Instructor : Joanna Madloch 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/20/2019, ending 2/20/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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From colonial times, through the mass migrations of the 19th century, to recent controversies, a look at this important part of U.S. history.

440222

Instructor : Eugene Lieber 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/27/2019, ending 2/27/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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The Constitution embodies human dignity that has been defended ardently since its creation. Based on both British laws and the Torah, the class will p ...  View More

440234

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 3/6/2019, ending 3/6/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Taoism: an introduction to the concepts of Yin and Yang, wu wei, and the founding philosophies of the Tao te Ching. This course will look at Taoism, a ...  View More

440225

Instructor : Lisa Sargese 

Tuition: $75.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 3/12/2019, ending 3/26/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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The New York Times Crossword has been the gold standard for crossword puzzles for many years, and Deb Amlen, the head writer and editor of 'Wordpl ...  View More

440229

Instructor : Deb Amlen 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/19/2019, ending 3/19/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Frida Kahlo’s paintings illustrate the anguish and passion of a fascinating and complicated life. The astonishing works of this Mexican and feminist i ...  View More

440241

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/26/2019, ending 3/26/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Join Passaic County Architect, Andrew Thompson for a look at some of the historical treasures of Passaic County. He'll cover the restoration and re-us ...  View More

440236

Instructor : Andrew Thompson, County Architect 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/27/2019, ending 3/27/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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March 29 marks the official departure of the U.K. from the European Union. Are the United Kingdom or the European Union in a better position on the ev ...  View More

440240

Instructor : Pierre Fabian 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/28/2019, ending 3/28/2019

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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