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History Alive! / Adult Education

The History Alive! / Adult Education Lecture Performances – topics from ancient Rome to the French Revolution to the rise of Napoleon – from the American Revolution to the Jazz Age and Big Band era.  Learn about these interesting times and characters that made an impact in our world.

History / Adult Education Lectures
History lectures

History/ Adult Education Lectures


The Jazz Age

A History of the Roaring 1920’s – The Era of the ‘Great Gatsby’

The Decades – A History of the Roaring 1920’s – The Era of the ‘Great Gatsby’

History of the Stylish & Swinging 1930's


A History of the Stylish & Swinging 1930’s

The Decades – A History of the Stylish & Swinging 1930’s

Big Band Era


A History of the Fabulous 1940’s – The Big Band Era

The Decades – The Fabulous 1940’s – The Big Band Era

Colonial-America


A Brave New World – Life in Colonial America

A Brave New World – Life in Colonial America

mad anthony wayne


 Gen. ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne – A Gentleman Rebel

Gen. ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne – A Gentleman Rebel

Foreign Generals


For the Cause of Liberty – Fighting Foreign Generals of the American Revolution

Fighting Foreign Generals of the American Revolution

Birdman of Audubon


The Birdman of Audubon – The Life & Art of John James Audubon

The Life and Art of John James Audubon, one of our area’s most famous personages, considered by many to be one of America’s greatest naturalists.

age of enlightenment


‘The Smile of Reason’ – A Light-Hearted History of the Age of Enlightenment

A Light-Hearted History of the Age of Enlightenment

Guillotine


Madame Guillotine and the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution

Madame Guillotine and the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution

Napoleon


The Mysterious Death of Napoleon Bonaparte

The Mysterious Death of Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon & Josephine


A Most Regal Affair – The Romance of Napoleon & Josephine

Napoleon & Josephine

English Romanticism


The Age of English Romanticism

The Age of English Romanticism

Jane Austen


The World of Jane Austen

The World of Jane Austen

Wizard of Oz


The Wonderful World of “The Wizard of Oz”

The Lasting Legacy of “The Wizard of Oz”

Walt Disney


Walt Disney’s World

Walt Disney’s World

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Swashbucklers and Cavaliers


En Garde! – A Cutting Edge History of Hollywood Swashbucklers

From Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Jr., to the dashing Errol Flynn – from the fiery redhead Maureen O’Hara to the menacing Anthony Quinn – from Basil Rathbone, Stewart Granger, Jack Sparrow and far beyond the bounding main – the story of Hollywood’s swashbucklers is one of history and romance wed to cold steel.  From the heroic swordsman’s first ‘en garde’ or ‘at your service sir’ – this is a ‘slashingly’ good program that’s sure to please from starboard to stern as we cross swords once more with the greatest swashbucklers of old Hollywood town!

Public Enemy-Gangster


Public Enemy No. 1 – A Bullet-Riddled History of Classic Hollywood Gangster Films

A History of Classic Hollywood Gangster Films

History of Beer America


Bottoms Up! A Frothy & Thirst Quenching History of Beer in America

A History of Beer in America

Ancient Rome


Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

Roman Games


Those About to Die Salute Thee – The History of the Roman Games

Those About to Die Salute Thee – The History of the Roman Games

Catherine the Great


Catherine the Great – Empress of All the Russias in the Age of Enlightment

Catherine the Great – Empress of All the Russias in the Age of Enlightment


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