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    Orchestral music is one of the foundations of Western culture. Maestro Thomas Shoebotham takes us on an evening's journey through the origins of the orchestra—from the ancient Greek "orchestra" to the early instrumental ensembles of the Renaissance and Baroque eras that set the stage for the modern symphony orchestra. Presented by Maestro Thomas...

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    In 2019, Rome will be about 2800 years old. What is it like in 2019, with mass tourism, thousands of pilgrims coming to see Papa Francesco, and the famous and ubiquitous graffiti on the walls? Answer: It's still great! Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, November 9, 2019, 7:00PM.

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    At 6AM on Sept 20, 2019, Dr. William Fredlund and his sister Patricia joined 12 people at the doors of the Vatican Museums. The streets were empty. No taxis. No other people. We were about to unlock the doors and windows of all the Vatican museum rooms ~ and enter the Sistine Chapel with no one there. How did we do it? Presented by William H. Fredlund,...

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    The familiar Nativity story from the New Testament has generated a priceless heritage of paintings over the ages of Western art.  This lecture, a tradition at the Institute, is a wonderful way to enter into the beauty of Christmas! Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D. Friday, December 20, 2019, 7:00PM.

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    The familiar Nativity story from the New Testament has generated a priceless heritage of paintings over the ages of Western art.  This lecture, a tradition at the Institute, is a wonderful way to enter into the beauty of Christmas! Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D. Friday, December 20, 2019, 7:00PM.

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