The Miser by Molière Seminar and Play Performance

The Miser by Molière Seminar and Play Performance

Schedule:

9:30 – 10:00AM – Azu Restaurant – Continental Breakfast
10:00AM – 12:00PM – Seminar
12:00 – 1:40PM – French Lunch, with French wine provided by Point de Chene
2:00 – 4:30PM – Play Performance at the Ojai Art Center Theater

4:30-5:15PM – Discussion with Director and Theater Artistic Director

Tutors:

Paul Herder and Andy Gilman

Locations:

Azu Restaurant – 457 East Ojai Avenue in Ojai

Ojai Art Center Theater – 113 S. Montgomery Street in Ojai

Agora Foundation Great Books Seminar On the Feminine

Agora Foundation Great Books Seminar On the Feminine

As we continue our 20th season, we are pleased to invite you to our next one-day great books seminar on this challenging and timeless topic.
   
“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more.
Men were deceivers ever,
One foot in sea, and one on shore,
To one thing constant never.
Then sigh not so, but let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny,
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into hey nonny, nonny.”
– Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.”
– Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex
 
Readings:
The Franklin’s Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer,
Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare,
and the Introduction and Conclusion from The Second Sex
by Simone de Beauvoir


Schedule:
9:30 – 10:00AM – Continental Breakfast
10:00AM – 12:00PM – Seminar One
12:00 – 1:00PM – Lunch
1:00 – 3:00PM – Seminar Two
Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060
Fee:
$125. Includes books, breakfast, and lunch
Don Quixote and Man of La Mancha Seminar and Play Performance

Don Quixote and Man of La Mancha Seminar and Play Performance

10:00AM-5:30PM
“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams – this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness – and maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!”
Reading: 
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, Part I and final chapter of Part II
Schedule:
9:30-10:00AM – Continental Breakfast
10:00AM-12:00PM – Seminar
12:00-1:45PM – Lunch and Spanish wine tasting at Azu Restaurant
2:00-4:30PM – Man of La Mancha play performance
at the Ojai Art Center Theater
4:30-5:30PM – Post-show conversation with director
Marty Babayco and lead actor Scott White
Seminar Tutor: 
Elizabeth Reyes of Thomas Aquinas College
Fee:
$125. Includes book, breakfast, lunch, wine, and theater ticket
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