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  • Leonard Bernstein, 1971, photo by Marion S. Trikosko, courtesy of the Library of Congress

    Bernstein at the Skirball

    Sold out! Tuesdays, June 5–19, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
    Just added! Tuesdays, July 31–August 14, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

    $75 General; $60 Members

    Affectionately called “Lenny” by millions of admirers throughout the world, Leonard Bernstein was truly a “Renaissance Man,” excelling not only as a conductor, educator, and prolific composer of Broadway shows, opera, ballet, and symphonic and choral music, but also as a TV personality and jet-setter. He attracted crowds wherever he went.

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  • book group 2018

    Skirball Book Groups: The Pursuit of Justice

    Fall 2018–Winter 2019

    $150 General; $125 Members

    Under the direction of a professional book group facilitator, participants examine the book together, analyzing characters, themes, and motifs and learning about the author’s background. Expect lively, interactive classes. Discussion questions are distributed in advance of each class session. Participants must read the book prior to each session.

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  • Drawing and Meditative Mindfulness

    Drawing and Meditative Mindfulness

    Wednesdays, June 13–July 25, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (No class July 4)

    This class has been cancelled.

    In this class, offered in partnership with Otis College of Art and Design, cultivate a meditative state of mind while developing the formal techniques of drawing. Current research in neuroscience has demonstrated that the practice of meditative mindfulness can sharpen perception, creativity, and intuition and increase attention and nonjudgmental awareness—all skills also honed through drawing.

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