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MEDIA CONTACT: Kami Barrett
561-799-8813, kbarre10@fau.edu

FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Celebrates Spring Performing Arts Week

            JUPITER, FL (February 25, 2008)- The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter will celebrate its Spring 2008 Performing Arts Week from March 16 - 21 with a variety of performances and lectures.  The events take place in the Lifelong Learning Complex at Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.

Kicking off Performing Arts Week on Sunday, March 16 at 3 p.m., students and faculty from the School of the Arts, part of FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, will provide “A Musical Showcase,” which includes selections from the American songbook, as well as piano works for two and four hands.

Performing Arts Week continues through Friday, March 21 with the following events:

·         Monday, March 17, 1 p.m. - Myrna Goldberger will perform her one-act play based on the life of Brooke Astor.

·         Tuesday, March 18, 7 p.m. - Kit Stewart will present a concert “Mad About the Boys,” featuring songs from the great male vocalists of our time, including Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin.

·         Wednesday, March 19, 2:30 p.m.   - Dr. Kurt Stone, writer and lecturer, will present “Chananiah and the Golden Hair: A Fable for the Child in Everyone,” a story about journey, danger, humor, twists, and good and evil

·         Thursday, March 20, 7 p.m. - Dr. Irena Kofman presents “The Professor and her Students,” a collaborative musical performance of Mozart and Grieg, featuring a nine year old internationally known virtuoso and a six year old prodigy.

·         Friday, March 21, 1 p.m. - Marlene and Chet Solender will present “Cole Porter and Irving Berlin,” discussing the similarities and differences of both composers.

For more information, to purchase tickets for the 2008 Performing Arts Week or to receive a free 2008 Spring Catalog, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8667 or 561-799-8547.  

-FAU-

The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of mature students by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.

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