Southwest Arizona Viola da Gamba Society players and singers under the direction of Lawrence Lipnik Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building The viola da gamba was the pre-eminent “social” instrument in England in
Academy Village Artists, Monday, December 2, 2019, 2:30-4:00 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy lobby, classrooms, and Great Room Following the successful “Art in Academy Village, Part I” last spring, more of Academy Village’s very talented artists and artisans will present their work
Scott Stark, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology, Michigan State University Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building ******Special Added Lecture****** Often called the “lungs” of the earth because of its production of oxygen through
Russell Ronnebaum Tuesday December 17, 2019, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building The Arizona Senior Academy’s final concert for 2019 gets us into the spirit of the winter holidays with recital by pianist Russell Ronnebaum, who will play
Dr. Norman Scott, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 2:30-4:30 pm, The Arizona Senior Academy Building No area of human activity is more essential to society than sustainable agriculture for production of food. Our existing agricultural production system,
Isabel Barton, Assistant Professor of Mining and Geological Engineering, UA Wednesday, December 4, 2:30-4:30, The Arizona Senior Academy Building Through geologic processes operating over millions of years, nature endowed the American West with unique deposits of metals, industrial minerals, fuel
Terri Waldman, Assisted Living Facilities Manager, Hacienda at the Canyon Thursday, December 18, 2019, 2:30-3:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building Perhaps the most feared debility of old age is that of incapacitating dementia, whether Alzheimer’s disease or some other
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building The eighth season of the Tucson Desert Song Festival celebrates the great diversity of American song. The Arizona Senior Academy is pleased to present a recital
Aimee Graves, Regional Director of “Outlaw Dirty Money 2020” Thursday, December 5, 2019, 2:30-3:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building “Dirty money,” also known as “dark money,” refers to anonymous political donations allowed under the so-called Citizens United ruling of
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building Coming to us from Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, are the Bayview Winds: Diana Sipes (flute), Rachel Messing (oboe) and Scott Pool (bassoon), all professors of
Brent Dennis, Director, Tucson Parks and Recreation Thursday, December 12, 2019, 2:30-3:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building A founding principle of Academy Village was living in harmony with the native plants and other wildlife of our Sonoran Desert. Nevertheless,
Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building The Arizona Senior Academy welcomes two veterans of the Tucson music scene who decided to join forces as a duo just a few years ago. Don
Charles Tampio, Docent, Tucson Museum of Art Thursday, November 20, 2019, 2:30-4:00 p.m., The Arizona Senior Academy Building For its size, the Netherlands has produced many famous artists, including Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, von Ruisdael, Bosch, Van Gogh, and Mondrian.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Arizona Senior Academy Building UA faculty artists Timothy Kantor and Daniel Linder explore the complementary relationship between violin and piano in a program of music ranging from the late 19th century to
Color is one of the richest and most complex elements in design. It has the power to draw a strong emotional response, yet we are often unaware of how our body and brain connect and react to color. In her
ASA member Gary Fenstermacher, an internationally recognized scholar in the philosophy of education, is presenting a four-part course on Western Philosophy on successive Thursdays through Jan. 31.
Fans of classical guitar virtuoso Gabriel Ayala and pan-global percussionist extraordinaire Will Clipman will be treated to a free concert Tuesday at Academy Village.
A frequent performer as percussionist with a variety of musical ensembles, Will Clipman marks his first solo appearance at the Arizona Senior Academy with “Myths & Masks,” a live performance of mythopoetic storytelling, world music and multicultural mask art.
There are people who think the world will end in less than a month! Dec. 21st to be exact. Yes, you read me right! In some exotic manner, the Earth (or at least a large portion of its human population)
Singer-songwriter Amber Norgaard and percussionist Will Clipman will return Tuesday for their third appearance at the Arizona Senior Academy. The pair have been performing together for five years, and the blending of Norgaard’s singing, songwriting, piano and acoustic guitar with
Two of Tucson’s most acclaimed performers bring their rich mix of musical flavors to Academy Village on Tuesday(June 26). Duo Sonora (Gabriel Ayala & Will Clipman) has been described as, “a convergence of cultures and genres resulting in a sound
It’s often hard to tell if David Fitzsimmons is being serious or being silly. Asked to describe the talk he’ll give on Wednesday (12/7) at Academy Village, the Arizona Daily Star’s popular editorial cartoonist replied: “Pedantic drivel cloaked in nonsense
“From Russia with Love” is the first of a three-part series entitled Roots of American Classical Ballet. The series will be presented from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on three consecutive Thursdays, starting April 5, in the Great Room of Arizona
When we think of an eclipse of the sun, we naturally think of the moon covering the sun with day turning into night. Just this month, on May 20, Tucsonans were treated to an eclipse in which the moon