Arts & Culture

The JCA is proud to present our annual Arts and Culture Series, featuring scholars, authors, films, exhibits and musical performances.

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STILL TRAVELING: Neglected Napoli    

In partnership with the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance, hosted by the Osher Marin JCC

Mondays, June 7, 14, 21, 28 2:00-3:15 PM ES 

Tickets: $15 - $50 

Capital of the province of Campania and third largest city in Italy, Napoli (Naples) has been overlooked by many visitors for years. Some thought it was dangerous, others heard it was uninteresting. Today, it is neither.  Naples is a vibrant city, steeped in history and traditions.  Let trip leader James Sokol Zoom you to meet our fantastic professional local guide to go on four "trips" to uncover and discover the treasures of this neglected southern Italian gem! 

 

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SONGS OF SUMMER:  A Multi-Genre Musical Celebration of the Season   

In partnership with the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance, hosted by the Osher Marin JCC

Monday, June 21st | 5:00 - 6:15 PM ES 

Tickets: $5 with advanced registration  

 Celebrate the official arrival of summer and the longest day of the year with instructor James Sokol who leads a journey through diverse genres of music – Broadway, pop, classical and more! – exploring the theme of the season along the way.  Come for the music; stay for the fun!

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EXPLORING OPERA: NOTABLE NAPOLI   

In partnership with the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance, hosted by the Osher Marin JCC

Thursday, June 24th | 4:00-5:30 PM ES 

Tickets: $12.50 - $15 

Opened in 1737, Naples’ Teatro di San Carlo is the oldest continuously active venue for opera in the world. Join instructor James Sokol to learn interesting tidbits about this notable theater and some of the masterpieces that premiered there. Experience some of these gorgeous operas with video performance clips, which bring the beauty of this soaring art form into the discussion. A great class for the opera newcomer and the longtime fan!