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Intersession Offerings January 15, 2020

11:00 – 12:30 a.m.

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: THE MUSIC AND CAREERS OF RECORDING ARTISTS FROM THE 1950’s AND EARLY 1960’s IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Based on personal interviews with 100 top recording artists from the 1950s and 1960s, author Anthony Musso corrects longtime inaccuracies and myths that have plagued the artists’ biographies for more than 50 years.

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Donations of Gently Used Kitchen Items for Bard Community Kitchens

We are publishing this request from Patrick Clarkson, Bard Assistant Director of Housing, for donations of gently used kitchen items to be used in residence hall community kitchens.

Dear LLI Members,

Residence Life & Housing has paired up with the Sustainability Council to collect gently used pots,

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Tech Corner: To Share or Not To Share

Introduction

As a volunteer organization with 315 members (with at least half of our members as active volunteers), LLI takes a lot of coordination to pull off our classes, events, mailings, etc.

With many time-intensive volunteer processes to complete LLI work, the technology issues (aka volunteer time sinks) have more to do with too much information than not enough.

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Sing, Bard! Concert November 9. 25% Discount to LLI Members

When

Friday, November 9, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Where

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
 

Event Details

This is an upcoming first concert with the new Bard Vocal Arts Program artistic director, Stephanie Blythe. LLI members are invited to join at a special discounted price. Please use the link below to reserve your 25% off tickets to our November 9th program with Stephanie at the Fisher Center.

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Highlights of Bard’s October Calendar

Introduction

Bard is back in full swing with many wonderful events open to LLI members and other members of the Bard community. There are far too many to list them all, but you can access the Bard calendar here.

Don’t miss Bard conservatory students performing at the Tuesday noon concerts,

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A Dean Goes Fishing

By Chuck Mishaan

Introduction

You can find Charlevoix on the map by imagining the tip of the fourth finger on the mitt that shapes the state of Michigan. The village of Charlevoix, a summer escape for Chicagoans and other midwesterners, opens onto Lake Michigan, and that’s where we are going.

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LLI Supports Student Interns

Introduction

LLI received wonderful thank-you letters from students in the NYC Bard High School Early College Program (BHSEC). Every year, LLI provides financial help for expenses incurred during summer internships.

The Bard Early Colleges are founded on the belief that many high-school-age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education.

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Meet Nanci Kryzak

Introduction

If you are new to LLI, you may have had the pleasure of meeting Nanci Kryzak on one of the summer campus tours. As co-chair of the Member Services Subcommittee, she oversees LLI parking on campus and prepares for the orientation of new members to LLI and their introduction to the many opportunities to explore the wider Bard community.

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Early Voting and Election@Bard

Introduction

This year, citizens of New York State have a new opportunity to cast their vote prior to the official Election Day.  For two preceding weekends and a full week in between, voters can visit any one of a number of designated early voting locations in their county, and vote.

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Gmail Tips: Gmail App and Labels

Introduction

LLI Accounts are Gmail Accounts!

If you have an LLI account, such as jdoe@lli.bard.edu, you are using Gmail to get messages sent to your LLI account. Of course, your LLI account also gives you access to many other Google apps, such as Drive, Meet,

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