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  • June – July 2015

  • June

    An Evening with the Gypsy Wildcats Prelude Dinner and Concert 4

    From Motivational Speech to Memoir Creative Writing Workshop 5

    Details of Memories in Watercolor Watercolor Workshop 6

    Girls’ Night Out: Tropical Tea by the Sea Cooking Demonstration and Tasting 7

    Transcending Security for Sustainable Peace Lecture and Discussion 8

    A Guide to Civil War Sites in Georgia Lecture, Discussion and Book Signing 9

    The Sounds of Cicada Rhythm Prelude Dinner and Concert 10

    On the Half-Shell Dinner with Seabear Oyster Bar 11


    American-Themed Piano Music Prelude Dinner and Concert 12

    Finding Meaning in Abstract Art Lecture and Discussion 13

    An Evening with Chef Edward Leonard, CMC Loire Valley Wine Dinner 14

    How Ecology Drives Epidemics Lecture and Discussion 15

    TRIO: A Capella Summer Prelude Dinner and Concert 16

    Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion High Museum Lecture and Discussion 17

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    An Evening with the Gypsy Wildcats Prelude Dinner and Concert

    Monday, June 8 Gypsy Wildcats The Rock House 6:30 p.m. Cocktails, Prelude Dinner & Concert $51.95 per person Reservations begin May 8

    Prelude Dinner Menu First Plate

    Spring Pea Soup Favas | Spring Onions | Jumbo Crab | Crème Fraîche | Mint

    Main Plate Prime Flat Iron Steak of Natural Beef | Morels | Roasted Fingerlings | Spinach

    Honey Garlic Sauce Pastry

    Peach Cobbler Roasted Peaches | Pecan Cobbler Topping | Vanilla Bean Ice Cream | Caramel

    Join some of Athens’ top musicians as they make merry on a Monday for you with some hot Gypsy Swing tunes, as well as many delightful songs from the Vaudeville era. The Gypsy Wildcats are Antoon Speters - guitar, mandolin and vocals; John Prechtel

    - guitar and banjo; Keiko Ishibashi - violin; John Norris - guitar and harmonica; and Andrea DeMarcus - double bass and vocals.

    The Gypsy Wildcats will perform gypsy classics from Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli’s famed Hot Club of France, along with Vaudeville standards from artists and composers including George Gershwin (Summertime), Cab Calloway (Minnie the Moocher), Irving Berlin (Russian Lullaby), and Fats Waller (Louisiana Fairytale). They’ll also play many other enjoyable songs like Mr. Sandman and traditional string-dazzling favorites like Miserlou. The Wildcats have even been known to play arrangements of Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass! Maybe you have a favorite song that you’d like them to play for you, as well?

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    From Motivational Speech to Memoir Writing About the Self: Creative Writing Workshop

    Tuesday, June 9 – Thursday, June 11 The Design Center Catherine Ramsdell, Ph.D., Professor of Writing Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Continental Breakfast and Writing Workshop $194.95 Continental Breakfast and Writing Workshop (supplies not included) Reservations begin May 9

    From CEOs who use personal stories to motivate their teams to grandparents who want to make certain their grandchildren (or children) remember important family stories, everyone has a story to tell and needs to be able to tell that story. In this workshop, we’ll look at a range of storytelling techniques designed to bring your personal story to life. We’ll explore postcard stories and memoirs and look at pairing text with images. We’ll start each day by looking at an example (or two) and then move into some writing exercises. Each day everyone will select one exercise to expand into a longer piece.

    Catherine Ramsdell is a professor of writing at SCAD Atlanta. She has more than a decade of college teaching experience and her teaching interests include creative nonfiction, business and technical writing, and journalism. She also writes for popmatters.com, an online magazine of cultural criticism.

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    Details of Memories in Watercolor Larry Jens Anderson’s Watercolor Workshop

    “You are not learning unless you are uncomfortable” -Socrates

    Tuesday, June 9 – Thursday, June 11 The Design Center Larry Jens Anderson, Professor of Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Refreshments and Watercolor Workshop $194.95 Refreshments and Watercolor Workshop (supplies not included)

    Capturing memories by painting them is a long tradition. Watercolors of objects are delicate reminders of what we came from. Some knowledge of color mixing is recommended for this workshop. The first day will be a focus on what to paint, sketching ideas, and instructor demonstrations. On the second day students will begin the watercolor creations with Professor Anderson offering intermittent critiques and direction throughout. The third and last day will be a continuation where students begin to develop good compositions and content through the choices of objects.

    Larry Jens Anderson has been teaching art at the university level since 1983. He is currently a professor of painting, drawing, and printmaking at the prestigious Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) in Atlanta. For more information on Larry Anderson please visit his website at www.larryjensanderson.com.

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    Girls’ Night Out: Tropical Tea by the Sea Lisa Boalt Richardson’s Cooking Demonstration and Tasting

    Thursday, June 11 Lisa Boalt Richardson Certified Tea Specialist & Author The Lake Club 5:00 p.m. Cocktails 5:30 p.m. Cooking Demonstration and Tasting $35.95 per person Signature Cocktail, Cooking Demonstration and Tasting Reservations begin May 11

    Tasting Menu

    White Tea Rose Cocktail

    Beach Iced Tea

    Orange Tarragon Savory Scones

    Citrus Chicken Salad

    Tropical Fruit Salsa with Plantain Chips

    Key Lime Coconut Bars

    Celebrate the beginning of summer and National Iced Tea Month with Certified Tea Specialist and author Lisa Boalt Richardson as she teaches you how to have tea in fresh, new ways. Lisa loves to incorporate tea in her recipes and will teach you some techniques to entertain with tea for the summer with her Tropical Tea by the Sea menu.

    She will start out the evening demonstrating how to use iced tea as a base for a refreshing white tea rose cocktail. Lisa will show you how to make the perfect pitcher of loose leaf iced tea and share her favorite “beach iced tea” recipe she had growing up in South Florida. Her light citrus chicken salad served in orange halves has tea as the secret ingredient in It. To go alongside the chicken salad, learn how to make the perfect no fail savory scone, a tropical fruit salsa with plantain chips for dipping, and finish the meal with key lime coconut bars.

    Lisa has traveled the globe working with tea masters and researching to learn more about the second most popular beverage in the world. She regularly speaks at conferences and special events focusing on her culinary arts, specialty tea expertise and recipes which have been featured in numerous national publications such as Women’s Health Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Diabetes Forecast, and The New York Times. For more information on Lisa Boalt Richardson please visit her website at www.lisaknowstea.com.

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    Transcending Security for Sustainable Peace Lecture and Discussion

    Thursday, June 18 Dr. Han S. Park Professor, UGA School of Public & International Affairs (SPIA) Founding Director, UGA Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) The Rock House 5:00 p.m. Cocktails 5:30 p.m. Program $5.00 per person Reservations begin May 18

    As a result of his unique youth experiences with war and human suffering in China and Korea, Han Park has been acutely aware of the significance of peace. Dr. Park will speak on his idea that peace is an active state that is much more than simply the absence of war or conflict. He will speak about the art and science of peace and explore political processes that drive conflict between states and cultures. His lecture will illustrate how the accommodation of diversity and the importance of empathy is the path to peace. As a peace scholar, Dr. Park will discuss peace building efforts among peoples and nations, particularly Korea, through facilitating dialogue and mediation to build bridges of understanding. At this lecture, you will hear about ‘Transcending Security for Sustainable Peace’ as a new paradigm for global engagement.

    Dr. Han S. Park is a University Professor of International Affairs and founding Director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) at the UGA School of Public and International Affairs. With remarkable 45-year tenure at UGA, Dr. Park is an internationally-renowned scholar and teacher whose

    research focuses on the issues of human rights, sustainable development, and East Asian politics. He has produced six books, most recently Development at the Crossroads (2015), and numerous publications. Dr. Park has distinguished himself as an international peacemaker and humanitarian, recognized by Morehouse College in 2010 with the Gandhi-King-Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize.

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