Program information (951) 827-7139 10 Rancho Mirage FEBRUARY UCR Extension Center  1200 University Ave.  Riverside The Hollywood Musical: From Inspiration to Opening Night Wed. 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Feb. 21-Mar. 28 If, as Shakespeare believed, music is the food of love, then the lyrics and music of the Hollywood Musical are indeed the champagne of love. Discover the recipe for this magical American art form as we examine the ingredients of the best musical numbers from The American Film Institute’s (AFI) top six greatest movie musicals. We will explore how producing, screenwriting, music and lyrics, design, directing, cinematography, choreography, performance, and editing all come together to create an unforgettable banquet of sound and light. John W. Lugar, see bio on page 5. UCR Osher instructor since 2017. 173-CCS-111 Stage to Screen: Classics from the BBC Wed. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Feb. 21-Mar. 28 This new series examines the play filmed for television, with classics screened from the BBC’s Play of the Month anthology series (1965-1983), its prime contender, ITV, and British independent productions. Enjoy knockout performances by Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Malcolm McDowell, Claire Bloom, Ingrid Bergman, Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, and others. Stacy Davies, MPW, see bio on page 3. UCR Osher instructor since 2009. 173-CCS-112 All Science Considered Thurs. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Feb. 22-Mar. 29 An examination of current science-related topics that influence the everyday lives of the citizens of Planet Earth. Discussions include the “state of the science” along with key knowledge, issues, and uncertainties in the topical areas such as climate change, freshwater availability, food production, and land use, among others. Planned topics may be modified or substituted based on current events and the group’s interests. Michael R. Luther, M.S., recently retired from NASA, after more than 44 years of service in engineering, management, and Senior Executive positions. He was responsible for oversight and direction in the planning, development, and operations of billions of dollars of science spacecraft. UCR Osher instructor since 2016. 173-CCS-113 The Week’s News in Review Thurs. 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Mar. 8-Apr. 12 An interactive discussion of events shaping the news each week. Media sources include print, TV, the Internet and social media. You discuss politics, the economy, sports, show business and “headline” topics. Dick Stein, B.S., see bio on page 8. UCR Osher instructor since 2003. 173-CCS-114 OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE  |  UCR EXTENSION  |  WINTER 2018 “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river of joy within you.” –Rumi