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OLLI Offers Free Arts and Music Programs This Fall

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From visual arts to the history of jazz music, Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a variety of free, public programs this fall.

Jazz Series at Florentine’s
Enjoy discussions about the history of jazz and live music by Joe Lawton, Mike LeVan and the Docs. The 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday events are held at Florentine’s Grill, 102 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, 92832.

  • Sept. 10 — Louis Armstrong
  • Oct. 1 — Big Bands
  • Nov. 5 — George Gershwin
  • Dec. 3  — Holiday Jazz

The following two programs are offered on campus in Mackey Auditorium of CSUF’s Ruby Gerontology Center. 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton 92831. On-campus parking is $8 for a daily permit Monday through Friday.

Great American Songbook: The History of American Music
Focusing on the development of music in the United States, this lecture series begins by highlighting 1930s composers, such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and Duke Ellington. The noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday classes are offered Sept. 13 to Nov. 29.

A Thematic Exploration of Art
This series explores a variety of themes in art history and visual studies, including subject matter, style and artistic intent of well-known and emerging artists. The 1-2:30 p.m. Friday classes are offered Sept. 23 to Dec. 9.

OLLI, 657-278-2446