UH Senior Happenings
Senior Happenings, sponsored by the city of University Heights, are open to all senior citizens. Events take place on Thursdays at 2 p.m. at the University Heights Library. To receive the monthly schedule by e-mail, call 216-932-7800, ext. 205, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 5: Peter Knox, Case Western Reserve University professor of history and director of Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, will chronicle the development of the Baker-Nord Center, especially its Cleveland Humanities Festival, which explores the challenges and opportunities caused by the movement of people. In the history of every nation, demographic shifts (exile, immigration, deportation, migration) become part of the fabric of civic and cultural life.
April 12: Beth Edelstein, conservator of objects at the Cleveland Museum of Art, will describe the role of a conservator in protecting objects. She'll also discuss her work on the museum's recent object-centered show, The Jazz Age.
April 19: Rachel Kribbs, director of community programming at the Cleveland Institute of Music, will introduce instrumentalists and vocalists from the school, one of our nation’s distinguished music conservatories.
April 26: Laura Neill, executive director of Ohio Light Opera, will unveil the lineup for its 40th festival season, June 16 through Aug. 11, at the College of Wooster. She'll show clips of the shows "The Pajama Game," "Babes in Arms," "Fifty Million Frenchmen," "Iolanthe," "Candide," "La Perichole" and "Cloclo."
Kim Sergio Inglis
Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer. She lives in the Shaker Farm Historic District in Cleveland Heights.