Library of The Chathams continues its popular series CALL: Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning. The following two courses will be offered in June.
20th Century Comedians
June 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 11 am
Larry Wolfert, an instructor for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University, will present a four-part series of lectures on comedians of the 20th century. Featured comedians will include Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, Burns and Allen, Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Lucille Ball, Sid Caesar, Jackie Gleason, and Carol Burnett.
The series will progress to the comedic duos of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Stiller and Meara, Marty Allen and Steve Rossi.
The History of Mystery
June 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 1 pm
Four authors from Mystery Writers of America will discuss the development of the mystery genre.
June 6 - Peggy Ehrhart on Edgar Allan Poe
June 13 - Jeff Markowitz on Anna Katharine Green, the nearly forgotten mother of American mystery
June 20 - Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes
June 27 - Dave White on the Hardboiled School of Crime Fiction in the U.S.
A weekly column that focuses on events and news from the Library of The Chathams.
The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.