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Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces spring classes

Feb. 26, 2019—Pirates in the Atlantic world, religion in prison, and a workshop on jazz great Cole Porter are among the classes offered this spring by the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Listen: Astronomy, jazz and politics among VU Osher fall classes

Aug. 19, 2016—Renowned Vanderbilt professors and other experts will teach classes this fall on the 2016 elections, astronomy, prisons and more for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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VU Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville Opera announce collaboration

Nov. 14, 2014—A new collaboration between the Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville Opera will expand programming around the first opera in Spanish to be presented in Nashville.

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Nashville Opera director at Barnes & Noble April 2

Mar. 27, 2014—Nashville Opera general and artistic director John Hoomes will appear at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt on Wednesday, April 2, for a special discussion of the opera’s upcoming production of Othello. The free event begins at 5:30 p.m. Shakespeare’s classic play Othello is transformed for the opera stage with powerful music by renowned composer Guiseppe...

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Special opera performance tailored for children with autism

Jan. 30, 2014—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center TRIAD program has collaborated with the Nashville Opera to create a free performance of "Billy Goats Gruff" for children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Whetsell helps Nashville Opera production’s medical accuracy

Oct. 31, 2013—Two of Nashville biggest industries — music and health care — come together in the Nashville Opera’s upcoming production of “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” based on a medical case study from the book of the same name by the popular author and neurologist Oliver Sacks.

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Opera on the Mountain returns to Dyer Observatory June 2

May. 16, 2012—Members of the Nashville Opera will be the featured performers at the third Opera on the Mountain concert Saturday, June 2, at Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory. The performance will include selections from Guys and Dolls, Camelot and Phantom of the Opera.

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Summer Fun

Jun. 2, 2011—Art, food, culture and adventure await you on Vanderbilt's campus.

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‘Opera on the Mountain’ set for June 4 at Dyer Observatory

May. 24, 2011—Make reservations online or by calling (615) 832-5242 Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory will again host the Nashville Opera for a very special evening of music at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 4. The concert will take place in the observatory’s patio tent and guests are encouraged to bring a picnic basket and beverages.  Admission will begin at...

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