Active Minds Boulder-Longmont – Nov. 2017

Boulder Area Events November 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017, 11:00-noon
Charlie Chaplin & the Silent Film Era
Join Active Minds for a journey to the era of the silent film and a visit with one of its greatest stars, Charlie Chaplin. We will explore the unique artistic elements that make silent films appreciated by audiences young and old and get to know the life and work of Charlie Chaplin, including his role in founding United Artists with Mary Pickford and others as well as the circumstances surrounding his exile from the United States for nearly 20 years. This event is sponsored by The Carillon at Boulder Creek and Brookdale Senior Living.
Location: West Boulder Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Boulder Senior Services: 303-441-3148

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm (2:00 reception, 2:30 program)
Ragtime & the Music of Scott Joplin
Join Active Minds for a musical journey into the world of Ragtime and Scott Joplin.  We will examine its origins in African American traditions, emergence among Tin Pan Alley tunes, and surge in popularity in the early 20th century. We will also explore some of Joplin’s most significant works, from piano rags to other progressive compositions as he paved the way as one of the most successful African American composers of his day.
Location: Brookdale Longmont, 2240 Pratt St, Longmont, CO 80501.
Cost: Free
RSVP: 303-525-9408

Monday, November 27, 2017, 3:00-4:00 pm
Brexit: What Does the Future Hold for the UK and the European Union?
On June 23, 2016 British voters elected to exit the European Union, sending global stock markets sharply down and provoking global reactions running the gamut from horror to congratulations.  Join Active Minds as we place this pivotal event in its historic context and explore where this high stakes path may lead, not only for the UK, but also the EU and the rest of the world. This event is sponsored by Frasier and Brookdale Senior Living.
Location: East Boulder Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Dr, Boulder, CO 80303.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Boulder Senior Services: 303-441-3148