Friday, April 28
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Rockefeller Center - Room 001
In this age of "fake news" and "alternative facts," responsible journalism is more important than ever. Come join the conversation with professional journalists and experts in the field to discuss strategies for addressing the current information crisis.
Brendan Nyhan, Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
Lynn Hicks, DesMoines Register
Brandy Monk-Payton, Film and Media Studies, Dartmouth College
Alexandra Juhasz, #100hardtruths
Nancy Watzman, The Internet Archive
Aine Donovan, Executive Director, Ethics Institute
Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by: the Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College and Osher at Dartmouth
Tuesday, May 2
5:00 – 6:45 PM
$10 per person
You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Literary Reading. Osher members and study leaders will present a diverse selection of their writing, which encompasses both the personal and professional. We hope you can join us in this, our ninth literary evening.
- Pam Ahlen, event organizer
Felicity Swayze - memoir
Page Coulter - poetry
Michael Heaney - memoir
Meredith Angwin - nonfiction
Carol Westberg - poetry
Wednesday, May 24
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Quechee Inn at Marshland Farms
11:00 - 11:30 am
Arrive and be seated
Greetings from Dartmouth College
Welcome from Osher at Dartmouth President Sylvia Paxton
Richard G. Mills - Executive Vice President, Dartmouth College
A New Perspective on Higher Education
Welcome New Osher at Dartmouth President John Sanders
Each attendee may select one of the following options:
with chopped tomatoes, chardonnay, and thyme
Rice Pilaf * Garden Vegetables
Maple Brushed Grilled Salmon Fillet
topped with port wine, caramelized red onion, and fresh herb butter
Rice Pilaf * Garden Vegetables
Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
with basmati rice
All entrees served with
Rolls * Dessert * Beverage
Cost is $30 per person
Friday, May 5
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott
Bring a friend as we kick off our summer term! This celebration is an opportunity to introduce our program to non-members and welcome current members to the new term. Study Leaders, Osher volunteers, and members will be on hand to share their Osher at Dartmouth experiences. The afternoon will include complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar!
Wednesday, June 7
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Join us for an informal reception celebrating the start of another summer in the Upper Valley. The New London Barn Playhouse is an award-winning professional summer theater, and one of the oldest performing arts institutions in New Hampshire. Stop by the DOC to enjoy a glass of wine with other Osher members, mark the start of another summer, and enjoy a sneak peek at the Barn's celebratory 85th consecutive season.
Wine and light refreshments will be served. There will be a brief performance by members of the New London Barn Acting Intern Company at 6:45 pm.
SPACE IS LIMITED!
The Canoe Club Discount: 25% discount on lunch for Osher members who dine immediately after each film screening.
Osher members and their friends receive free admission! Don't forget to wear your Osher name badge.
Blazing Saddles – Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks. In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Citizen Kane – Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
Grapes of Wrath – Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin. A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
Thelma and Louise – Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Brad Pitt. An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird.
Four Feathers – John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez. Resigning his commission on the eve of his unit's deployment against Egyptian rebels, a British officer seeks to redeem his cowardice by secretly aiding his former comrades - disguised as an Arab.
Last Updated: 4/25/17