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December 2017

Holiday Film Series: A Screening of “Serpico”

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The holidays can at times feel overwhelming, overstimulating, a bit much. Sometimes one needs to escape. During the holidays the library is offering a series of films in the evenings that can help you do just that. We are showing classics, cult classics, and documentaries.  The first film in this series is Serpico. An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him in this 1973 classic starring Al Pacino. BYOS (Bring your own snacks) 

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Tech Class with Paul: Photo Management

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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In this class, learn how to best organize all of your holiday photos. 

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Guitar Circle with Taul Paul: Holiday Edition

December 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Guitar players, musicians, listeners and learners are welcome to join us at The Community Library every third Thursday of the month to share songs, ideas and techniques. Led by local professional musician and instructor Taul Paul, the Guitar Circle gives everyone a chance to play. This month we will be playing holiday tunes! 

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Drop-In: Christmas Craft

December 16
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Join us anytime today for a Drop-In Christmas Craft.

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Holiday Film Series: A Screening of “Casablanca”

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The holidays can at times feel overwhelming, overstimulating, a bit much. Sometimes one needs to escape. During the holidays the library is offering a series of films in the evenings that can help you do just that. We are showing classics, cult classics, and documentaries.  In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications in this classic film released 75 years ago this month. BYOS (Bring your own snacks) 

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Holiday Film Series: A Screening of “Galapagos”

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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A special screening of Galapagos with producer Anthony Geffen.  Liz Bonnin joins the crew of the research vessel Alucia as they embark upon a scientific expedition to the Galapagos Islands to help protect the biological wonderland from the effects of climate change. An audience Q&A with Geffen will proceed the screening. 

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LIBRARY CLOSED: Christmas Day

December 25
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Holiday Film Series: A Screening of “Rancho Deluxe”

December 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The holidays can at times feel overwhelming, overstimulating, a bit much. Sometimes one needs to escape. During the holidays the library is offering a series of films in the evenings that can help you do just that. We are showing classics, cult classics, and documentaries.  Two drifters, of widely varying backgrounds, rustle cattle and try to avoid being caught in contemporary Montana in this 1975 Western cult classic written by Tom McGuane.  BYOS (Bring your own snacks) 

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Drop-In Winter Craft

December 27 - December 28
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Drop-In anytime today and do a winter craft in the Children's Library.

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Holiday Film Series: A Screening of “Social Studies”

December 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The holidays can at times feel overwhelming, overstimulating, a bit much. Sometimes one needs to escape. During the holidays the library is offering a series of films in the evenings that can help you do just that. We are showing classics, cult classics, and documentaries.  Photographer Tina Barney is profiled in this documentary following her in a project to capture the lives of Europe's aristocrats in this 2005 documentary.  The film introduces you to Tina Barney, who will be in conversation at the library with writer Judith Freeman on December 30.  

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Tina Barney in Conversation with Judith Freeman

December 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Photographer Tina Barney discusses her work and career with writer Judith Freeman. Tina Barney was born in 1945 in New York. Since 1975, she has been producing large-scale photographs of family and friends. Among her exhibitions are a mid-career exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1991 and the Whitney Biennial in 1987. More recently, her work has been shown at the New York State Theatre in 2011, The Barbican Art Centre, London, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Museum der Art Moderne, Salzburg, and others. Barney was the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1991, and the 2010 Lucie Award for Achievement in Portraiture. Her monographs include, Theatre of Manners, The Europeans, Players, and her new retrospective, Tina Barney. She lives in New York and Rhode Island. Judith Freeman is a novelist, critic, and essayist whose newest book is The Latter Days, a memoir. Her first book, a collection of short stories, was Family Attractions. Her novels include, The Chinchilla Farm, Set For Life, A Desert of Pure Feeling, and Red Water. She is also the author of the non-fiction work The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved. Freeman received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997 won the Western Heritage Award for her novel, Set For Life in 1992. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune. She lives in Los Angeles and rural Idaho with her husband, artist photographer Anthony Hernandez. Signed copies of Tina Barney  will be on sale from Chapter One Bookstore.     

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January 2018

“The 2017 Flood: River Processes and a Historical Perspective on the Big Wood River and its Trout Fishery”

January 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The 2017 flood substantially altered reaches of the Big Wood River. Panelists for this presentation will provide an overview of river processes, discuss the history of human alterations to the Big Wood River, examine how alterations have affected aquatic habitat and the trout fishery, and discuss the 2017 flood and lessons it may provide for the future. Panelists: Dan Dauwalter is a Trout Unlimited fisheries biologist working on landscape- scale planning efforts and the design of restoration projects, particularly as they relate to climate change mitigation.  Russ Thurow is a US Forest Service fisheries scientist who worked on fish population and habitat assessments in the Big Wood River in the 1980s and now studies Chinook salmon and bull trout demographics and spawning. John Buffington is a US Forest Service research geomorphologist studying the effects of climate change on stream channel morphology and salmonid habitat across the west. 

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Upbeat with Alasdair: WHY MOZART?

January 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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A first look at the 2018 Sun Valley Summer Symphony's "In Focus" Series. 

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TV Discussion Group with Mimi Avins

January 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 6, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The golden age of television that has loomed large in American pop culture for a number of years has morphed into the era of Too Much Good TV.  How to make sense of it all? The TV Discussion Group, which will meet weekly from January 9 through February 6, is a place where TV obsessives and skeptics gather to dissect one season of a prestige drama. This time out, the group will analyze the intricate plots and deep character development of season one of “Fargo,” much as a book group critiques a novel. “Fargo” the series was descended from the Coen brothers’ award-winning movie of the same name, but it is its own beast – complete with  mayhem, romance, dark comedy, a hapless protagonist, heroes to root for and a villain who could make the devil sweat, even in frozen Minnesota. Ketchum resident Mimi Avins, who covered pop culture in her years as a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, will lead the discussion. Each session will explore two episodes of the series. The group is free, but advanced registration is requested. To sign up and receive the viewing schedule, please contact Scott Burton at sburton@comlib.org or 806-2621.

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TV Discussion Group with Mimi Avins

January 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 6, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The golden age of television that has loomed large in American pop culture for a number of years has morphed into the era of Too Much Good TV.  How to make sense of it all? The TV Discussion Group, which will meet weekly from January 9 through February 6, is a place where TV obsessives and skeptics gather to dissect one season of a prestige drama. This time out, the group will analyze the intricate plots and deep character development of season one of “Fargo,” much as a book group critiques a novel. “Fargo” the series was descended from the Coen brothers’ award-winning movie of the same name, but it is its own beast – complete with  mayhem, romance, dark comedy, a hapless protagonist, heroes to root for and a villain who could make the devil sweat, even in frozen Minnesota. Ketchum resident Mimi Avins, who covered pop culture in her years as a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, will lead the discussion. Each session will explore two episodes of the series. The group is free, but advanced registration is requested. To sign up and receive the viewing schedule, please contact Scott Burton at sburton@comlib.org or 806-2621.

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“Madama Butterfly: A Disastrous Premier” by Mark Junkert

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, one of the most performed and beloved operas worldwide, had a disastrous premiere but has stood the test of time. Once again, the opera is under attack for its insensitive ethnic stereotyping. Junkert will take a look at the opera throughout the years. Mark Junkert is the General Director of Opera Idaho. 

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TV Discussion Group with Mimi Avins

January 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 6, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The golden age of television that has loomed large in American pop culture for a number of years has morphed into the era of Too Much Good TV.  How to make sense of it all? The TV Discussion Group, which will meet weekly from January 9 through February 6, is a place where TV obsessives and skeptics gather to dissect one season of a prestige drama. This time out, the group will analyze the intricate plots and deep character development of season one of “Fargo,” much as a book group critiques a novel. “Fargo” the series was descended from the Coen brothers’ award-winning movie of the same name, but it is its own beast – complete with  mayhem, romance, dark comedy, a hapless protagonist, heroes to root for and a villain who could make the devil sweat, even in frozen Minnesota. Ketchum resident Mimi Avins, who covered pop culture in her years as a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, will lead the discussion. Each session will explore two episodes of the series. The group is free, but advanced registration is requested. To sign up and receive the viewing schedule, please contact Scott Burton at sburton@comlib.org or 806-2621.

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Idaho Wilderness Considered

January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Six contributors to the book Idaho Wilderness Considered, an anthology of essays, photos, and other reflections exploring the history and meaning of wilderness in Idaho, present about the book.  The event is free and open to the public. Published by the Idaho Humanities Council, Idaho Wilderness Considered features photos and essays by 26 Idahoans, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act and the establishment of new wilderness areas in Idaho in the summer of 2015. The book won this year’s award for “Idaho Book of the Year” from the Idaho Library Association. In Ketchum, editors Feldman and Davidson will be joined by Idaho Conservation League Director Rick Johnson, BSU Professors John Freemuth and Lisa Brady, and backcountry photographer Ed Cannady.

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“Early Skiing on Snoqualmie Pass” by John Lundin

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Ancient Skier member John Lundin talks about and show pictures from his new book, Early Skiing on Snoqualmie Pass.   John's book discusses the early days of skiing when Snoqualmie Pass was the epicenter of the sport, and the Seattle Times said Washington was "concededly the greatest skiing area in North America," and "it was at Snoqualmie Pass that modern skiing was born and raised."    Copies of John's book will be available for purchase at the event from Chapter One Bookstore.  Profits from book sales go to support the Washington State Ski & Snowboard Museum.

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TV Discussion Group with Mimi Avins

January 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 6, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The golden age of television that has loomed large in American pop culture for a number of years has morphed into the era of Too Much Good TV.  How to make sense of it all? The TV Discussion Group, which will meet weekly from January 9 through February 6, is a place where TV obsessives and skeptics gather to dissect one season of a prestige drama. This time out, the group will analyze the intricate plots and deep character development of season one of “Fargo,” much as a book group critiques a novel. “Fargo” the series was descended from the Coen brothers’ award-winning movie of the same name, but it is its own beast – complete with  mayhem, romance, dark comedy, a hapless protagonist, heroes to root for and a villain who could make the devil sweat, even in frozen Minnesota. Ketchum resident Mimi Avins, who covered pop culture in her years as a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, will lead the discussion. Each session will explore two episodes of the series. The group is free, but advanced registration is requested. To sign up and receive the viewing schedule, please contact Scott Burton at sburton@comlib.org or 806-2621.

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“It Happened in Sun Valley: From Mob Book to Movie, with Charlie Brandt”

January 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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“The Irishman” movie began production this past fall, and already it is attracting huge attention: It is directed by Martin Scorsese, who defined the gangster movie genre but who has not made a gangster movie in more than a decade, and it features an iconic line-up of stars, including Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, who is coming out of retirement for a role in it. It has a budget of more than $100 million, and its 2019 release promises to be a major movie event. And it started here, in Sun Valley, with the book I Heard You Paint Houses by local resident (and Library regular!) Charlie Brandt.

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“Why Schools Struggle to Serve Students with Dyslexia and How We Can Improve”

January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Join Louisa Moats and Evelyn Johnson for a discussion about dyslexia. The conversation will include a focus on better understanding what dyslexia is, learning why it is difficult for students with dyslexia to receive adequate services in schools, and discussion possible solutions. Dr. Moats has been a teacher, psychologist, researcher, graduate school faculty member, and author of many influential scientific journal articles, books, and policy papers on the topics of reading, spelling, language, and teacher preparation. She led the committee that developed the International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. Dr. Johnson is the Scientific Director of Lee Pesky Learning Center and a Professor of Special Education at Boise State University. Her research and teaching are focused on improving instruction and outcomes for students with learning disabilities. She is the author of several textbooks and articles on response-to-intervention, screening for academic intervention, special education teacher preparation and special education teacher observation

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February 2018

TV Discussion Group with Mimi Avins

February 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 6, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The golden age of television that has loomed large in American pop culture for a number of years has morphed into the era of Too Much Good TV.  How to make sense of it all? The TV Discussion Group, which will meet weekly from January 9 through February 6, is a place where TV obsessives and skeptics gather to dissect one season of a prestige drama. This time out, the group will analyze the intricate plots and deep character development of season one of “Fargo,” much as a book group critiques a novel. “Fargo” the series was descended from the Coen brothers’ award-winning movie of the same name, but it is its own beast – complete with  mayhem, romance, dark comedy, a hapless protagonist, heroes to root for and a villain who could make the devil sweat, even in frozen Minnesota. Ketchum resident Mimi Avins, who covered pop culture in her years as a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, will lead the discussion. Each session will explore two episodes of the series. The group is free, but advanced registration is requested. To sign up and receive the viewing schedule, please contact Scott Burton at sburton@comlib.org or 806-2621.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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Great Decisions 2018

February 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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March 2018

Great Decisions 2018

March 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This lively discussion group is a perennial favorite for inquisitive minds in the Wood River Valley. The curriculum is developed by the Foreign Policy Association, and it investigates a range of contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues. Topics for the 2018 program include The Waning of Pax Americana, Russia’s Foreign Policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media and Foreign Policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa’s Fragile Democracy and Global Health: progress and challenges. The discussions will be moderated by Don Liebich, who has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy, and human rights projects in the Middle East. Don is an author and an international consultant. Registration information: Section code: XMSC 088 B01 Tuesdays and Thursdays • February 6- March 1 • 6:00-7:30 p.m. • Community Library, Ketchum • Tuition: $70 (Does NOT include book, book must be purchased on own from here: http://fpa.org/great_decisions/index.cfm?act=show_material&product_id=16851) To register call CSI at 788- 2033.

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