Institute of World Culture


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THEME FOR 2024
Creating a Culture of Conscience

Once again, the Institute of World Culture is renewing its commentment to promoting the welfare of humanity and of all that lives while preserving the rich but depleted resources in Nature. Throughout the world, mankind and all life forms are suffering from horrific events, natural and man-made. Thoughtful, transformative and ethical responses are necessary.
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UPCOMING PROGRAMS
 
Stone carving of myth of Daedalus and Icarus FORUM:
A.I.: DAEDALUS and ICARUS

Saturday, February 24, 2024
Presenters: Russ Lewin and Aidan Colbert
Live Webcast and In-Person
Find on the IWC YouTube Channel
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painting of Shakespeare's King Lear


LOOKING FORWARD

KING LEAR AND THE HEART OF POLITICS
Saturday, March 9, 2024
2:00 – 4:30 pm
Presenter: Marlin Roehl
In-Person only event
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STUDY CIRCLE

February has focused on E.F. Schumacher's "Small is Beautiful and will end with a discussion of "Sacred Economics". March will begin with a chapter from "Parapolitics" on "Individuation". The Circle meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 - 9:00 PM. You can attend in person or via Zoom. Check out the schedule of topics for discussion by clicking here . . .


SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR IWC MEMBERS
Ana Papakhian, Executive Director of Camerata Pacifica, has offered members of the Institute of World Culture complimentary tickets to this season's programs. Please contact donna@worldculture.org for a list of performances and a code to use to reserve a ticket.
NEW on IWC YouTube Channel
IWC offers a YouTube Library of current and archival presentations for viewing anytime. Most Recent: Drew Tretick: A Classical Musician's Odyssey.
https://www.youtube.com/IWCinSantaBarbara/live


 

 



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