Sunday's trip to Milwaukee Repertory's production of Titanic was enjoyed by all from whom we heard. Join us next time when we venture to: Stones in His Pockets –Thursday, November 17 at American Players Theater. Irish village meets Hollywood in this hilarious and heartbreaking "timeless hit". Register and learn more – registration deadline is Tuesday, November 1.
WALKS OF DANE COUNTY
NEXT WEEK! Tuesday, October 25 at 9:30am – explore the natural beauty of the Hills of Donald Park. Register and learn more here.
Tuesday, November 8 at 9:30am – enjoy the prairies and waterways of Pheasant Branch Conservatory. Register and learn more.
NEXT WEEK! Fourth Friday, October 28 at 9:30am, join fellow PLATO members and guests for breakfast and conversation at Marquette Hotel Café in Madison's Willy Street neighborhood. RSVP and learn more here.
NOVEMBER 9! The History of Television Soap Operas will take place virtually on Wednesday, November 9 from 1pm – 2:15pm. Dr. Elana Levine, a professor of media, cinema, and digital studies in the Department of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is a longtime soap opera fan who looks at the genre through two connected lenses: the role soaps have played in shaping cultural understandings of gender, as well as the rise and fall of network television’s influence on pop culture. Register and learn more here.
NOVEMBER 15! Clint Smith's Go Big Read Lecture on his new book: How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America on Tuesday, November 15 from 1pm – 3pm. PLATO is proud to host a virtual presentation of this important talk. We will spend the first hour+ watching his November 1 talk, followed by an online discussion of the many issues raised in his talk and the book. Register and learn more here.
Cozy up with an archived PLATO Lecture – choose from topics galore.