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|Event:||SS-05 Comedy, Comedians and Comics|
|Time:||9:30 to 12:00|
|This five-part PowerPoint supported program will cover all aspects of comedy from the political satire of Aristophanes (450 BC) to the slapstick of the Three Stooges to the one-liners of Henny Youngman to the improvisations of Robin Williams with lots of trivia thrown in about the men and women who made us laugh. Part 1: Aristophanes through Vaudeville; Part 2: Silent Movies and Radio. Parts 3 - 5 (Talkies/TV and A Study of Styles) will be offered in the fall semester. Attendees are encouraged but not required to bring a favorite joke to share.|