Upcoming Events

July 29: Gypsy Jazz Group Offers Echoes of Django Reinhardt

July 29: Gypsy Jazz Group Offers Echoes of Django Reinhardt

The “Hot Club of Tucson” brings its swinging style of gypsy jazz to the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday (July 29) at 11:30 a.m. Also known as “hot jazz,” gypsy jazz originated in Paris in the 1930s and ‘40s with Roma guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli and their “Quintette du Hot Club de France.”  The Quintette also...

 

July 23: How Online Shopping is Changing Business, and Us

July 23: How Online Shopping is Changing Business, and Us

The constant use of search engines on modern computers, tablets and smartphones has brought about a revolution in the way that many of us go shopping – for...

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July 30: “What Makes You What You Are?”

July 30: “What Makes You What You Are?”

What makes you what you are?  What makes you the same person from year to year?  Some philosophers maintain that memories are a key to these questions, while...

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Lively Arts

Academy audiences enjoy weekly concerts featuring classical, pop, jazz, folk and world music artists — and ample opportunities for interaction with the performers.

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Lifelong Learning

Expert speakers on topics ranging from current events to ancient history, from philosophy to humor, help keep our minds young.

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Public Service

ASA members are encouraged to stay active and use their experience and energy to help the community at large.

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About ASA

Our members have different backgrounds, but share a commitment to making retirement a time of cultural enrichment and intellectual stimulation.

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