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Divine Divas of the Silver Screen   

Ladies First, as we begin our double feature day with award winning female lead performances. You may have seen them when they were first released. Get out of the heat, relax in the cool theatre and enjoy them again. Discuss your new perspective with one of our favorite OLLI instructors, Frank Furino. “9 to 5” (Dolly Parton, Lilly Tomlin), “First Wives Club"” (Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton) ) and “The Help” (Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard). What's not to love?

This course is offered on campus. 

 
Divine Divas of the Silver Screen
Instructor: Frank Furino
Course Date(s) & Time: 7/11/2023 - 7/25/2023, Tu, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Fee: $30.00
Location: Oliphant Auditorium, Mary Stuart Rogers Gateway Building, 37500 Cook St Palm Desert, CA 92211 

Ladies First, as we begin our double feature day with award winning female lead performances. You may have seen them when they were first released. Get out of the heat, relax in the cool theatre and enjoy them again. Discuss your new perspective with one of our favorite OLLI instructors, Frank Furino. “9 to 5” (Dolly Parton, Lilly Tomlin), “First Wives Club"” (Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton) and “The Help” (Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard). What's not to love? This course is offered on campus. 

Frank Furino

Narrative Biography:

Frank brings 25 years of Hollywood experience to his Osher courses, including writer/producer credits for major hit shows Dynasty, Dallas, General Hospital, Falcon Crest, New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and more. He was also staff director with ABC News covering political conventions, space launches and major news events and later owned an advertising agency. He taught creative writing at UCLA and is a member of the Rancho Mirage Cultural Commission. Frank is a successful playwright and is currently working on his first novel.

 

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