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Film and video

"The New Bauhaus" (2019) (Virtual): What is the relationship between technology and design? Can art and design change the world for the better? How does immigration fuel American culture? After being forced into exile by the Nazis, radical Hungarian artist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy moved to Chicago in 1937 and spearheaded "The New Bauhaus," a movement descended from the famous German school. An original Bauhaus member, Moholy-Nagy took a pioneering interdisciplinary mixed-media approach to art and design that was vastly ahead of its time. Motivated by the challenge of creating within the limitations of the Great Depression and then World War II, Moholy's embrace of artistic versatility and technological possibility continues to reverberate in the artworld today. With recent retrospectives at The Guggenheim Museum and The Art Institute of Chicago, Moholy is receiving recognition he never received in his lifetime. Featuring interviews with Moholy-Nagy's daughter and an in-depth exploration of his groundbreaking work, "The New Bauhaus" offers an illuminating portrait of a visionary teacher/thinker (89 min.). Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNGVmRHj8PA. Through Thursday, January 14. Free. Online. RSVP for link (includes filmmaker Q&A): www.epsilonspires.org/backlot-cinema-series?utm_source=so&cid=82bbe92f-b96c-4314-9b47-61ab307e9ec8.

Well-being

LONDONDERRY Ayurveda: Ayurveda is considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science. In Sanskrit, Ayurveda means "The Science of Life." Ayurvedic knowledge originated in India more than 5,000 years ago and is often called the "Mother of All Healing." The principles of many of the natural healing systems now familiar in the West have their roots in Ayurveda, including Homeopathy and Polarity Therapy. 11 - 12 noon. Series continues on Fridays: 2/12, 3/12, 4/9. Check out the website for specific monthly topics. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the post office). Information: 802-824-4343; Click for more info on Web in new window.

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