Adult Education Theatre Appreciation Seminars Go Virtual

The presentations are virtual, online.

Theatre 40 is launching a shortened season of its long standing Adult Education Theatre Appreciation Seminars this month. This Semester’s theme is “THE OTHER: plays concerning the relationships with those different from ourselves”. The presentations are virtual, online.

The first play is WHITE by James Ijames, a comedy about a gay artist who feels he is being unfairly excluded from an art gallery show – and what he plans on doing about it. This play will kick off the Seminars and will be streamed virtually on Monday, September 21 at 7 PM. It features Theatre 40 actors Luise Heath, Landon Beatty, Amanda Conlon and Guest Artist, Arthur Keng. It is directed by Melanie MacQueen

The second play is DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, a drama wherein a dinner party goes horribly wrong when the guests discuss politics. This play will be streamed on Monday, September 28

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Sweetwater Union High School District to offer free Adult Education courses

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — The Sweetwater Union High School District announced Tuesday its Adult Education Division will begin offering free career technical education courses in South Bay communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“During these unprecedented times, it is our priority to help and support our community through this global pandemic by offering free courses throughout the South Bay,” said Audrey Diedorff, a teacher in the adult and continuing education division.

According to a district statement, English as a Second Language and GED courses have always been free through the district, and adult education career training courses have historically been offered at a low cost. However, due to the global pandemic and its impact on community member jobs and finances, many students and families are experiencing difficult times and need support.

The adult education program provides adult students with career and technical education, so students can enter the workforce with

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