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Speaker: Philip Mandel

This is the fourth session in a four-week series co-sponsored by Portland Community College and Multnomah County Library to develop and increase your professional skills. Learn skills that will help you sail through the holidays almost stress-free. Philip Mandel has taught several stress-management workshops for PCC over the past several years. He notes that the holidays provide a great time to get together with family and friends, but they can also be stressful.

Recorded Live at Central Library: October 25, 2018

Direct download: Brownbag_HolidayStress_20181025.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 7:00am PST

Speaker: Brenda Buratti

This is the third session in a four-week series co-sponsored by Portland Community College and Multnomah County Library to develop and increase your professional skills. Brenda Buratti helps you identify your priorities as well as time-wasters, and gives you strategies to make the most of your valuable time.

Recorded live at Central Library: October 18, 2018.

 

Direct download: Brownbag_ExtremeTimeMgmt_Buratti_20181018.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 7:30am PST

Speaker: Tsipora Dimant

This is the second session in a four-week series co-sponsored by Portland Community College and Multnomah County Library to develop and increase your professional skills. Discover the roots of conflict and the mediation skills needed to find effective solutions. Learn how to have discussions that are balanced, direct, and fair.

Ms. Dimant authors a monthly column for the Oregonian newspaper on Mediation and Conflict Resolution. She is in the process of writing a chapter on Mediation for the Oregon Bar Association.

Recorded Live at Central Library: October 11, 2018

Direct download: Brownbag__Conflict_Resolution_Dimant_20181011.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 7:00am PST

Speaker: Tasha Harmon

This is the first session in a four-week series co-sponsored by Portland Community College and Multnomah County Library to develop and increase your professional skills. Discover tools for getting out of stuck spots, making decisions you’ll feel good about and creating the forward motion you need to make changes happen. These techniques are applicable on a personal level and in organizations.

Recorded live at Central Library: October 04, 2018,

Direct download: Brownbag_GettingUnstuck_Harmon_20181004.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 8:26am PST

Portland Opera's Manager of Education and Outreach, Alexis Hamilton, delivers a spellbinding presentation on Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" (Cinderella). She is joined by Portland Opera's new rehearsal pianist, Joel Ayau, and additionally the singing talents of mezzo-soprano Kate Farrar, tenor Alasdair Kent and baritone Ryan Thorn.

Description of the opera from the Portland Opera website,

"A storybook tale that is sure to charm audience members who are young, and young at heart, this new production of Rossini’s classic opera will glitter as brightly as Cinderella’s royal ball gown."

Recorded Live at Central Library: July 8, 2018.

Direct download: Opera-Preview-Cinderella-7-8-2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:46pm PST

Portland opera previews their production of Charles Gounod's opera "Faust" with the sets designed by John Frame. This 50-minute program is hosted by Chorus Master & Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with musical highlights by singers Thomas Cilluffo, Kate Farrar and Shi Li.

Description the opera from the Portland Opera website,

"Lyricism and legend converge in Gounod’s unforgettable masterpiece. When the devil appears and offers Faust a second chance at youth in exchange for his soul, he makes the pact, and then uses his newfound powers to seduce the youthful and innocent Marguerite—with tragic consequences."

Recorded Live at Central Library: June 3, 2018

 

Direct download: Opera-Preview-Faust-6-3-2018.mp3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:52am PST

Join us for a special preview of Portland Opera’s upcoming production of Verdi’s Rigoletto. This 50-minute program is hosted by Chorus Master & Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with musical highlights performed by Thomas Cilluffo, Helen Huang, Shi Li and Kate Farrar.

Recorded Live at Central Library: April 29, 2018

For more information, visit Portland Opera.

Direct download: 20180429_Opera_Rigoletto.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56am PST

Speaker: Tracee Wells-Bryant

Branding is not just for organizations and products anymore!  Explore how to authentically foster what people associate with you when they hear your name. Boost your self-confidence and networking power. 

Co-sponsored by Portland Community College, Brown Bag Lunch and Learn programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded Live at Central Library: April 19, 2018

Direct download: Brownbag_PersonalBranding_20180419.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 8:53am PST

Speaker: Lisa Regan Vienop

Wish you could break up with stress? Instead, learn new ways to appreciate the challenges and opportunities that stress can bring to your life. Relaxation and coping skills will be discussed and demonstrated.

Co-sponsored by Portland Community College, Brown Bag Lunch and Learn programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded Live at Central Library: April 12, 2018


Speaker: Jennifer Anderson

Inspired to find a new professional direction, but worried about the possible negative effects of making a big change? Learn how to overcome the top seven challenges every re-careerist faces.

Co-sponsored by Portland Community College, Brown Bag Lunch and Learn programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded Live at Central Library: February 8, 2018

Direct download: Brownbag_PlantYourselfWhereYouWillBloom_20180208.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 9:25am PST