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Satchmo in the Studio

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

On International Jazz Day 2018, The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the City of New York are teaming up for the first public screening of the only known film of Louis Armstrong in the studio, recording his 1959 album, Satchmo Plays King Oliver.  The acquisition of the film made headlines in 2015 but it has never been shown...

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$20

It's Complicated: How the U.S. Shaped the Middle East

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Middle Eastern politics can make your head spin. Fear not, we’ve made a comedy show to dive in to the most complicated stories of the region, and break down the West’s role in it all. Caveat’s senior Iranian comedian Mehdi Barakchian and writer Kylie Holloway will answer your biggest questions about the Middle East- why the U.S. is still hanging...

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$15

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Sweet & Sour: Chinese Food and Immigrant Identity

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

What is the history of Chinese food in New York City, in restaurants, as a take-out staple, and as prepared in immigrant households?  Inspired by the exhibition Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, Wilson Tang, owner of the famed Nom Wah Tea Parlor in Manhattan's Chinatown that dates back to 1920, and Jack Tchen, founder...

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$25

Philosophical Skepticism: Doubt, Evidence, Justified

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Gramercy 30 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

Philosophical Skepticism: Doubt, Evidence, Justified Belief How is it that human beings, despite the fallibility of their senses and the limitations inherent in their individual subjective perspectives, can nevertheless manage to achieve knowledge of what objective reality is like, both in ordinary language and, better yet, in scientific discourse?...

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$315

4 sessions

Activist New York: The Next Generation

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

To celebrate the Museum’s publication of the book Activist New York: A History of People, Protest, and Politics (NYU Press, 2018), journalist Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and a group of leading youth activists including Bronx teen Hebh Jamal discuss the key mobilizations of our moment—from gun control to immigrant rights—and how they draw on...

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$15

“Inside Aurifil” Lecture

at Gotham Quilts - Midtown 40 W 37th St, New York, New York 10018

Come learn all about our favorite thread, Aurifil, from the source! Alex Veronelli is the Chief Business Development Officer at Aurifil, the Italian manufacturer that makes the wonderful threads we all know and love. Alex is a highly entertaining presenter. He will be giving us a behind-the-scenes look at Aurifil manufacturing, as well as covering...

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$15

Should You Buy The New iPhone?

at The New York Public Library - Bronx 985 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, New York 10462

In this course, we will discuss everything you need to know about the newest iPhone releases and whether you should upgrade your current phone or stick with what you have. Class Format: Hands on Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults

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Free

Flying University - Sciencewashing

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Flying University is a re-education in hidden histories.    This talk series is named after the underground university in Russian-occupied Poland that taught subjects banned by the state-run schools. This rebel organization also educated women, who were barred from attending the official university, including Marie Curie. In that spirit,...

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$12

Brunchwork w/ ArtMuse

at brunchwork - Chelsea 560 W 24th St , New York, New York 10011

You're invited for mimosas, conversation and a Chelsea gallery tour with ArtMuse founder Natasha Schlesinger, an award-winning art historian, and Red Swan Ventures founding partner Dave Eisenberg.

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$45

Current Events (Ages 55+)

at Sundays at JASA - Hell's Kitchen 524 W 59th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10019

NOTE: The price for this class is for the entire 10-week semester, and applies to all the classes. In other words, once you sign up for any one of the courses, you can attend all the other classes, all day, if you wish. Discuss the major issues of our time and current breaking news with background provided by a moderator knowledgeable in national...

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$225

10 sessions

Crime and Punishment (Ages 55+)

at Sundays at JASA - Hell's Kitchen 524 W 59th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10019

NOTE: The price for this class is for the entire 10-week semester, and applies to all the classes. In other words, once you sign up for any one of the courses, you can attend all the other classes, all day, if you wish. Elder Law Attorney Michael Lissner will address the issue affecting older adults. Additional guest speakers will appear throughout...

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$225

10 sessions

True Tales of Halloween Horror

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Halloween celebrates ghouls and ghosts, witches and werewolves, and all the terrors that go bump in the night. And yet, every year, we neglect the baddest, scariest monster of them all: man!  In this lecture, come and learn why on Halloween, you should really not be weary of mummies or curses, but of your friends and family. The stories you’ll...

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$10

The Psychology of Creativity

at The New School - Manhattan 10011

Creativity is both a central goal and a vexing challenge for most of us. We struggle with our inner thoughts as we strive to put forward the best possible image of ourselves. Our most challenging creation is our own self, a work-in-progress that is never completed.  In this course, we examine the psychological literature on creativity, including...

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$800

14 sessions

The VVitches: A Musical Romp Through the History

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

The VVITCHES: A Musical Romp Through the History of the Occult Whether we believe in it or not, the occult is all around us, from the horoscopes we read to the palm readers on the street. But even the simplest superstitions have a wild history.  In The VVitches, an all-star cast of New York's top musical improvisers will take an audience member's...

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$10

2 sessions

Theories of Personality

at The New School - Manhattan 10011

Personality can be understood through a variety of theoretical perspectives, including psychoanalytic, trait-based, biological, behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic approaches. This course provides a survey of these perspectives and their supporting research and introduces various approaches to the assessment of personality in clinical and organizational...

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$800

15 sessions

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