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brunchwork w/ Facebook & Rent The Runway

at brunchwork

You're invited to an unforgettable sweetgreen dinner with Rent the Runway's VP, Brand & Customer Strategy & Product Marketing Angie Gentile Hellman and Facebook AI leader Soumith Chintala. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Angie and Soumith, and curated connections over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal


New York at Its Core: The Archaeology

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

Manhattan’s dramatic growth over the centuries is often pictured as a process of expansion, either northwards (up the island) or upwards (with ever taller skyscrapers).  But since the 17th century, the island has also been expanding outwards into the East and Hudson Rivers through landfill. Garbage and rubble have long been used to create...


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What Does it Mean to Be an American:Conformity, Silence

at Think Olio - Greenwich Village
828 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

Complete Course Title: What Does it Mean to Be an American: Conformity, Silence, and Lies This will feature multiple professors giving 30-minute, interdisciplinary talks on topics that may or may not relate. What Does It Mean to Be a 'Good' American  Taught by Angie Beeman In a 2017 Pew Research Center survey, Americans were asked: “What...


David Hockney at the MET

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Central Park
1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

avid Hockney just turned 80, and the MET is honoring him with a retrospective that will make you smile again and again. The show examines Hockney as a realist painter, a gay man discovering his sexuality, a cubist playing with perspective, and a colorist experimenting with hues so brilliant they nearly emit Vitamin D. Ultimately, we will see how Hockney...


A Renaissance Easter: Lecture & Dinner

at La Scuola at Eataly Flatiron - Flatiron
200 5th Ave , New York, New York 10010

Join us as we warmly welcome Art History Professor Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D., who will discuss the topic of "A Renaissance Easter". This lecture will retell the great Christian tale of the Passion and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the creative genius of great Renaissance masters such as Giotto, Duccio, Piero della Francesca, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo...


Poetry of Loneliness and Collaboration

at Think Olio - Governor's Island
Colonel's Row, New York, New York 11231

We rarely hear painters or musicians talk about the loneliness of the creative life, yet for writers, it’s an assumed part of the job. Collaborating with a writing partner offers benefits beyond companionship; it allows us to discover new ways of approaching art and telling our stories.  In this Olio, we will read a range of collaborative poems—from...


Mind to Matter

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Mind to Matter: The Astonishing Science Behind How Your Brain Creates Material Reality Can thoughts really create things? What does the scientific evidence tell us about the ability of the human mind to transform ideas into reality? Drawing from his acclaimed new book Mind to Matter, award-winning researcher Dawson Church will discuss studies that...


Brunchwork w/ Paul Rabil

at brunchwork - SoHo
303 Spring St, New York, New York 10013

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Long Island Lizards and Team USA lacrosse player Paul Rabil.  Enjoy a fireside chat with Paul, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.  


The Still Life Paintings of Chaim Soutine

at The Jewish Museum - Upper East Side
1109 5th Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join us for a workshop that explores the gestural and densely painted still life paintings of Expressionist painter Chaim Soutine. The program will include visits to the exhibition, Chaim Soutine: Flesh, with Jewish Museum educators and art activities related to the exhibition. The price includes a light breakfast.


The Mysterious History of Hart Island

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

For the most part if you end up on Hart Island in New York City, it is because things have gone terribly wrong. In the past, Hart Island has variously been used as a tuberculosis sanatorium, a Union Civil War Camp, a women’s insane asylum, and a boys’ reformatory. It was also used to launch missiles during the Cold War in the sixties from the Nike...


Brunchwork w/ Airbnb

at brunchwork - SoHo
303 Spring St, New York, New York 10013

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Airbnb’s Head of North America Operations Riccardo Ulivi.  Enjoy a fireside chat with Riccardo, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.  


The Subway

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

New York City’s sprawling subway system has rolled into the 21st century in fits and starts. While long-awaited gleaming new stations recently opened along Second Avenue, the more than 100-year-old system is straining under the demands of booming ridership.  Series host Sarah Maslin Nir sits down with Joseph Lhota, Chairman...


Planet Earth Drinking Game!

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

Planet Earth Drinking Game! presented by Curiosity Consortium Do you love watching Planet Earth? Do you wish a dedicated science writer had made a drinking game to go along with it? US TOO!!! So come on down to Caveat to hang out with Emily Hoff and the world’s best nature documentary.  You’ll learn all the best times to drink, to cheer,...


The Problem of Evil

at Think Olio - Ridgewood
56-06 Cooper Ave, New York, New York 11385

When we try to describe, understand and respond to various atrocities such as rapes, genocides, or serial killings, we often use the word EVIL. A wide range of questions arise when we try to think critically about the relevance of this term within the various discourses we are surrounded with. Should we use the term ‘evil’ in our moral, political,...


Spatial Variations

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

New York City’s population and landscape are constantly changing and evolving. New building projects happen all around us. Queens Borough Historian, Jack Eichenbaum, PhD, leads students on an exploration of the factors that contribute to this dynamic city’s politics, infrastructure, and demographics. This course will consist of four lectures on...


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