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History's Most Notorious Female Killers

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

From Countess Bathory to Belle Gunness, this lecture will cover a millennium of violence and mayhem committed by women. While not reaching the same depths of ill-deserved fame as their male counterparts, these women and their crimes provide a fascinating insight into what it meant to be a violent member of "the fairer sex."

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$11

Decolonial Thought

at The New School - Manhattan 10011

Modernity has a dark side to it, colonialism, without which it would not have come into being. The history of coloniality is that of an imposition of power structures at various levels: economic, epistemic, political, and racial and gender based. This coloniality of power did not end with the process of decolonization experienced with the independence...

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$800

16 sessions

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Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies for Near the End of Life

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

Full Course Name: Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies for People Nearing the End of Life People with advanced medical illness often experience depression, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, and loss of meaning and value of life. Some conclude that their life is not worth living and desire to hasten their deaths. Current available treatments for depression,...

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$20

True Color: A Type of Bliss

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

Nothing in art rivals the power of color, the sharpest tool in the artist’s toolbox. It is potent even to the point of seeming dangerous. Josef Albers’ class at Yale began with a stern warning about inconstancy: “Color deceives continually.” Color vs. line divides art history. Delacroix, Rothko, Kandinsky, Matisse and others fearlessly pushed...

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$20

The Power of Community to Heal Pathways

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

The Power of Community to Heal Pathways that Bring Us Together Renowned spiritual teacher Mark Nepo has that rare gift of intuiting the essential questions that get to the root of human existence and experience. In this workshop, based on his eye-opening new book, More Together Than Alone: Discovering the Power and Spirit of Community in Our Lives...

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$145

The Joy of Opera: La Fanciulla del West (Puccini)

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

The Joy of Opera: The Met Live in HD The 2018–2019 season of the critically acclaimed Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series starts off with a diverse and exciting group of operas! The grandeur and spectacle of Verdi, a biblical and dramatic opera by Saint-Saëns, the fiery American tale of Puccini, and a new opera based on a popular Alfred Hitchcock...

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$25

Fall Quilt Market Preview

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

Join Andrea and Ivete for a presentation on all the exciting things we saw at Fall Quilt Market in Houston this year! Andrea and Ivete are going to Fall Market again this year, which happens the first weekend in November. We always come back inspired, awed, and full of new ideas! Come watch a presentation of the things that caught our eye this year,...

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$10

Francisco Goya: The Third of May 1808

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

This lecture will explore perhaps the most powerful and moving political painting of the Western tradition: The Third of May 1808. Goya sought to commemorate Spanish resistance to Napoleon’s armies during the occupation of 1808 in the Peninsular War. In it, he musters a new kind of artistic expression, and a monumental revolutionary statement that...

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$25

Signal and Noise: An Introduction to Statistics

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown 247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

How do numbers relate to the world? What insights can we derive from data? How do we separate signal from noise? This course is an introduction to statistical thinking and its applications to data analysis at a level accessible to a broad audience with no prior statistical background.  We’ll learn and make intuitive the fundamental methods...

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$315

4 sessions

Witches of Old New York

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

Take a Halloween-themed journey back in time with Marie Carter. Who was considered a witch in colonial New York?  Learn about New York City’s only witch trial, and learn about the witches who inhabited the streets of Broome Street (no joke here) and hipster Willamsburgh (when Williamsburg had an “h” on the end).  In...

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$10

Samurai Cinema

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

View 8 sword-swinging classics of Japanese and world cinema. Kurt Brokaw, along with team teacher Nella Williams, who is fluent in Japanese, help unravel the mysteries of Shogunate warriors in feudal Edo societies, their dress, fighting rituals and codes of honor. Discussions of the stars and directors. Samurai Assassin (1964) 1860 Edo, as ronin...

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$195

8 sessions

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How to Reduce Taxes While Saving for Retirement

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This class will discuss ways to catch up on retirement savings using 401ks and IRAs. Key points will include: How a 401k can reduce your taxable income Who is eligible to contribute to an IRA The main differences between these two types of retirement accounts When to use both Bring your specific questions!

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$10

Movie Night + Pizza + Discussions: AlphaGo A.I.

at Chainhaus - Flatiron 43 West 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

Enough of boring and stuffy panels! Let's have some (intellectual) fun! Come join us as we watch AlphaGo, a documentary on the competition between AI and human in the complex game of Go. The documentary embeds the viewer in the lives of some of the best Korean Go players and the Google DeepMind team that builds the Go AI platform. Who wins, man or...

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$8

Best Dressed Food & Flowers for Thanksgiving & Beyond

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn tips and tricks to make this holiday season a breeze. Discover ways to make gravy, biscuits and cranberry sauce ahead of time and create a holiday arrangement that will WOW!  Class includes all materials.

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$60

Haunted History: The Lost Franklin Expedition

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In 1845, Captain John Franklin left England with two ships on a mission to discover the fabled Northwest Passage that would allow Europe to trade directly with Asia. Because Franklin suspected that there might be a safe water route north of Canada, they sailed into the Arctic Circle. His ships were equipped with the latest technology – steam engines...

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$11
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