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What the F*ck Do We Do: Earth Day at Caveat

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

Join host Keisha Zollar (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) for a truly memorable Earth Day show that will leave you informed, empowered, and — oh yeah — entertained. With science showing that humanity is in some deep shit without a speedy course correct, we’re dealing with it two ways: listening to some climate scientists who know what is...

$15

Kafka Will Ruin Your Life and Make You Laugh About It

at Think Olio - Gowanus
574 President St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Three things to know about Kafka. First his friend asked him if he believed in a spiritual world, and Kafka replied that he thought there was only one world, and then added that the one world he was thinking of WAS the spiritual world — the physical world, he said, was the Evil in the spiritual world.  The other thing to know about Kafka is...

$15

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The Future of Sustainable Fashion

at Be Social Change - Hell's Kitchen
424 W 54th St, New York, New York 10019

Full Course Name: The Future of Sustainable Fashion: How Conscious Companies & Consumers Can Make an Impact Currently, fashion and textiles are the second most polluting industry in the world. Led by advertising promoting excessive consumption and increasing consumer demand, companies continue to push the industry towards fast fashion resulting...

$20

Prohibition & the Brave Americans Who Kept Drinking

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

Full Course Name: Prohibition and the Brave Americans Who Kept Drinking Anyway Prohibition! It’s been almost 100 years since America’s lawmakers lost their minds and passed a Constitutional Amendment outlawing alcoholic beverages. To have a drink during the 1920s was to be an outlaw. Sort of. This Olio will examine–over drinks–the social and...

$15

Anthropologizing The Bachelor

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

Do you love The Bachelor, but have always wanted live commentary by an anthropologist? Of course you have, and so have we. January 1st come hear Ellen Marakowitz, senior lecturer in anthropology at Columbia University and comedian Nadia Pinder disect the good, the bad, the problematic, and the just plain “people, am I right??” ...

$10

Many Voices of American Art

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

Art historian Rena Tobey gives a four-week interactive lecture series on American artists whose works show the diversity of our history and identity. A Changing World for Men After the Civil War Finding Her Way – Urban Women's Experience from 1850 to 1950 African-American Artist Voices Rise Immigrant Issues Then and Now

$120

4 sessions

Psychology of Adolescence

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

One of the most interesting and exciting ages in human development is the adventure of adolescence, which today is widely regarded as a period of life marked by narcissistic grandiosity, moodiness, confusion, and passion. This approximately ten-year period is full of both expectations and tribulations. Adolescents are often unclear communicators, with...

$765

16 sessions

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...

$225

10 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

Race, Class and Education

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

This course is designed to provide students interested in Education with a multi-faceted perspective of the issues prevalent affecting students and their families. As a primary place of establishing one’s understanding of societal norms, school is among the most powerful institutions in American culture. Among its many functions, School has played...

$765

16 sessions

Everything I Know About Bioethics

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

Course title: Everything I Know About Bioethics, I Learned from The Golden Girls Picture it: New York, 2018. A swarthy, young bioethicist uses one of the greatest sitcoms of all time to illustrate the application of the principles of bioethics. Throughout its run from 1985-1992, The Golden Girls was truly ahead of its time, addressing numerous...

$12

Epic Histories: A Conversation

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

Join two renowned American historians for a conversation about the challenges of writing epic narrative histories.  Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Mike Wallace, author of Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 -- his long-awaited sequel to Gotham -- sits down with fellow distinguished historian Nell...

$20

3D Printing Glass

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn Heights
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This lecture will explore technical innovation in glass making, from early core-formed vessels through to fiber optic production, and finally the 3D printing of molten glass. The presentation will highlight the stages of the MIT 3D Glass Printer from initial concept to deployment of the second-generation printer. The printer has...

$17

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. Investigative journalist Beth Karas will alternate weeks teaching this provocative course with representatives from various city,...

$225

10 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

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brunchwork w/ WeWork

at brunchwork

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with WeWork Chief Growth Officer David Fano! Enjoy an intimate conversation with David, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal. Special Guest David Fano is the Chief Growth Officer at WeWork, where he focuses his passion for combining the digital...

$50

Free Intro: Jin Shin Jyutsu® Self Care

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

Jin Shin Jyutsu® Self Care is an easy to learn, energetic, mind-body-spirit practice that uses light touch on various locations on each side of the body. Jin Shin Jyutsu® Self Care exercises help to balance, harmonize, and keep the energetic pathways clear and flowing which helps alleviate symptoms of stress, anxiety, and fatigue.

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