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Brownstones Ballot Boxes Suffrage Tour

at Archive on Parade - Brooklyn Heights
158 Hicks St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Meet the badass Brooklynites who brought us the ballot. Behind the stately facades of Brooklyn Heights’ most gracious brownstones lies the history of firebrand feminism! The wise “women of Brooklyn” were doctors, lawyers, educators and orators who made some of the foremost contributions to the Suffrage movement. Join us for a walk through their...

What is Liberalism?

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

While for many in the United States liberalism is understood as a loose category of political identification – whose definition has shifted significantly and not always transparently over the past century – fewer people are familiar with liberal political philosophy despite its overwhelming influence on political discourse both left and right....

$315

4 sessions

Monday Sep 10th, 6:30pm

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Chancellor’s Day: Immigration and the City

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

Immerse yourself in the Museum’s exhibitions to learn how immigrant communities have shaped New York City while exploring the challenges facing future immigration policies. This Chancellor’s Day workshop includes a guided tour of New York at Its Core, the groundbreaking exhibition that captures the human energy that drove New York to become...

Monday Jan 28th, 9am

The History of Gin

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

From the debauched slums of Victorian London to dry martinis and fancy cocktail parties,gin has had a remarkable journey, a story that reflects the ever changing moods and sensibilities of society at large. Like many other spirits, it began life in the alchemist’s workshop as a medicinal cure-all, a link it would retain as a mainstay of European...

Monday Sep 10th, 6:30pm

Modern Political Philosophy

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Full Course Name: Modern Political Philosophy: Authority, the Origin of Rights, and Civil Society This course is an introduction to theories that have shaped thinking about power, authority, and justice in modern liberal societies. We examine the meanings and moral foundations of rights; the idea of a social contract; state sovereignty and individual...

$800

16 sessions

Tuesday Aug 28th, 6pm

Completely Unofficial, Definitely Unlicensed Boy Wizard

at Museum Hack - Central Park
1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

Completely Unofficial & Definitely Unlicensed Boy Wizard Tour of the Met Have you been waiting for an owl to tap on your window since you turned 11 years old? Have your Potter-loving friends and family ever referred to you as a “Muggle” (and you had no idea whether or not you should be insulted, but were too afraid to ask)? Do you have STRONG...

Pondlife: Exploring the Microbial Wilderness

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Come on a microbial adventure at the Garden and learn to recognize the signs of microbial life that exist all around you. Get an introduction to microscopy, with a hands-on workshop preparing samples and observing them though the microscope. Bring along your camera or smart phone to take pictures and videos of the microbial world viewed through the...

Saturday Sep 22nd, 12pm

Modern Social Theory

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

What holds societies together? When do they break down and experience conflict? What drives social change? Are there rules that govern human interaction?  This course examines some of the ‘big ideas’ in social theory – such as progress, control, social change -, how those ideas came about, and how we can use them to understand concrete...

$800

15 sessions

Thursday Aug 30th, 4pm

Current Trends in Contemporary Culture on Art & Justice

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Full Course Name: Just Art: Current Trends in Contemporary Culture Regarding Art and Social Justice The claim that art enhances the quality of life dates back to the first civic commissions in Renaissance Italy and extends to our century in examples such as public art for disenfranchised communities in New York’s South Bronx. Likewise, we have seen...

$800

15 sessions

Friday Aug 31st, 10am

Mature Woman’s Guide to Sexual Health and Relationships

at The V. Club - Chelsea
152 W 25th St Ste 602, New York, New York 10001

Life is not just for the young. You may have noticed our society is youth-driven. As you get older, there’s a risk of feeling invisible. Little attention is paid to the reality of sex and relationships after 50. We offer the unique opportunity to address these topics with others facing these issues. This masterclass invites you to a unique space...

$155.71

Wednesday Aug 22nd, 2:30pm

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Shorinji Kempo for Students (under 21 years old)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$80

4 sessions

Saturday Sep 1st, 10am

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Shorinji Kempo for Students (21 years old and above)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$100

4 sessions

Saturday Sep 1st, 10am

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Shorinji Kempo for Adults

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side
64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

$150

4 sessions

Saturday Sep 1st, 10am

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Great Books: Mystical Foundations

at Institute of Prophetic Activist Art - East Village
195 East 3rd Street, New York, New York 10009

Great Books explores mystical thinking by reading from texts of great spiritual thinkers throughout the ages to spur us on to see our lives, and the surrounding society, from a very different perspective.  Every week, we read 30-page excerpts of one book, then spend the class discussing the ideas, as well as how they might impact the manner...

$250

10 sessions

Tuesday Sep 25th, 2pm

Remembering the Love & Releasing the Pain After Loss

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

Loss can be both painful and traumatic. But hope, healing, and happiness are still possible. David’s personal experience as a child who witnessed a mass shooting while his mother was dying in the ICU marked the beginning of his journey.  Based on decades of working with the dying and grieving, as well as work with his co-authors Elisabeth Kübler...

Sunday Oct 28th, 6:30pm