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Live Virtual Trivia Night

at CourseHorse Experiences - Online Zoom Conference, Live Online, New York, New York 10010

Join CourseHorse for our one-hour special virtual trivia night! Test your knowledge across a wide range of topics including music, movies, pop culture, history, sports, frozen foods, dog breeds, Seinfeld characters, ice cream flavors and many other surprises... How this will work: This will take place live over a Zoom conference. You will either...

Friday May 20th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Natural History of Roses

at Chicago Botanic Garden -

Dive into the history of roses from antiquity to today. Explore the long history of cultivation, native species, traditional uses, and how best incorporate them into your landscape. Find out just how resilient a rose can be!

Monday May 23rd, 6pm - 8:30pm Central Time

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The History of Photography

at Los Angeles Center of Photography -

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce an ongoing series on the history of photography. The series, typically offered the third Tuesday of each month, will be divided into the genres of photography. This year features lectures on notable Black and Women photographers in history, Street Photography, Still Life, Landscape and Documentary....

Tuesday Jun 21st, 5pm - 6:30pm Pacific Time

Capitalism and Desire

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

Why do we want what we want? The critique of capitalism is very often associated – by both proponents and antagonists – with a critique of consumerism which, in turn, is treated as a pathology of individual desire. People should stop shopping; people should eschew goods; people should want less; people should police their own desires (or, if they...

Tuesday Jun 7th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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Racial Capitalism: Race, Class & the Black Radical

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

Racial Capitalism: Race, Class, and the Black Radical Tradition “Racial capitalism” is a concept that has become central to contemporary radical movements, from Black Lives Matter to the prison abolition movement to movements against state violence and for climate justice. The concept was first developed by Cedric Robinson in his monumental Black...

Monday Jun 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

The Supreme Court: History, Politics & Minority Rule

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

Relative to the enormous power it wields over American life, the article of the U.S. Constitution that creates the judicial branch is surprisingly brief: “The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.” From those 30 words has...

Wednesday Jun 8th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

A Brief History of Medicinal Plants - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Drawing from sources as far back as Ebers Papyrus, an Egyptian medical treatise from 1550 BCE, as well as stories from his own experience as an emergency physician, Dr. Morrison will offer a brief history of medicinal plants and an overview of plant-based treatments...

Tuesday Jul 26th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Landscape Design History - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of gardens and landscapes, including corporate and public spaces, through visual presentations,...

Monday Sep 12th, 6pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (9 sessions)
$655

9 sessions

Botanicals I: Direct Approaches to Painting Nature

at New York Academy of Art -

This class will focus on painting flowers and other botanicals in their natural environment using “direct” painting techniques: mixing our colors carefully and applying the paint with expressive, impasto brushstrokes. During the six classes, Elody Gyekis will discuss color theory, how to create depth and space in a landscape, how to compositionally...

Tuesday May 24th, 2pm - 5pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$270

6 sessions

James Shapiro on Shakespeare (Online)

at 92nd Street Y -

James Shapiro leads participants through the pair of plays that the Public Theater will stage this summer at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. This series of classes will offer insights into the language, style and performance histories of the plays, with the goal of preparing theatergoers to get the most out of seeing these productions. June...

Wednesday Jun 15th, 6:45pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$200

2 sessions

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Psychedelic Mushrooms - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia, will discuss the biology of these potent fungi, their cultural history, and contemporary...

Thursday Aug 4th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Memoir 1: Memorable Memoir Workshop

at Writing Pad -

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this seven-week Los Angeles Memoir Writing Workshop, 2x NY Times bestselling memoirist Wendy Lawless will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! Her fun, all new in-class exercises will help you infuse your...

Saturday Jun 4th, 10am - 1pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

HypnoBirthing (Online)

at Sakinah Birth

What Is HypnoBirthing - The Mongan Method? The HypnoBirthing Philosophy is simple: Birth is instinctive and can be experienced in a calm, joyful and more comfortable manner. Fear, anxiety, and anguish do not have to accompany pregnant women and their birthing experiences. Why HypnoBirthing? HypnoBirthing is a comprehensive and evidence-based childbirth...

Tuesday May 24th, 6pm - 9pm Central Time

  (5 sessions)
$300

5 sessions

James Joyce: Ulysses

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

The archetypal novel of high modernism, James Joyce’s Ulysses attempts to synthesize the life of a city, the afterlives of previous literary styles, and the entirety of the Western canon as it stood in the early twentieth century. Since its original publication when it was serialized in the Little Review from March 1918 to March...

Thursday Jun 9th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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Hannah Arendt: The Origins of Totalitarianism

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

“Under the most diverse conditions and disparate circumstances, we watch the development of the same phenomena—homelessness on an unprecedented scale, rootlessness to an unprecedented depth.” – Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism When Hannah Arendt published The Origins of Totalitarianism in 1951 she set out to provide a political...

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