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Live Virtual Trivia Night

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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 Sep 24th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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American Museum of Natural History: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Upper West Side Central Park W , New York, New York 10024

Dinosaurs! Science! Adventure! Break out your pith helmet as we embark upon a brazen expedition through the halls of New York City's world-famous American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Join your maverick tour guide as we deftly navigate this massive 27-building, 1.6 million square foot landmark cultural institution. Learn the science...

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$39

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Natural History of Birds - Blended

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.  With its wide variety of habitats and its position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise. Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live here or pass through,...

Tuesday Sep 28th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$325

5 sessions

Natural Perfume Blending (Part One)

at Alchemologie Natural Perfume - Park Slope 438 9th St Ste #2, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Smell is the most neglected of our senses yet it has an instantaneous power to penetrate our consciousness invoking memories and emotion. Odors are ethereal and elusive yet can strongly attract or repel. As a concerned consumer, you are choosing organic food, seeking out sustainable products and opting for eco-friendly packaging. But what about the...

Saturday Oct 9th, 1pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time

Academic Vocabulary

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

This course is designed for those preparing for university, graduate school, and standardized exams, such as the iBT TOEFL and GMAT.  In this course, students learn new academic vocabulary related to business, economics, psychology, the US education system, science, history, and more. Practice exercises are challenging and interactive, providing...

Thursday Sep 30th, 11:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

  (20 sessions)
$719

20 sessions

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Day Sail to Statue of Liberty on America 2.0(1-3 Guest)

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Pricing rate is for a minimum ticket purchase of 1 and maximum of 3 Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant ship designed for our fleet. Added to our fleet in 2011, the America 2.0 provides the most exceptional day sailing one can find in New York Harbor. Her design is influenced by the...

Sunday Sep 19th, 12:45pm - 2:45pm Eastern Time

Curator Walking Tour – The World in Morningside Heights

at Museum of the City of New York - Public

Join MCNY fellow Azra Dawood as she explores the history of international communities—and internationalist thinking—in Morningside Heights and adjoining areas. Owing to its famous cluster of educational and religious institutions—such as Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary—by the early-twentieth century the neighborhood was...

Friday Oct 8th, 3pm - 4:15pm Eastern Time

Curator Walking Tour – Public Art in Lower Manhattan

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - Financial District One Chase Manhattan Plaza, New York, New York 10005

Join MCNY curator Lilly Tuttle on a walk through Lower Manhattan and hear the hidden history of how one of the oldest areas in New York underwent a radical transformation in the 1960s and 70s as the city shed its industrial, maritime past and remade both the east and west side waterfronts for a new era. Explore the architecture,...

Friday Sep 24th, 3pm - 4:15pm Eastern Time

Curator Walking Tour- Radicals of the Lower East Side

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - Lower East Side 175 E Broadway, New York, New York 10002

The area of Manhattan known as the Lower East Side was one of the original geopolitical centers of working class politics and culture. Often considered home of the unwashed, unruly, and un-American, waves of immigrants who lived in the Lower East Side mobilized for labor rights and decent housing, forged vibrant cultural lives, and pursued visions...

Friday Oct 1st, 3pm - 4:15pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Lecture: History Happy Hour

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at Christine Axen - Virtual Learning via Zoom

History Happy Hour!  Raise your glass to the past, and come discover the odd and fascinating things people thought and did in the Middle Ages and beyond.  Professor of History will offer a short presentation, and then open the floor to animated conversation over drinks!  No previous knowledge required.  Each week something...

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$10

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Virtual History of the World through Booze

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at Aaron Robin - Virtual Learning via Zoom

With its earliest history seated in the ancient practice of Alchemy, the art of Distillation was created by those same early chemists trying to turn lead into gold. Though they did not succeed in creating that precious metal, they did succeed in transforming grain into spirit, and those after them turned that spirit into something magical.  ...

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$30

Virtual Lecture: The Black Death: 14th Century Pandemic

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at Christine Axen - Virtual Learning via Zoom

A survey of the causes of, and cultural and artistic reactions to, the pandemic that struck the world in the 14th century: the Black Death. We'll provide context and comparison for our current experience of COVID-19. The course will showcase art and contemporary documents that help communicate the thoughts and practices of medieval people who endured...

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$14

Clarice Lispector: Modernism, Mysticism, and Morality

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Compared over the course of her life to Marlene Dietrich, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Rainer Maria Rilke, Arthur Rimbaud, a sphinx, a she-wolf, a “foreigner on earth,” and a hurricane, the Jewish Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector moved in mystery. The author of nine novels and a large body of short stories, journalism, and children’s...

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$315

4 sessions

The Protestant Reformation

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

The Protestant Reformation: Theology, History, and Modernity In 1517, the Augustinian monk Martin Luther nailed a set of 95 Theses protesting the corruption of the Catholic Church to the door of his local church in Wittenberg, Germany, starting the Protestant Reformation that would radically transform the religious and political landscape of Europe....

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$315

4 sessions

Philosophy of History

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at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Does history have a direction, a purpose, or an end goal? Can we deduce general historical patterns from studying the past? Is it naïve to hope and work for a better future? From the Enlightenment to the twenty-first century, liberal, Marxist, positivist, and post-structuralist thinkers have offered radically different responses to these fundamental...

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$315

4 sessions

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