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Sekou Sundiata & Radical Citizenship

at Think Olio - Governor's Island
Colonel's Row, New York, New York 11231

How can art, created from shared dialogue and discussion, help us to understand America’s responsibility and power in the world? How can we use the power of poetry to critically contemplate and move beyond America’s guiding mythologies, to construct a radically empowering and new definition of citizenship?  These were the questions that guided...

Saturday Jul 28th, 3:30pm

Science Exclamation Point

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

In this long-running monthly show, two short, entrancing science lectures inspire sets of hilarious, never-to-be-seen-again improv comedy. Featuring veteran improv team Thank You, Robot, whose members’ credits include Veep, This American Life, The Onion, SNL Weekend Update and more. Plus a different special guest team every month. With lectures curated...

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Internet Explorers

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

Mark Vigeant ( FunnyOrDie, Prairie Home Companion, UCB) invites audiences into the world wide web for a night of HTML-arious laughs. Using algorithms, demonstrations, presentations and more, Mark will expose the lighter side of programming.  Each show will feature fake STEM-inspired lectures by some of NYC’s best comedians, as well as a big...

Why Your Train is F*cked: The history of the MTA

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

Why Your Train is F*cked: A love/hate show about the history of the MTA You know when your train is f*cked – this is the show that tells you WHY. Get on board for a deep dive into the history of the MTA. Whether you love it, hate it, or want to compose more informed rage-tweets about it during your next 20 minute delay – we’ve got you covered. ...

Thursday Jul 26th, 6:30pm

2-Hour Silica Hazard Awareness - English

at TSC Training Academy - Long Island City
36-06 43rd Ave, Long Island City, New York 11101

The 2-Hour Silica Hazard Awareness Seminar is appropriate for individuals who may be exposed to respirable crystalline silica in the course of construction activities. Occupational exposure occurs when cutting, sawing, drilling, and crushing of concrete, brick, ceramic tiles, rock, and stone products. Occupational exposure also occurs in operations...

Thursday Jul 26th, 8am

Poetry of Loneliness and Collaboration

at Think Olio - Governor's Island
Colonel's Row, New York, New York 11231

We rarely hear painters or musicians talk about the loneliness of the creative life, yet for writers, it’s an assumed part of the job. Collaborating with a writing partner offers benefits beyond companionship; it allows us to discover new ways of approaching art and telling our stories.  In this Olio, we will read a range of collaborative poems—from...

Sunday Jul 29th, 1pm

Theories of Personality

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Personality can be understood through a variety of theoretical perspectives, including psychoanalytic, trait-based, biological, behavioral, cognitive, and humanistic approaches. This course provides a survey of these perspectives and their supporting research and introduces various approaches to the assessment of personality in clinical and organizational...

$800

15 sessions

Monday Aug 27th, 4pm

Introduction to Environmental Health Hazards

at Baruch College - CAPS

This course is designed to introduce and familiarize real estate professionals with current issues involved with asbestos, lead, mold and radon in commercial, institutional and residential structures. Property transfer practices now include specific procedures and practices for disclosure and record keeping for the presence of environmental health...

Friday Aug 17th, 9am

The Psychology of Creativity

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Creativity is both a central goal and a vexing challenge for most of us. We struggle with our inner thoughts as we strive to put forward the best possible image of ourselves. Our most challenging creation is our own self, a work-in-progress that is never completed.  In this course, we examine the psychological literature on creativity, including...

$800

14 sessions

Wednesday Aug 29th, 6pm

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...

$800

16 sessions

Tuesday Aug 28th, 8pm

Melissa Averinos Lecture & Trunk Show

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

We’re excited to host Melissa Averinos at Gotham Quilts for the first time! Join Melissa for a lecture and trunk show of her journey as an artist/quilter. She uses her art both to express herself and for healing. Melissa’s quilts have won Judges Choice and Best in Show at Quiltcon. She’ll show slides and explain the process of making the two...

Saturday Aug 18th, 6:30pm

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“Inside Aurifil” Lecture

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

Come learn all about our favorite thread, Aurifil, from the source! Alex Veronelli is the Chief Business Development Officer at Aurifil, the Italian manufacturer that makes the wonderful threads we all know and love. Alex is a highly entertaining presenter. He will be giving us a behind-the-scenes look at Aurifil manufacturing, as well as covering...

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

Rhythm & Power: Dance, Immigration & Community Action

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

Get energized and have fun this summer as you learn about the history of New York City’s diverse population and rich immigrant cultures through the lens of dance.  In this 6-day course for educators, experience and practice multiple engagement strategies and write lessons that engage your students through music, dance, cultural studies,...

$250

6 sessions

Sunday Aug 12th, 9am

The Dangerous Pleasure of Art

at Think Olio - Governor's Island
Colonel's Row, New York, New York 11231

Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene is an 800-page British allegorical poem from the late 1500s about Christian knights or whatever that nobody reads anymore but we don’t care about that. What we care about this 14 page section, which I am going to give you and go over in detail so you don’t need to know anything about it when you walk in the door,...

Sunday Jul 29th, 3:30pm