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Live Virtual Trivia Night

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at CourseHorse Experiences

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 Jan 22nd, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Integrating the New Now

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at Infinity Foundation - Online Online Class, Online, Illinois 00000

In this strange chapter of the Earth’s history, the world continues to be in a momentous transformational process. This rite of passage through multiple crises of the novel coronavirus pandemic, pervasive injustice, oppression, inequalities, and extreme weather conditions, can be challenging. Yet, it is an opportunity to stay positive—balanced...

Monday Jan 25th, 7pm - 9pm Central Time

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The History of Photography: Genre by Genre

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Online Distance Learning Class via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce an ongoing series on the history of photography. The series, typically offered the second Friday of each month, will be divided into the genres of photography. This year features street photography, still life, landscape, documentary, and more. Schedule: Friday, February 12, 3 pm, PST – Street...

Friday Feb 12th, 3pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$20

4 sessions

Impressionism: The First 40 Years

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

A new exhibition at the Art Institute allows us to examine the impact of French Impressionism on an American city at the turn of the 20th century. But what formative experiences and events moved artists to participate in this modern movement? This class sees works of art by Claude Monet, and those of his colleagues and friends, through the frame of...

Saturday Feb 6th, 1pm - 2:30pm Central Time

  (11 sessions)
$500

11 sessions

Race, Racism, and the Making of American History

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join Christina Proenza-Coles, author of American Founders: How People of African Descent Established Freedom in the New World, and Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, daughter of comedic icon Richard Pryor and author of Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship Before the Civil War, for a timely and thought-provoking program that looks...

Thursday Mar 11th, 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

Fair Housing - The History and Why

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at Baruch College - CAPS - Online 00000

This course will provide students with background information on Fair Housing. Students enrolled in this course, will have an in depth understanding of the creation and meaning of the law.  Topics to be explored include Fair Housing from the time of the civil war and the civil rights movement, to current times inclusive of green Fair Housing....

Wednesday Apr 7th, 5pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

Landscape Design History - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

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,...

Thursday Feb 4th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

  (9 sessions)
$655

9 sessions

Theories of the State: Politics, Institutions, & Power

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

The state is both an omnipresent and an elusive feature of modern political life. Hardly any political and social relationship exists outside of its reach and influence; and yet, it is impossible to point to a person, group, or institution that represents the state as a whole. As the sociologist Philip Abrams once noted, “We have come to take the...

Wednesday Jan 27th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

The Supreme Court: History, Politics & Minority Rule

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

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...

Thursday Jan 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Ethics by Design Series: Overview & Human Rights

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online Online Class
Livestream, New York, New York 00000

When you design or engineer a product, you believe that it will have a positive impact on your target market. But do you have the resources to think about how your technologies might affect society as a whole? This evening workshop will introduce you to the basics of ethical thinking and will help you implement ethics in your working day. ***This...

Tuesday Jan 26th, 12pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time

Oaks, Elms, Beeches: A Natural History

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Oak, elm, and beech once dominated midwestern forests. Discover ways humans, birds, animals, and insects have used and treasured these revered trees. Explore native habitat, historic uses, appearance in folklore, and contemporary species and cultivars available in the Chicago area today. This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations...

Tuesday Feb 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$124

3 sessions

Create a Successful Nonprofit / Community Service Org

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at Los Angeles City College - Online LACC Online Classroom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Create a Successful Nonprofit / Community Service Organization Fill a void in your community – or in society as a whole - by forming and managing a nonprofit or community service organization.  This course will provide you with a roadmap for turning your ideas into viable and valuable programs. You’ll explore how to define who your organization...

Saturday Feb 20th, 9am - 3pm Pacific Time

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In-Progress Portfolio Critique - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, careful feedback via group discussion and teacher-led demos. We'll pay special attention to your ability to convey the intricacy of your subject. Are your details complete?...

Wednesday Feb 17th, 10am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

Psychedelic Mushrooms - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

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...

Monday Feb 22nd, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Zoning Analysis and Land Use in NYC

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Baruch College - CAPS - Online 00000

This course reviews the history of zoning regulations, and how they impact NYC today.  Issues of particular concern to the various communities will be discussed, including land use regulations, building requirements, and preservation. Green building technology and taxes will also be examined. Note: Classroom location listings are also posted...

Monday Apr 5th, 6pm - 8:50pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$369

4 sessions

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