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New York Futurism

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

Rising inequality, the elephant in the room of New York City’s future, is the subject of Class Divide (74 minutes, 2015), which investigates hyper-gentrification in Chelsea through the eyes of local young people living in public housing. This program also includes shorts from the Maysles Documentary Center Education program that pose...

Wednesday Jun 28th, 6:30pm

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Chronicling a Crisis:Writers on the History of HIV/AIDS

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

From the earliest reported cases in the 1980s, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has spurred New Yorkers to innovate new forms of social services, expand conceptions of family, and explore new artistic terrain. Once life-saving drugs became widely available, many no longer had death sentence hanging over their heads but the road to survival was still not an easy...

Thursday Jul 20th, 6:30pm

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Women, Design, and Empowerment: I Will What I Want

at Think Olio - Union Square
828 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

Gender is not something that one is, it is something one does, an act... a "doing" rather than a "being.” - Judith Butler, Gender Trouble, 1990 If, according to Judith Butler’s seminal 1990 text, gender is a construction, then design—product, industrial, fashion, and graphic design in particular—has always been central to its making....

Friday Jul 28th, 7pm

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The Movement for Black Lives Now

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

Nearly five years after the rallying cry #BlackLivesMatter, the Movement for Black Lives has put forth a broad platform connecting systemic racism and criminal justice reform with issues such as gender discrimination, anti-immigrant sentiment, and economic inequality. Join BYP100 NYC organizer Christopher Paul Harris as he leads an evening...

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Tuesday Sep 19th, 6:30pm

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History Series: The Russian Revolution

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

After the October Revolution, a Civil War broke out in the former Russian Empire between The Red Army and the The White. How did the Reds, led by Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin, against all odds, defeat The Whites and create the Soviet State.  Learn about the Red Terror, People's Commissars, Planned Economy, Pravda, the Constructivists, and the Party...

$55

2 sessions

Thursday Oct 26th, 8pm

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History Series: Presidential Leadership

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

We will look at four crises of the Eisenhower administration: The Army McCarthy Hearings, The Suez, Hungarian Revolution of 1956, The U-2 Incident; Ike's Farewell Address. These crises defined The greatest of Eisenhower as President of the United States. What can we learn about leadership from how Ike handled these situations? Come to the class to...

$55

2 sessions

Thursday Nov 9th, 7:30pm

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History Series: Victory & Dissent - America Enters WWI

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

In 1917, America entered The Great War. This event had its effects on the battlefield and the Homefront. Not everyone in America agreed with Wilson's decision to enter on the side of The Allies. In the spring of 1918, it looked like the Central Powers would win the war, but because of America's involvement in the war and the British Navy, by November...

$55

2 sessions

Thursday Nov 30th, 7:30pm

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Dharma Junkies

at The Three Jewels - Greenwich Village
61 4th Ave 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10003

Compassion based activism dedicated to a non-agressive transformation of the spirit, soul and society. This discussion will promote engaged awareness that propagates gentle, insistent and loving change. Note: Price listed is the suggested donation price.  

Wednesday Jun 28th, 7:30pm

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Philosophy of History

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

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...

$315

4 sessions

Wednesday Jul 5th, 6:30pm

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Rooted in Peace – A Film Screening

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

ROOTED in PEACE challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings. Today we are at war within ourselves, with our environment, and with the world. Director and award-winning filmmaker Greg Reitman invites viewers on a film journey to take notice of the world we live in, proactively seek ways to find personal and ecological peace,...

Thursday Jul 13th, 8pm

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Extraordinary Letters

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy
214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

The aim is to create powerful work using a chosen poem, phrase or sentence. We will start with Romans as a basis for built-up lettering and create small pencil sketches. Liesbet will use examples of her own pieces to take us through the initial design process. Using a copier to substantially enlarge our text we will refine and rework the letters. At...

$200

2 sessions

Saturday Jul 15th, 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 Jul 1st, 10am

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Shorinji Kempo for Kids (ages 10-13)

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 Jul 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 Jul 1st, 10am

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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 Jul 1st, 10am

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