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Botanical Perfumery: A Two Day Intensive

at NY Institute of Aromatherapy - East Village
530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

Take a journey into the world of botanical perfumery with this two day intensive. Learn everything from the history and terms to accord compositions. Leave with vials of your own creation! Customized handbook created by LABdk includes: Many forms used to educate concepts of perfumery, record keeping, scent evaluation / categorization, perfume brief...

$649

2 sessions

Wednesday Jul 26th, 9:30am

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Jorge Luis Borges: Mysticism and Politics

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

This class centers upon one of Latin America’s most prolific and influential literary figures, Jorge Luis Borges. It will introduce students to Borges’ most canonical works, including the two short story collections Fictions and The Aleph, as well as the essay collection Other Inquisitions. Students with previous knowledge...

$315

4 sessions

Monday Jun 5th, 6:30pm

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Islam and Feminism

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Morningside Heights
3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027

This course will delve into the history, strategies, and tensions present within attempts to articulate a feminist Islam. For its advocates, the fact that Islam granted women far greater rights than other Western monotheisms and even “secular” states—such as the right to own property—indicates that it is not Islam that is to blame for the oppression...

$315

4 sessions

Thursday Jun 8th, 6:30pm

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Botanical Latin I

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating or boring. Review the rules of taxonomy, Latin grammar and pronunciation, and learn the history of the binomial system in use today. After this engaging class you will be well prepared...

$279

4 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 10:30am

(210)

Hand-dyeing – Basic Shibori Techniques

at Divine NY & Co. - Murray Hill
5 Tudor City Pl, New York, New York 10017

In this workshop, we’ll work with indigo dye and learn basic shibori techniques to create patterns and dye fabric. Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding and manipulating the fabric before submerging it in a dyeing it in indigo dye. Bring a white t-shirt or blank home accessory item that you would like to dye. We’ll spend...

Sunday Aug 6th, 12pm

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Art and Affect

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

This course will delve into the ways that art has been alternately defined as antidote to and instigator of affect from the postwar period to today. We will start by surveying a critical tradition that heralds distanced viewing and cognitive understanding as the most desired and politically responsible experience that art can provoke, marginalizing...

$315

4 sessions

Tuesday Jun 6th, 6:30pm

(3)

AIANY Industrial Waterway Tour to Freshkills Park

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

Cruise on the vibrant waterways of the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill and into the heart of Freshkills Park in Staten Island on one of our luxury yachts. The AIANY & Freshkills Park planners host this special Classic Harbor Line tour; the only public water tour into the Freshkills waterway. Officially closed in 2001, Freshkills Park is the...

Sunday Jul 23rd, 10:15am

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Autobiographical Cartoons

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Explore the world of autobiographical comics and create panel-to-panel visual narratives based on your experiences, adventures, family histories and dreams. Study the works of artists like Robert Crumb, Harvey Pekar, Carol Tyler and Art Spiegelman, who are known for illustrating their daily lives. Learn the fundamentals of comics; structure, composition...

$188

5 sessions

Saturday Jun 17th, 10:30am

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Reiki I, II & Masters Training

at Lisa Guyman - Union Square
51 W 14th St 4R, New York, New York 10011

Reiki is amazing and incredibly powerful. Experience how simple Reiki is to learn and practice and how wonderful it is in an informative, dynamic, hands-on Weekend Reiki Workshop taught by Lisa Guyman. You’ll learn so much and many of you will experience transformations in your life! Testimonials here. First Degree Reiki The Reiki I Class/First...

$675

3 sessions

Friday Jun 23rd, 6pm

Reiki I & II

at Lisa Guyman - Union Square
51 W 14th St 4R, New York, New York 10011

Reiki is amazing and incredibly powerful. Experience how simple Reiki is to learn and practice and how wonderful it is in an informative, dynamic, hands-on Weekend Reiki Workshop taught by Lisa Guyman. You’ll learn so much and many of you will experience transformations in your life! Testimonials here. First Degree Reiki The Reiki I Class/First...

Friday Jun 23rd, 6pm

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A History of Royal Scotland

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In 1603, one of the momentous events in history occurred when the Scottish King, James VI inherited the throne of England following the death of his cousin Elizabeth. He combined his two nations and called them Great Britain – and all subsequent kings and queens of Britain are his descendants to the present day. The telling of British royal history...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
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Undoing the Demos: The Future of Education

at Think Olio - Crown Heights
1037 Dean St , Brooklyn, New York 11238

Learning is in peril! Schools are in crisis! In our neoliberal era, privatization, standardization, metrics-driven curricula, and Betsy DeVos threaten to dismantle public education and eradicate critical teaching and learning. Paranoia and panic about the future of education abounds, but the effects of neoliberalization on teaching and learning will...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(12)

I Remember Harlem

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

Though arguably no other New York City neighborhood has generated as many conflicting representations as Harlem, one singular documentary stands out: I Remember Harlem (240 minutes,1981, 16mm film), directed and produced by legendary filmmaker William Miles. Miles’ epic lovingly renders the diverse, 350-year history of Harlem as both a...

$15
No Upcoming Schedules
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How Neoliberal Rationality is Transforming Education

at Think Olio - Crown Heights
1037 Dean St , Brooklyn, New York 11238

Learning is in peril! Schools are in crisis! In our neoliberal era, privatization, standardization, metrics-driven curricula, and Betsy DeVos threaten to dismantle public education and eradicate critical teaching and learning. Paranoia and panic about the future of education abounds, but the effects of neoliberalization on teaching and learning will...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(12)

A Cultural History of The Islamic World

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This class will explore the many ways in which people in the Islamic world (both Muslims and non-Muslims) have expressed themselves culturally over the past 1400 years. By looking at their poetry, literature, music, dance, theater, art and film we will discover the many cultures and experiences that form the Islamic world. Along the way we...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
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