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Satchmo in the Studio

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

On International Jazz Day 2018, The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the City of New York are teaming up for the first public screening of the only known film of Louis Armstrong in the studio, recording his 1959 album, Satchmo Plays King Oliver.  The acquisition of the film made headlines in 2015 but it has never been shown...

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$20

History of French

at Coucou French Classes - SoHo 253 Centre St 2nd & 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10013

The Why’s and How’s of French Spelling  So… let’s recap. AU and EAU sounds like “oh”, OU is “ooh, AI and EI do “eh” and OI makes… “wah”?!! The relationship between spelling and pronunciation in French, let’s face it, stands somewhere between confusing and frustrating, with all those vowel combinations and silent letters!...

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$72.03

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Ban This Book (If You Can)

at Think Olio - Greenwich Village 828 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

For many of the greats of literary Modernism, including James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, Djuna Barnes, e.e. cummings, Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos, the ultimate cat and mouse game with the censors was played on a global scale. More than a decade before the Nazi book burnings turned public opinion against the obscenity laws, writers and their publishers...

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$20

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History of Staten Island

at Wagner College Lifelong Learning - Grymes Hill 1 Campus Rd, Staten Island, New York 10301

Early Life: From the Woodland Indians to the American Revolution! An exploration of the Native Americans who inhabited Staten Island and the archeological digs that have provided us with facts on the Lenape and their lives, will be followed by a discussion on the European settlers who changed everything. With the arrival of these colonizers enslaved...

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$100

4 sessions

New York in 27 Buildings

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

Can the bricks, glass, wood, and mortar of our city's most emblematic buildings reveal how and why New York City has become the modern global metropolis we know today? To celebrate the launch of his latest book, A History of New York in 27 Buildings: The 400-Year Untold Story of an American Metropolis, former New York Times urban affairs correspondent...

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$20

What is Nationalism?

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Murray Hill 275 Madison Ave St #2114, New York, New York 10016

Long regarded as the stuff of 19th century romanticism and 20th century warfare, nationalism is resurgent on the global stage. Despite—or, perhaps, because of—globalization, instant communication, and the seeming erosion of state supremacy, ideas about national sovereignty, national economies, and the preservation of national character...

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$315

4 sessions

Let's Get Ethical

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Life is full of complicated ethical questions: Should doping be permitted in sports? What, if anything, do we owe to the incarcerated? Are reality TV shows ethical? Can we program robot to be moral beings? What does the future of reproduction hold, and will men be able to have babies? Topic:  Public Health & Pop Culture  Public health...

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$6

The Evolution of Racism

at Think Olio - Flatiron 110 E 25th St, New York, New York 10010

Why does racism persist more than fifty years after the passage of Civil Rights Legislation?  Why do people have different understandings of what racism is?  With Charlottesville and other examples of open racial bigotry, can we assume that white nationalism is on the rise?  This two-part olio will lend some insight into these questions...

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$40

2 sessions

Infinity: History, Mathematics, Philosophy

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

This course is a historical approach to the mathematics of infinity, with a focus on conceptual and philosophical questions.  We will begin with the ancient Greeks’ discovery of irrational numbers and discussions of Zeno’s paradoxes, then jump forward to the development of the “infinitesimal” calculus in the late 17th century (by Newton...

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$315

4 sessions

Natural History of Birds

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise!Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live or pass through here each year, including many nesting species such as Peregrine Falcons, Red-tailed Hawks, Yellow Warblers, Warbling Vireos, and Baltimore Orioles.  Discover the important role...

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$325

4 sessions

The Teachings of Emerson, Thoreau & Whitman

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

The Transcendentalist movement of the 19th century was a period of revolutionary and reflective thought. It brought forth some of the greatest visionary thinkers in American history who awakened the nation to its rightful spiritual and intellectual heritage. Their writings continue to inspire us to be ever-conscious of all-pervading Spirit, to seek...

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$28

From Radical Doubt to Absolute Certainty

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - DUMBO 18 Bridge St, New York, New York 11201

Descartes’ Meditations: From Radical Doubt to Absolute Certainty “To demolish everything completely and start again right from the foundations…to devote myself sincerely and without reservation to the general demolition of my opinions.” This is the project that René Descartes sets forth in the first of his Meditations on First Philosophy:...

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$315

4 sessions

Creative Cities in History

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

How does an ordinary city become a place of majestic, legendary beauty and a hub of historic innovation? In a series of six lectures, renowned architectural historian and author Francis Morrone looks at great cities during periods of transformation: Florence in the 15th century, Venice in the 16th century, Amsterdam (and Delft) in the 17th century,...

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$292

6 sessions

Many Voices of American Art

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

Art historian Rena Tobey gives a four-week interactive lecture series on American artists whose works show the diversity of our history and identity. A Changing World for Men After the Civil War Finding Her Way – Urban Women's Experience from 1850 to 1950 African-American Artist Voices Rise Immigrant Issues Then and Now

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$120

4 sessions

Thomas Paine and the Flame of Revolution

at Think Olio

This Olio examines the life and writing of Thomas Paine at the end of the eighteenth century. Starting with Common Sense and The Crisis Papers, the talk focuses on Paine’s role in the American Revolution and the creation of an “American” political ideology.

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$15
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