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Pedagogy for Dissent Roundtable:Engage Politics Process

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Full Course Name: Pedagogy for Dissent Roundtable: Engaging the Political Process A how-to and critique of techniques and tactics for political activism, direct action, and dissent taught through radical and experimental documentary screenings and roundtable discussions with media makers, theorists, thinkers and activists.  Pedagogy for...

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Liberation Music: The Role of Jazz Music

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

Liberation Music: The Role of Jazz Music in Radical Politics of South Africa South African jazz has always had its own trajectory within the jazz tradition.  From the mining hostels in the 1800’s to the dance halls of Apartheid-era Soweto;  the mixing of Arabic, Malay, Khoi and San ancestry in the carnival troupes of the Cape; ...

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Thwarted Loves of New York City History

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

Join us on Valentine's Day for some of the most memorable tales of "love gone wrong" from New York City history. There will be tales of tragic circus stars, Hollywood actors, famous architects, gold diggers, murder, and ghosts, all packaged into a Valentine's afternoon that aims to make you laugh, cry, and groan. 

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Consciousness Hacking: Seeking Enlightenment

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

Consciousness Hacking: Seeking Enlightenment Through Technology, Psychedelics, and Meditation “Consciousness Hacking” is a pragmatic approach to spiritual transformation that utilizes three principal modalities:  technology,  psychedelics/entheogens, and  the contemplative arts (i.e. yoga and meditation).  The phrase...

$20
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The History of Scotch Whisky

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

In this class you will be able discover and explore the history of the most popular spirit in the world. Whisky is the national drink of Scotland, and the most popular spirit in the world: it is a multi-billion dollar industry employing thousands globally and one of the UK’s leading exports. Yet, it is more, much more than this; it’s a story...

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A Cultural History of Clothing

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

Adornment is basic to being human and one of the fundamental forms through which we communicate our identity to others. In this class, we will discover the ways that culture, environment, values and morals all help to shape what clothing is deemed appropriate in different cultures and time periods. You will also learn why no human is ever truly "naked"....

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Nasty Women of Ancient Egypt

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

From pharaohs to fragrance-makers, ancient Egypt had its fair share of nasty women. They ruled empires stretching from sub-Saharan Africa to northern Lebanon, supervised temples and worshiped a pantheon, and were farmers, merchants, and everything in between. Join me as we journey through the sands of time to meet these extraordinary...

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Privacy and the Profit Motive

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

The average American living in the digital age willingly hands over dozens of snippets of very personal information to a host of strangers on a daily basis. Sometimes knowingly, but more oftentimes not. Those snippets are then recorded, reconfigured, and redistributed in ways that few people really understand. The United States presently has the weakest...

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The Brooklyn Waterfront: Past and Present

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

In this class, we'll chart the development, decline, and rebirth of the Brooklyn waterfront, from 19th century port to 21st century playground. With the dual lens of preservation and renewal, we'll examine how communities, real estate interests and the City have reshaped the waterfront from Greenpoint to Sunset Park since the 1970s....

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New York at Its Core Seminar Day: Rhythm & Power

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

Learn the history of the city by embracing its many beats. Bring literacy, science, geography, and history into your classroom via gallery tours, and music, dance, and art workshops. This Seminar Day for educators will explore the theme of Rhythm & Power in conjunction with New York at Its Core, the first exhibition to present the compelling story...

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Feminist Futures

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - East Harlem
1216 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

From designer babies to genetic surveillance, and from the “culture” of tech workplaces to the politics of climate change, feminist science studies writers are at the forefront of research on some of the most pressing issues in science and technology today. Together they force us to consider whether new technologies—such as those in medicine...

$315

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The True History of the NYPD

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

This class explores the black box that is law enforcement in New York City. From its origins in the Dutch night watch system, past the pugilistic and corrupt cops of theTammany Hall era, through the sporadic attempts at reform, and into the current era of policing, learn about the mechanics of the police force and the politics that...

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Intermediate - Armored Combat League

at Sword Class NYC - East Harlem
1944 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10035

In this class students will do exhaustive conditioning drills, strength training, weapons training, takedown drills, and more.  Intermediate level students are expected to begin assembling their armor kits, and training in full gear (their own or borrowed) as soon as they are able.​

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Queens Then and Now

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

The borough of Queens has seen many historical and geographical changes throughout its illustrious history. Marshlands, woods, and farms gave way to factories, thriving communities, and the nation's premier arterial highway system.  Queens: Then & Now offers a rare historical look at New York City's largest borough, featuring many never-before-seen...

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Inside the Entertainment Industrial Complex

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

Inside the Entertainment-Industrial Complex: How Guilty Pleasures Take the Edge Off Reality Eisenhower cautioned us against the military one; if only Orson Welles had warned us about the vastly more insidious assemblage, the Entertainment-Industrial Complex. Reality has become much less real (and important) in contemporary American society. America...

$20
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