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Pizza History (Virtual)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Scott's Pizza Tours - Online 00000

Every week we tackle a different facet of pizza history. You'll follow pizza's journey from humble beginnings in Southern Italy to its introduction to NYC in the late 19th century as your guide explains our favorite food’s incredible evolution through historic photos and archival documents. The exact content of each week's class changes so keep an...

Sunday Feb 7th, 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

DC Day Star Tour

at Loba Tours - Swampoodle 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

This is a comprehensive tour with one of the DC tour guides from Loba Tours. Guests are taken to all the monuments & memorials while giving fascinating facts to make every visit in DC a memorable one. You will love this Tour, guests will fully be engaged and entertained while visiting the wonderful DC attractions.  We can help guests get...

Tuesday Jan 26th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

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DC After Dark Tour

at Loba Tours - Swampoodle 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

The DC After Dark Tour is a comprehensive tour with one of the DC tour guides from Loba Tours. Guests are taken to all the monuments & memorials while giving fascinating facts to make every visit in DC a memorable one. You will love the DC After Dark Tour, guests will be fully engaged and entertained while visiting the wonderful attractions...

Monday Jan 25th, 7:30pm - 10:30pm Eastern Time

Arlington Cemetery Tour

at Loba Tours - Swampoodle 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

The Arlington Cemetery Tours from Loba Tours also includes America’s national war memorials. These are places for people to come and remember the country’s fight for freedom and peace. Our tour of Arlington Cemetery recognizes the sacrifice of those service men and women, and other patriots that were all part of making history. Arlington Cemetery...

Tuesday Jan 26th, 10:30am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

Mt. Vernon Tour

at Loba Tours - Swampoodle 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

This a very exciting tour that brings you back to the days when America the “Greatest Nation on Earth”, was coming to life. You will experience first hand where George Washington, America’s Founding Father lived, walked, and dined. On your way back you will experience Old Town Alexandria, once occupied by British forces and a part of the original...

Tuesday Jan 26th, 11am - 4pm Eastern Time

Nature's Pharmacy - 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. For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for first aid, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, sinusitis,...

Saturday Mar 13th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$125

2 sessions

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Five Plants that Changed the World - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

Yams, pteridophytic ferns, cinchona trees, potatoes, and the American Southern Live Oak have each played a pivotal role in human history, helping to save the world from dire illness and send humans to the moon. Embark on a historical odyssey that uncovers the botany behind how ferns form the foundation for petrochemicals, why tree bark helps slow the...

Wednesday Feb 24th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$85

2 sessions

Soil Conditions and Management Considerations

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at UW Botanic Gardens - Virtual Classroom

This class is part of a six part series, Getting Down to Earth: Understanding soils for ecosystem resilience and repair. Building up from the previous classes, we will review soil disturbance and resulting stewardship challenges commonly encountered at restoration sites such as former agricultural land, urban fill, construction sites, brownfields,...

Wednesday Feb 24th, 9am - 11:15am Eastern Time

Reading Jane Eyre with Sarah Chihaya

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

In many ways, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre is a haunted book—and in turn, one that has haunted readers and writers since its publication in 1847. Join us for a series of lectures that begin with Brontë’s classic Gothic novel, then continue into its literary afterlife, up to the present moment. We will read Jane Eyre alongside texts that take...

Friday Jan 29th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

Richard McCoy: Shakespeare and Race

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Online Class with guest lecturers Professor Miles Grier and Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper Join Shakespeare scholar Richard McCoy for an examination of the racial politics in three of his great tragedies: Titus Andronicus, Othello, and Antony and Cleopatra. Professor Miles Grier of Queens College and Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper of Shakespeare’s Globe will...

Tuesday Mar 2nd, 10:30am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$162

6 sessions

African American Grief and Loss

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Open Center - Online 00000

Note: This program will be offered online. Sessions of all our online programs will be recorded and shared with registrants after each is completed for 90 days. In this workshop, Dr. Tashel Bordere offers an inside look at historic and modern-day healing rituals for death and non-death loss for Black families. We will explore the multifaceted process...

Sunday May 16th, 10am - 5pm Eastern Time

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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

Communities Under Capitalism: Meeting our Needs

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

Full Course Name: Communities Under Capitalism: Meeting our Needs During Crisis When government fails to help us through times of crisis, how can we meet each other's daily needs and make sure our communities are taken care of? In the face of capitalism that often feels ruthless we must look to other forms of community care. These are the activities...

Wednesday Jan 27th, 7:30pm - 8:45pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$150

6 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

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