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Pizza History 101 (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...

Wednesday Oct 28th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Modern Palestine: a Historical Introduction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Perpetually in the news and commanding a tremendous amount of scholarly attention, Palestine remains a flashpoint in a number of contemporary debates: about war, colonization, and violence, religious and ethnic identity, nationalism and self-determination, modes of resistance, the role of international institutions, diasporic politics, academic freedom,...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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Shakespeare with Leo Schaff: Twelfth Night

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Join charismatic actor and teacher Leo Schaff as he breathes life into Shakespeare’s words, acting out portions of the play and offering illuminating insights into the Bard’s language, plot lines, historical context and eternal relevance, all with a generous sense of humor. “If music be the food of love…” The jewel of festive comedy. Cross-gartered,...

Wednesday Nov 25th, 12pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time

  (7 sessions)
$245

7 sessions

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...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 10:30am - 1:30pm 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...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 11am - 4pm Eastern Time

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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...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 10:30am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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...

Tuesday Oct 20th, 7:30pm - 10:30pm Eastern Time

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

Poetry and Poetics: An Introduction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

What is poetry and what is it good for? These questions have long haunted practitioners and readers of this “beautiful and pointless” art, to quote the contemporary critic David Orr. But “beautiful and pointless” were not always the terms of the debate. On the contrary, these questions about what poetry is and what it does mean something profoundly...

Thursday Nov 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 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...

Monday Oct 26th, 7:30pm - 8:45pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$150

6 sessions

Kathy Acker: Experimentation and Transgression

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Spanning many forms—novels, plays, and essays—Kathy Acker’s work is hard to classify. Above all, Acker aims to challenge established literary conventions, and she does so by experimenting with methods of cut-up (inspired by William S. Burroughs), mash-up, sampling, and transposition. She “steals” characters and plotlines from writers like...

Monday Nov 16th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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Sharia: An Introduction to Islamic Law

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Sharia is often portrayed as Islamic legal maxims and corporal punishment—a rigid, “medieval” religious law, dating from the 7th century Arabia, that’s allegedly incompatible with modern democracy. But this image bears little resemblance to reality. Not only is Sharia a highly complex legal system, it’s also a metaphysical...

Wednesday Nov 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Georgetown Foodie Tour

at Mangia DC Food Tours

Georgetown is a prestigious neighborhood in DC well known for being home to some of the city’s most notable residents, embassies, local commerce, and culinary gems. This is the perfect neighborhood to eat your way through! Your local expert guide will take you off of the main M Street drag where you will be surprised to learn about the significant...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 2pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time

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Vestiges of the Great Age of Jewish Harlem

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Before Harlem became the epicenter of the African American experience it was a Jewish immigrant neighborhood. The Gershwin Brothers, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Milton Berle, Lane Bryant, Sophie Tucker, and many many more got their starts in Jewish Harlem at the dawn of the 20th century. The neighborhood is filled with synagogues, theaters, nickelodeons,...

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$35

New York Skyscrapers and the Terra Cotta Revolution

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Archive on Parade - Virtual Classroom

Can't make it live? Register and get access to the full replay for one week! Before New York’s skyscrapers were sheathed in glass, they were clad in clay. Terra cotta, an ancient building material made of baked clay, became a sought-after fireproof skin for some of New York’s earliest skyscrapers beginning in the early 1900s. It's time to get...

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$10
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