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Live Virtual Trivia Night

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at CourseHorse Experiences - Online Zoom Conference, Live Online, New York, New York 10010

Join CourseHorse for our one-hour special virtual trivia night! Test your knowledge across a wide range of topics including music, movies, pop culture, history, sports, frozen foods, dog breeds, Seinfeld characters, ice cream flavors and many other surprises... How this will work: This will take place live over a Zoom conference. You will either...

Friday Jul 17th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time


Virtual Tarot 101

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at Leah Koontz - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Welcome, Tarot 101 is for everyone. If you know a lot about Tarot and are looking to deepen your practice, if you are new to the world of Tarot and feel curious and maybe a bit skeptical, or if you fall somewhere in the middle this class is for you. Thank you for being ready to engage with this work and look inward.  There are many approaches...

Saturday Jul 18th, 3pm - 4:20pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Lecture: History Happy Hour

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Christine Axen - Virtual Learning via Zoom

History Happy Hour!  Raise your glass to the past, and come discover the odd and fascinating things people thought and did in the Middle Ages and beyond.  Professor of History will offer a short presentation, and then open the floor to animated conversation over drinks!  No previous knowledge required.  Each week something...

Thursday Jul 16th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time

Virtual History of the World through Booze

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at Aaron Robin - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Most of-age people have a drink of choice, but do they know the history of the liquid in the glass? The fascinating history of booze is a comprehensive history of the world. Fermentation (the conversion of sugars to alcohol) has been traced back to 7000 BC, and Distillation (for our purposes: the extraction of alcohol from a mash by heating) was...

Friday Jul 17th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Virtual Tarot 102

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Leah Koontz - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Welcome, Tarot 102  is for those of you who have explored Tarot in the 101 class and are looking to go deeper. If you did not take the 101 class but feel that your Tarot knowledge is sufficient to jump in email [email protected] and on a case by case basis we will make an exception for you to join us.  There are many approaches to Tarot....

Sunday Jul 19th, 12pm - 2pm Eastern Time

Pizza History 101 (Virtual)

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at Scott's Pizza Tours - Online 00000

Follow pizza’s journey from its 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.  When you sign up, we’ll email you a video conference link so you can access the class. This 40...

Wednesday Jul 15th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Future of Intergovernmental Organizations

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Be Social Change - **Virtual Clasroom

Will intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) lose their relevance as countries grow more nationalistic or will the world gather together to overcome the pandemic and existential threats? Join us online for a conversation with global IGO leaders about the role of intergovernmental bodies in addressing world issues like the Coronavirus pandemic, climate...

Tuesday Aug 4th, 12pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time

But is it Art?

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

What is "art"? What makes something art?  What criteria operate in our identification of art?  Is art culture-specific or universal? Does it depend on form, content, medium or criticism? Is there such a thing as art that belongs to us and "art that is alien"? These questions, although very important can often lead us to take one side or...

Thursday Jul 30th, 7pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

The History of Photography: Genre by Genre

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at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Online Distance Learning Class via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce a new four-part series on the history of photography. The series, offered once each season, will be divided into the genres of photography. This season features the overall history of photography, portraiture, fashion and nude. Next season will feature other genres, including documentary,...

Saturday Sep 12th, 1pm - 2:30pm Pacific Time

Fair Housing - The History and Why

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at Baruch College - CAPS - Online 00000

This course will provide students with background information on Fair Housing. Students enrolled in this course, will have an in depth understanding of the creation and meaning of the law.  Topics to be explored include Fair Housing from the time of the civil war and the civil rights movement, to current times inclusive of green Fair Housing....

Wednesday Dec 16th, 5pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

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Incredible Jewish Women

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Join Rabbi Samantha Frank to discover stories of some incredible Jewish heroines, from the Bible to present day. Together we will explore the inspiring legacies of these Jewish women, each of whom faced and overcame adversity. We'll discuss what they can teach us about how to make it through this present moment. No prior study required. This program...

Tuesday Jul 14th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Art in Public Spaces

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at The Jewish Museum - Virtual Learning

Join us for an online workshop that explores the role of public art in society. Hear from Brooke Kamin Rappaport, Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator at Madison Square Park Conservancy. The talk will be followed by a discussion of works of art in the Jewish Museum’s collection originally created as art for public spaces,...

Tuesday Aug 4th, 11am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Rajisthan to the World, History & Culture of the Roma

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

Yale Strom: From Rajisthan to the World, the History and Culture of the Roma For many people the word Gypsy evokes an air of mystery and romance and scenes of unbridled dancing, fortune-telling, music, and brightly painted caravans of horse-drawn carriages. The word “Gypsy” has become synonymous with the kind of wanderlust and exhibitionism we...

Tuesday Jul 21st, 1pm - 2pm Eastern Time

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5 sessions

McCarthyism: American Politics and the Paranoid Style

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

Senator Joseph McCarthy’s name is enshrined in the American lexicon to symbolize a style of paranoia and fear that goes far beyond his original red-baiting. Just as the path to McCarthyism was in fact paved decades earlier—as conservative factions deployed both ideological and state violence in their early fights against organized labor—the McCarthyist...

Thursday Jul 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Why The Electoral College? (Live Remote)

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at West Los Angeles College - Online Online via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Why the Electoral College and Why Does it Decide Presidential Elections? Recent polls and surveys show that public interest in the 2020 presidential election is near an all-time high. One question millions of Americans ask is why we choose our presidents by the Electoral College, rather than the popular vote. Find out just what the Electoral College...

Saturday Aug 22nd, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time

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