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The Long History of Selfie Culture

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

Does it seem like our current culture is the most self-obsessed to date? It has seemed like that for five centuries. If anything, our current mania over self-obsession wielded by the hand-held black mirrors we carry in our pockets is only the latest in the habitual renegotiation of self-fashioning whose roots were planted in the 16th century. Are we...

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$20

History of New York City Transportation

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

Full Course Name: A History of New York City Transportation - From Horsecars to Helicopters By some estimates, for every New Yorker you see walking around on the streets, there’s one New Yorker underground, riding the train. That’s right - 1/2 of New York’s population is on some form of public transportation at any given moment. This miraculous...

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$10

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Margaret Fuller, Beethoven & Revolution in the Minds...

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

Margaret Fuller, Beethoven, and Revolution in the Minds of Women According to nineteenth-century concert-goer and early music critic Margaret Fuller, music born of great genius, like one of Beethoven’s symphonies, enters the mind, “develop[s] the spirit to new consciousness” through universal harmonies. Hearing some of the first ever performances...

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$20

Houdini: The Man behind the Myth, the Magic

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

“The secret of showmanship consists not of what you really do but what the mystery-loving public thinks you do.” –Harry Houdini Leap into the mysterious life of Harry Houdini as he went from the freak show circuitto Vaudeville, taking audiences and the media along with him. Learn some of the secretsbehind his most famous...

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$7

Across the Universe: Travels in Space, Time, and Wonder

at Think Olio - Crown Heights 899 Bergen St, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Come on a unique journey across the cosmos. We’ll begin at the beginning almost 14 billion years ago when the Universe was smaller than an atom and continue on to the present, all the while exploring its many extraordinary features. We will then look towards the future and speculate where we are all going. This voyage is perfect for anyone who has...

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$12

Epic Histories: A Conversation

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

Join two renowned American historians for a conversation about the challenges of writing epic narrative histories.  Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Mike Wallace, author of Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 -- his long-awaited sequel to Gotham -- sits down with fellow distinguished historian Nell...

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$20

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New York at Its Core: The Archaeology

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

Manhattan’s dramatic growth over the centuries is often pictured as a process of expansion, either northwards (up the island) or upwards (with ever taller skyscrapers).  But since the 17th century, the island has also been expanding outwards into the East and Hudson Rivers through landfill. Garbage and rubble have long been used to create...

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$15

It's Complicated: How the U.S. Shaped the Middle East

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Middle Eastern politics can make your head spin. Fear not, we’ve made a comedy show to dive in to the most complicated stories of the region, and break down the West’s role in it all. Caveat’s senior Iranian comedian Mehdi Barakchian and writer Kylie Holloway will answer your biggest questions about the Middle East- why the U.S. is still hanging...

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$15

NCIDQ Exam Preparation

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side 170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

The NCIDQ exam is the qualifying exam for certification of Interior Designers. The exam consists of 3 sections to be completed following the approval of eligible educational requirements. The three sections are: IDFX: Interior Design Fundamentals Exam - A 125 question multiple choice exam encompassing the topics of: building systems and construction,...

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$445

2 sessions

Flying University: Is AI Racist?

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Flying University is a crash course in hidden histories - shining a light on ideas, people, science, and moments in history from a new perspective. It’s an interactive presentation series featuring storytellers, experts, professors, comedians, (and of course, drinking).  Our speakeasy-style series gives voice to stories and experiences,...

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$15

The History of Hawaii

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

Much more than a beautiful island with celeb-ridden beaches, Hawaii is home to a unique and exciting history. Learn about the settlement of the islands by Polynesian voyagers, the establishment of a powerful royal dynasty, and the eventual colonialism by the UK and eventually, the USA. You'll also get to learn about their fabulous celebrations...

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$10

History of the United States CLEP

at York College CPE - Jamaica 94 - 20 Guy R Brewer Blvd, New York, New York 11451

This course will prepare you to take and pass the American History CLEP exam, which will result in credits given for this course. The History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 exam covers material that is usually taught in the first semester of a two-semester course in United States history.

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$445

8 sessions

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Broadway: From Back Row to Back Stage

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

During this interactive presentation, theatre enthusiast Brian Stoll will discuss all things Broadway beginning with the history and importance of the Broadway Playbill. He will share his extensive collection of autographed Playbills and other theatre memorabilia. At the end, he will share with you several money-saving tips on how to see Broadway...

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$35

Feeding the Fight: The Culinary History of WWI

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

Savor a bite of culinary history by exploring the food and drinks that defined the American experience during World War I. Inspired by our upcoming exhibition, Posters & Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York (opening April 5), food historian Libby O’Connell, author of The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites, will delve into...

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$20

Team Human: Find the Others

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

There’s an anti-human agenda embedded in our markets and technologies, which has turned them from means of human connection into ones of isolation and repression. Our corporations and the culture they create glorify individualism at the expense of cooperation, threatening the sustainability not just of our economy but our species. In this discussion,...

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$29
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