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2-Hour Silica Hazard Awareness - Spanish

at TSC Training Academy - Long Island City
36-06 43rd Ave, Long Island City, New York 11101

The 2-Hour Silica Hazard Awareness Seminar is appropriate for individuals who may be exposed to respirable crystalline silica in the course of construction activities. Occupational exposure occurs when cutting, sawing, drilling, and crushing of concrete, brick, ceramic tiles, rock, and stone products. Occupational exposure also occurs in operations...

Tuesday Dec 12th, 4:30pm

Flash Forward Live: Expiration Date

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

If you could find out the exact day you’re going to die, would you? Join Rose Eveleth, host of Flash Forward, for an interactive experience where the audience will decide their fate in a world where every person can find their expiration date. Story by: Rose Eveleth Art by: Tara Jacoby Music by: Hussalonia About Flash Forward Flash Forward is a...

Friday Dec 15th, 7pm

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Contemporary China at the Guggenheim

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Upper East Side
1071 5th Ave Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York 10128

This unmissable exhibition will showcase the most important art to come out of China between 1989 (the end of the Cold War) and 2008 (the Beijing olympics). Organized thematically, the show deals with themes of experimentation, globalization, democracy, and utopianism, offering viewers a deeper understanding of the ways in which China’s art world...

Saturday Dec 16th, 3:30pm

What is Life? Night4:What did the first life look like?

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

The question “What is life?” takes just three words. But it is one of the hardest questions in science, attracting researchers from a huge range of disciplines, from molecular biology to astronomy to philosophy. This fall, science writer Carl Zimmer delves into this question by talking to eight experts over four nights to understand what the newest...

Wednesday Dec 20th, 8pm

Self Care for Women

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

Full Course Title: Self Care for Women: Mindful Cycles, Healthy Bodies, Clean Beauty In this comprehensive class, herbalist, food entrepreneur, birth and postpartum doula and mom Laena McCarthy, will discuss healing traditions and practices to boost the female body's natural resilience while protecting from stress and damage, from the inside...

Wednesday Jan 10th, 8:15pm

Real/Fake Science

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

Test your ability to distinguish the facts from the alternative facts! Six presenters—some scientists and some charlatans. Six topics—some fabricated and some factual. Can you sort the fact from fiction? Join us for the fourth edition of this exciting series! All new presenters will confound you with their alternate facts and surprising truths....

Thursday Jan 4th, 7pm

Freelance Basics

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

Being a freelancer means dealing with many different aspects of career, aside from the practical trade skills. This class will cover the basics of working as a freelancer, with an emphasis on the creative fields. The lecture discusses topics such as health insurance, taxes, getting work, dealing with clients and more. Personal stories and life lessons...

Saturday Jan 20th, 12pm

Busted! Drugs and the City

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

Join Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir as she sits down with Lucy Lang, Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan’s District Attorney’s Office to discuss countering New York City's illicit drug trade and the ever-evolving scourge of narcotics.  Reception to follow with beer courtesy of Harlem Blue.  Only in...

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

Pass the Flamingo: The Cuisine of Ancient Rome

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

Sure, we’ve all heard about the Ancient Romans; their buildings, their literature, their Empire. But what about their food? What would a Roman Emperor serve at his banquets? What was a decent meal to a Roman soldier, farmer, or senator? Did the Romans really eat dormice, and did they really relieve themselves in a “vomitorium” afterwards? (Short...

Monday Jan 8th, 8:30pm

Revitalizing Sissinghurst

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Long celebrated as a jewel in the National Trust crown, Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent, England is currently undergoing a vigorous renewal under the direction of its head gardener, Troy Scott Smith.  In this talk, Smith will describe how he is restoring and reimagining Vita Sackville-West's original creation—recapturing the romance, experimentation,...

Wednesday Jan 31st, 1pm

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...

Tuesday Feb 27th, 6:30pm

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Black Is Beautiful: Fashion and Consciousness

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

Documentary photographer Kwame Brathwaite and his son Kwame S. Brathwaite join historian Tanisha Ford to reflect on the impact of Brathwaite Sr.’s pioneering “Black Is Beautiful” photographs.  Beginning in the late 1950s and early ‘60s, Brathwaite helped to popularize an Afro-centric vision of female beauty...

Tuesday Feb 6th, 6:30pm

Humanities Institute Symposium

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

With Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of Trees In his best-selling book, heralded as groundbreaking by the New York Review of Books, forester Peter Wohlleben reveals startling new discoveries about how trees nurture each other, communicate, and maintain complex social networks.  A broad range of experts will join Peter to debate...

Thursday Mar 22nd, 10am

John Milton: Paradise Lost

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown
247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

What, if anything, should paradise mean to us right now? Paradise Lost, John Milton’s seventeenth-century epic of the Fall, which begins with “man’s first disobedience,” constitutes a heroic attempt to “justify the ways of God to men.”  A poem that shifts from rebel angels waging war in heaven to the pageantry of hell to Adam...


4 sessions

Monday Feb 26th, 6:30pm

18th Annual Winter Lecture Series:The Gardener's Garden

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

This year's series stays close to home—and heart—as three renowned gardeners, plantsmen, and environmental stewards take us inside their own personal gardens. As incubators, models, and laboratories, these beautiful spaces integrate wild nature, plantings, and innovative visions, as well as influences and best practices from around the world. Join...


3 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 10am