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DED Talks

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

From watchers of the immensely popular Ted Talks, comes this new lecture series highlighting the life and ideas of your favorite dearly departed celebrities.   DED Talks will share the knowledge from history’s most inspired thinkers and pretty much anyone else willing to push aside death’s veil and return to share “Ideas Worth Un-Deading.”...

Thursday Jun 21st, 6:30pm

Gods That Fail

at Think Olio - Bedford - Stuyvesant
355 Tomkins Ave 3rd fl, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Neil Postman wrote on a wide range of topics during his lifetime, and was widely considered one of America's great prophets. In this class Lev Moscow will lead a discussion on Postman's theory of education. We will read and debate some of Postman's most provocative work, and try to understand his central argument about why the school system fails....

Wednesday Jun 27th, 7:30pm

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Brunchwork w/ Boxed

at brunchwork

You're invited to an unforgettable sweetgreen dinner with Boxed CEO Chieh Huang. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Chieh and curated connections over a seasonal meal.

Tuesday Jun 26th, 6:30pm

Fundamentals of Astrology

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

Immerse yourself in the enriching, fun and dynamic world of Astrology. In this 2-hour session we’ll discuss all the basics one needs to read an astrological chart. Understanding how to read a chart can uncover your potential and will expand your capacity to tap into the universal energies to shape and direct your future as you...

Saturday Jul 14th, 4pm


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

As a person of color (POC) sometimes it’s difficult to know whether you are being treated poorly because of the color of your skin or you are just the victim of a rude human. However, other times it’s pretty freaking clear that you have been profiled. Being profiled sucks and the best way to get the tension out is by talking about it. Profiled...

Tuesday Jul 17th, 6:30pm

Steminicity: Biodiversity

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Biodiversity is a broad based interdependent class which is a take on science, free thought, art and writing.  Use the campus as your classroom and discover the inner Hemingway or Monet in you while learning how science, the environment, and art work together. Note: $35 for Supplies payable to teacher at first class meeting


10 sessions

Monday Jul 9th, 12pm

Reduce, Reuse, Rethink: The Future of Waste in NYC

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

How can the city reconceive waste as a resource and convert it to energy or compost? What are the barriers? Join us for a conversation about how we can rethink the concept of "waste" and its impact on New York's diverse neighborhoods and communities. With Tatiana Schlossberg, contributing writer for Bloomberg View. Additional...

Thursday Jun 21st, 6:30pm

Unburdening the Earth: Hinduism and Ecology

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

Endowed with intelligence and capacity for ethical action, are we, humans, responsible stewards of our home, the Earth? Or  are we a burden upon it?  In this Olio we will explore the cognitive universe of the ancient sanskrit epic, Mahabharata. Can we, in our scientific, materialistic conception of the earth as mere resources rethink our...

Friday Jun 22nd, 7pm

Hacking Unconscious Bias

at Be Social Change - Hell's Kitchen
424 W 54th St, New York, New York 10019

Bias is an algorithm of the mind. We can hack it, and when we do, we unleash human potential. Be Social Change and BE MORE America are pleased to co-host this important conversation on unconscious bias – its origins, manifestations, and solutions to break it. During the course of the conversation, we will discuss the reasons why unconscious bias...

Thursday Jun 21st, 7pm

Private Public Partnerships & Development

at The New School - Manhattan

This course will analyze the emerging trend of private funding and partnership arrangements in addressing global challenges and explore their impact and influence across a range of areas from program development to decision-making and democratic governance. Global economic, social and ecological crises have intensified in recent years, yet the ability...


4 sessions

Friday Jun 22nd, 6pm

Internet Explorers

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

Mark Vigeant ( FunnyOrDie, Prairie Home Companion, UCB) invites audiences into the world wide web for a night of HTML-arious laughs. Using algorithms, demonstrations, presentations and more, Mark will expose the lighter side of programming.  Each show will feature fake STEM-inspired lectures by some of NYC’s best comedians, as well as a big...

Science Exclamation Point

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

In this long-running monthly show, two short, entrancing science lectures inspire sets of hilarious, never-to-be-seen-again improv comedy. Featuring veteran improv team Thank You, Robot, whose members’ credits include Veep, This American Life, The Onion, SNL Weekend Update and more. Plus a different special guest team every month. With lectures curated...

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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...

Monday Jul 9th, 8:15pm

TPA: A Survivor’s Guide to the New Goldilocks Zone

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

Do you worry about how rising sea levels may affect your morning commute?Are you concerned with how increasing CO2 levels will influence your ability to drink rose on rooftops? With life on Earth getting harder and harder thanks to global warming, do you think about where we might go when we can no longer survive on our planet? Blast off with geophysicist...

Monday Jun 25th, 6:30pm

New York City in the Age of Hyper-Gentrification

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

Searching for Soul: New York City in the Age of Hyper-Gentrification In an era of skyrocketing rents, super-tall buildings, closing independent shops, and chain stores, writers Jeremiah Moss and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts and cartoonist Julia Wertz talk with New Yorker staff writer Vinson Cunningham about what...

Thursday Jun 28th, 6:30pm