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Surreal Escape

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

The Surrealist art movement takes place in a perilous time in history- acting as a response to The Great War, and having to escape because of the impending Second World War. As a result of the Nazi persecution, and being labeled as ‘degenerate artists’ many of the Surrealists artists, writers and founders were forced to leave their homes hastily...

Tuesday Aug 27th, 8:30pm - 10pm

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, and lectures curated...

Saturday Sep 7th, 9pm - 11pm

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Long-Distance Hiking the Catskills

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

The Catskill Mountains are by no means among the tallest peaks in the U.S., but their rounded slopes and rocky outcrops are ideal for scenic vistas, remote camp sites, and multi-day rambles for both novice hikers and experienced bivouackers. More importantly, they're close to NYC and easily accessible by car, bus, train, bike...

Monday Aug 26th, 6:30pm - 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...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 8:30pm - 10pm

What is Money?

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Murray Hill 275 Madison Ave St #2114, New York, New York 10016

Money seems like a straightforward aspect of our daily lives. But underlying its everyday functionality in facilitating transactions, measuring the market value of goods and services, and serving as a store of wealth over time is a stubborn question about what money actually is. As the economist Perry Mehrling observes, “Money is always difficult,...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Feast, Famine, and Flowering Plants

at Genspace NYC - Greenwood 132 32nd St Suite 108, Brooklyn, New York 11232

Feast, Famine, and Flowering Plants: Understanding Epigenetics through Mustard Plants All living things have DNA that we use like a blueprint to build our bodies and influence our traits, including physical traits like hair and eye color and risk for different diseases. All the cells in a complex organism (like us) contain the exact same set of DNA,...

Saturday Sep 7th, 2pm - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$175

2 sessions

Designing the Impossible with Nelly Ben Hayoun

at Genspace NYC - Greenwood 132 32nd St Suite 108, Brooklyn, New York 11232

At Genspace the Willy Wonka of Design and Science, Critical explorer and fearless and passionate provocateur, WIRED Innovation Fellow, designer Nelly Ben Hayoun will create a space for thought, debate. She will define her design work and practice as a Designer of Experiences and demonstrate how the Human Condition can prevail over technology. She...

Thursday Aug 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Hudson Yards brunchwork

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You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with CMO for Hudson Yards Companies Stacey Feder. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Stacey... an audience challenge, and curated connections over a farm-to-table meal.

Sunday Sep 15th, 11:30am - 2pm

Eastern Philosophy and Relationships

at Think Olio - Flatiron 114 E 25th St, New York, New York 10010

Eastern Philosophy and Relationships: The Interplay of Yin & Yang Any and all kinds of relationships often call for us to go to hell and back in order to sustain them “successfully”. Whether its business, romantic, family, or a variety of social relationships, dealing with people seems to have become harder and harder in this age of social...

Wednesday Aug 28th, 7pm - 8:30pm

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Ballparks and Our Changing City

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

What can New York’s ballparks – from the gone-but-not-forgotten Ebbets Field to today’s reimagined Yankee Stadium and Citi Field – tell us about the evolution of our city? Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger, author of the new book Ballpark: Baseball in the American City, sits down with author Kevin Baker to discuss...

Thursday Sep 12th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Michel Foucault: History of Sexuality

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Morningside Heights 3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027

Few books in recent memory have so thoroughly transformed the way we think about the body, sexuality, and power as Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality.  In this course, we will study the first volume of Foucault’s monumental work, as we seek to understand the meaning and implications of Foucault’s proposition that sex is a social...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

The Future of Sustainable Fashion

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

Full Course Name: The Future of Sustainable Fashion: Sharing Innovative Models, Trends and Best-Practices (Panel+Networking) According to the United Nations Economic Commission, the average consumer today purchases 60% more clothing than 20 years ago. Each garment is kept half as long, and about 40% of the clothing in wardrobes in developed countries...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:45pm - 9pm

brunchwork w/ Theranos Whistleblower

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You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Theranos Whistleblower Erika Cheung. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Erika... an audience challenge, and curated connections over a healthy meal.

Saturday Sep 21st, 11:30am - 2pm

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

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

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary with Roz Chast & Neil Goldberg Acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast and visual and performance artist Neil Goldberg reflect on finding humor, absurdity, and beauty in everyday moments – particularly through the eyes of New Yorkers. Brooklyn-born Chast has chronicled the anxieties, pleasures, and...

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Meditation for Beginners

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

In this session, we will explore what actually happens to our mind, bodies and emotions when we meditate. A meditation practice has the power to dissolve stress through profound, deep rest, transforming our physiology on a cellular level, and we will dive into the neurochemistry behind this phenomenon. What shifts can we expect to experience and what...

Wednesday Oct 16th, 6:30pm - 8pm

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