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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 Apr 16th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Hannah Arendt: The Origins of Totalitarianism

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

When Hannah Arendt published The Origins of Totalitarianism in 1951 she set out to provide a political framework for understanding the phenomenal appearance of National Socialism in the world, and its terrifying consequences. Offering a historical account of imperialism, anti-Semitism, and the atomized individual, Arendt’s work remains...

Sunday Apr 11th, 3pm - 6pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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The Secret History of The Secret Garden

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) was an unlikely garden writer, particularly of the sort to inspire children. Still, The Secret Garden is a perennial favorite of gardeners. Burnett did not cultivate any substantial bit of earth until she was almost 50 years old. We will explore Burnett’s development as a gardener, her gardens in England,...

Thursday Sep 30th, 7pm - 8pm Central Time

Pizza History (Virtual)

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at Scott's Pizza Tours - Online 00000

Every week we tackle a different facet of pizza history. You'll follow pizza's journey from 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. The exact content of each week's class changes so keep an...

Sunday Apr 18th, 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

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Introduction: A Very Brief History of Imagination

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Open Center - Online 00000

Defining the imagination is like grabbing the wind. Imagining is ambiguous, ambivalent, creative and subversive. Controlling others’ imaginations has long been a means of oppression; but fresh imaginings can bring liberation and healing. And imagination has featured since time immemorial in the quest for the sacred. In this event we will ponder ideas...

Friday Apr 30th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time

The History of Photography: Genre by Genre

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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 an ongoing series on the history of photography. The series, typically offered the second Friday of each month, will be divided into the genres of photography. This year features street photography, still life, landscape, documentary, and more. Schedule: Friday, February 12, 3 pm, PST – Street...

Friday May 14th, 3pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

Natural History of Roses: Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Dive into the history of roses from antiquity to today. Explore the long history of cultivation, native species, traditional uses, and how best incorporate them into your landscape. Find out just how resilient a rose can be! This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. Registered...

Monday May 24th, 6pm - 9pm Central Time

Natural History of Insects - Blended

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics. Delve into the fascinating world of the creatures that make up 84% of the Animal Kingdom—what renowned biologist E.O. Wilson once called "the little things that run the world." We'll...

Thursday Jun 17th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$245

3 sessions

Harriet Tubman:
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Harriet Tubman: "The Ultimate Outdoorswoman" - ONLINE

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. As a young enslaved girl in the swampy wetlands and upland forests of Dorchester County, Maryland, Harriet Tubman learned to navigate different ecosystems, mimic the sounds of birds, trap animals, and utilize plants for medicine and food. Maryland Park Ranger...

Tuesday Apr 13th, 11am - 12pm Eastern Time

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International Relations: a Critical Introduction

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

While international politics has been a topic of discourse since at least Thucydides, international relations, as a branch of study distinct from political theory, emerged in the late 19th century—just as the European nation-state was making itself felt as the dominant political actor on the world stage.  While arguably no discipline evolves...

Sunday Apr 11th, 3pm - 6pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Natural History of Birds: Spring - Blended

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise! Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live or pass through here each year, including...

Thursday Apr 22nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Landscape Design History - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of gardens and landscapes, including corporate and public spaces, through visual presentations,...

Monday Jul 12th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$655

8 sessions

Fireside Chat w/ Susan Mcpherson:Lost Art of Connecting

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at Be Social Change - BSC Virtual Clasroom

At a time when we are more physically distant than ever before—how can we reverse the growing trends of disconnection to forge meaningful connections in business and in life? Even before the pandemic gripped the world, we had become a nation engulfed in loneliness. People have hundreds of “friends” on Facebook, and countless “connections”...

Thursday May 27th, 1pm - 2:15pm Eastern Time

Essential Oil Perfume Workshop - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils in this hands-on workshop! Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify...

Wednesday Jul 14th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Psychedelic Mushrooms - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia, will discuss the biology of these potent fungi, their cultural history, and contemporary...

Friday Apr 30th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

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