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Live Virtual Trivia Night

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at CourseHorse Experiences

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 May 29th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Tarot 101

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Leah Koontz - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Welcome, Tarot 101 is for everyone. If you know a lot about Tarot and are looking to deepen your practice, if you are new to the world of Tarot and feel curious and maybe a bit skeptical, or if you fall somewhere in the middle this class is for you. Thank you for being ready to engage with this work and look inward.  There are many approaches...

Saturday May 30th, 3pm - 4:20pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Lecture: History Happy Hour

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Christine Axen - Virtual Learning via Zoom

History Happy Hour!  Raise your glass to the past, and come discover the odd and fascinating things people thought and did in the Middle Ages and beyond.  Professor of History will offer a short presentation, and then open the floor to animated conversation over drinks!  No previous knowledge required.  Each week something...

Friday May 29th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time

Virtual History of the World through Booze

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Aaron Robin - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Most of-age people have a drink of choice, but do they know the history of the liquid in the glass? The fascinating history of booze is a comprehensive history of the world. Fermentation (the conversion of sugars to alcohol) has been traced back to 7000 BC, and Distillation (for our purposes: the extraction of alcohol from a mash by heating) was...

Friday May 29th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Virtual Tarot 102

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Leah Koontz - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Welcome, Tarot 102  is for those of you who have explored Tarot in the 101 class and are looking to go deeper. If you did not take the 101 class but feel that your Tarot knowledge is sufficient to jump in email [email protected] and on a case by case basis we will make an exception for you to join us.  There are many approaches to Tarot....

Sunday May 31st, 1pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time

Trivia Party with Family & Friends

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at CourseHorse Experiences - Online Zoom Conference, Live Online, New York, New York 10010

Invite your friends and family to a friendly and competitive trivia challenge. 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... Whether they are in your house, acrosstown, across the country, or across...

Saturday May 30th, 5pm - 6pm Eastern Time

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In the News

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

In the News with Jeff Greenfield and Special Guests Lesley Stahl, Jake Tapper, and David Axelrod This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program. If we are able to offer an in-person version of this class in the coming months, we will contact you and make both options...

Tuesday Jun 2nd, 7pm - 7:45pm Eastern Time

Pizza History 101 (Virtual)

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at Scott's Pizza Tours - Online 00000

Follow pizza’s journey from its 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.  When you sign up, we’ll email you a video conference link so you can access the class. This 40...

Wednesday Jun 3rd, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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The Mahabharata: From Exile to Apocalypse

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

The Mahabharata is one of the great literary works of South Asian history. It narrates an epic story: the introduction to our supposed age, the Kali Yuga—one of downfall and decline, but also eventual rebirth. Preeminently a dialogic work, the Mahabharata remembers a past that requires constant re-narration, simultaneously...

Wednesday Jun 17th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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 a new four-part series on the history of photography. The series, offered once each season, will be divided into the genres of photography. This season features the overall history of photography, portraiture, fashion and nude. Next season will feature other genres, including documentary,...

Saturday Sep 12th, 1pm - 2:30pm Pacific Time

World Politics with Professor Ralph Buultjens

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Every region of the world is drastically affected by the coronavirus. Everywhere politics, economics and society has been changed. How will this impact America, China, Russia? As Sino-America tensions rise will the global power structure change? How will the Middle East—Israel and its neighbors—emerge from this crisis? Can poorer nations cope?...

Tuesday Jun 2nd, 10am - 11am Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$110

5 sessions

Incredible Jewish Women

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join Rabbi Samantha Frank to discover stories of some incredible Jewish heroines, from the Bible to present day. Together we will explore the inspiring legacies of these Jewish women, each of whom faced and overcame adversity. We'll discuss what they can teach us about how to make it through this present moment. No prior study required. This program...

Tuesday Jun 2nd, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Escape From The City

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

The city has always inspired, generated, and compromised creativity. While we are all in this moment of social-distancing and quarantine, it is a good opportunity to consider the ways in which previous generations of artists have responded to a retreat from the city in their art. This talk focuses on the work and biographies of Agnes Martin (1912-2004)...

Wednesday Jun 10th, 8pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

“What the f*ck does anything have to do with Vietnam?”

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at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

Complete Course Title: “What the f*ck does anything have to do with Vietnam?”: The Big Lebowski and the Legacy of the 1960s In this Olio, we will explore The Big Lebowski as a meta-text on the 1960s, unpacking how the film’s relentless references to specific events, movements, people, and other historical ephemera reveals a struggle to deal...

Friday May 29th, 8pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

Virginia Woolf: The Waves

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Virginia Woolf’s The Waves is a landmark of modernist fiction, “my first work in my own style!,” she wrote. Daringly experimental, The Waves eschews conventions of plot in favor of extended soliloquies divided over six voices and inset with enigmatic passages of ravishing, impersonal narration. Jinny, Susan, Rhoda, Bernard, Louis, and Neville...

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

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