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Live Virtual Trivia Night

at CourseHorse Experiences - 00000

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 Dec 2nd, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time


Babylon as Site and Symbol

at 92nd Street Y -

Babylon is a symbol of both pain and possibility for the Jewish diaspora. But it is more than just a symbol—it is a site in Iraq that still exists today. This three-part program will investigate the complicated relationships that Jews have with Babylon, an ancient city home to the first Jewish exile, the Babylonian Talmud, and, more recently, a...

Thursday Dec 1st, 6:30pm - 7:45pm Eastern Time

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Landscape Design History - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion. Please note that the final essay for this class emphasizes...

Wednesday Feb 1st, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Psychedelic Mushrooms - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

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...

Thursday Dec 8th, 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Memoir 1: Memorable Memoir Workshop

at Writing Pad -

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this five-week Online Memoir Writing Workshop, Erika Schickel (2 Memoirs, LA Times) will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! Her fun, all new in-class exercises will help you infuse your most fascinating...

Wednesday Dec 7th, 5pm - 8pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Intro to Herbal Medicine - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life?  Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three major branches of herbalism, and the fascinating history of herbal medicine. Learn...

Wednesday Jan 25th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

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Armchair Tour: Anderson Japanese Garden

at Chicago Botanic Garden -

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s online tour is a virtual experience you can take anywhere!  Anderson Japanese Gardens is one of the highest quality Japanese gardens in North America. Join Tim Gruner, garden curator, in an exploration of the Garden’s history, patterns, and rhythms of nature that inspire Japanese garden design, and the reason so...

Thursday Feb 16th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Central Time

Taoism: Understanding the Mystery

at One Spirit Learning Alliance -

The often complex and indefinable concept of Taoism may confuse the seeker. It is possible to understand this ancient religion and philosophy by understanding the individual components that the mystery of Tao offers.  This 4-part series on Taoism includes a delve into these individual components. We will look at the origins of Taoism, those that...

Wednesday Jan 4th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Amphibians of the Northeast

at New York Botanical Garden -

Discover the fascinating traits that most frogs, toads, and salamanders share-such as having thin, smooth skins through which they can breathe-as well as what makes them unique. You'll pick up tips to identify local species by sight and/or sound and use case studies to learn more about their life history, ecology, and conservation.

Tuesday Feb 28th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Herbalism: Beyond the Basics - Online

at New York Botanical Garden -

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Take a deep dive into herbal medicine in this engaging, interactive series. Through live demonstrations and hands-on activities, Herbalist Karine Gordineer will show you how to properly infuse, blend, and decoct as you create your own herbal apothecary that will...

Wednesday Feb 15th, 6pm - 8:45pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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How to Write for Musical Theater

at The Songwriting School of Los Angeles -

Musical Theater is no longer simply the province of the traditional stage. Popular music of all genres has expanded the conversation, from the hip-hop of Hamilton to the Irish pop-folk of Once.  This 10-meeting class on-campus or online will guide you through the key elements of the development process to write your ...

Thursday Jan 12th, 7pm - 9pm Pacific Time

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

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A Contemporary Introduction to the Frankfurt School

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

Critical Theory and the Now: a Contemporary Introduction to the Frankfurt School In 1930, Max Horkheimer became the director of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt, Germany. Along with his colleagues and a broader orbit of external scholars, he inaugurated the first wave of what came to be called “critical theory.” This course is...

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4 sessions

What is Participatory Democracy?

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

What is Participatory Democracy? Theory, Activism, and Power Since its first formulation in the early 1960s, the concept of “participatory democracy” has come to take on multiple meanings—some of them complementary, others conflicting. Promoted by a wide variety of theorists, activists, social movements, and political parties, conceptions of...

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4 sessions

Psychoanalysis and Politics

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

Psychoanalysis is often called “revolutionary,” with its dethronement of human pretensions to self-mastery drawing comparisons to the innovations of Copernicus and Darwin. But, if psychoanalysis produced a revolution in knowledge, what has it meant for politics? Is psychoanalysis an inherently political enterprise? Do its insights into the unconscious...

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Reading the Iliad

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research -

The Iliad stands at the start of most histories of western literature, even as it remains enduringly strange—often, it seems, at odds with the very tradition it has been taken to inaugurate.  In our course, we will attempt to recapture some of the strangeness and some of the continuing relevance of the Iliad. We will closely...

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