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How can you as a writer ake sure your work will get the attention of an editor or agent? What should you be doing to improve your chances of getting published?Sam Hiyate, literary agent and former publisher will be giving one-on-one meetings to review and give professional advice on your query letter and a 20 page writing sample.Once you register,...

$100
Sa.   Nov 29th, 10am
All levels
(66)
Saturday November 29 10am - 11am 1 Session $100
Saturday November 29 11am - 12pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 29 12pm - 1pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 29 1pm - 2pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 29 2pm - 3pm 1 Session $100
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New York City is probably the last place you'd expect to find a new species of frog, but that's exactly what Jeremy Feinbery and a group of colleagues discovered in 2012. This unexpected discovery is the first of its kind for a New York State amphibian since 1854 and has received worldwide attention from scientific and...

$9
T.   Dec 2nd, 8:30pm
All levels
(66)

Just because you're all grown up doesn't mean you can't have your own, personalized stocking to hang on the mantle. In this class, we'll learn the art of batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique, and will practice different techniques using wax and dye. We'll then use these techniques to create your own custom stocking.And,...

$60
W.   Dec 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)

In this one-day weekend writing workshop, we'll look at the art of writing the personal essay. From the New York Times' Modern Love column, newspapers to magazines, the personal essay is one of the most popular ways to tell your stories and get published in the mainstream media. This class will provide practical guidelines for your piece and exercises...

$82
Su.   Dec 7th, 10am
All levels
(66)

As anyone who has ever attempted to give directions to a group of children or adolescents knows, before you can issue the first direction, you have to do something incredibly difficult:get their attention, and then, once you do that, you need to keep it.Behavior management is a crucial part of reaching children, in any setting. This class is for...

$13
M.   Dec 8th, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)

An all-vegetarian version of our popular Intro to Sichuan Cuisine class! Sichuan cooking is well-known for its addictive spicy dishes.And although the flavors are complex, creating the dishes from scratch is surprisingly easy, with a few key ingredients and techniques.In this 2-hour intro class to Sichuan cooking, you'll learn how to whip up delicious...

$42
T.   Dec 9th, 6pm
All levels
(66)

In this class, we will take a closer look at the life of a few tasty fruits and vegetables - out in the fields, on the truck, in the store or at the market - and learn how to spot the qualities of a winner. Students will come away with agricultural, biochemical, nutritional, and culinary knowledge on fruits and vegetables that can be applied to produce...

$10
T.   Dec 9th, 8:30pm
All levels
(66)

In 2013, Americans gave away approximately $335 billion, according to Giving USA. The majority of those dollars came from individuals - $240 billion of it, nearly 72%. So, what’s the art or science to charitable giving? This class will teach you how to craft a fundraising strategy in order to launch your million dollar non-profit idea.Because the...

$11
W.   Dec 10th, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)

In this day-long class, we'll get you writing again through a series of tools, exercises and discussions from famous creativity and writing experts such as Natalie Goldberg, author of "Writing Down The Bones" and Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way." You love to write, perhaps it's torture... Either way you wish you were doing more of it.Bring a pen...

$82
Su.   Dec 14th, 10am
All levels
(66)

Come learn about what's being made in NYC today and what you can do to support local manufacturing. We'll cover industrial policy, business incubators, R&D, hybrid manufacturing, and the craft food movement, among other highlights. For decades, American and urban manufacturing charted a steep decline, a byproduct of globalization and outsourcing. Today,...

$10
M.   Dec 15th, 8:30pm
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(66)

The violent and blood-drenched gladiatorial games are an iconic and enduring element of ancient Roman civilization.Men (and women) bled and died in the arena for sport and entertainment, and the Romans ate it up for centuries. Even today gladiatorial combats are featured prominently in sword and sandal cinema (Gladiator) and television...

$10
T.   Dec 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)

In the year 1900 a young girl from the Pittsburgh area becomes an artist's model in New York City. Her beauty leads to her image becoming almost omnipresent - appearing on postcards, magazines, and advertisements everywhere. This exposure leads to gigs as a chorus girl and actress where she captures the interests of a famous actor, an accomplished...

$9
T.   Dec 16th, 8:30pm
All levels
(66)

In this class, they will take you through the necessary steps to mine your life for good stories and amaze an audience with your performance. Have you ever been stranded on a remote island for years at a time? Gotten into a fistfight with a cop? Peed in your pants in front of the high school rowing team? Do you have a funny or heartbreaking story to...

$37
W.   Dec 17th, 1pm
All levels
(66)

At this fun, interactive intro session, we'll explore the universe of 3D printing,including learning about 3D printers, 3D modeling, materials, printing services, the maker movement and much more. We'll have our 3D printer humming away so you can see these amazing machines in action. We'll also demo Morphi (www.morphiapp.com),...

$10
W.   Dec 17th, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)

For the third time in three decades, the world finds itself at war in Iraq, this time against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a terror group too extreme for al-Qaeda. But what is ISIS, where did it come from, and how did it take over so much territory so quickly?In a region still whirling from the after-effects...

$10
W.   Dec 17th, 8:30pm
All levels
(66)

In this class, students will learn the presentation skills essential to become a more interesting speaker. One of the top fears in the world is public speaking. And some people make it look so simple – they use the right tone, the right gestures, project correctly and enunciate every word. Your school doesn’t necessarily offer a class in how to...

$25
Th.   Dec 18th, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)

Learn the basics of knitting to make your first hat or scarf just in time for the heart of winter.In our class we'll learn the knit and purl stitches as well as how to cast on and bind off. During class, you'll practice these building blocks with lots of individualized help, and we'll send you home with a simple...

$40
Sa.   Dec 20th, 1pm
Beginner
(66)

This hands-on, no-nonsense course demonstrates how to use low-budget materials and basic production and postproduction techniques to make professional-looking headshots. Students will gain experience with applying inexpensive items for lighting and studio purposes, working with human subjects, image capture and evaluation, as well as sharpening,...

$65
Su.   Dec 21st, 10am
Beginner
(66)

The woodland terrarium, with its leafy foliage, creeping moss, and heavy use of stones and bark, is perhaps the quintessential terrarium landscape. It also happens to be the landscape of New York City and its environs.Learning techniques developed decades ago by master terrarium gardeners, you'll create your own woodland-style terrarium inside...

$50
Su.   Dec 21st, 3:30pm
All levels
(66)

Get familiar with the evergreens that bring a bit of color and cheer to the long cold days of winter. Learn a bit of the history of the Christmas tree. Try your hand at identifying conifers from cones and branches and appreciate the ephemeral street-side forests of the holidays just a little more.

$9
M.   Dec 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
(66)