Brooklyn Brainery Classes, New York

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In this one-night class, we'll get advice from famous writers, use prompts and exercises to get the pen moving and start working on our ideal project: whether it's an essay, story, book idea or just writing in our journal. By the end of the day, you'll feel better and start the New Year on the right writing foot. Is your New Year's goal to write m

$82
+820 pts
Sa.   Jul 26th, 10am
All levels

Join Newtown Creek Alliance Historian Mitch Waxman for an intense exploration of Newtown Creek's Greenpoint neighborhood in Brooklyn.A colonial center and 19th century industrial powerhouse, Greenpoint is a thriving neighborhood surrounded by an environmental catastrophe which has been reborn in the 21st century. The walk will explore this ancient

$25
+250 pts
Su.   Jul 27th, 10am
All levels

In this class you will be able discover and explore the history of the most popular spirit in the world. Whisky is the national drink of Scotland, and the most popular spirit in the world: it is a multi-billion dollar industry employing thousands globally and one of the UK’s leading exports. Yet, it is more, much more than this; it’s a story

$14
+140 pts
T.   Jul 29th, 6:30pm
All levels

More and more people are disconnecting their cable television service. Why? Because high definition television (Hdtv) is available over the air for free (and everything else can be streamed)! In this class, we'll start by learning about the basics of Hdtv signals, where they fall on the electromagnetic spectrum, wavelengths and resonance.

$42
+420 pts
W.   Jul 30th, 4:30pm
All levels

After this workshop, your thank you cards and letters will never be the same. In three glorious hours, you'll be able to:Design, carve, and edition your own personalized letterheads using hand-made stampsLearn new mark-making techniques, including stenciling, to make unique stationery pieces on heavyweight paperExchange and collaborate with fe

$70
+700 pts
Th.   Jul 31st, 6:30pm
All levels

In this 2-hour intro class to Sichuan cooking, you'll learn how to whip up delicious Sichuan dishes in your own kitchen. 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.We'll discuss the various uses o

$42
+420 pts
F.   Aug 1st, 6pm
All levels

Embrace the urban landscape and the summer sun in this two day plein air drawing workshop.Students will learn the art of keeping a sketchbook, drawing from the vibrancy of Brooklyn's architecture, nature, and people. Using your own sketchbook and basic materials, we will explore the pleasures of drawing from observation, focusing on

$60
+600 pts
Sa.Su.   Aug 2nd - Aug 3rd, 10am
All levels

Enjoy the views of the Kill Van Kull and learn about its unique place in the hidden history of Staten Island. The busy waterway between Staten Island and New Jersey continues to surprise. As you pass alongside "tugboat alley," you'll see historic neighborhoods, old taverns and the NYC landmark Sailors Snug Harbor.Photographers, bring your cameras,

$25
+250 pts
Su.   Aug 3rd, 11am
All levels

Are you a collector of images and things, interested in finding meaning in a narrative format? In this 2-day book workshop, students will connect content to form, using the artist book as a vehicle for their message.Students will learn collage and mixed media practices (transferring, working with wet and dry media, proper glues and applications) in

$120
+1200 pts
M.T.   Aug 4th - Aug 5th, 12pm
Beginner

In this class, we'll chart the development, decline, and rebirth of the Brooklyn waterfront, from 19th century port to 21st century playground. With the dual lens of preservation and renewal, we'll examine how communities, real estate interests and the City have reshaped the waterfront from Greenpoint to Sunset Park since the 1970s.

$10
+100 pts
T.   Aug 5th, 6:30pm
All levels

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 t

$37
+370 pts
W.   Aug 6th, 1pm
All levels

Participants will learn history behind the filthy Gowanus Canal. Nestled between the hip and hardly inexpensive neighborhoods Park Slope and Carroll Gardens is the Gowanus Canal: Brooklyn’s most infamous toxic waste site. While many are aware that the canal is smelly or that bodies have been dumped there, the Gowanus is more than an open sewer: i

$10
+100 pts
W.   Aug 6th, 8:30pm
All levels

In this class, we’ll learn the basics of wrapping and how to make both Chinese dumplings and wontons. Love dumplings and eager to make them at home? Join us in this 2 hour dumpling extravaganza!Then we will move on to the cooking process, to learn a sure-fire method for pan-frying dumplings to crispy perfection. As for the wontons,

$40
+400 pts
Th.   Aug 7th, 5pm
All levels

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
+250 pts
M.   Aug 11th, 4pm
All levels

Anarchism is the most radically revolutionary school of political thought, rejecting the state and its hierarchy of domination in pursuit of radical human freedom. From its roots in ancient thought to the struggle against industrial capitalism, this class will explore the profound political, social, and cultural implications of the anarchist faith

$10
+100 pts
M.   Aug 11th, 8:30pm
All levels