Brooklyn Brainery Classes, New York

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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

As rents rise, Bushwick has become a haven over the years for street artists and graffiti writers seeking lower rent, leaving the area saturated with art. Come along as we explore the legal and illegal sides of the artistic community. We will see the Bushwick Collective, founded by native Joe Ficalora, who has covered the surrounding area with mura

$25
+250 pts
Sa.   Aug 2nd, 3pm
All levels
Saturday August 2 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $25
Saturday August 23 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $25
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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

This walk winds through some of the city’s grittiest and most historic streets, offering you up-close and personal views of& art that ranges in scale, style, and intention. A good mix of commissioned and illegal works will be showcased on this tour. You’ll find art in unexpected places and learn the stories behind the art & the structures it re

$25
+250 pts
Sa.   Aug 9th, 3pm
All levels

Cool off from the summertime heat with a refreshing, raw Thai salad!Green papaya salad (som tam) is a delicious sweet-sour-spicy dish made with only a handful of ingredients - like palm sugar, lime juice, green beans, and green papaya.As we prepare two versions of the dish, we'll introduce you to Thai cooking ingredients, discuss regional differenc

$35
+350 pts
Su.   Aug 10th, 3pm
All levels

Come along for a sunset tour over the Williamsburg Bridge to get an aerial view of rooftops and see tags on the walking path missed when traveling by train. We will get a glimpse of the soon to be demolished Domino’s Sugar Factory and elaborate roller pieces from the likes of Smells to Icy and Sot. Viewers will also see the lengths to which write

$25
+250 pts
Su.   Aug 10th, 6pm
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

New York is home to one of the most thriving jazz scenes in the world, and many of jazz's greatest historical happenings took place right here. This course will give students a first step in taking advantage the local scene. Exploring the world of jazz can be daunting. The music is often both complex and abstract, the venues are off the beaten path

$10
+100 pts
W.   Aug 13th, 8:30pm
All levels

Everyone—seriously, Everyone—has a story. Whether your life has been dramatic, funny, strange, disastrous, or all of the above, you can use your story as the inspiration for a blockbuster film. It's all in how you spin it.But it's not as simple as a direct retelling. Your story must have structure, build to a climax, and demonstrate both loss a

$45
+450 pts
Th.   Aug 14th, 7pm
Beginner

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to cast low-temperature metals at home! Students will make sand molds and cuttlefish bone molds, as well as pour molten metal. Turn your kitchen into a foundry!

$110
+1100 pts
F.   Aug 15th, 6:30pm
All levels

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 pro

$13
+130 pts
Sa.   Aug 16th, 11am
All levels

Embroidery isn't just for grandma anymore! (Although grandmothers are more than welcome to attend.) We have kindly borrowed her needles and hoops to turn new designs and doodles into funky, original art.We'll start by threading a needle and by the end you will have a tea towel with your own, chosen design embroidered on it. You will learn four basi

$25
+250 pts
M.   Aug 18th, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday August 18 6:30pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Thursday August 21 6:30pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
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