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This class will simultaneously explore the history of self-publishing, as well as employ a hands-on approach to the physical production of books and zines.  We will look at early Dada publications of the early teens and 20s, sci-fi fanzines of the 30s, music zines of the 70s, manifestos, Riot Grrrl, art zines, photo zines, lit zines, political...

$400
T.   Mar 31st, 7pm
All levels
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3D printing is becoming an essential tool in design and digital fabrication. The ability to use 3D modeling tools comes very handy in the process and Rhino is one of the best applications available for this purpose. It lets us use simple controls for creating geometric shapes and patterns, allowing us to create detailed models with wide-ranging possibilities....

$150
Th.   Apr 2nd, 7pm
Beginner
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The Arduino is a small, cheap microcontroller that you can program with your home computer through a USB connection. It can read analog information from our world (light, temperature, motion, pressure, volume, etc), and use that data to respond in any way you choose. It can also act as the “conductor” of a symphony of varied electrical devices-...

$80
Sa.   Apr 4th, 1pm
All levels
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Adam Smith is generally regarded as the father of political economy and of “classical” economics. The Wealth of Nations provides the earliest comprehensive account of market society as a decentralized, "well-governed" system in which prices coordinate the efficient allocation of resources in a competitive economy. Today, Smith is is still...

$300
Th.   Apr 9th, 7pm
All levels
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Adobe After Effects is an essential tool for artists and designers working in the moving image medium. In two four hour session we will learn tools of basic animation in After Effects as well as tools of video effects such as green screen, masks and basic color correction.The class will present the most essential tools of After Effects, as well as...

$150
Sa.   Apr 11th, 12pm
Beginner
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In this class, students will learn how to make an organic Indigo dye vat, patterning techniques for dyeing and how to achieve varying depths of color from a single dye vat.Some fabric will be provided for experimentation but students are invited to bring up to 3 garments, light in color and of natural fiber, to add to the vat. Time to breathe new life...

$75
Sa.   Apr 11th, 1pm
All levels
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Each participant will learn hands on shaping techniques and mixing your own dough and incorporating starters. The world is not flat but some of the world’s best breads are. Easy to handle and quick to cook these free form breads from fougasse to naan are traditional and popular the world over. And since there are no ovens - We will be cooking old...

$55
Su.   Apr 12th, 1pm
All levels
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There is a reason that some traditions last for thousands of years. The tools and techniques of ancient Japanese woodworking remain some of the most intelligent and elegant components of modern Eastern woodworking, and in this class, students will learn the basics of these methodologies in an interactive environment. Part history lesson, and part workshop,...

$50
Th.   Apr 16th, 7pm
Beginner
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The difference between a mediocre guitar and one you simply can't put down could be a few thousandths of an inch. The trick is knowing where to look for them. (Hint: it's more than just the truss rod.) A proper set up not only keeps your guitar in top playing condition but can help prevent the need for more serious repairs later. Furthermore,...

$75
Sa.   Apr 18th, 1pm
Beginner
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This class serves as an introduction to the Java-based Processing programming environment. Processing was created in 2001 as a way to enable artists to easily integrate software into their work, and has since become an extremely popular tool for prototyping and production in the arts community. It's also a great tool for non-programmers to learn from...

$45
M.   Apr 20th, 7pm
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In this class, we will approach the making of a pocket wallet from design to the finished product in a European artisanal production method. Do you know what sets Hermès at the forefront of all the other leather products? This 19th-century manufacturer’s knowledge of leathers, their artisans, and the traditional hand-stitching with two needles...

$90
W.   Apr 22nd, 7pm
All levels
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Wednesday April 22 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Sunday May 10 12pm - 5pm 1 Session $130
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In this course we will cover the basic science behind making fermented probiotic-rich vegetables, why they are good for you and how to make them yourself. Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria....

$45
Th.   Apr 23rd, 7pm
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids:How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Su.   Apr 26th, 11am
All levels
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This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off­grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off­grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs. The class is for artists, DIYer’s, makers, and anyone who isn’t a “professional” with a very basic understanding of electricity and...

$80
Su.   Apr 26th, 12pm
Beginner
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How does light work in pigments to make color tactile or possibly convey taste? This class will introduce the various personalities of pigments and explain how they stack and suspend in binders. This workshop will serve as an introduction to the layering system of paint and how one can mimic surface and control light. You will grind and mull pigment...

$70
Su.   Apr 26th, 12pm
All levels
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids: How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Su.   Apr 26th, 12:30pm
All levels
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This class aims to demystify the invisible physical phenomenon that we process as sound. We will follow the mechanical and electrical pioneers of the 19th and 20th century as they spent sleepless nights trying to capture the minute fluctuations in air pressure that our brain effortlessly decodes as sound.This class will explain and re-create some of...

$35
Th.   Apr 30th, 7pm
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of suminagashi (floating water) an ancient japanese technique of paper marbling in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface to be later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). This discipline of marbling employs simple ingredients like ink and water to create one-of-a-kind...

$60
Sa.   May 2nd, 2pm
All levels
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During this two session workshop, students will learn how to create and weave on their own backstrap loom, as we create exquisite weavings inspired by Mayan culture. Participants will create a belt during this class. Indigo, historically extracted from plants, is among the oldest dyes to be used for textiles and is known for embodying a rich and distinctive...

$180
Sa.Su.   May 9th, 12pm
All levels
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A special intimate version of our popular theremin workshop, the Theremin Master Class provides a small group of students with an evening of "wine and sine waves." Thereminist Dorit Chrysler will lead this master class in which we will learn some of the more subtle techniques of this magical instrument while steadying our hand with the "fruit of the...

$50
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