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Brooklyn Brainery Classes Coming up in New York

Wontons & Dumplings

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

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, so you can...

Tuesday Sep 26th, 5:30pm

Classic Charcoal Drawing for Beginners

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this class, students will learn the skills and techniques for charcoal drawing. Ever wonder how those beautiful Michelangelo sketches are made? It's not genius or talent, but can be broken down into clear technique and skills. Pick out your favorite Michelangelo (or Leonardo if you prefer the anatomy) sketch and we can reproduce it together in...

Saturday Sep 30th, 2pm

Tapestry Weaving for Beginners

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this class, you will learn the basic skills to make your own small tapestry style weaving, from start to finish. You don’t need any experience to join this class - you'll learn how to dress the loom, start the weaving, add a pattern or two and tie it off.  Are materials provided and included in cost of the class?  Yes Though most...

Introduction to Sushi-Making

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Learn to make sushi at home in this fun hands-on class as part of Asian Cooking Camp weekend. We'll cover the ins-and-outs of making seasoned sushi rice, selecting sushi-grade fish, and preparing all your ingredients for rolling. Once we have the basics down, you'll get hands-on practice learning a variety of sushi-making techniques, including: ...

Introduction to Embroidery: Making a Sampler

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Embroidery has a variety of applications, from customizing clothes to creating your own artwork. This class will take you through eight different stitches. With knots, edging, and basics, you will leave with a finished sampler of all you learned in class as well as the tools to continue further. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? ...

Friday Oct 13th, 1pm

Block Printing on Textiles

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

In this workshop, we'll learn the art of block printing on textiles. We'll start with a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials. After a little discussion about how to carve and how your image will transfer, we get right into carving and printing. A quick carve "Block" and all tools are provided,...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 6:30pm

An Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

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...

Friday Sep 29th, 3pm

Working Out What You Want

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Do you know that you have so much more to offer and either your age or the stereotype of “millennial” has got you pigeonholed? Or maybe you need some help figuring out what you want and how to work towards it? Have you tried to improv your way to figuring it out? 2017 is your year to get this going! This three-hour intensive will use improv and...

Thursday Sep 21st, 6:30pm

Walk the Gowanus with a Local Author

at Brooklyn Brainery - Gowanus
567 Union St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Have you ever wondered where the Gowanus is, or for that matter, what's in it (raw sewage)?  Intrigued by Brooklyn's unique industrial neighborhood, but afraid of stumbling into toxic waste? Fear not! Joseph Alexiou, licensed NYC tourguide and author of Gowanus: Brooklyn's Curious Canal, will lead a walking tour...

Sunday Sep 24th, 11am

Intro to Jewelry Making: Cuffs and Bangles

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this class, we'll create our own set of sterling silver, copper and brass bangles from start to finish. We'll learn to measure, form, and solder the bracelets, then finish them by creating a hammered texture, oxidized finish, or a high polish.  Everyone will leave with a set (2-3) of their very own handmade bracelets.

Monday Sep 25th, 6:30pm

Greetings from Coney Island Walking Tour

at Brooklyn Brainery - Coney Island
1215 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11224

The history of Coney Island is like nothing you’ve ever heard before. From prostitutes living in a giant tin elephant, to the invention of the hot dog, to a ride that’s so scary it actually made its riders pee themselves, and we’ll tell you all about it!  Join New York Local Tours as we explore the engaging history of Coney Island’s...

Saturday Sep 23rd, 1pm

Brooklyn Bridge: 8th Wonder of the World Walking Tour

at Brooklyn Brainery - TriBeCa
Worth St, New York, New York 10007

Ever wonder where New York’s secret treasure vaults for the insanely rich are? Or what the effects of a highly compressed atmosphere on a common toilet would be? Have you ever found yourself wondering how much fun it must have been to be a poor immigrant in 19th century America? (SPOILER ALERT– It wasn’t!) All this and much more as we walk...

Saturday Sep 30th, 1pm

The Craft of Short Fiction

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Full Course Title: The Craft of Short Fiction: Writing, Submitting, and Publishing You’ve wanted to write for years--you’ve had that idea in your head, simmering away for months. But where to start? And how to see it published? For beginners, and writers looking to hone their skills, this day-long class will focus not only on the craft...

Sunday Oct 1st, 10am

The Eleusinian Mysteries

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Course Name: The Eleusinian Mysteries: Occult Secrets of the Ancient Greeks Every year in the Ancient Greek city of Eleusis, people gathered from far and wide to worship the power of nature with a series of religious rituals called the Eleusinian Mysteries. Although it was kept secret from all but the initiated, the cult of the Mysteries...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 8:30pm

Parks, Planning, and Power

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

New York City's parks and plazas have been central to recent debates about the ownership of public space, privatization, and park inequities. Less examined is who gets to plan parks and propose improvements for their revitalization. This class will trace the history of New York City's parks from parade grounds to playgrounds, stopping...

Wednesday Oct 4th, 6:30pm