"Gowanus: Brooklyn's Curious Canal" Book Event at the Brooklyn Historical Society

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 13 and join us at the Brooklyn Historical Society for a look at Joseph Alexiou's forthcoming book, Gowanus: Brooklyn's Curious Canal. Joseph has been teaching a class on the history of the canal for a few years here at the Brainery, and we couldn't be more excited to see it hit the shelves. 

Joseph's book narrates more than three hundred years in the history of our borough's most...

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Awesome Event Heads Up! Brooklyn on Brooklyn: Elizabeth Streb and Jed Walentas

Our friends at the Brooklyn Historical Society have a very cool event coming up this week: Brooklyn on Brooklyn: Elizabeth Streb and Jed Walentas on Wednesday, May 7, and they're generously offering Brainery fans free admission if you use the code BKBRAINS when registering on Eventbrite

Join two Brooklynites who transformed community through art: MacArthur Genius Award-winning choreographer Elizabeth...

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Historic Gastronomy at the Brooklyn Historical Society

Starting very soon, Sarah Lohman, a historic gastronimist extraordinaire and one of our all-time favorite Brainery teachers, will be giving a series of lectures at the Brooklyn Historical Society. You should go to them! All the details are below.

Timeline of Taste, Thursday, September 1

In A Timeline of Taste Sarah Lohman will take you on a journey from 1800-1950, making a pit stop every fifty years to explore the tastes of a...

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There is so much going on next week!

at the Brainery. Here's a quick rundown of classes that still have spots available.

Monday - Haitian Creole starts (pictured above), and Music Theory wraps up.

Tuesday - Our Essential Economics class starts. It will be awesome and make you at least 147% smarter than your friends. $30 for three sessions!

Wednesday - Our final lecture with Ben Feldman at the Brooklyn Historical Society involves lots of blood and gore as we discuss the...

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