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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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New Class! Haitian Creole 101

From the description:

Using language as our medium, we will uncover some of Haiti's best kept secrets. Going beyond the negative media portrayal of Haiti, we'll learn about Haiti's rich culture and history

Class sessions will include lessons on Haitian Creole with a focus on structure, sound and vocabulary. By the end of three sessions, participants will know basic Haitian Creole phrases, be able to order comfortably at a Haitian...

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The Many Faces of the American Farm Woman

(Huge thanks to Stephanie for leading an awesome discussion on farm women at the Brainery and authoring this post. Read more at legumeloyalist.com and follow her @stephaniefishes.)

What do you think of when I say the phrase "farm woman" ? I'll let you mull that over for a second.

Recent articles and stats have brought women farmers to the forefront of American agriculture. The agricultural census reported a 19 percent increase in the...

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Summer Party Explosion! Sunday, July 31

Hey hey, it's the anniversary of the first SAT*! Celebrate the beast of standardized testing with plenty of crawfish (naturally), cheap beer and the most intense trivia this side of the BQE.

It all goes down on Sunday, July 31 from 4-8pm at the City Reliquary, 370 Metropolitan Ave in Williamsburg, home of the best backyard in Brooklyn.

Buying tickets in advance is a must if you...

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