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October 2020

Natural Dyes: Creating a Plant-Based Palette With Aaron Sanders Head

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - November 1 @ 3:30 pm

In this four-part workshop, learn from textile artist Aaron Sanders Head how to turn kitchen scraps and foraged plants into natural dyes. COURSE DESCRIPTIONOnion skins have a secret. They, like many kinds of plant matter, can be transformed into a palette of brilliant colors—dyes ranging from copper to deep mustard. In this four-part online course, we’ll learn how to create natural dyes using everything from kitchen scraps to foraged plants. We’ll begin with the basics, learning the tools and terms…

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Art World Muckraking: Investigating & Exposing Art Crime With Erin Thompson

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - October 26 @ 8:30 pm

In this four-part seminar, learn the history of art crime, how it's discovered and exposed, and begin an investigative project of your own. COURSE DESCRIPTIONMuseums, private collections, and the art market are filled with works of art that have criminal histories. They’ve been ripped from ancient tombs, looted from colonized source communities, or forged to dupe unsuspecting buyers. But in recent years, journalists, academics, and amateurs alike have used social media crowdsourcing and special searches to unearth these dark histories,…

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The Living Art of Dead Things: Introduction to Taxidermy With Allis Markham

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - October 24 @ 4:30 pm

In this three-part lecture series, join taxidermist Allis Markham for a deep dive into the history, process, and techniques of the practice. COURSE DESCRIPTIONStep inside the studio of Allis Markham, an award-winning taxidermist and educator, to learn the art, science, and ethics of preserving animal corpses. We’ll begin by tracing the history of taxidermy before digging into legalities and modern applications of the practice. After covering the basics, we’ll walk through the process of preparing specimens and learn techniques of…

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Fall Birding With Jason Ward

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - November 16 @ 8:30 pm

In this six-part seminar with Jason Ward, we'll learn the intricacies of bird identification in the midst of fall migration. COURSE DESCRIPTIONJoin Jason Ward—birder, science communicator, and host of Birds of North America—for a crash course in spotting and identifying the feathered aves flying overhead and perched around your neighborhood. Over the course of six weeks, we’ll learn the basics of bird anatomy and terminology before diving into in-depth bird identification using sight, sound, and little-known bird knowledge. Between sessions,…

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Facts-Based Worldbuilding With Moiya McTier

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - December 1 @ 9:00 pm

In this eight-part lecture series, astrophysicist and folklorist Moiya McTier will walk you through building an imagined world of your own. COURSE DESCRIPTIONFor centuries, fictional worlds featured in novels, comics, and films have served as canvases for speculation, entertainment, and even self-reflection. From Wonderland to Middle-earth, these worlds can look drastically different from ours, or can be slight variations of the one we occupy. No matter how these fictional worlds are born from our reality, they take time, effort, and…

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Cartooning Folklore & Family History With Zawadi Noël

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - December 13 @ 2:00 pm

In this eight-week workshop, you’ll learn the elements of cartooning while crafting a visual narrative born from family history and lore. COURSE DESCRIPTIONEach of us has a unique story or two to tell. Some of these stories have been passed down from limb to limb of our family trees, while others emerge from lived experience; others are born from a blend of history and imagination. In this eight-week course with cartoonist and educator Zawadi Noël, you’ll learn how to illustrate…

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Taglish Pop-Up at Redlight for Filipino American History Month!

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Various prices

What better way to celebrate Filipino American History Month than with a Pop-Up with our awesome friends from Taglish! They'll be bring their delicious and tasty Fil-Am fare and we'll be slinging our Halo Halo Ube Milkshake IPA on tap! Taglish offerings beginning at 6pm: Balut Bistek Cheese Burgers Chicken Sticks Rice Atchara Pork Sticks Rice Atchara Adobo Rice Chicharrones Drinks: Ube Horchata and Mango For the safety of our staff and patrons, we please ask that you wear your…

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Back To The Future Day

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
RockPit Brewing, 10 West Illiana Street
Orlando, FL 32806 United States
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Various prices

Dust off the hoverboards, break out the orange vests and get ready to celebrate one of the greatest movie trilogies: Back To The Future. But this isn't just about the movie, it's about Michael J. Fox and his fight to find a cure for Parkinson's. We're donating $1 for every beer sold to the Michael J. Fox Foundation all day on October 21st. Plus we'll have a couple of raffles where all proceeds for the raffles will be donated to…

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Healthy parks and healthy people

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Healthy parks and healthy people: A (not boring) conversation about the future of park investment. More than ever, Canadians recognize the role parks play in their health and well being.Green spaces are being loved like never before. And yet, cities are facing dire economic challenges that will likely impact the quality and quantity of green spaces. What would it take for parks to be fully recognized as engines of community development, resilience and health? How can we articulate the real…

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‘Uncovering the Great Street Art & Artists of NYC’ Webinar

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Can't make it live? Register and get access to the full replay for one week! New York Adventure Club | www.AdventureClub.com Once considered the epitome of crime and vandalism, street art has finally been accepted as a welcome contribution to our communities, often defining our most creative and trendy neighborhoods. It's time to virtually roam the streets of New York City — the birthplace of street art — to uncover its most coveted public artworks, legal and otherwise.Join New York Adventure…

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