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August 2020

Gastro Obscura: The Art of Pickling with Liz Alpern and Jeff Yoskowitz

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dive into pickling traditions with the co-owners of NYC's Gefilteria! Fermentation may be all the rage these days in quarantine, but the process reflects ancient wisdom, born of times when resourcefulness was a way of life. Join Gefilteria co-owners Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern to dive into the art of preserving and lacto-fermenting fruits and vegetables. We’ll talk through Jewish pickling traditions and demonstrate how to work with ingredients you probably have at home. You’ll see how easy it is…

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‘400 Years of Horse Power: The Engine That Built New York City’ Webinar

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Can't make it live? Register and get access to the full replay for one week! New York Adventure Club | www.AdventureClub.com Taxis, subways, pigeons...while these are words commonly associated with New York City today, the first thing to come to mind before the early 1900s would have most likely been horses, horses, and more horses — that's because up until the turn of the 20th century, there were over 100,000 of them living on the island of Manhattan alone. This is…

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Orlando Sentinel Virtual Career Fair

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm

Connect with local companies that are hiring and talk directly with recruiters. All online. Meet local employers, from the comfort of your homeYou'll be able to see who is hiring, and what positions are open now. No special equipment or software needed; just your computer or smart device.Chat online with recruitersDuring the event, you'll be able to have an initial text chat conversation with recruiters.Put your best foot (virtually) forward!You may have been sheltering at home for a while, but…

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The Secret Arts: Wax Carving

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about the world's rarest arts from the most curious craftspeople. Enter the world of the Secret Arts! Watchmaking. Paleography. Crystal Synthesis. Mud Ball Polishing.Welcome to the world of The Secret Arts, a new experience from Atlas Obscura that invites some of the world’s rarest experts and artisans to share the hidden knowledge of their singular craft. Each weekly edition of The Secret Arts features a different craftsperson in discussion with host Eric Grundhauser (Atlas Obscura), exploring some of the…

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A Find Dining Experience: Foraging Your Own Meal

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us in a four part series of foraging workshops exploring seasonal food from the land; recognize, gather, grow, cook, and preserve. In the tradition of Gastro Obscura, this 'Find Dining Experience' will expose you to some of the more unique cultural foods and traditions you can discover, live from beautiful Newfoundland, Canada. Your hosts Lori McCarthy and Felicity Roberts both live, forage and farm in the city, and will share their deep knowledge of growing, gathering, and preparing their…

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Access: A Discussion About Being Black in the Art World

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Arts District Orlando, 29 S Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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ACCESS: A Discussion About Being Black in the Art World Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Facebook Live: Downtown Arts District Orlando and CityArts pages Instagram Live: @downtownartsorlando or @cityarts_orlando YouTube Live: Downtown Arts District Orlando Channel Access is a year’s worth of educational programming that highlights the experiences of BIPOC artists and curators. This panel discussion serves as the official launch of the program. During this virtual event, the moderator and panelists will engage in a discussion about…

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Uncovering the Biographies of Objects

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Did you know that in 1909 there was a fire that destroyed the original Rollins Museum? What was in it? By 1920 the museum was rebuilt; with almost 10,000 objects received from multiple donations; it became the Thomas R. Baker Museum of Natural History until it closed in the 1970s. Join Rollins Professors Zack Gilmore, Robert Vander Poppen, and CFAM Curator Gisela Carbonell in a conversation about the stories of the objects in this intriguing collection in anticipation of the…

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Accidental Discoveries: Archaeology

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Science is full of accidental discoveries. Dive into a rabbithole of missed targets; will it end in a Nobel Prize or a melted chocolate bar? Accidental Discoveries is a series of talks revealing accidents that led to major discoveries in a different fields each week, including astronomy, math, biology, and more!The history of science is riddled with stories of accidental discoveries. Join your host, Kelly Reidy, as she leads you down a rabbit hole of missed targets and unexpected consequences.The…

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Shifting Narratives to Prevent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Deaths

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
FREE

As part of the City of Orlando’s continued commitment to the Vision Zero mission of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries, you are invited and encouraged to attend: Shifting Narratives to Prevent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Deaths. The University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) was awarded a Road to Zero grant from the National Safety Council to host virtual workshops across the State of Florida, working to prevent bicyclist and pedestrian deaths with a new approach. This 60-minute virtual workshop for…

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LockedIN with Joe Rogan: The Sacred Clown Tour Orlando

August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Amway Center, 400 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Joe Rogan: The Sacred Clown Tour

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